Charles Steils wasn’t looking for accolades for his service in the Korean War. His buddies at Nugent-Demuth American Legion Post 714 in Gilbertville had other ideas.
Hundreds of brothers in arms paid their respects Wednesday to seven homeless or unclaimed veterans.
Still active and agile at 95, Duane Webster climbed one leg at a time into a World War II-era biplane at Boca Raton Airport on Thursday.
Expectations of people in general were tolerant Expectations of people in authority astronomical Reverting to an ordinary president who just blows stuff up! — Olbermann I generally enjoy Brian Williams as an anchor and a facilitator, but it’s with a constant reminder of his flaws. Those of us who remember the maxim that “The difference […]
The Nassau Coliseum has had “Veterans” in its name since it opened in 1972, but until now, the primary tribute to veterans was only a plaque on a boulder.
497th CSSB equipment arrives by seaport for Atlantic Resolve
EOD Warrior Foundation recognizes Gold Star Wives Day
Saybrook American Legion member Joe Hale is glad the McLean County town of about 700 people is doing what other towns have done to honor their veterans.
Plans are in the works at a metro east high school to honor area veterans. The goal is to build a monument that will be standing for years to come.
U.S. Marine Corps Reservist to visit Hawaii with her fiancé
Interlocutor: Hey, buddy, remember when what’s his name gave that speech about whatever it was and the Republicans were all acting like it was time to break out the free Bubble Up and Rainbow stew? When the hell was that, it seems a long time ago? Responder: Buddy, it was two days ago… He shall […]
U.S. Senator Gary Peters helped honor local Vietnam War veterans on Tuesday. “It’s nice to see public recognition of the service that was done during the Vietnam era,” said Peter Vincent, one of the veterans being honored.
The unemployment rate for veterans nationwide continues to fall. After reaching a record 12% in 2011, that unemployment rate is now down to 6% making last year the best year on record for Iraq and Afghanistan veteran unemployment.
Some veterans and refugee advocates are worried that an executive order by President Trump to temporarily suspend refugee admissions into the U.S. will hurt foreign interpreters who helped American troops in war.
Two World War II veterans from different families who attended the same church, died within hours of each other this week.
The Trump administration has put together a draft executive order to review bringing back waterboarding and the CIA secret prisons known as “black sites.”
A veterans service organization is asking President Obama to pardon veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder who received a less-than-honorable discharge after the president commuted the prison sentence for former Army soldier Chelsea Manning.
On the heels of a shooting at Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport last week, allegedly perpetrated by 26-year-old Esteban Santiago
With the growth in membership, TREA will have a louder voice in Washington, D.C., where they champion the preservation of military benefits
Five veterans celebrated their graduation from veterans treatment court Wednesday at the 406th Judicial District Court in Laredo.
Disaster will strike. On January 13, 2017, the movie PATRIOTS DAY by Peter Berg, the director of Lone Survivor and Deepwater Horizon, hits theaters – and this is one movie that should be required viewing for all. PATRIOTS DAY is the powerful story of the Boston Marathon bombing and a community’s courage to respond and […]
For veterans who believe they have experienced an error or injustice regarding their discharge and military record, the Department of Defense announced Friday renewed commitment to have them reviewed.
President Barack Obama has signed legislation that bestows one of the nation’s highest civilian awards on veterans of the American World War II spy agency founded by a New Yorker.
United Way 211 has been an important part of our community for the past 13 years.
Seventy-five years after Japan bombed Pearl Harbor and pushed the U.S. to enter World War II, some American veterans of the battle are in Hawaii to commemorate the anniversary Wednesday.
Whether Trump has such courage and foresight is the pressing question of the moment.
Can President Trump maintain his independence?
Post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, is a condition that’s both underestimated and misunderstood, especially when it comes to the Veterans Association. PTSD is actually a common condition. The Mayo Clinic estimates that more than 3 million Americans are diagnosed with PTSD every year — and that doesn’t take into account those individuals who never receive […]
Thus, in obedience to AIPAC, many in the Republican establishment throw their core interests to the wind…
‘Particularly Vulnerable To Pay To Play Practices’