Veteran Affairs Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. Veterans help veterans with weekend garage saleRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | News Tribune

    Veterans and their loved ones came together for six hours Saturday to hold a garage sale benefiting two military families in need. After filling a new house for the Rectors, a Jefferson City homeless family whose father is a Marine veteran, the leftover, donated furniture and household items were sold - an idea of local veteran advocate Pat Kerr to raise funds to replace the family's $400 down-and-out van.


  2. Phyllis Brough Dodge - St. Charles, MissouriRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago |

    Phyllis "Phil" Brough Dodge, 92, devoted wife, mother, grandmother, educator, nurse, and military veteran passed away on 25 July 2015 of complications following a stroke on 25 April. A former resident of Greenwood, SC from 1970-2009, she had been residing at Breeze Park Lutheran Senior Services Retirement Community in St. Charles, Missouri since 2009.


  3. 'I don't know what Donald Trump is paying attention to,' Perry saysRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Hill

    Former Gov. Rick Perry said on Sunday that he will not relent in his criticism of Donald Trump's 2016 Oval Office bid. "I am not going to be quiet while Donald Trump shoots a bullet through John McCain and hits U.S. military veterans," he said.


  4. 25 Years In Iraq, With No End In SightRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | News 88.9 KNPR

    It started so well. When Saddam Hussein's Iraq invaded Kuwait on Aug. 2, 1990, the United States swiftly cobbled together a broad coalition, unleashed a stunning new generation of air power and waged a lightning ground offensive that lasted all of four days.


  5. 11 TV Hill: Helping military families cope during deploymentsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WBAL-TV Baltimore

    Dana Hendrickson, the director of outreach and advocacy for the Maryland Department of Veteran Affairs and a wife of a military veteran, talks about the challenges military families face when a loved one is deployed. ALL THIS AND MORE ON 11 T V THE HILL.


  6. 74 year-old grandpa and grandson build wall honoring veterans and local POWsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago |

    A grandpa-grandson DIY project in Muskegon has become a small neighborhood memorial for American military veterans and prisoners of war. The wall, created by Don Kozik, 74, and his grandson Garrison Klinge, 9, honors soldiers injured, left behind or killed in action.


  7. James Paul Stewart 1926-2015Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago |

    James Paul "Ratchet" Stewart, 88, passed away peacefully on the afternoon of July 30, 2015, while in the care of Summit Acres nursing home and in the loving presence of his family. James worked as a mechanic for the Guernsey County Highway Department until 1991, when he retired.


  8. Shining (solar) light on recordsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

    That's what The Sun is requesting in the complaint it filed with the state last week, saying the Board of Selectmen discussed a draft permit for a solar panel project that was difficult to follow. The project, planned for the former Charles George landfill, will likely be a good thing for the town, bringing new life and new tax revenue for Tyngsboro.


  9. Boot camp at UNC training veterans as aspiring entrepreneursRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | WBTV

    Dozens of military veterans and spouses are wrapping up a boot camp for aspiring entrepreneurs at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. The three-day session wraps up Sunday.


  10. Nuclear protesters call for radiation health studyRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Mururoa protest and NZ Navy veteran Wayne O'Donnell holds his navy medals, including a medal for observing the atomic bomb testing by the French at Mururoa Atoll. Photo / Warren Buckland Veterans of New Zealand's frigate protest at nuclear tests in the South Pacific are calling for a study into the effects of radiation on their health and their children and grandchildren.


  11. Who will pay price for VA shortfalls?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Jacksonville Daily News

    Prior to the June 25 hearing on the state of VA's fiscal year 2015 budget in Washington, D.C., Chairman of the House Committee on Veterans Affairs, Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla., reportedly released the following statement.


  12. Vets find out VA hospital dumped their records with Social Security, personal info in trashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2015 | Right Wing News

    It took more than two months to notify veterans that their personal records which contained their Social Security and personal information were inadvertently thrown in the trash by the VA Black Hills Health Care System. The justification was that the records were accidentally thrown out by an employee moving an office.


  13. Help our farm dream come true I Am 18 years old. I have just...Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Hereford Times

    I AM 18 years old. I have just completed my Level II Diploma in Agriculture and desperately want to find a farm to rent - but not just for myself.


  14. Obituary: Francis (Peter) Romano JrRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Historic City News

    Peter Romano, who turned 68-years-old in March, fell victim to a heart attack on Thursday, passed away Saturday according to a report received by Historic City News this evening. He was a US Army disabled Vietnam Veteran who suffered long-term effects from exposure to Agent Orange.


  15. A memorial of their own Final touches underway for Korean War monumentRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Hudson Reporter

    Although a light pole still needs to be fixed and a number of other small items attended to, the monument to veterans of the Korean War at Washington Boulevard and Dudley Street in Jersey City is just about complete. Officials from veterans groups throughout Hudson County as well as a delegation from South Korea gathered to commemorate the completed monument on July 24. This included local officials including Jersey City Council President Rolando Lavarro and Councilman Michael Yun.


  16. Veterans honored during second annual picnicRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Review

    Hundreds of people took time out Saturday to show their appreciation towards veterans throughout Columbiana County during the second annual Veterans Appreciation Picnic at Calcutta Square. Veterans and guests were treated to hamburgers and hot dogs, a variety of side dishes and drinks, and even enjoyed some ice cream courtesy of Bruster's.


  17. Community celebrates former phys ed teacher during gymnasium's dedicationRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Review

    It may not be some time until his 90th birthday, but longtime physical education teacher and coach Dominic Cascio received a celebration he will most likely never forget. Close to 100 friends, family and former students gathered at the HOYA Youth Rec Center, formerly East Junior High School, on the city's East End on Saturday to not only wish Cascio a happy birthday, but also to celebrate the careers of both Cascio and the late Gyla Nicely as the recreational center's gymnasium was dedicated as "The Gyla Nicely and Dominic Cascio Memorial Gymnasium."


  18. St. Anthony Bulletin NewsRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Roseville Review

    What do you get when you combine a dive bar and a closed IHOP building? You get The Unofficial, which will soon be St. Anthony's newest bar and grill. St. Anthony's VillageFest runs July 31 - August 2, 2015.


  19. WWII Veterans to be Honored in Spirit of 45 CeremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | FOX16

    The Arkansas Department of Veteran Affairs is seeking World War II Veterans and women who served as Women Airforce Service Pilots , Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service and Women's Army Auxiliary Corps during World War II. They are seeking these veterans in order to honor members of the Greatest Generation that served in the armed forces during World War II to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the end of the war.


  20. Supporters of Confederate flag rally in GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Columbian

    L.C. Thornton, a tall black man in a ball cap and sunglasses, trained his camera Saturday across a sea of waving Confederate flags attached to the beds of hundreds of pickup trucks and SUVs. "Normally, I'm a birder.