Veterans of World War Two have taken part in events to mark the 70th anniversary of VJ Day, when Japan surrendered and the war ended.
Every military member remembers two dates, the date they entered the service and the date they left.
The Small Business Administration (SBA) has proposed sweeping changes in federal small busslaminess size standards based on inflation that could force thousands of small business that depend on federal contracts to close their doors.
Rep. Mike Michaud (D-ME), Ranking Member on the Veterans’ Affairs Committee, met this morning with Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Bob McDonald to discuss reforms to the Department that will improve the delivery of services and benefits to veterans and their families. Michaud released the following statement after today’s meeting:
Forget about scheduling a doctor’s appointment through the Veterans Affairs system. At this point, Sanford Brookins said, he can’t even get the St. Petersburg Regional Benefit Office to reply to a letter.
Montel Williams says “It’s time we took the chicken down…”
Veterans’ Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki testified before the Senate VA Committee this morning on the serious questions raised regarding veterans’ healthcare and reports of cover-ups at a number of VA facilities related to lengthy wait-times for treatment.
The House Small Business Committee, under the chairmanship of Rep. Sam Graves (R-MO), will hold a hearing Wednesday titled, Military to Entrepreneurship: Private Sector Initiatives to Help Veterans Pursue Business Opportunities.
Since President Jimmy Carter declared the first Women’s History Month in 1980, March has been designated as a time to learn about and honor the contributions of women in every stage of American history and in every sector of …
A lawsuit set to be heard on June 23, 2014 before the 8th District Court, Clark County could be a deciding factor on whether veterans’ disability can be used to satisfy a civil judgment.
It has been my privilege to appear three times on David Icke’s new channel, The People’s Voice, via the fellow who first publicly championed by book, The Sun Thief, Jo Conrad. Jo has a show on The People’s Voice called Free Spirits.
Employees at the Department of Veterans Affairs are working to resume normal operations as quickly as possible.
Today, Representative Mike Michaud (ME-02), Ranking Member of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee, reacted to the federal government shutdown’s impact on veterans and warned his colleagues about the future impacts of sequestration on the administrative expenses of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).
The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has a number of resources to help seniors find affordable rentals, including:
Today, the House Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity held a hearing examining policies designed to increase the educational opportunities provided to veterans at public, private and for-profit colleges and universities across the country.
The result could mean more homeless veterans, less help for those looking for work, and tens of thousands of furloughed veteran struggling to make ends meet.
February is American Heart Month, a time to educate Americans on what they can do to live heart-healthy lives.
Frustrated by the VA’s failure to provide ample community based veterans support ~ Blue star mother, Josie Monaghan, has taken the bull by the horns and with the help of a band of committed local citizens has created a heart centered East County veteran’s drop in center, in Northern California.
In August 2010, President Obama announced the Blue Button. Today, it has been downloaded 2.7 million times and the program has been adopted by both the Department of Defense and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
If you’re suffering from a cold, the flu, or another virus, there are things you can do to help relieve the symptoms, but taking antibiotics will not help. Antibiotics only treat bacterial infections, such as strep throat.
DoD Safe Helpline, operated by RAINN on behalf of the Department of Defense, is a secure, anonymous and confidential crisis support service that connects members of the military community to live sexual assault professionals for one-on-one support.
A local business owner is doing her part to help veterans suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Connie Pacheco is a former nurse and current owner of TootieScrubs on Grand Avenue.
In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy’s devastation, I want you to know that VA is doing everything possible to provide safe and high quality care and benefits to Veterans in the New York Metropolitan area.
Veterans treatment courts have popped up across the country to help troubled Vets integrate with VA care to get the help they need. The courts were featured on a recent edition of 60 Minutes.
Don’t give up hope. … You have to be persistent,” he said. “The doors will open. It’s not that dark out there. It seems that way, but there will be opportunities.”
The Veterans Workshop is grateful to the organization “Others First” for their generosity and help.
A Letter from a USS LIBERTY survivor dated 10 June 1967 and a recollection from member of Rescue, Damage Control and Repair Team that boarded the USS Liberty on the early morning hours of June 9, 1967.
“Does this pain ever go away? Not when it remains unresolved does it ever really go away, and of course the Liberty matter still remains unresolved.”
Yesterday afternoon the VFW joined Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., at the U.S. Capitol, where Reed formally introduced the Servicemember Housing Protection Act, S. 3179, alongside Sens. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., Mark Begich, D-Alaska, and Dick Durbin, D-Ill., as well as Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden and leading veterans’ advocates.
“If you had free reign over classified network…and you saw incredible things, awful things…things that belonged in the public domain…what would you do?”