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2 hrs ago | KOB-TV New Mexico
Officials with the Veterans Affairs health care system in New Mexico are planning two town halls to discuss health care and disability claims with veterans and their families.
6 hrs ago | Harwich and Manningtree Standard
A FORMER signalman whose war stories include being captured and interrogated before escaping with a broken arm has celebrated his 100th birthday.
Labor Day weekend celebrations are underway and in Madison County, one group has a different approach to enjoying their long weekend.
Soldiers prepare slides with blood samples for testing during a training exercise.
The 89-year-old decorated World War II veteran foiled an armed robbery attempt Saturday afternoon at his Lake Park jewelry business that left a 44-year-old suspect with six gunshot wounds, but no loot.
Grant Garrison and George Turner are a generation apart and fought in different wars, but they recently found themselves in about the same situation.
James Graham is told to stump up an extra A 600 for burial but said: "I could dig it myself, I was in the trenches" A war veteran fears he will no longer be able to afford to be buried alongside his loved ones after being told costs have almost doubled because he has moved house.
ST. CLOUD, Minn. - Visions of a national wind energy bonanza have been a costly mirage for the Department of Veterans Affairs , even after five years of work and more than $3.7 million spent.
When all other Seminole students were headed to their first day of school on Monday, one little boy was sent home because his hair was too long.
The four little dogs who keep Korean War veteran Julius Oliver company in his West Ashley apartment were jumping all over him as he tested out his new electric wheelchair Saturday afternoon.
A 35-year veteran of the St. Louis Police Department who'd been assigned to duty in Ferguson suddenly retired this week over a YouTube video, it was reported Saturday as activists conducted another march through the strife-torn town pleading for God "to even the score."
On April 21, 1967, Tinley was part of a group of young Marines sent to reinforce the Que Son District of Vietnam.
Pennsylvania veterans who served in the Persian Gulf have one year left to apply for a conflict bonus, the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs announced Friday.
Department of Veterans Affairs Vet Center staff members across the region along with their Mobile Vet Center outreach vehicle, will offer free readjustment counseling services to interested Veterans and active duty service members in the following counties during the month of September: Sept.
Pre-registration for volunteers ends Wednesday for East Bay Stand Down 2014, a four-day event at the Alameda County Fairgrounds where homeless, needy and displaced military veterans receive services ranging from haircuts and dental care to help finding a job and a place to live.
Marines with 1st Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment marched together for the last time during the unit's deactivation ceremony on Friday, but Commanding Officer Lt.
Updated: Mon Sep 01, 2014 09:33 am
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