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Stand Down for Homeless Veterans Deemed Success

From haircuts to food to disability claims, roughly 150 veterans received help Saturday during an event sponsored by the Hampton VA Medical Center and the Military Affairs Committee in Hampton.

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News – August 16, 2013

’d heard the horror stories from other Vets and wondered if VA was just another government bureaucracy, but when the clerk (herself a Veteran) sat down with me, it was painless.

The Great Imposition

Like a covert inquisition without the obvious torture and murder of the Spanish Inquisition, an evil plague has descended on America that is transforming it from a representative Republic based on Freedom and Liberty to an open air Prison Camp.

VA Official Visits Santa Monica to Address Homeless Vets

Dr. Tommy Sowers is a former U.S. Army Special Forces officer and was the 2010 Democratic nominee for the U.S. House of Representatives in Missouri’s 8th congressional district before being sworn in on Aug. 20, 2012 as assistant secretary for public and intergovernmental affairs for the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Louisville launches the state’s first veterans court

Louisville will launch the first ever veterans court in Kentucky. The court will give veterans services and programs that are not available to average civilians. A federal grant is covering the cost of the court.

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News – September 26 2012

On Sept. 25, VA Secretary Shinseki was the keynote speaker at the National Indian Health Board Annual Consumer Conference in Denver.

Grant Will Help Local Vets Get Work, Keep Homes

A Massachusetts-based nonprofit group is coming to the Jersey Shore this fall to administer a $1 million federal grant that will help homeless veterans and those at risk of losing their homes.

NCHV Announces Teleconferences on Homeless Female Veterans

Homeless female veterans face many barriers in obtaining gainful employment. In fiscal year (FY) 2010, 77% of homeless female veterans were unemployed.

Job Training Grants to Assist Nearly 9,000 Homeless Vets

Some 8,600 homeless veterans will benefit from $15 million in grant money for job training through the U.S. Department of Labor’s Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program, Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis said today.

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News March 23, 2012

VA Releases Disability Benefits Questionnaires.

Homeless Women Veteran on the Rise; VA Improving Services

VA’s efforts to provide housing and health care support for women Veterans have never been more critical.

Days of Awareness and About The Money: Part 1

"I was a firefighter for twenty-two years and lost my house over $2,000.00"-Booker T. Perry of Orlando, Fl.

Collaborating to Relocate Homeless Vets

The Salvation Army, working with the Hampton VA Medical Center and in partnership with the City of Hampton, will relocate Veterans currently housed in a leased building on the medical center campus.

VA Seeing Spike In Homeless Vets With Families

Andy and Miriam Miranda don’t fit the historical profile of homeless veterans. Former teachers with master’s degrees who have a six-year-old son, they have lost a house to foreclosure and were evicted from an apartment for falling behind on rent.

Food Drive for Homeless Veterans

VA Butler Healthcare's Health Promotion & Disease Prevention (HPDP) Program Committee recently organized a food drive to support local homeless Veterans.

Heroes Village

As part of its “Plan to End Veteran Homelessness,” the Veterans Administra-tion (VA) estimates there is a critical need for about 90,000 units of perma-nent housing for homeless and low-income veterans.

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News – January 30, 2012

The National Salute to Veteran Patients program encourages all Americans to visit and volunteer at VA medical centers and to send letters of thanks or valentines to those who have protected our nation.

Veterans’ Homelessness Drops Amid Partnerships, Outreach

The U.S. Departments of Veterans Affairs and Housing and Urban Development today announced that a new national report shows that homelessness among veterans has been reduced by nearly 12 percent between January 2010 and January 2011.

Veterans-For-Change Working to Assist Homelessness for Veterans

Veterans returning home from combat duty are under the impression they are ready and able to find work, and a stable, safe home environment.

All Men Are Created Equal – Except Homeless Veterans

Since our nations founding, America's Veterans have fought for our liberties contained within our Constitution and Bill of Rights.