Around 8,000 military veterans and service members commit suicide every year according to the VA, including 300 on active duty. One local group is working to reduce those alarming numbers.
The Santa Clarita Veteran Services Collaborative met Friday over a St. Patrick’s Day lunch to announce that their new Veterans Center will be located at the American Legion in Newhall.
Leaders of local veterans’ groups say their members are aging and younger soldiers coming out of the military aren’t joining their ranks to take their place or help shoulder the burden of helping people, including other veterans, in their communities.
The leader of the nation’s largest veterans organization expressed appreciation Friday after the Department of Veterans Affairs announced a decision to provide disability benefits to veterans suffering from eight deadly diseases connected to water contamination at Camp Lejeune, N.C.
The Vertical Pool was inspired by the anticipated need of the returning wounded, and veterans of all past conflicts, who have limited options for recovery and healing at home.
Five restaurant brands, from national to local, are all stepping up with generous even free offers for to all veterans and active duty military on Veterans Day.
Today, Mercy Housing, Veterans Resource Centers of America (VRC), the City of Rancho Cordova and the County of Sacramento announced the opening of Mather Veterans Village, the first permanent supportive housing for homeless and disabled veterans in the Sacramento region.
Disabled and homeless veterans have a new place to call home in the City of Rancho Cordova, CA.
Soldiers’ Angels and The Channel Company hosted a mobile food pantry that included donated technology devices and tutorials for local low income veterans.
Close to 200 Young Marines representing 24 units, ten states and all six divisions traveled to Window Rock, Arizona, to be part of Navajo Code Talkers Day on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016.
San Antonio based military and veteran charity, Soldiers’ Angels, continues its partnership with Denver VA Hospital for a Mobile Food Pantry event serving food to 200 at-risk and homeless Denver veterans and their families.
We simply need to stop relying on the politicians who created these problems in the first place.
Growing up, my parents and my grandparents informed me that if I wanted to eat, I best learn how to work. I clearly remember when my grandfather, who grew up through the Depression, sat me down while I waLouisville KYs finishing my final year of college and instructed me to learn a trade.
FirstLight Home Care, a provider of quality, non-medical in-home care, has announced the owner of its Glen Rock, New Jersey location will present on franchising opportunities for military veterans at the 2016 International Franchise Expo.
The mission of the Million Veteran March (MVM) is to deploy veteran marches nationwide to proudly support our nation’s veterans in a patriotic way and raise awareness to the issues affecting veterans. MVM provides assistance to homeless, unemployed, and less fortunate veterans, to improve their quality of life.
Join run for Wounded Warriors this Sunday at Lyndhurst Mansion in Tarrytown New York
A first-of-its kind project is taking shape in the Fox Valley. Four agencies, the V.F.W. Post 2778, Fox Valley Veteran’s Council, Home Depot Foundation, andHousing Partnership of the Fox Cities, are partnering up to renovate a home and turn it into transitional housing for veterans. The unique aspect is that this will be a livable space, not only the veteran, but also their family.
The American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI), an independent customer service survey, ranks the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) customer satisfaction among Veteran patients among the best in the nation and equal to or better than ratings for private sector hospitals.
According to the VA Center for Women Veteran statistics, female veterans are the fastest growing segment of
the U.S. homeless population, with most of these veterans residing in California. The risk of female veterans
becoming homeless is four times greater than that of male veterans.
Buzzing in California, a local business owner known for hosting numerous fundraisers for veterans and veterans’ charities was cited today by the city of Huntington Beach’s Code Enforcement and told to remove an iconic sign thanking veterans on their roof that has been up for years or face $960 fine and further legal action. The community, including many veterans, are outraged.
The Attig Law Firm site has gone dark today in of honor Veterans Day.
A special report on US veterans and their never-ending battle back at home. A must watch for all Veterans and those that care.
he Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has announced the winner of a mobile application competition designed to make local assistance resources accessible to people helping homeless Veterans and others in need.
Military Veteran, Minority-Owned Businesses Forced to Close Down
Twenty-one years and counting. Combined, three local veterans have waited over two decades for compensation from the Department of Veterans Affairs, and the clock is still ticking.
Candidates publicly praise our service members, veterans and their families, but President Obama supports them in word and deed, anywhere and every time.
Veterans and advocates in southern California, the epicenter of veterans’ homelessness, are angry that President Obama and the VA have not built a single bed for homeless disabled veterans on the 400 acres the government owns in West Los Angeles, property that was deeded to the federal government for that very purpose in 1888.
Blockbuster report: Milwaukee County prosecutors opened the secret John Doe criminal investigation after being stonewalled by Gov. Scott Walker’s office when he was county executive, according to a newly released record.
Milwaukee VA nutrition professionals were recognized the following week on Registered Dietitian/Dietetic Technician Day with a celebratory lunch. The meal consisted of a plethora of healthy foods to celebrate the RD’s/DTR’s themselves: tilapia tacos with cabbage slaw and fresh lime juice, fresh quinoa salad, and chocolate oat squares for dessert.
The state unemployment rate for veterans is estimated at 10 to 15 percent in Wisconsin, though the administration doesn’t know for sure