Monthly Archives: January 2016

Local World War II Veteran Honored In Front-Yard Ceremony

Local World War II Veteran Honored In Front-Yard Ceremony A World War II veteran was honored Saturday (Jan. 30) in a front-yard ceremony in rural Washington County. Army veteran Wayne “Slim” Reed served in the Philippines as a radar operator. … Continue reading

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Hitting the links for vets: Golf group donates to Hodges veteran scholarship program

Hitting the links for vets: Golf group donates to Hodges veteran scholarship program Dale Mullin wants to do all he can to help meet the needs of veterans that have returned from war in the Middle East. “They go to … Continue reading

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Alyce Dixon, oldest female veteran, dead at 108

Alyce Dixon, oldest female veteran, dead at 108 Alyce Dixon, one of the first African-American women to serve in the army and believed to be the oldest living female veteran, died Wednesday. She was 108. Dixon, known as “Queen Bee,” … Continue reading

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Web Extra: Senator Honors Arkansas Veteran

Web Extra: Senator Honors Arkansas Veteran Senator John Boozman has released the third interview (watch it below) in a series recognizing the service and sacrifice of our veterans. This interview highlights the military service of WWII veteran and Bronze Star … Continue reading

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Is there a place for homeless veterans in Northampton’s apartment rentals?

Is there a place for homeless veterans in Northampton’s apartment rentals? Victor Caputo passes the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Leeds from time to time. He used to work there. “Every time I drive by there, I see poor souls … Continue reading

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Veteran looks out for other vets

Veteran looks out for other vets William Trombley of Appleton knows the struggles veterans face when returning to civilian life. For that reason, Trombley, 51, has been volunteering with the Outagamie County Veterans Treatment Court since its first hearing in … Continue reading

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Baltimore County exhibit honors Vietnam War veterans

Baltimore County exhibit honors Vietnam War veterans War stories can be found in countless books at any community library. But at the Baltimore County library in Towson, you can experience those stories in a different way: directly through the men … Continue reading

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VA committee chairman hears veterans’ complaints at meeting

VA committee chairman hears veterans’ complaints at meeting Months-long delays for doctors’ appointments at the North Las Vegas VA Medical Center and paperwork snarling veterans’ use of VA “choice cards” to see private physicians were among the complaints House Veterans … Continue reading

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Program properly honors veteran whose remains were unclaimed

Program properly honors veteran whose remains were unclaimed A veteran who passed away and never had anyone claim his remains, received a proper funeral with full military honors. U.S. Army member Dennis Hopkins served his country with honor and will … Continue reading

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Brotherly Love: Auto Repair Shop Seeking Veteran To Receive Free SUV

Brotherly Love: Auto Repair Shop Seeking Veteran To Receive Free SUV A Blue Bell auto repair shop wants to give a refurbished vehicle to a veteran, and it wants the public to help choose the lucky winner. This isn’t the … Continue reading

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