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New computer lab helps local veterans search for jobs

The Veterans Outreach Center in Rochester unveiled its updated, state-of-the-art computer lab Monday.

6 trends in the latest local jobs figures

Houma-Thibodaux has seen both monthly gains and losses since mid-2016, though overall, declines have outpaced growth.

Local law enforcement agencies prefer hiring veterans

President Donald Trump signed a bill earlier this week to help veterans looking for work after crossing over the military-civilian threshold and searching for a place to land.

New local student veterans group highlights issues faced by veterans as...

When people think of the issues faced by veterans in their return to civilian life, the mind often goes to stereotypes: trauma, PTSD, disability

Local Boy Scout Troop thanks Vietnam Veteran with community service project

On Saturday, local boy scouts gave back, in a unique way, to a Vietnam veteran whose home sustained substantial damage from the Aug. 24, 2016 tornadoes.

Local farmer looks to help veterans

Blue Winds Dancing Sanctuary (BWDS) is a non-profit organic farm in Indianola that was created to provide a creative, alternative, holistic way for veterans suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) to heal.

Local veterans make transition to civilian workforce

Military veterans’ mission changes when they move to the civilian workforce; but sometimes their strategy remains the same.

Hamilton County hires first-ever veteran services officer to help local veterans

Hamilton County has hired its first-ever veteran services officer to assist the county's vets with benefit claims and other needs.

Project Phoenix SA Helps Local Veterans Connect to Support

It can be difficult to know how to help someone you suspect has thoughts of suicide.

Fall River teen organizes Election Day drive for local veterans

Sixteen year old Owen Norton saw a need, and he stepped up.

Local lawmakers: Helping veterans, businesses and more

On Monday, Sen. Andrew Lanza (R-Staten Island) and Assemblyman Michael Cusick (D-Mid-Island) held a joint press conference at the Staten Island Marine Corps League in Sunnyside with Councilman Steven Matteo (R–Mid-Island) and Councilwoman Debi Rose (D–North Shore) to announce that legislation,

Congressman hears local veterans' concerns

Questions, concerns and cries for change were raised by dozens of veterans Thursday night at a town hall at North Orange Baptist Church in Orange hosted by U.S. Rep. Brian Babin (R-TX).

Veterans, local agencies team up for county Stand Down

When Darrell Nixon approached a man at a New Castle service station recently, all he was hoping for was a chance to wash the man's windshield in exchange for a few bucks.

Local group building tiny houses for homeless veterans

Two veterans are building unique shelters in Kansas City to help homeless veterans.

Veteran resource agencies offer benefit and paperwork assistance to local veterans...

When veterans return home from war they can suffer from physical injuries or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, and one of the biggest fights can be getting the help they need.