A commendable effort to expand in-state tuition access for veterans sailed through both chambers in Olympia on unanimous votes. Then it stalled over the issue of who would get credit for taking up the cause of those who selflessly serve the country. When the stalemate couldn’t be broken, legislative leaders in Olympia pushed the bill into what is supposed to be the final week – this week – of …
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Much of the research on post-combat mental health of veterans focuses on problems like post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and major depression. A paper co-authored by R.
Tonight it was the veterans’ chance to talk about what’s going on at the VA hospital. News 12 broke the story last year about several deaths there due to lack of care. News 12′s Christie Ethridge was at tonight’s meeting and says veterans still have many complaints.
Veterans complained about care they received at Augusta’s Veterans Administration Medical Center to The American Legion’s System Worth Saving Task Force, a decade-old group that chose Augusta this year as one of 15 VA systems it plans to assess for improvements.
Read more at: Military Top Stories Center
Read more at: Military Top Stories Center
There is a Veterans’ Service Fair in Lynchburg Monday, March 10 from 10 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
A top White House official on Sunday dismissed criticism that President Obama’s past foreign policy record influenced Russia’s military action in Crimea.
The guided—missile destroyer USS Roosevelt (DDG 80) arrived in Split, Croatia for a routine, regularly scheduled port visit, March 8th.
The guided missile destroyer USS Truxtun (DDG 103) arrived in Romania for a scheduled port visit on Saturday, Mar. 8.
USS Pinckney (DDG 91), an Arleigh Burke—class guided—missile destroyer, is en route to the southern coast of Vietnam to aid in the search efforts of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, March 8.
Plans are in the works to build the first hall of fame honoring military veterans in Indiana. And project advocates say the most obvious choice for the location is Lawrence’s Fort Benjamin Harrison.
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Second question what they did not serve in country in Vietnam?
HANOI, Vietnam (NNS) — Vice Adm. Matthew Nathan, Navy Surgeon General and Chief, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery completed a visit to Vietnam, March 3.
Navy begins analysis of the Littoral Combat Ship’s future per the defense secretary’s orders.
Don Veverka brought stability and leadership to a facility that was crying for it.
Veterans in southeast Wisconsin are invited to a special job fair Thursday.
Read more at: House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs
A special U.N. envoy cut short his mission in Crimea on Wednesday after being threatened by 10 to 15 armed men and ordered to leave the region, where Ukraine and Russia are locked in a tense standoff, U.N. officials said.
The Obama administration took steps Wednesday to support the defenses of U.S. allies in Europe in response to Russia’s takeover of Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula.
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The Conservative government is taking another jab at public servants and shirking its responsibility for Canada’s veterans by giving former members of the military a “statutory hiring preference” that allows them to leapfrog surplus bureaucrats waiting for jobs, says a union leader.
Artwork by Oakton students and faculty at the Brickton Art Center in Park Ridge.
The Student Veterans Organization of UNLV is looking to pay tribute to their fellow servicemen and women who gave the ultimate sacrifice for their country: their lives.
Air Force secretary has placed a $41 billion bet that Congress will ease off on the mandatory spending cuts in the sequester process.
Vietnam veterans exposed to Agent Orange have battled cancer, liver damage and other serious health problems.
When Lt. Gen. Michelle Johnson was a child, she would climb up onto her parents’ hog house with her German shepherd and look out at the horizon. It was one of her favorite afternoon activities as a rural latchkey kid left to her own devices after school.