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.
Those wanting to help support fallen soldiers’ families can turn their workout into a donation
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.
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.
I am not here because I am a great soldier. I am here because I served with great soldiers. This piece says more about why those of us who were Soldiers, or Sailors, or Marines or Airmen were as good as we were — not because we were great but because we served surrounded by […]
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.
Twenty-five years as an Army chaplain tested Tony Charles’ faith. But today, he has an angel that never leaves his side.
I could go on for pages about the G20 and the sad and shameful performance of the President/Manatee for Life, but why would I want to? The meeting with Putin and the orchestration of it so successfully by Lavrov and Putin to keep the competent out and the naifs in, the absurd fawning posture of […]
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.
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.
Much like Adam Garrie declared in his recent seminal article in the news periodical The Duran, entitled “5 reasons American foreign policy is insanely dangerous and dangerously insane,” undersigned author is also a loyal Trump supporter, mainly for the reasons echoed in that piece in that Donald Trump appears to be a refreshing break from […]
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton recently signed into law a provision allowing certain surviving spouses of military veterans to apply for an eight-year property tax reduction program
As far as Saddam Hussein being a great military strategist: He is neither a strategist, nor is he schooled in the operational art, nor is he a tactician, nor is he a general, nor is he a soldier.
For the Fourth of July weekend, Fred Downs and Artie McAuley are treasuring independence in ways most of us take for granted, like grabbing a soda from a table or reaching into a pocket to answer a cellphone.
An ominous knock was the only sign Kelly Kowall got before her life changed forever.
There is a VHA policy that requires medical IDs to be made accessible to veteran patients.
ASP, the Nation’s Leading Swimming Pool Service Franchise, Also Recently Honored 2016 ASP Veteran Program Winner, Army Veteran Brad Baglio, by Waving His Full Franchise Fee
Dexter Green has celebrated Independence Day in several states across the nation. But the U.S. Armed Forces veteran said Saturday’s celebration at the Cheyenne Veterans Affairs Medical Center is one that will always stand out in his mind.
Liberty Counsel has issued a letter to Fort Benning Army Base commanding officers requesting them to comply with the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) and the Department of Defense (DOD) Instruction which provides Army personnel religious accommodation and exemption from so-called “transgender” directives which violate their sincerely held religious beliefs and conscience.
In a hugely symbolic victory of sound economics and practicality triumphing over stupid, backwards and idiotic sectarian violence, religious, and ethnic discrimination, the French oil refining company Total has successfully brokered a joint oil drilling/natural gas development deal with Qatar (Sunni dominated) and Iran (Shia dominated) as joint partners. Only a few weeks ago, Saudi […]
For most Americans, the Fourth of July is a fun and festive time to celebrate liberation with music, food and fireworks but for some, it can be a terrifying night full of bangs and booms that sound all too familiar.
The facility in Pipe Creek allows organizations such as Paralyzed Veterans of America to bring veterans to the facility to practice archery.
A 12-year-old boy in California was disheartened when he visited his grandfather’s grave on Veterans Day two years ago. The graveyard was devoid of flags or flowers on any of the veterans’ headstones.