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The Military Order of the Purple Heart (MOPH) and the Ladies Auxiliary of the MOPH are pleased to announce that their National Convention will be hosted this year by the Department of Arkansas at the John Q. Hammond, Embassy Suites Convention Center in Rogers, Arkansas during the week of 5-10 August 2013.
Pretend military heroes could face up to a year in prison under the latest version of the Stolen Valor Act, which President Barack Obama signed into law Monday. It’s a bill nearly identical to one the Supreme Court deemed unconstitutional just last year.
In collaboration with VA, Blue Star Families and the Wounded Warrior Project, Facebook has announced the launch of powerful tools designed to connect military and Veteran families with mental health services like the Veterans Crisis Line.
Let me introduce you to Dr. Gary Levin. Dr. Levin was in the US Navy from 1969 to 1971 serving as a general medical officer. He was in an amphibious group, and served on the USS Jeneau, LPD 10.
Years later, I found out that the anonymous donor was Romney. Out of his own pocket he did this.
I recently read a story online about a little 8-year old girl from Israel and the trouble she encounters just going to her local elementary school everyday because some ultra-orthodox Jews living in a city called Beit Shemesh take offense to the way she dresses .
Almost 20 years ago I met a combat Vietnam Veteran named Robert Van Keuren and his partner in crime Dr. Jon Nachison both advocates like me doing work for homeless veterans in San Diego.
"Yes, Children are being Killed the dissidents say" NOTICE: GRAPHIC VIDEOS ARE EMBEDDED IN THIS STORY. by Ken Smith I admitted upfront in an earlier post that I know even less than...
On the occasion of the closing of Walter Reed Army Medical Center, the Military Order of the Purple Heart salutes the magnificent Doctors, Nurses, Corpsmen, Medics, and professional staff who have selflessly devoted their lives to treating our nation’s wounded servicemen and women, Presidents and privates alike, and active duty and retired military personnel and their families.
We've done a series of stories here at VT (VT) dealing with the shocking scandals that tend to plague the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) system
If you answered Iraq or Afghanistan you would be wrong. More Americans died in 2010 from friendly fire wounds received during the Vietnam War (1961-75) from Operation Ranch Hand than were killed in Iraq or Afghanistan. In fact more Americans died in 2010 from wounds received during Operation Ranch Hand than were killed in all other theatres of war combined in 2010. Even more startling is the fact that more Americans have died each year, since 1980, from wounds received during Operation Ranch Hand than were killed in all other theatres of war combined.
Acknowledging that commanders have sometimes wrongly denied the Purple Heart to soldiers who suffered battlefield concussions, the Army plans to issue new guidance to clarify when such recognition is warranted, Army officials said Wednesday.
The sun was shining brightly at the National Museum of the Marine Corps on February 11, 2011 as Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus presented the Navy Cross and a Bronze Star for Valor to Vietnam Veteran, Marine Lance Corporal Ned E. Seath of Reed City, Michigan.
WE THOUGHT WE HAD SEEN BUREAUCRATIC INSANITY AND THEN WE GOT THIS... By Gordon Duff STAFF WRITER/Senior Editor Wounded Navy World War 2 veteran, Thomas L....
By T. Rees Shapiro Washington Post Robert L. Howard, 70, one of the Vietnam War's most highly decorated servicemen who received the Medal of Honor...