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Congress has a historically bad habit of not accomplishing much during election years.
At the Biloxi Veterans Administration, Lillian Thornton is often called the "blanket lady" but that's a term of affection.
This week, our “Americans at Work” photo essay features photographs of military veterans returning to civilian lives in New York, made by photographer Emilie Richardson: “Like many Americans, veterans have experienced obstacles in finding employment since the economic decline in the 2000's.
Connecticut officials have begun designing an expansion and improvements to the State Veterans Cemetery in Middletown.
They met in a corner booth in back of a Panera Bread just off the Tomball Tollway on a breezy Wednesday afternoon.
Will you get to stay home on Friday? Veterans Day is approaching this Friday, November 11. Though the public holiday is observed each year, and has been since 1919, not everyone gets off from work.
Veterans struggling with chronic homelessness will soon have access to new housing as construction got underway on Tuesday on a 100-unit efficiency apartment complex on the campus of the Minneapolis VA Medical Center.
A recent meeting among the National Contracting Office, VA Puget Sound Health Care System engineering staff and building lessor Golden Oyster Bay LLC resulted in a limited notice to proceed, VA spokesman Chad Hutson said Friday.
Terry Smithson left the army nearly four decades ago but the Clayton County vet is still trying to look out for his fellow soldiers.
The Boynton Beach veterans group existed long before becoming a city entity 10 years ago, and it will continue after the commissioners will likely vote in May to dissolve the board.
In “Declining Wealth and Work Among Male Veterans in the Health and Retirement Study,” Alan L. Gustman,Thomas L. Steinmeier and Nahid Tabatabai present new evidence on how the relative financial status of veterans and nonveterans approaching traditional retirement age has varied over the last two decades.
Members of the new Local Veterans Advisory Committee got together for the first time Monday to watch Mayor Ed O’Brien sign an ordinance creating the new body, with West Haven one of the first municipalities in Connecticut to form a committee that is now required by the state.
Madeleine Morlino has always had an affinity for the armed forces. Her father served in the U.S. Air Force for 23 years, acclimating her to a military background.
The city Thursday put out to bid the project to improve facilities at Veterans Memorial Field, prompting officials to express hope that the bids fall within the $500,000 budget.
Sen. David Knezek, D-Dearborn Heights, and Rep. Tom Barrett, R-Potterville, both took their seats in November 2014, and they’re working hard toward a goal of improving veterans’ affairs here in Michigan.
Seeing work begin on a new $36 million nursing home for veterans was a long-awaited treat for many former service members on Wednesday.
Her departure after just 11 months on the job is the latest controversy involving the vet board, and it has at least one county commissioner demanding that something be done to fix the agency that some are calling “dysfunctional.”
When our men and women in uniform complete their military service, they fulfill their solemn vow and commitment to our nation. It is our duty to honor our commitment to them. Unfortunately, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) too often fails in fulfilling its pledge to provide quality medical care to our nation’s veterans.
Shan Spencer moved to Helena three years ago, and each year since he’s talked to between 50 and 100 veterans who are homeless or without a permanent residence and tried to find work for them.