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Bill would create dog training program for veteran therapy

Rep. Steve Stivers (R-Ohio) has introduced legislation that would establish a dog training program for veterans with post-traumatic stress.

Ohio rolls out veteran friendly employer registry

Ohio has rolled out an online registry letting military veterans know which employers are looking to hire veterans.

Capital Data: New York’s veteran unemployment problem

More veterans in New York State are unemployed than non-veterans, according to data released by the state Department of Labor.

Soldiers, Veterans Speak Up Against Any Syria Action

Active military members and veterans are speaking out against U.S. intervention in the two-year Syrian civil war, saying the nation is too "stretched thin, tired and broke" to enter yet another open-ended conflict in the Middle East.

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News – March 26, 2013

This is the fifth essay in a 10-part Women’s History Month series entitled, Honoring Our Nation’s Women Veterans. In February, we asked readers to submit essays about their time in service or women who have served our country. …

Altruistic Idealism of Military People vs. Greedy Politicians

The above quote I found in the publication Veterans Post at the local VA hospital. It's powerful.

Legless blind man who stole from veterans avoids jail

Blind himself and with both legs amputated below the knee, Brown "was an expert at making people trust him," his former boss, Nancy Kirk, told a judge Wednesday during a sentencing hearing in federal court.

After War, Vets Fight for Jobs at Home

In 2006, following two tours in Iraq working motor transport, former Marine Mike Liguori went through the Department of Labor's Transition Assistance Program for military members and used the modern G.I. Bill to get a business administration degree at Menlo College in northern California, where he still lives.

The Greatest Little Coffee Shop You’ll Find

Mooresville, North Carolina…Richard's Coffee Shop, "The most patriotic coffee shop in America". Just around the corner from my house there's a great place to stop in for a cup of Joe. It is a hangout of sorts for Veterans which I have written about this past year, and has become so popular it needed to pick-up roots and relocate up the street to larger quarters.

New York Veteran Benefits from Excelsior Education Partnership

The New York VFW's educationpartnershipwithExcelsiorCollege, forged in early 2011 to help engage younger veterans with the VFW, has begun to show results for VFW members seeking to complete college degrees.

Give Us Two Hard Boiled Please

Being a hero is extraordinary. Being a hero twice is almost unbelievable.

#*&amp% Happens And Other Causes Of "Tradition"

Tradition isn't planned...it just happens

Veterans Notice! No Date Cut-off for Compensation Claims

There has been misinformation spread by the media that all files for compensation for Agent Orange related presumptive illnesses must be filed by August 30th, 2011. UNTRUE and FALSE!

Veteran and Military-Oriented Career Advice: Your Transferable Skills

If you are approaching your transition to a civilian career, it’s time to take an inventory of your transferable skills. The good news is this: since you trained and worked in the military, you may be light years ahead of your civilian peers. In addition to the skills you gained from service schools, military occupational specialties or ratings, and coursework, your role in parenting, projects, hobbies, community service and other life experience will serve you well in your transition.

GORDON DUFF: Enough is Enough! Is America Worth Defending?

WE WARNED YOU, WE SAW IT COMING... By Gordon Duff STAFF WRITER/Senior Editor Right off the bat, I want to make myself clear, this is about...

A general speaks out about his battle with PTSD

This man is a true leader when it comes to talking about his own battle with PTSD. He is not ashamed and no one...

HOMEWARD BOUND

The ultimate grunt, Dress Blues now white; One Marine standing tall on this most sacred night. Young and vibrant, wounds of battle now gone. No more suffering or pain, As he rose to move on.

Gulf War hero arrested by VA cops for helping fellow veteran,...

 - VA cops continue their mindless and illegal harassment of veterans. Decorated veteran is denied honest services by federal VA employees in violation of federal...

Update – Outrage in Texas – Veteran’s Disability Benefits Sought by...

 - Update: Charles Williams was released from custody after being bailed him out. No further details at this time. They took this man's liberty, they're after...

Marine Killed at VA Hospital in Maine Called Generous, Considerate Man

- Friends recall life of former Marine killed at Togus - By Nick Sambides Jr. BDN Staff An ailing Grindstone man and former U.S. Marine fatally shot by...

WSI The #1 Internet Consulting Marketing Business Welcomes Another Veteran Franchise...

Since launching The Investing in America campaign in August, WSI has been receiving a strong response from American Veterans. WSI is now proud to welcome another Marine to the family, Marcus Henry.

TOLEDO, OHIO: MAY 16 VET BIKER EVENT CANCELLED

TOLEDO VETERANS MEMORIAL MOTORCYCLE EVENT CANCELLED By Nick Hauptricht for Veterans Today The event planned for May 16, 2010 welcoming the WW2 memorial stones given to...

HOWARD ZINN: A LION FALLS LEAVING A NATION OF SWINE

FEW AMERICANS KNEW OF ZINN, FEW KNOW WHAT WE HAVE LOST AND THE DOOM WE FACE By Gordon Duff STAFF WRITER/Senior Editor Silly obituaries of Howard...

A VETERAN IS…..

The Federal Government created the veteran. That is the courts opinion of what a veteran is. Of course, we have been left out of many things, i.e. Civil Rights Act of 1964, race, color, creed, national origin, sex, religion.

Department of Veterans Affairs Reports 73 Thousand U.S. Gulf War Deaths

Surprisingly more Gulf War Veterans have died than Vietnam Veterans.