Monthly Archives: September 2015

Veterans Services find new home

Veterans Services find new home The Fairfield County Veterans Services Commission has found a new home. On Tuesday the Fairfield County Commissioners approved a five year lease for part of a building located in the Greenfield Center. The 4,800-square-foot space, … Continue reading

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Veteran gets bike with help from VA Center, others

Veteran gets bike with help from VA Center, others Veteran Will Bailey had been in need of help for decades, but it was not until six months ago that he took the first step in becoming self-sufficient when he decided … Continue reading

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Why Are Veterans Not An Issue in the Debates?

Why Are Veterans Not An Issue in the Debates? With the 2016 presidential election quickly approaching, campaign season is in full swing and boasts no shortage of candidates. Presidential hopefuls from all sides of the political spectrum have pulled no … Continue reading

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After long struggle, illness, Veteran lands benefits for Agent Orange exposure

After long struggle, illness, Veteran lands benefits for Agent Orange exposure Keith Martel‘s military career crossed generations. As a young sailor, he worked on ships for three years around Vietnam, supporting the American war during its deadliest years, 1967-1970. He … Continue reading

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Veterans lash out over omission from GOP debate

Veterans lash out over omission from GOP debate Veterans took to social media in the wake of Wednesday’s Republican presidential debate to complain that the three-hour-plus event included no questions from CNN about their issues. Veterans were mentioned by only … Continue reading

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Native American veteran gets headstone for Civil War service

Native American veteran gets headstone for Civil War service For 97 years, Pvt. Joseph A. Fisher has been buried in an unmarked grave in Woodland Cemetery in Rosebush. On behalf of the Swartz Creek Area Historical Society, the Native American … Continue reading

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My Town Hero: Sherwood woman using horses to heal veterans with PTSD

My Town Hero: Sherwood woman using horses to heal veterans with PTSD In tonight’s My Town Hero, we meet a Sherwood woman committed to serving those who have risked their lives for our country. When it comes to physical, emotional, … Continue reading

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Jump dedicated to the fallen: World War II veteran completes 104th sky dive

Jump dedicated to the fallen: World War II veteran completes 104th sky dive World War II veteran Al “Abby” Ramirez celebrated his 89th birthday from 13,000 feet on Monday in a jump he dedicated to a late sky diving instructor … Continue reading

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FRESNO EVENT OFFERS FREE SERVICES TO FEMALE VETERANS

FRESNO EVENT OFFERS FREE SERVICES TO FEMALE VETERANS More than a dozen local organizations came together Monday at the second annual Women Veteran Stand Up to help female veterans from the Central Valley. Despite a little rain and wind Monday … Continue reading

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Veterans stand down moves to bigger home at Coliseum

Veterans stand down moves to bigger home at Coliseum       The annual Macon Stand Down for Veterans is in its third location in three years, but organizers believe it has a permanent home now. At least 300 veterans … Continue reading

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