Monthly Archives: March 2015

Group Says Breaking Up VA Best Way To Serve Veterans

Group Says Breaking Up VA Best Way To Serve Veterans One national Veterans Group is in Columbus with a big message: they say It’s time to break up the Veterans Administration. They believe it’s the only way to improve Veterans … Continue reading

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Program works to end homelessness among Colorado Springs veterans

Program works to end homelessness among Colorado Springs veterans   Sitting in a cramped hotel room doubling as a home, Alvertis Richardson let loose a grin as he showed off papers promising a free apartment. “It’s great to be off … Continue reading

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Veterans caravan canceled for Memorial Day

Veterans caravan canceled for Memorial Day World War II veterans won’t get to ride in the Memorial Day Parade in Fairport this year, because organizers said it took too long to get the veterans out of the cars and up … Continue reading

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U.S. Army Apologizes for Neglecting Chemical Exposure of Iraq War Veterans

U.S. Army Apologizes for Neglecting Chemical Exposure of Iraq War Veterans The U.S. Army has apologized to veterans wounded by exposure to chemical weapons in Iraq. A report last year found the Pentagon failed to act on claims by more … Continue reading

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VA seeks new law to change Veterans Choice rules

VA seeks new law to change Veterans Choice rules The Veterans Affairs Department has asked for new legislation that would let it pay for private health care for veterans who live near a VA clinic but can’t get the treatment … Continue reading

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VA Makes It Easier for Veterans to Get Care Outside System

VA Makes It Easier for Veterans to Get Care Outside System The Department of Veterans Affairs on Tuesday changed its interpretation of a law after months of criticism from Congress and veterans groups, making it easier for veterans to get … Continue reading

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VA program provides veterans with housing, health care

VA program provides veterans with housing, health care A month before he left prison, Jeffrey Murdock, a veteran who suffers from depression and multiple sclerosis, thought his future would entail living as a patient in a state mental hospital. But … Continue reading

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Struggles of homeless continue beyond Safe Nights

Struggles of homeless continue beyond Safe Nights For the past 10 winters, volunteers from churches throughout Charles County have been opening the doors of their places of worship to offer a good meal and a warm place to sleep for … Continue reading

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Lawmakers launch post-9/11 veterans caucus

Lawmakers launch post-9/11 veterans caucus Reps. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) and Scott Perry (R-Pa.) launched a new caucus on Thursday for congressional members who have served in the military post-9/11. The caucus will be dedicated to issues related to the 2.8 … Continue reading

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Automotive tribute: Car restoration project fulfills fallen soldier’s dream

Automotive tribute: Car restoration project fulfills fallen soldier’s dream Students in Mesquite ISD’s auto technology and auto collision programs are paying tribute to a fallen MISD alumnus, U.S. Army 1st Lt. Dustin D. Vincent. The 2005 Mesquite High graduate was … Continue reading

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