Dottie Dickson remembers when it was up to her to decorate all of the veterans’ graves in Norwell for Memorial Day.
Suicide prevention hotline for veterans still falling short, more than a year after troubling report
The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) which manages the nation’s suicide prevention hotline for veterans, has been unable to implement seven recommendations from its own inspector general designed to improve the crisis line’s performance
Local veterans, first responders and residents gathered Friday at Cedar Grove Cemetery in Williamsburg to pay tribute to nearly 400 service members buried there.
Former U.S. Army Specialist Tara Barney will never forget the 2013 night when a fellow soldier cried as he described holding a dying friend in his arms, a wartime memory he had not shared with anyone.
Dr. Jane Katz is a trailblazer in the aquatics world. And, at 74 years old, she is showing no signs of stopping.
Ernest R. Garcia’s body sat for more than a month in his Bronx apartment before the authorities finally entered in January and found it decomposing.
King County Executive Dow Constantine on Monday proposed tripling the county’s Veterans and Human Services Levy when it expires in December.
This ludicrous game of international “whack a mole” that the US/West/Russian intelligence and military services seem to be playing with international terrorism has to come to a resounding end, with the disgusting and revolting attacks on little girls attending an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester England yesterday. If this is not the final alarm bell […]
In a vain attempt to streamline global new world order governance, it is sometimes very tempting for “macro” world leaders to simply implement domestic and global policies which completely steam roll over the rights of their individual citizens, for purposes of ease of control and rule, rather than taking the time out to deal with, and rectify, the multiple internecine conflicts, fundamental denials of human and civil rights, race/religious/ethnic tensions, and the rampant injustices which plague their people.
Barnes and Noble in Burlington will host an iPods For Wounded Veterans Bookfair Fundraiser during Memorial Day Weekend May 27-29.
The Strasburg American Legion Auxiliary Liberty Unit 289 honored deceased Strasburg-area veterans on Friday by decorating their headstones with American flags in anticipation of Memorial Day.
We’re still seeing a lot of the same activity that we were seeing years ago from the Taliban. They are still scattering IEDs everywhere,” the general said, referring to improvised explosive devices. “They still kind of indiscriminately target people. They arrest people, they put them in jails, and they extort their families and they extort […]
A Madisonville man is building a tiny home community for veterans with help from volunteers.
The reporting indicates that Trump was driven to do this out of grievance-laden rage at Comey for failing to make the Russia probe disappear (Comey isn’t supposed to do that at Trump’s behest, and firing him isn’t going to do it either). So this was rooted in crazy, and didn’t have to happen. — Greg Sargent, The […]
For the last several decades, but even more so since the election of Donald Trump, the Democrats refuse to accept reality . . . the reality that the liberal-progressive programs they have been shoving down the throats of the American citizens, have done nothing more than pile an unthinkable amount of debt upon the shoulders […]
Scott Schweitzer’s business started out with a hypothesis about how to bring together fellow military veterans that has quickly been proven correct.
In honor of Armed Forces Day, and in appreciation of veterans throughout the community, a local group is hoping to be a part of history in Lake Hallie.
A new website is good news for veterans. The Department of Veterans Affairs has started a website that will assist veterans seeking information on wait times as veterans facilities.
Now a Ramblin’ Jack Elliot said: I got these lines in my face Tryin’ to straighten out the wrinkles in my life When I think of all the fools I’ve been It’s a wonder that I’ve sailed this many miles… He said, “I recall a time I set my soul on fire just for show […]
Homelessness is a serious issue affecting many veterans today. Programs exist for veterans who are about to become homeless, but in situations complicated by uncommon circumstances, these programs come up short.
Wait what the hell just happened! Obama tells Trump “Don’t make Flynn NSA Chief!”so He did! A bitter Hilarity ensues! Fifty Years of Blonde on Blonde! Irish Taliban Investigates Stephen Fry for Blasphemy ! You really can’t make this shit up! Well, that’s one debate settled. America and Great Britain are both largely populated by […]
Orange County needs help to build a planned memorial to local men and women who served or are serving in the U.S. Armed Forces.
seven combat veterans spent last weekend aboard a private yacht in Cabo San Lucas, fishing poles in hand.
Vietnam veteran Dennis Matthews recently launched a non-profit organization to help veterans get dental care, reports the Daily Herald in Utah.
Veterans often feel they have entered a new world with unexpected obstacles when returning back home. The civilian standards they had long ago are far different from rigorous military standards they just experienced.
For many of the cyclists that crossed under the American flag at the Gettysburg All Star Expo on Sunday to finish the 12th annual World T.E.A.M Sports’ Face of America ride, the 110-mile bike ride was not the hardest thing they’ve overcome.
Trump & Tories — Souls of Greed, Hypocrisy and deep-seated Meanness Interesting article about Britain, English folk music and tradition, and in a way, about us. Stick in the Wheel is a relatively new English Folk Group, and started to wonder about the roots of English traditional music. Nicola Keary and Ian Carter are two members […]
A local organization is honoring veterans across the Valley. FAVOR, better known as Friends and Veterans on the Rise, hosted dozens of Vietnam veterans and their families Saturday for a special ceremony.
Free college tuition benefits offered to Texas military veterans and their kids are looking much more secure for the next few years as lawmakers in the House back away from efforts to pare back the program known as Hazlewood.
When Harry Welshans Sr. came up to shake John Huml’s hand, the two veterans connected over the badge pinned on Welshans’ shirt.