Monthly Archives: October 2015

Veteran health care

Veteran health care law frustrates Montanans Veterans and officials in Montana are expressing frustration with recent changes in the veteran health care system, which they say have backfired in rural states. The Veterans Choice Act became law last year and … Continue reading

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Veteran receives email listing hundreds of Social Security numbers

Veteran receives email listing hundreds of Social Security numbers The Social Security numbers of Wisconsin veterans are being sent via email without encryption despite numerous federal laws and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs regulations requiring personally identifiable information be password-protected. … Continue reading

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Town creates committee to focus on helping veterans

Town creates committee to focus on helping veterans Matthews commissioners recently approved by-laws for a new Veteran Affairs Committee, a town advisory committee to recognize and promote a strong relationship between the town and service members, veterans, and their families. … Continue reading

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Evicted Veteran Johnnie Hodges Getting His Home Back

Evicted Veteran Johnnie Hodges Getting His Home Back World War II veteran Johnnie H. Hodges Sr., 90, will be back in his house for Veterans Day, Nov. 11 — if not sooner. Donations from across the country for his family … Continue reading

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A special reunion for Reading World War II veteran at memorial in Washington

A special reunion for Reading World War II veteran at memorial in Washington  Calvin Summers thought he was going on a routine trip to Washington recently with a busload of fellow World War II veterans. About an hour before the bus … Continue reading

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Veterans Adventures: New program at Touch of Nature for post-military students

Veterans Adventures: New program at Touch of Nature for post-military students The idea that nature has therapeutic benefits isn’t new. Doctors and wellness experts have long recommended “getting out into nature” to help with all manner of ailments, many of … Continue reading

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USS Silversides Museum directs attention to the Vietnam veterans at Oct. 27 event

USS Silversides Museum directs attention to the Vietnam veterans at Oct. 27 event There is definitely a generational shift happening with our treasured military veterans. As the “Greatest Generation” of World War II veterans continue to pass on, the Korean … Continue reading

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Veteran with lung cancer fights VA for proper care

Veteran with lung cancer fights VA for proper care Priscilla Delacruz, 52, is proud of her country and her time served in the U.S. Army, 1981-85. But now she is in a fight with the Department of Veterans Affairs. “It … Continue reading

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Group unites to help find San Bernardino veteran’s missing dog

Group unites to help find San Bernardino veteran’s missing dog After making an emotional plea for the return of his beloved support dog, Twix, hundreds have rallied around a disabled Army veteran looking to bring Twix home. “It’s completely shocking,” … Continue reading

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Tillman scholarship puts student veteran on a path to succeed in medicine

Tillman scholarship puts student veteran on a path to succeed in medicine Pat Tillman found a calling he couldn’t resist when he decided to leave his successful NFL career with the Arizona Cardinals to enlist in the Army. UCLA medical … Continue reading

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