On Monday, May 30, 2016, more than 2,000 runners and walkers of all ages will honor the soldiers and veterans in their lives at the 6th Annual New Directions for Veterans Memorial Day 5K Run/Walk.
Joshua Bunn was a rifleman in one of the bloodiest valleys in Afghanistan, where his infantry unit killed hundreds of enemy fighters and lost more comrades than any other battalion in the Marine Corps in 2009.
VA is looking for congressional action on more than 100 legislative proposals, and 40 of them are new this year. Perhaps most notably, the department is looking for help to fix the Veterans Choice Program, which both Congress and the VA acknowledge is largely broken.
Sens. Jim Inhofe and James Lankford introduced legislation Friday to give regional Veterans Affairs networks more authority to remove top hospital staff members.
Clara Reynolds, president and CEO of the Crisis Center of Tampa Bay, noticed a trend in the calls the center’s 2-1-1 contact phone line was receiving.
When Anthony McCann opened a thick manila envelope from the Department of Veterans Affairs last year, he expected to find his own medical records inside.
A recently released 11-minute documentary film produced by an Iraqi War Marine Combat Veteran offers a revealing and shameful history of the massive land-fraud scandal at the most corrupt VA in the nation that exiled thousands of war-injured Veterans and forces them to live homeless and hungry in Skid Row and back-alley squalor while wealthy non-Veteran special interest groups have taken over.
The Department of Veterans Affairs announced plans on Monday to begin revising how it grants disability benefits for veterans who lived at Camp Lejeune, a Marine Corps base in North Carolina, during the 30-plus years that toxic chemicals tainted the base’s drinking water.
39 U.S. marines who were missing in action during World War II were honored in a ceremony at Joint Base Pearl Harbor- Hickam on July 26th.
A long-time employee of the Veterans Affairs Department has been charged with falsifying veterans’ medical records in connection with the scandal involving delays in scheduling appointments for vets seeking care.
Some homeless veterans will be moving from one camp to another over the weekend — with a twist.
On Saturday, the California Department of Veterans Affairs (CalVet) and Habitat for Humanity, San Fernando / Santa Clarita Valleys (SF/SCV) hold a public ceremony where 26 Veterans and their families will be presented with keys to their new homes.
FirstLight HomeCare, a national Cincinnati-based provider of non-medical in-home care, has increased its franchise fee discount for veterans from $3,000 to $10,000. Available now to all U.S. military veterans looking to own a home care service franchise, the discount can be applied to the initial startup investment.
This time last year, Bruce Mitchell was on the cusp of homelessness. Now, he says he couldn’t be happier.
President Obama will soon roll out the White House’s red carpet to greet Vietnam’s Communist Party chief Nguyen Phu Trong.
Ten outreach teams were dispatched throughout the Las Vegas Valley early Wednesday morning to help homeless veterans.
Hillary Clinton announced on Thursday a new plan intended to stop for-profit colleges from fleecing veterans who use federal G.I. Bill funds to attend school.
Veterans will have a new clinic in Lincoln.
The man identifying himself as Bobby Thompson was convicted in 2013 of racketeering, theft, money laundering and 12 counts of identity theft.
The Hagerstown Housing Authority is one of 300 public housing authorities receiving special vouchers for homeless veterans, to help place them in a more permanent living situation.
VA Secretary Robert A. McDonald’s top assistants joined U.S. Congressman Ted Lieu’s senior deputies and intentionally lied to Veterans and the general public about a VA “gate opening” ceremony being canceled because of gopher holes.
With sweat and muscle, 28 volunteers put it all on the line Saturday for America’s military veterans.
The same American Flag that hung proudly on the front gates of the Los Angeles VA on Sunday in honor of Memorial Day but was ordered removed by VA bureaucrats, on Monday it was attached to a pole and carried proudly in the Canoga Park Memorial Day Parade along with “Mr. Patriot,” Ted Hayes.
A Central Florida veteran is fighting for his life, as well as disability and insurance benefits, after he said the kidney cancer that is costing him his life was caused by water contamination at Camp Lejeune.
Two Central Louisiana Vietnam War veterans have been denied benefits, but an advocacy group is fighting to change that.
Veterans bring high levels of integrity, commitment, loyalty, flexibility, skills and talents learned in high risk, high stress situations, plus the ability to navigate cultural narratives not taught in most business schools or university environments. So, why aren’t veterans getting hired?
The Department of Veterans Affairs and attorneys representing homeless veterans in Los Angeles announced yesterday an agreement that dedicates the West Los Angeles VA campus to serving homeless veterans, women veterans, aging veterans, and veterans that are severely disabled.
The audience at Akron School Board’s meeting last week was dotted with Veterans of Foreign War caps, as at least 20 veterans gathered to voice their support for a proposed school tax exemption.
A Missouri Republican proposed expanding Medicaid coverage to low-income military veterans and their families Tuesday as a slimmed down alternative to a broader Medicaid expansion that has been opposed by many of his GOP colleagues.
A Navy veteran has pleaded guilty to charges that he lied about his company’s qualifications to the Veterans Affairs Department to get $1.5 million in contracts for work at one of its hospitals.