World War II (1939-1945)

Top 10 News For Veterans-March 26,2012

Top 10 News For Veterans-March 26,2012

Patrick Brady earned a Medal of Honor in Vietnam, piloting ambulance helicopters again and again through foggy, heavily defended enemy territory to rescue wounded men. On Friday, he and fellow living Medal of Honor recipients honored three civilians who Brady said “are the kind of people that we fought for.”

Remembering More than the Flag on Iwo Jima

Remembering More than the Flag on Iwo Jima

Sixty-seven years ago today, it didn’t seem much impeded the Marines from raising a U.S. flag atop Mt. Suribachi except the wind. No Japanese are seen, and nearby Marines watched the Stars & Stripes go up without cover on the highest point of Iwo Jima. It could be interpreted as the final act of the battle.

Watch: The Tuskegee Airmen Visit the White House

Watch: The Tuskegee Airmen Visit the White House

The Tuskegee Airmen, the African American veterans who overcame segregation and prejudice to become one of the most highly respected fighter groups of World War II, and whose achievements paved the way for full integration of the U.S. military.

Top 10 News For Veterans-January 13,2012

Top 10 News For Veterans-January 13,2012

Killeen Daily Herald In 2010, fewer than 2 million of the original 16 million World War II veterans were still living, according to the US Department of Veterans Affairs. With the veterans dying at a rate of 800 a day, the agency estimates that in five years, …

Top 10 News For Veterans-January 9, 2012

Top 10 News For Veterans-January 9, 2012

After WWII, vet endured a life of shell shock. Charlotte Observer In letters his mother wrote to the US Department of Veterans Affairs, she spoke of his restlessness, inability to hold a conversation, difficulty making friends, and new behavioral ticks. “If you could know this boy now and before he went in the …

Top 10 News For Veterans-November 29,2011

Top 10 News For Veterans-November 29,2011

World War II veterans encouraged to share their stories at Dec. 7 event. The Saratogian Of the more than 16 million Americans who served in the Armed Forces during World War II, the US Department of Veterans Affairs estimates that only 1.7 million nationwide are still living. This event is an opportunity to honor and appreciate World War …

Top 10 News For Veterans-October 12,2011

Top 10 News For Veterans-October 12,2011

Blue Button use blows away VA expectations. ModernHealthcare.com More than 430000 veterans have downloaded their healthcare claims information through the US Veterans Affairs Department’s Blue Button initiative—far exceeding initial predictions for use of the service. The results to date for the technology,

Top 10 News For Veterans-October 4, 2011

Top 10 News For Veterans-October 4, 2011

Homeless veterans find community in ‘Huot House’. Kennebec Journal He has been homeless four times in the past five years and has already been through a similar program in Biddeford for homeless veterans there. Veterans Affairs referred him to this housing program. “These are new to Maine and are really needed,” Wells …

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