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  1. VA: Denver hospital will need $340 million in equipmentRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Myrtle Beach Online

    Be sure to include your name, daytime phone number, address, name and phone number of legal next-of-kin, method of payment, and the name of the funeral home/crematory to contact for verification of death. The Veterans Affairs Department expects to spend about $340 million to buy medical equipment and train staff for its new Denver hospital, on top of the estimated $1.73 billion to build the facility, officials said Saturday.


  2. Thousands at Sydney Anzac memorialRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    The NSW Governor has joined thousands of people at a moving Anzac dawn service at the Kokoda Track Memorial Walkway in Sydney. War veterans young and old joined the crowd, including NSW Governor David Hurley and NSW Health Minister Jillian Skinner, at the service near Concord Hospital.


  3. Guest Commentary: Veterans should get care at University of Colorado HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Denver Post

    Deputy Secretary of Veteran Affairs Sloan Gibson delivers a status update about construction of the new VA hospital in Aurora on April 2. I have watched as the new Veterans Affairs hospital in Aurora has risen from the ground, grown to ridiculous proportions, and then stalled multiple times. All the while, veterans have been forced to seek care in a worn and outdated mess of a facility in East Denver.


  4. Opinion: The Meaning of Their ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Wall Street Journal

    This article was adapted from remarks for the fourth annual salute to Iraq and Afghanistan veterans at the Marines' Memorial Club in San Francisco on April 16: Our country gives hope to millions around the world, and you-who knew that at one time your job was to fight well-kept that hope alive.


  5. Stolen valor? Elkton man accused of posing as Navy AdmiralRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | WTLV

    ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. -- An Elkton man accused of posing as a retired U.S. Navy Admiral was arrested Wednesday on felony and misdemeanor charges, authorities said.


  6. Plentiful deals for homebuying veterans who dig deep, get educatedRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    As a Navy veteran who served in Vietnam, Paul Conner didn't know that his physical disability qualified him for a break on his property taxes or that he could get a home loan with no down payment, courtesy of Uncle Sam. The 72-year-old Richmond veteran is not alone.


  7. Bucket List Adventure: Saddlebreds and Silver in Shelbyville, KYRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago |

    In the rolling bluegrass of central Kentucky, there are more than 90 farms dedicated to a singular vocation: breeding and training Saddlebred horses - the "peacock of the horse world." These high-stepping equine beauties, highly regarded for their grace and athleticism, are perfectly at home in Shelbyville, Ky ., the "American Saddlebred Capital of the World."


  8. Utah World War II veteran receives honor from FranceRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    A representative of France on Saturday presented the French Legion of Honor to a World War II veteran from Sandy. Sam Boyack, 91, received the medal during a ceremony at the state Capitol.


  9. Organization Dedicated To Reuniting Military Veterans With Their Furry FriendsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | CBS Local

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  10. .com | Prince Harry gets airborne and into Australia's OutbackRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | News24

    Prince Harry completes the first two weeks of a stint with the Australian army on Sunday, training in bush survival skills, spending time on helicopter duties and playing wheelchair Aussie Rules football. Captain Wales, as he is known in the British army, is on a month-long attachment with his Australian Army counterparts ahead of retiring from the forces.


  11. Oakland VA whistleblower to appear at House hearing this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | San Jose Mercury News

    Rustyann Brown outside the Federal Building in Oakland, Calif., Friday, Mar. 20, 2015. Brown became a Veterans Administration whistle blower after finding a large number of benefit claims that she says were neglected while working in the Oakland office of the VA.


  12. Flag fracas at Valdosta StateRead the original story

    8 hrs ago |

    A military veteran was detained but not charged by Valdosta State University police after she approached a group of protesters on campus who were walking on an American flag and took it from them. Michelle Manhart, an Air Force veteran, said she was not planning to take the flag from the group, but she had heard about the group's recent campus demonstrations and wanted to take action.


  13. Editorial: Welcome home, Sgt. PriceRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Gaston Gazette

    Only the hardest of hearts would not be touched by last Saturday's funeral for Staff Sgt. Bunyan Durant Price Jr. His family, his friends and his fellow Vietnam War veterans had been waiting for this day way too long - nearly 45 years.


  14. Vin Diesel, Kristin Stewart, Steve Martin bashed for lack of cemetery respectRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago |

    Some of Hollywood's darlings just had their "stuff" put in the street, to use a familiar soldier term. Citizens of Canton, Georgia, who live near the Georgia National Cemetery, are outraged over the lack of respect shown when Vin Diesel , Kristin Stewart , and Steve Martin along with their film crews turned the sacred ground into a Hollywood movie set.


  15. Rep. Greg Davids, House Republicans $2 billion tax cut legislation releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    With an insider's eye, Hot Dish tracks the tastiest bits of Minnesota's political scene and keep you up-to-date on those elected to serve you. Contributors in Minnesota: Patrick Condon, J. Patrick Coolican, Patricia Lopez , Ricardo Lopez , Abby Simons, and Glen Stubbe .


  16. Art Therapy Program Offered to VeteransRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | The Times

    Through the partnership of Helen Arts & Heritage Center and California based Help Hospitalized Veterans , quality art based craft projects are offered to qualified US military veterans at no cost. HHV is the provider of the craft kits, many of which come from fellow veteran owned manufacturers.


  17. A prodigy seeks answers and a father in a Redwood CurtainaRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    As American Sniper so recently reminded us, war doesn't always end when men and women come home from the battlefield. Shattered minds, post-traumatic stress disorder, emotional torment that engulfs families can cause ongoing damage in the lives of those who fought and those who love them.


  18. Ohio veterans receive overdue medals decades after serviceRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    A Vietnam veteran and the family of a World War II veteran who died in 2007 were presented with overdue military medals in a ceremony in Cincinnati. Vietnam veteran Ernest Stevenson received the Purple Heart and five other medals in the Friday ceremony at Cincinnati City Hall.


  19. Arn: NIU student group leader condemns veterans, military as "the real terrorists"Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Illinoisreview

    A showing of American Sniper at Northern Illinois University has stirred an angry reaction from the campus' Muslim Student Association leaders. Wednesday April 22nd, the Northern Illinois University Veterans Student Association will screen the biggest box office film of 2014, about military veteran Chris Kyle.


  20. Maze Runner: the Death Cure Set for 2017 Release; Miraculously Not Being Split into Two MoviesRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Collider

    The very foundation of Hollywood is about to break: the final installment in a feature film adaptation of a YA book series is not being split in half. I'm not sure how the entertainment world is going to cope, but we'll get through this together.