Meet cancer survivor Jacquie Salinas, our founding director of the Veterans Today Cancer Foundation
Rutherford, NJ: With support from The Home Depot Foundation and Student Veterans of America (SVA), Felician University completed improvements to its veterans center on the Universitys Lodi campus and officially opened the Center on Monday, December 5, 2016. Felician currently has 43 undergraduate and 19 graduate veterans enrolled in its academic programs. As we begin the 2016 […]
At Standing Rock, so much was not what it seemed from the distance of news headlines and reports. Up close, one could see the ideological tension in romanticized groups where some are driven by moral imperatives and others by personal glory.
Scores of military veterans have begun arriving to take part in the North Dakota pipeline protest, with hundreds, possibly thousands more expected, including a US congresswoman. Veterans plan ‘human shield’ to protect DAPL protesters (VIDEO) Members of the group Veterans for Standing Rock, organized on Facebook, have come to support Native American and environmental protesters […]
A dentist put nearly 600 veterans at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Tomah, Wisconsin at risk of blood-borne diseases such as HIV and hepatitis B and C after failing to follow standard sanitation procedures. The VA is now offering free screenings.
As protesters against the North Dakota Access pipeline face increasing violence from law enforcement, more than 2,000 veterans have pledged to serve as “human shields,” with some arriving on Wednesday.
VT fully supports the protests at Standing Rock and the call for veterans to stand alongside the brave protesters in the face of a most brutal and inhuman policing response that has seen peaceful, lawful protesters assailed with rubber bullets, tear gas, water cannons, attack dogs and perhaps worst of all, the good old club in the hands of a thug in uniform.
Restaurant denies free Veterans Day meal to black veteran after man in Trump shirt accuses him of lying
By Ben Guarino November 15 at 4:24 AM Each Veterans Day, restaurants such as casual Tex-Mex chain Chili’s Grill & Bar offer free meals to the women and men who served in the U.S. armed forces. Alone, Chili’s said it served 200,000 free meals Friday. That figure did not include a hamburger ordered by 47-year-old retired serviceman […]
Let me congratulate you on your election. I did not vote for you because I felt that you attempted to disfranchise me as a Muslim-American. You offended me without knowing that I am a loyal citizen.
So…long story short, veterans have begun paying back their bonuses, in some cases at the rate of hundreds of dollars per month, while others, those in financial binds who could not afford to meet the additional expenses, are said to be facing wage garnishment.
One thing that is beginning in to bug me the most when reading anything analysing the Yemen Crisis is the claptrap narrative being pumped out by practically everyone covering the Yemen conflict since it began over a year ago. The idea that Iran is somehow heavily involved in what is happening in Yemen and pulling […]
The looming Mosul liberation battle has raised the hopes of most that the evil D’aesh may soon be militarily defeated in Iraq, bringing an end to what can only be considered one of the darkest eras of Iraq’s modern history – the formation of a Wahhabi state within Iraq. Iraqis of course would be considered […]
U.S. Marine combat veteran has issued a huge challenge to Trump to release his tax returns. He has already raised $ 500,000 plus for Veterans organizations and will pay out as soon as Trump releases his tax returns. Click here to donate now and demand Trump release his tax returns NOW!
Back in March, I wrote an article which analysed how the well (or not so well) Saudi Arabia’s newly formed “Coalition against Terrorism” was performing.
The U.S.-based group Veterans For Peace issued a statement calling on the U.S. government to halt all military operations and intervention in Syria, while also warning against pundits who are using a recent photo of a child in Aleppo as a propaganda tool to urge a military escalation against the Syrian government.
Veterans of the World War II and diplomatic officials from nine different countries arrived in the Russian northern port city of Arkhangelsk to mark the 75th anniversary of the first Arctic Convoy, which delivered essential supplies to the USSR during the war. Arctic Convoys was one of the toughest and most courageous WWII missions, involving […]
Comedian and host of Jay Leno’s Garage, Jay Leno, will serve as honorary chairman for Veterans Charity Ride and its new year-round motorcycle therapy program.
Following the devastating British inquiry into the 2003 invasion of Iraq, American veterans and their families have warned that the US is liable to repeat the mistakes without a similarly comprehensive investigation.
Fourth Annual Veterans Charity Challenge Raises More than $300K for 58 Nonprofits Across the USA Supporting Vets
VT has not vetted these organizations but we are publishing this press release anyway. We ask all who donate to do their own investigations. SAN FRANCISCO (July 8, 2016) – The fourth annual Veterans Charity Challenge has concluded with success as online donations to 58 nonprofits grew more than 66 percent over 2015. Altogether the […]
Sadly many American legislators are not doing the job their positions stipulate.
Donald Trump is racing to Washington to meet the Rolling Thunder Vietnam Veterans biking organization that supposedly rides each Memorial Day to remind congress of the hundreds of prisoners of war abandoned by Nixon and Kissinger.
In May 1945, the Red Army, or more specifically soldiers of the 3rd Ukrainian Front and the 1st Byelorussian Front raised the red banner over the Reichstag in the centre of Berlin and brought the European theatre of ww2 to a close.
Two Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) employees were named finalists for the Samuel J. Heyman Service to America medal, also known as the Sammies.
Two veterans are building unique shelters in Kansas City to help homeless veterans.
__________ 30 April, 2015, Catherine Cullen, CBC News Veterans advocate says let doctors decide on medical marijuana Veterans Affairs and Canadian military differ over the use of prescription pot As the federal government tries to come up with a pot policy for military veterans, one medical marijuana user has some advice: don’t limit how much prescription […]
In a strip mall on a dusty street, a group of U.S. military veterans gather. Like any group of old soldiers, they joke, swap stories and keep each others’ spirits up. But they aren’t in Texas or California.
“Iowa is killing younger vets through admissions policies at the Iowa Veterans Home in Marshalltown, and what they are doing may be illegal under federal law” says Bob Krause, president of the Veterans National Recovery Center (VNRC), a veterans advocacy and education charity based in Fairfield, Iowa.
Purple Heart recipient helps fellow veterans heal through creative writing in Oklahoma pilot program
Bill O’Pecko titled his story “Just Another Occurrence on the Sahara,” but what was ordinary during in the North African campaign of World War II now would be considered anything but commonplace.
Agencies are hiring more veterans to the federal workforce than ever before. But veterans and agency managers say they’re confused by veterans preference regulations, because they’re too complex and ambiguous.
Aims Community College students trying to raise awareness about military veteran suicide created a new fundraiser April 22 based on the number 22.