Monthly Archives: May 2015

After Divorce, Losing Veterans’ Support Along With a Spouse

After Divorce, Losing Veterans’ Support Along With a Spouse My wedding day was the first best day of my life. I could not have ordered a more perfect day if I had had a menu of choices in front of … Continue reading

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Want to give back? How about helping veterans?

Want to give back? How about helping veterans? Facing increased demand for services at a time it is trying to rebuild a reputation tarnished by cover-ups of long wait times for medical and mental health care, theDepartment of Veterans Affairs is … Continue reading

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Owner of 7-Eleven apologizes for kicking out veteran’s service dog

Owner of 7-Eleven apologizes for kicking out veteran’s service dog The owner of a Parsippany 7-Eleven has apologized to a veteran who was not allowed into the store on Memorial Day because of his service dog, according to News 12 … Continue reading

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Veteran’s service dog kicked out of 7-Eleven on Memorial Day

Veteran’s service dog kicked out of 7-Eleven on Memorial Day A military veteran said he was asked to remove his service dog from a Morris County convenience store on Memorial Day. Michael Deitch alleges the 7-Eleven on North Beverwyck Road … Continue reading

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Lititz women collect thank-you notes for hospitalized veterans

Lititz women collect thank-you notes for hospitalized veterans “What would we do without you? Your dedication and willingness to serve are inspirational. Thank you so much!!” This weekend, veterans at a local hospital will get notes like this from strangers, … Continue reading

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Local WWII veterans finally see memorial built to honor their sacrifices

Local WWII veterans finally see memorial built to honor their sacrifices Whether on wheels, wings or ships Bill Thornton has traveled to many far away locations. But the 95-year-old man’s excursions haven’t always been pleasant in nature. The Richmond man is … Continue reading

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Veterans Continue to Serve After Military Service

Veterans Continue to Serve After Military Service Think today’s veterans are mostly suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder and barely making ends meet? According to a recent report by Got Your Six, just the opposite is true. Got Your Six notes … Continue reading

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2 local veterans to receive Congressional Gold Medals

2 local veterans to receive Congressional Gold Medals Two veteran fighter pilots took off in a private jet from Boeing Field Tuesday on their way to Washington, D.C. to receive America’s highest civilian honor. Air Force Brig. Gen. Steve Ritchie … Continue reading

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Catonsville World War II veteran completes Honor Flight

Catonsville World War II veteran completes Honor Flight ile the annual Memorial Day recognition for the service of veterans is still a few days away, one Catonsville World War II veteran got a special acknowledgment for his service last weekend … Continue reading

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Veteran ‘welcome home’ bill from Midland lawmaker headed to governor

Veteran ‘welcome home’ bill from Midland lawmaker headed to governor A bill sponsored by a Midland lawmaker aimed to connect veterans returning home with information about employment and benefits is headed to Gov. Rick Snyder’s desk. The bill from state … Continue reading

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