The seismic shift of women serving in the military can’t be overstated.
They were combatants of World War II, the Korean conflict or Vietnam. Today, many spend their days in assisted living facilities often combating loneliness.
The city is in the process of constructing a 70-unit building on Madison’s east side to help the chronically homeless, with 25 of the units reserved specifically for veterans.
It’s Friday morning and time for Vincent Kane, Special Assistant to VA Secretary Robert A. McDonald, to fly home to Philadelphia for the weekend at the expense of the American taxpayer while he leaves behind thousands upon thousands of disabled, destitute and homeless Veterans that he promised to house and care for within the next 45 days, but failed shamefully with no hope in sight.
Cathy Cook personally sees the impact of her work with a charity that provides donations of all sorts of equipment and tools to veterans.
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The government shouldn’t be taking the life of people who spent part of their life serving the government and were wounded mentally in that process,’ said Richard Dieter, the report’s author.
Very few veterans take advantage of a Pentagon policy designed to make it easier for veterans with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) to upgrade their discharge status and become eligible to apply for veterans’ benefits, according to a Yale Law Clinic report.
The sun hadn’t yet risen by 6:30 a.m. Oct. 24 when the CareerSource Suncoast mobile pulled into the fairgrounds parking lot.
Just now, the United States Senate passed S.1731, the “Homeless Veterans Services Protection Act” which will protect the eligibility for VA homeless services of homeless veterans with “Other Than Honorable” (OTH) discharges.
Hillary Rodham Clinton’s campaign said Monday she is “outraged” by chronic delays for veterans seeking medical care or struggling to have their disability claims processed. But Clinton opposes privatizing the system and intends to lay out a plan next month to make further changes.
Study finds soldiers have far higher risk of developing MND compared with people who never served in the armed forces
The Veterans Affairs Department is trying to recoup more than $200 million in overpayments that mistakenly went to veterans using GI Bill benefits to attend school, according to a government watchdog group.
Hundreds of veterans received critical supplies and care to help get them back on their feet in the Stand Up for Stand Down event hosted by the Atlanta VA Medical Center at Fort McPherson.
The person responsible for ensuring that more than 12 million veterans get their benefits has resigned as undersecretary of the Veterans Benefits Administration.
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The completion of a 15-year renovation project at a shelter for homeless veterans in the Midway District was celebrated Friday.
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Where is Israel in Syria conflict? According to reports from Veterans Today this question is answerable
The US publication Veterans Today reports on how the “Free Syrian Army” (FSA) and the Islamist al-Nusra Front in late September launched a new offensive on the Golan Heights
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After almost two years of waiting, staffers at the Veterans Affairs Department’s watchdog office may finally be getting a new boss.
Jim W. Dean – I am going to make an effort to republish some old VT Living Section gems to give us all a needed break from the geopolitical wear and tear on our mind and bodies.
Returning and homeless veterans will find help from local organizations, service providers and employers who will gather for the third annual Michiana Military Stand Down from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday in the area off of Western Avenue between Four Winds Field and the Veterans Affairs Clinic.
There are approximately 22 million veterans in the United States.
President Barack Obama has requested an appropriation of $168.8 billion for the Department of Veterans Affairs in the 2016 Budget.
Some 250 veterans from throughout the region attended Stand Down 2015 last Friday in Lowell, calling attention to the issue of homelessness among veterans and providing supplies and services to the veterans .
Far more Muslims than Jews serve in the US armed forces. Why are we third-class citizens?
If you are not worried about the political correctness that is tearing our country apart, perhaps you need a course in the values that built America into the greatest country ever seen on this planet.
The Internal Revenue Service revoked the nonprofit status of the veterans benefit organization that hosted and sold tickets to a foreign policy speech by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump aboard the Battleship Iowa, The Associated Press has learned.
Veterans affected by floods from Memorial Day weekend can now apply for unique zero and low-interest loans.
Robert McDonald, head of the Veterans Administration, claims he’s making “great progress” delivering health care to vets and turning around the agency’s mismanagement and corruption. Don’t believe him.