#veterans

News | The News

Reflections On The Meaning Of Veterans Day: Our Debt To Those Who Served Can't Be Repaid | Investor's Business Daily

Veterans Day takes on poignant significance as World War II veterans, one by one, leave us. Please thank them, and all veterans, while they're still here.

Politics | The Hall of Idiots

WATCH: SNL Comedian Mocks Veteran Who Lost An Eye To An IED Blast In Afghanistan

Saturday Night Live's Pete Davidson mocked Texas Republican Congressional candidate Dan Crenshaw, who lost an eye in an IED blast while serving in Afghanistan, during the show's "Weekend Update" sketch Saturday night, in a segment on "first impr

Politics | Leftist Lunacy

Liberal Professor Wants Activists To Be Considered Veterans, Afghanistan Veteran Responds

In a new op-ed on LGBTQ Nation, a leftist writer suggested expanding the definition of "

Miscellaneous | Interesting

Dogs are leading California veterans out of the darkness

The Pets and Vets program at Tony La Russa’s ARF is making a difference in the lives of veterans, who are matched with service dogs. Here are three stories of rescue at both ends of the leash…

News | Human Interest Stories

US veterans get smoother wheelchair ride with tech twist from Israeli startup

US Department of Veterans Affairs signs deal with Tel Aviv's SoftWheel for 2,000 shock-absorbing wheels over three years

Miscellaneous | Interesting

Serving those who serve: Finding resources for veterans

Sign up to use PATRIOTlink, a resource database that provides essential and critical assistance to struggling service members, veterans and their families.

History | HISTORY

Oldest Pearl Harbor survivor reflects ahead of Memorial Day - CNNPolitics

Ray Chavez reflected on his service, and recounted his experience on the day that President Franklin Roosevelt declared would "live in infamy."

Politics | Other Politics

Veterans group rips Trump tweet: Self-promotion on Memorial Day is 'appalling'

A progressive veterans advocacy group ripped President Trump's Memorial Day tweet bragging about the economy under his administration.

News | Interesting Links

Veterans get care in family-like home in new program - The Washington Post

The Medical Foster Home program offers family-like care while also saving the government money.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Vietnam War hero's dream Corvette fetches $675K at auction

A marina blue 1967 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe bought by a Vietnam War hero and maintained by his son sold for $675,000 at an Indianapolis auction Saturday.

History | History

Teacher traces dad's World War II past, finds 75-year-old plane wreckage

The story started to come together when Ken Elder Bledsoe organized the letters his father had written to his mother in 1942.

History | History

Young man on a mission to honor World War II vets before it's too late

Calif. teen films veterans' stories so he can capture their experiences and honor their sacrifices

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Moral Injury in the Context of War: National Center for PTSD

Describes moral injury and its aftermath in the context of war. Explains the relationship between moral injury and PTSD and presents treatment implications.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

21 Famous Quotes to Honor U.S. Veterans on Veteran's Day | Inc.com

On this day, take a moment to offer thanks to the extraordinary men and women who have protected the nation throughout history.

Politics | Trump

REPORT: Donald Trump still hasn’t paid Veterans groups all the money he raised for them

Over a month ago we posted an article on how CNN could only account for $800k of the 6 million in donations Trump said he raised when he boycotted the Fox News Debate before Iowa. Since then, what …

Politics | Trump

What ever happened to all that money Trump raised for the veterans? - The Washington Post

The campaign says half of the $6 million has gone to charities, but some are asking about the rest.

Politics | Election: 2018

Trump's Veterans Site Directs Donations To Trump's Personal Foundation

Rather than going directly to veterans groups, 100% of online donations on Trump's pro-veterans site will go directly to Trump's personal foundation.

Politics | Election: 2018

Trump’s Praise for Saddam Hussein Is an Insult to the Veterans He Claims to Love

It was only a matter of time before Trump’s well-known affection for strongmen veered into an actual compliment for one of modern history’s most vicious dictators, Saddam Hussein.

Sports | Surfing/SUPing

BOTE Announces Operation Phoenix: A Man Who Never Quit | Supconnect.com

BOTE®, a leader in standup paddle board innovations, announces a new partnership with military veteran, Josh Collins, to raise awareness and funds for those suffering from TBI and PTSD.

History | History

Oldest U.S. vet, 110, helps mark Pearl Harbor Day

Live webcasts from Pearl Harbor, interment at the USS Arizona, Honolulu parade and other events mark the 74th anniversary of the surprise attack that led the U.S. into World War II

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

When Breath Saves Life

For these veterans, healing trauma was as simple as learning how to breathe.

News | The News

First VA transgender clinic opens in Cleveland

The Cleveland VA Medical Center will open the first VA clinic specifically dedicated to the healthcare needs of transgender veterans.

Politics | Trump Politics

Veterans Administration Reforms

The current state of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is absolutely unacceptable. Over 300,000 veterans died waiting for care. Corruption and incompetence were excused. Politicians in Washington have done too little too slowly to fix it. This situa

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Somatic Experiencing: A Body-Centered Approach to Healing Veterans' PTSD - Social Work Today

National newsmagazine committed to enhancing the entire social work profession by exploring its difficult issues, new challenges, and current successes.

Entertainment | Miscellanneous Trek

William Shatner charity ride to honor vets

A fundraiser and publicity event for the American Legion features actor William Shatner, who will ride the "Rivet," a three-wheeled, open-air motorcyclelike hot rod. The eight-day, 2,400-mile drive, mostly along Route 66, starts in Aurora, Ill.,

News | The News

Yes, ESPN Did Pick Caitlyn Jenner Ahead of Iraq War Vet and Amputee Noah Galloway for the ESPY Courage Award

Yesterday evening, the Washington Post ran a short post by Des Beiler “debunking” a popular meme — launched by Boston Herald columnist and radio show host Gerry Callahan — that ESPN passed over Iraq War vet and double amputee Noah Galloway — a crossfit athlete, distance runner, and recent third-place finisher

News | The News

'Give Me a Chance': WWII Vet's Medal Ceremony Crashed by Protesters

Protesters in Portland, Oregon, interrupted a town hall meeting where a decorated World War II veteran was receiving a special honor.

Miscellaneous | Other Stuff

WWII veteran, 98, dons uniform for final salute

From Yahoo News: GLENVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — On Veterans Day, Justus Belfield donned his Army uniform one more time, even though he was too weak to leave his bed at an upstate New York nursing home.

Miscellaneous | Miscellaneous

History of Veterans Day - Office of Public and Intergovernmental Affairs

An Act (52 Stat. 351; 5 U. S. Code, Sec. 87a) approved May 13, 1938, made the 11th of November in each year a legal holiday—a day to be dedicated to the cause of world peace and to be thereafter celebrated and known as "Armistice Day."

News | News

Where Are 26,602 Veterans Sherman Didn't Survey?

Investigative Reporter Katherine Russ challenges the merit of Brad Sherman's veteran survey & a campaign article about it by The Daily News

History | History

Missing POW’s Remains Returned to His Widow 63 Years After His Death | KTLA

Army Sgt. 1st Class Joseph Gantt told his wife to remarry if he didn’t come back from the war. She told him no. He had a hard enough time getting her to say yes. He was it.

Business & Finance | Business

RivCo Supes Hope to Incentivize Businesses to Hire Veterans By Offering Competitve Edge

The Veteran Incentive Purchasing Program is intended to

Politics | PC Culture

VA employees switched to processing ACA applications - Hot Air

News | The News

Vet Claims Cracker Barrel Fired Him For Giving Muffin To Needy Person - CBS Tampa

Joe Koblenzer, 73, a Vietnam vet, lost his job after giving the muffin to a homeless man.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

At 90, Bush 41 'enjoys life to the fullest' & celebrates with his 8th jump!

(CNN) -- On January 14, 2013, George H.W. Bush was released from a Houston hospital after seven weeks of treatment for bronchitis, an infection and a persistent cough.

On Thursday he was sky-diving to celebrate his 90th birthday.

History | History

Memorial Day 2014: WWII vet remembers one that was left behind

More than six decades after he left military service at the end of World War II, Bill Howland still tears up at one particularly bad memory among many bad memories. An Army medic, he removed the leg...

Politics | Malfeasance

VA Fast-Tracks Sex Change for Manning While Vets Die on Waiting Lists

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has formally approved the request of Pvt. Bradley Manning, convicted for leaking classified documents to Wikileaks, to be temporarily transferred out of military custody in order to undergo expensive hormone therapy and surge