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  1. Suit over use of VA site settledRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Press-Telegram

    Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert McDonald,left, shakes the hand of Ron Olson, of Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP, during a press conference at the VA West Los Angles Medical Center, on the future of the 387-acre site. The federal government has agreed to settle a lawsuit in which the ACLU accused the Department of Veterans Affairs of misusing the campus while veterans with brain injuries slept in the streets.


  2. Investigation into VFW fundraisers goes to AG's officeRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | KXAN-TV Austin

    When making a donation to help U.S. military veterans in need, it is hard to know where your money is really going and who is taking it. After a KXAN investigation of fundraising companies used by the Veterans of Foreign War of Texas, the Secretary of State's office said VFW fundraisers are breaking the law.


  3. Armenian Army celebrates 23rd anniversary today - Generals on military's achievements and failuresRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Groong

    Armenian Army celebrates 23rd anniversary today - Generals on military's achievements and failures 10:48 * 28.01.15 January 28 marks the Day of the Armenian Army. The national armed forces' foundations were laid in 1992 when the country was leading a battle for the liberation of Nagorno-Karabakh .


  4. VA Puget Sound to get $22M for hospital networkRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Seattle Times

    An overhaul of the Department of Veterans Affairs passed by Congress last summer will deliver $22 million to hospitals in the Puget Sound region over the next two years to help the network catch up with its rapidly expanding patient population. The money will allow VA Puget Sound to hire the equivalent of an additional 124 medical employees, according to a breakdown released Wednesday.


  5. Homeless vets to get housing at L.A. VA site under settlementRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    Homeless veterans will get housing and services at a large Department of Veterans Affairs health campus in Los Angeles under a deal to settle a lawsuit accusing the agency of misusing the land, officials said on Wednesday. The 387-acre site located between the affluent Westwood and Brentwood neighborhoods was deeded to the United States in 1888 to give a home to disabled veterans.


  6. VA settles suit, agrees to fight vet homelessness in LARead the original story

    15 hrs ago | KMPH-TV Fresno

    The federal government is settling a lawsuit that claimed it ignored the problem of homeless vets in greater Los Angeles. An agreement announced Wednesday gives the Department of Veterans Affairs until Feb. 13 to develop a plan to end local veteran homelessness.


  7. Changes made after vet's dog kicked from parkRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | ABC Action News

    A local veteran has received a formal letter of apology from the City of Tampa after an investigation found city staff ordered him to remove his service dog from a public park, which violates Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act. It was June 16, 2013.


  8. Schumer slams health-care coverage glitch for disabled veterans' kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Times Herald-Record

    MIDDLETOWN  - Sen. Chuck Schumer says children of severely disabled veterans should be able to stay on their parents' health care plan until age 26, just like other children.


  9. Thompson looks for schools, veterans to take part in history projectRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Daily Republic

    Rep. Mike Thompson, D-Napa, is looking for local schools to help to interview and preserve the recollections of American war veterans as part of the Veterans History Project of the Library of Congress American Folklife Center. Thompson, who is a veteran, is also encouraging local veterans to take part in the project and talk about their service in the military.


  10. First Lady Chirlane McCray unveils mental health roadmap by summer 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago |

    On Wednesday, First Lady Chirlane McCray formally announced a new mental health initiative that would bring about a more inclusive health system across the five boroughs. At the From Punishment to Public Health conference in Brooklyn Wednesday morning, McCray said the initiative would consist of a road map that would depict the burden that anxiety, addiction, depression and other common diseases place on different groups of people.


  11. Search for homeless goes on despite stormRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Sun Journal

    Janice Lara-Hewey, center, coordinator Catholic Charities' Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness, talks with volunteers in the Vet Center Mobile Command Center on Mill Street in Lewiston on Wednesday afternoon. Most in attendance were heading out at sunset in several central Maine communities in search of homeless people.


  12. Harold Simon, who was Passaic County's oldest veteran, dies at 103Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago |

    Harold Simon is congratulated as he celebrates his 102nd birthday at American Legion Post 227 in Totowa in October 2013.. Harold Simon, who fought in Normandy and was Passaic County's oldest veteran until he moved into a nursing home last summer, died Saturday.


  13. Remarks by the President at Farewell Tribute in Honor of Secretary of Defense Chuck HagelRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The White House

    THE PRESIDENT: Good afternoon, everyone. Michelle and I, as some of you know, just spent the past few days in India.


  14. Knighthood fails to change demeanor of Truro veteranRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Truro Daily News

    Deteriorating eyesight has robbed him of the ability to properly see the magnificent and prestigious medal resting in his hand. Truro resident and Second World War veteran John Burke, seen with his wife of 67 years, Theresa, displays the insignia awarded to him by the government of France, which recently bestowed him as a Knight of the National Order of the Legion of Honour, the country's highest national order.


  15. Boscola to present one student with Valley Forge Military College scholarshipRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Pocono Record

    State Sen. Lisa Boscola announced that one student in the 18th Senatorial District will have the opportunity to receive a scholarship to attend the Valley Forge Military College in Wayne. Boscola said of the scholarship, “Through its military structured environment, students receive an education that prepares them to go on to a four-year college or a service academy.


  16. Letter: Kylea s legacy extends beyond military serviceRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | The Advocate

    The controversial film "American Sniper" has sparked debate across the country and the flames have been fanned by incendiary remarks on each side. I had the opportunity to meet with Chris Kyle on a handful of occasions while on the nonprofit fundraising circuit, including once in Baton Rouge only months before his murder at the hands of a veteran whom he was attempting to help.


  17. Finally, housing for homeless vets at the West L.A. VA facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    A veteran makes his way past the Veterans Homes of California at the West Los Angeles campus of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. A veteran makes his way past the Veterans Homes of California at the West Los Angeles campus of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.


  18. Call out for veterans to attend private's Fort Logan burialRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Denver Post

    A call has been put out for people to rally around a Vietnam War era veteran who will be laid to rest in Fort Logan National Cemetery. On Tuesday All Veterans Funeral & Cremation, which is handling the arrangements, put out a Facebook post asking for support in fear that no family or friends would attend.


  19. UN Assembly hears Holocaust survivor's plea to never forget - all human life is sacred'Read the original story

    17 hrs ago | United Nations

    Holocaust survivor Jona Laks addresses the UN General Assembly's annual International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust. UN Photo/Loey Felipe 28 January 2015 – As part of the annual events at the United Nations to mark the International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust, the General Assembly today heard a Holocaust survivor and a former World War II veteran recount the horrors they had witnessed some 70 years ago as they urged the world "not to forget that all human life is sacred."


  20. FedBid barred from new government contractsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Joe Jordan, who was the White House procurement policy chief before joining FedBid about a year ago, was named CEO last week. The U.S. Air Force is proposing debarment for Vienna-based FedBid after a September 2014 inspector general's report alleged contract fraud and cited intimidation tactics from company officials against a Veterans Affairs procurement officer who ruled against the company.