Vets in Rural Areas Have a Higher Suicide Rate than Veterans in Nonrural Areas
Randy McDonald once oversaw the manufacturing of precision-guided munitions and cluster bombs at Minot Air Force Base, sometimes working alongside some of the highest-ranking airmen.
One Wreath at a Time: A Truck Driver Pays Tribute to Veterans
2021 Nebraska Truck Driver of the Year Raymond “Animal” Brooks sports a beard about as large as his passion for honoring the nation’s veterans.
Fermilab invests $4 million in workforce development for U.S. veterans
The U.S. Department of Energy’s Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory is furthering its commitment to U.S. military veterans through a new workforce development program known as VALOR, or Veteran Applied Laboratory Occupational Retraining
7th Annual National Convening of the Elizabeth Dole Foundation
EDF and VA will jointly host a National Caregiver Convening on May 18 from 10 am to 2 pm ET. This collaboration with EDF (Elizabeth Dole Foundation) demonstrates VA's stance that caregivers are critical to Veterans' care and deserve our thanks and support.
US Desire to 'Weaken' Russia Underscores Biden's New Strategy
The Russian invasion of Ukraine has devolved into a stalemate with no end in sight. The US and its allies have now laid out a new, longer-term goal of defeating Russia so thoroughly on the battlefield that to mount another attack would be impossible.
A former NATO ambassador says US military aid can make a real difference
Doug Lute, former NATO ambassador, said the latest U.S. military aid package could make a difference.
An American soldier gives a woman a brand new birthday cake 77 years after he stole the original
Meri Mion, who is 90 years old, had a cake stolen from her window by US Army forces replaced when she was 13 years old.
'Space Force' is now officially sanctioned by the VA.
Nearly 212 years after its founding, the Department of Veterans Affairs has formally recognized the Space Force as a military branch.
'I owe them so much': Volunteers needed to place flags on veteran graves
Flags for Fallen Vets, a non-profit that places American flags on headstones at Fort Logan National Cemetery, is in need of volunteers to help sort through the tens of thousands of flags that will be planted.
VA spearheads VetServe 2022 during National Volunteer Week
Imagine having a job that is so consuming that you eat, sleep and play alongside your teammates for months at a time in austere environments.
Study of 1.87 million vets reveals wide racial disparities in dementia
In what is believed to be the largest study to date on race and dementia, researchers from UCSF and the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Health Care System tracked health and demographic data from close to two million veterans. It compared rates of dementia across five racial groups and showed significant race-based variations in the incidence of the condition.
Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 484 & The Town of East Haven 20th Annual Fireworks & Beach Party, 2022
Mayor Joseph A. Carfora and the Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 484 are pleased to announced this year’s 20th Annual Fireworks/Beach Party celebration will take place on Saturday, June 25th. The festivities will include a fun-filled day of food, music and live entertainment,
A veteran's minister will attend the funeral of a decorated Korean War hero
South Korea's veterans affairs minister will attend the funeral of retired US Army Col. William E. Weber, a decorated Korean War veteran, in Maryland later this week, his office said Thursday.
Veteran truck drivers fill key jobs
The nation’s truck drivers work day and night to keep goods moving. They deliver food, the clothes we wear and just about everything we see stocked on store shelves.
Integrative medicine for chronic headaches is supported by veterans and providers
Veteran patients and health care providers felt complementary and integrative medicine was a safe addition to mainstream treatment options for headache management, researchers reported in BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies.
Every day, 17 U.S. veterans commit suicide. We want to change that.
Seventeen veterans die by suicide everyday in the U.S. Gov. Eric Holcomb is trying to change that by involving Indiana with a new nationwide awareness campaign.
Veterans Finding Jobs in Every Industry
Veterans saw increased employment opportunities in the education and health services sector in 2021 but less hiring for professional and business services, according to new data released by the Bureau of Labor Services on Thursday.
We Can Protect America's Veterans from Predatory Benefits Claims Practices
America’s post-9/11 wounded veterans are facing significant financial challenges.
Veterans Answer Zelensky's Call to fight, But Not All Selected
It started with him missing his flight. After that, his gear was lost somewhere between Little Rock and Warsaw. He finally got rejected after traveling thousands of miles to help Ukraine fight the Russians
Report Recommends Closing Veterans Affairs Hospitals in Manhattan and Brooklyn
Vets in our area may have trouble finding care due to federal recommendations for VA hospitals. New York City and Brooklyn VA hospitals may be closing.