The Pennsylvania Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Home, an assisted living and nursing home for veterans and their spouses in Erie, often takes a group of veterans to Pittsburgh to see a Pirates game, tickets courtesy of the team itself.
Hey veterans, you can soon shop tax free. Starting later this year, all honorably discharged veterans, no matter their branch of service, will be eligible to shop tax-free online at the Army & Air Force Exchange Service with the same discounts they enjoyed on base while in the military.
Marine Corps veteran Nancy Brown qualifies for a program that allows her to see a private doctor because she lives about 60 miles from the nearest VA hospital in Richmond, Virginia, but she was turned down recently when she sought an appointment to treat her ailing knee.
It is no secret that the VA medical system has been surrounded by controversy, from long wait times at facilities across the country to the most recent allegations of poor patient conditions in Manchester.
Travis Mills was a guy who seemed to have it all–a beautiful family and a job he loved, but on April 10, 2012, Travis’ life literally exploded.
Jeff Hensley, a former Navy fighter pilot, spent 21 years in the military and did multiple deployments before retiring in 2009 and settling in Texas.
The Pentagon would have to resume support for Rutgers University’s suicide-prevention hotline for veterans under House-passed legislation setting defense policy for the 12 months beginning Oct. 1.
Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin has removed two top officials at New Hampshire’s only veterans hospital and ordered a review of the facility starting Monday amid allegations of “dangerously substandard care.”
As the Trump administration begins the process of overhauling Obama-era regulations meant to protect federal student loan borrowers, mainly those attending for-profit colleges, one group is pressing Department of Education officials to maintain rigorous oversight: veterans and service members.
An initiative to enroll dying veterans in hospice care appears to be working, and its success may offer clues for how to persuade others who are terminally ill to join the highly lauded end-of-life program, a new study shows.
An Army veteran with a terminal illness has a final wish that we can all help with.
Samantha Stricker, an 11-year-old from Saginaw Township, in Michigan, is running a lemonade stand in her town for the third year in a row to raise money for veterans.
Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin, probably the most unlikely member of Trump’s cabinet, is off to a quick start.
A remarkable 44% of the nearly 700,000 US military personnel who served in the 1990-1991 Persian Gulf War suffer from chronic symptom that include fatigue, headaches, joint pain, memory loss, neurological disorders, skin problems and respiratory disease.
Every Wednesday, Aletha McBryde, 59, makes the trip across the river to Super Bowl Bellewood in Newport, Kentucky.
A $5-million program to assist homeless veterans has helped only 268 get off the streets over 18 months, according to a recent Los Angeles County civil grand jury report
In just a few short years, American Legion Post 326 in Austin, Texas, has provided $44,000 in college scholarships to nearly two dozen honorable discharged veterans.
A curious monkey with a toothy grin and a knack for pressing a camera button was back in the spotlight Wednesday as a federal appeals court heard arguments on whether an animal can hold a copyright to selfie photos.
An Army veteran who lost all four limbs in an explosion in Afghanistan and opened a retreat in Maine for other injured veterans says he had an impromptu meeting with President Donald Trump at the White House.
The Congressional Hispanic Caucus is expected to meet Wednesday with Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly on a range of immigration policy issues, including efforts to end the deportation of veterans.
Twenty-five years as an Army chaplain tested Tony Charles’ faith. But today, he has an angel that never leaves his side.
Democratic Gov. Gina Raimondo has signed into law a bill to create a preference for military veterans in awarding state contracts.
The Winnemucca Ranch Fire has burned up to 4,799 acres and is currently at 55% containment. The fire started July 4th and quickly burned, even causing home owners to evacuate.
The congressional midterm elections are still 16 months away, but that hasn’t stopped a growing number of Democratic candidates with military experience from starting their bids for office.
A seminar on death benefits for veterans will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. July 20 at the Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
As they return this week from a July Fourth break, lawmakers are set to discuss Department of Veterans Affairs health care, its 2018 budget
The last time Forrest Cornelius, 51, shopped in a base exchange was 1989 when he completed his six-year stint in the Marine Corps. He recalls saving 10 to 15 percent on department store goods and that shoppers paid no sales tax.
When local veterans fall on hard times, there’s a place they can turn to for help. On Friday, the Vet House in Albany got some fixing up by a troop of volunteers.
Dozens of local servicemen and servicewomen and community leaders spoke out Thursday about the need for better services and resources for veterans.
During a time of year where Americans celebrate the freedoms they enjoy, a program by the United Way seeks to make sure those who fought for those freedoms aren’t forgotten.