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  1. Landmark open meeting on Agent Orange held at Oregon VA hospitalRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Vallejo News

    Vietnam War veterans on Saturday called for more research into the health effects of U.S. service members' exposure to Agent Orange, in a first of its kind open meeting at a VA hospital in Portland, Oregon, on the lingering effects of the chemicals. The U.S. military during the Vietnam War sprayed millions of gallons of Agent Orange to destroy foliage and expose enemy troops.


  2. Vets chip in to help homeless comrades with food, clothing, adviceRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Times

    Wendy Paradis signs in as a veteran volunteer Saturday at the American Legion collection drive in the St. John Baptist Church parking lot in Gainesville. Paradis is an Air Force veteran who has worked in several organizations to assist veterans as well as the homeless community.


  3. Acting El Paso veterans affairs director addresses veteran's concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | El Paso Times

    ... didn't happen in the past, but I am going to address that." According to national audit of Department of Veteran Affairs clinics, El Paso veterans seeking a mental health appointment had to wait an average of 60 days. For an initial specialty care ...


  4. Lee County and Habitat for Humanity repair veteran's homeRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WALB-TV Albany

    The Flint River Habitat for Humanity teams up with Lee County officials to help repair a Lee County Vietnam Veteran's home. Students from Lee County High School, the Lee County Chamber, City of Leesburg, Lee County Family Connection and the Lee and Albany Area YMCA repainted, cut down shrubbery and made repairs to 65-year-old James Stettnisch's home in Lee County.


  5. WWII bomber veteran overlooked for bravery awardRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | ABC News

    Earlier this month, three veteran RAAF airmen from Albany in Western Australia were presented with the French Legion of Honour for their bravery in World War II, 70 years after they flew bombers over Europe. But it has now emerged that another veteran, a West Australian bomber pilot who would qualify for the award, has been overlooked.


  6. Military veterans can win 7-Eleven franchise in contestRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Veterans interested in running their own business may want to take advantage of 7-Eleven Inc.'s first franchise giveaway. The award is not a full convenience store but rather a credit of up to $190,000 for the franchise fee, according to a news release.


  7. Obituary: Theodore Papermaster, longtime Twin Cities pediatrician, World War II vetRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    Theodore "Ted" Papermaster, a longtime Twin Cities pediatrician known for a prodigious memory and swift diagnostic skills, died Nov. 10 after a brief illness. He was 100.


  8. Elks Lodge 2540 hosts veterans and familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Cape Gazette

    At the Elks Lodge 2540 luncheon for veterans on Nov. 8 are in back Vietnam veteran and chaplain Isaac Goodman, Mary Horneck, Cape Henlopen Elks Exalted Ruler Eileen M. Loftus, Barbara Freund, and Commissioner of Veterans' Affairs for Sussex County Robert "Bob" Corsa. Seated are George B. Horneck, 93, retired U.S. Navy, and Edward Freund, 97, retired U.S. Army.


  9. Veterans Affairs doctors may soon be allowed to recommend medical marijuana for PTSDRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | UPI

    A new bill proposes that doctors from the Department of Veterans Affairs should be allowed to recommend the use of medical marijuana for PTSD, brain trauma and mental health in states where use of medical marijuana is legal. Studies have found the use of marijuana in combination with therapy to be effective for treating PTSD and other mental health problems like anxiety or depression.


  10. 87-year-old Bradenton man receives 2nd Purple HeartRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Check out this story on U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Sarasota, shakes Korean War veteran Walter Scott Blomely's hand after awarding him his second Purple Heart on Friday. BRADENTON, Fla.


  11. US veterans secretary to speak at Harvard LawRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Boston Herald

    The U.S. secretary of veterans affairs is delivering a speech at Harvard Law School on the challenges the country faces in providing care for disabled veterans. Secretary Robert McDonald is also expected to address his vision for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs in remarks at the law school Monday morning.


  12. chris elliott published Do you know who these members of the Dunkirk Veterans Association...Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Cambridge Evening News

    Brownies, war veterans, and a local Live Aid show in a school are among our photo archive offerings this weekend. The little Brownies are pictured in November 1992, and are from Royston.


  13. Cross-cultural adaptation of the Window to Hope: a psychological...Read the original story

    16 hrs ago | CiteULike

    Cross-cultural adaptation of the Window to Hope: a psychological intervention to reduce hopelessness among U.S. veterans with traumatic brain injury. To conduct a cross-cultural adaptation of Window to Hope , a treatment to reduce hopelessness after traumatic brain injury , from the Australian civilian context to that of U.S. Veterans.


  14. Atlanta VA names new assistant directorRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | WCTV Tallahassee

    The Department of Veterans Affairs said Friday that Robert D. Evans will fill the post. Evans previously served as the medical center's chief chaplain, acting assistant director and acting associate director.


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    19 hrs ago | CNN

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  16. Eaton, Davis share military experience with RJHS studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Courier

    Russellville Junior High School students were given a history lesson from two hometown heroes on Thursday. Part of a national initiative by the History Channel and Suddenlink, Take a Veteran to School Day provided students an opportunity to hear from retired military veterans Col.


  17. Teen who befriended dying pensioner wins runner up ranking in awards...Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Tring Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. A teenager who befriended an elderly man until his dying day came third in Hertfordshire's Young People of the Year awards.


  18. Will the stocking be empty?Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    Photo submittedVivian Blevins is pictured with her brother Bill, sister Marilyn and Bobby, Dicky and Betty Gilliam at the UMWA Union Hall at Clutts lined up for Christmas treats. Photo submittedVivian Blevins is pictured with her brother Bill, sister Marilyn and Bobby, Dicky and Betty Gilliam at the UMWA Union Hall at Clutts lined up for Christmas treats.


  19. 10 years after Iraq, Brainerd veteran and his family battle PTSDRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | TwinCities

    The 37-year-old Iraq veteran, who lives in Brainerd and suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder, isn't alone. Bob Nelson, Crow Wing County director of veterans services, said a strong percentage of National Guard members have dealt with PTSD.


  20. Daughter's plea to catch the swine who stole dad's ashesRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Oxford Mail

    SIZE fibreglass pig containing the ashes of a Second World War veteran has been stolen from his daughter's home. Jane Gilmore said she was distraught by the theft of the pig and a fibreglass piglet from her house last Friday.