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A Veterans Day tribute to Dr. Bob Bowman, a true American hero.
Each year as Congress assembles; new Legislative Bills are introduced as previously introduced Bills die. Some Bills relate to Vietnam veterans who did not have boots on ground.
Seventeen U.S. military veterans and their allies will stand trial after being arrested as they read the names of the fallen and laid flowers in their memory at New York City’s Vietnam Veterans Memorial.
Changing policy has made it easier to receive benefits. But with expanded eligibility and an aging vets population, the VA's backlog grows.
The PTSD Coach smartphone app on iTunes and Android Marketplace can help Veterans learn about and manage their symptoms. The app provides direct links to support and help.
Dr. Susan Angell, director of VA’s Homeless Veterans Initiative, was recognized for her work to help end Veteran homelessness at the Partnership of Public Service’s Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Awards.
The bipartisan bill, designed by U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar, improves homeless services outreach to rural and under-served urban veterans.
The US government maintains their decades-old mantra that there is no unequivocal scientific evidence that use of Agent Orange has caused an increase in either birth defects in Viet Nam, or is related to other human health issues in Viet Nam.
Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta will host a ceremony on Monday, May 28, 2012, at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., to thank and honor America's Vietnam Veterans on behalf of a grateful nation.
Sometimes it hits really close to home and reaffirms a commitment to the mission of serving others, and for Hampton VA Medical Center (VAMC) nursing educator Debra Frondelli, her own personal experience feeds her passion of helping Veterans.
Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) researchers from Boston report in the November issue of the Journal of Abnormal Psychology that risk factors for posttraumatic stress symptomatology (PTSS, short of full-blown posttraumatic stress disorder, or PTSD) in Afghanistan and Iraq Veterans were found to be similar to those observed in Vietnam Veterans.
U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Dakota Meyer, the nation’s most recent Congressional Medal of Honor recipient, will march alongside the oldest living Medal of Honor winner, Nicholas Oresko, in this year’s New York City’s Veterans Day Parade, the largest in the nation, parade organizers announced today.
Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki announced today that more than $2.2 billion in retroactive benefits has already been paid to approximately 89,000 Vietnam Veterans and their survivors who filed claims related to one of three new Agent Orange presumptive conditions.
Steve L. Muro, a Vietnam Veteran with leadership experience at every level within the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) National Cemetery Administration, has been sworn in as Under Secretary for Memorial Affairs.
URGENT AGENT ORANGE ACTION ALERT - DEADLINE IS TODAY! My apologies to Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA), but we at VT received a request from...
Hell not we won’t go” or “Ho, Ho, Ho Chi Minh, the NLF* is gonna win”, or “bring our boys home now!” Protestors carrying flags of the Communist enemy down American streets condemning the baby killers - The United States sent to defend South Vietnam against Communist Aggression. Supporters of the Communist war machine in South Vietnam (in America) including [Hanoi] Jane Fonda and [Senator] John Kerry launched a loosely coordinated anti-war (and anti-American) program of condemnation – in part - focused on the men that fought in Vietnam.
How long does it take to get a decision to help a veteran that is alive, how many times back through the system to get the correct decision, and then how long does a surviving widow have to plead the case to fulfill the promises made to veterans by this government! So I call now for sustained action by all veterans, their family members, their friends, and the citizens of this country...Show it through twitter activity every day!
From the VietnamVetWives Dear Secretary Shinseki,I met with the Institute of Medicine at their open session Dec.16th 2010. I presented evidence showing a connection between...
Fayetteville's 10-day tribute to Vietnam veterans this fall should portray a complete picture of the era and its impact on the city - including...
Urgent alert for both Agent Orange and Desert Storm Veterans. Editor's note: The enclosed medical research has a focus on male Testerone and Diabetes(Insulin). As...
The Republican Party has it knives out and is casting its eyes with a lean and hungry look on 'Quite Extreme' Veterans Health Benefits. "My...
“We Gotta Get Out of This Place”
November 4, 2010 will be a nostalgic and perhaps emotional day for Vietnam veterans of Northeast Louisiana. Some called them Baby Killers…We call them HEROES will premiere at 6 pm at Monroe Civic Center’s Jack Howard Theatre. In honor of the event, Mayor Jamie Mayo of Monroe and Mayor Dave Norris of West Monroe will issue a joint proclamation.
- What's frustrating, Vietnam veteran Frank Tate said, is that the Department of Veterans Affairs doesn't acknowledge cirrhosis as a disease caused by Agent Orange....
By Joe ‘Ragman’ Tarnovsky Vietnam Combat Veteran (1968-70) Gooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooood morning, Vietnam! How many times did we wake up to, or hear, that familiar opening line from the...
The inspiration to do this story came from Paul Wisovaty a member of Vietnam Veteran Against the War (VVAW) who wrote about how Veterans...
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