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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Veteran suicide prevention legislation started advancing Tuesday as lawmakers pursue a strategy meant to better serve those who joined the military. House Bill 30, with bipartisan… Read More
WASHINGTON (NPR) – Becky Queen remembers opening the letter with the foreclosure notice. “My heart dropped,” she said, “and my hands were shaking.” Queen lives on a small farm in… Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — Bob Alexander joined the Air Force in 1990, planning to make it his career. He knew there was a big issue to deal with: Alexander was… Read More
Every small business has a story to tell and social media can be a great way to share your story with your customers. In this webinar, we will discuss how… Read More
WASHINGTON (NPR) — For Navy veteran Jesse Reynolds, it’s personal. Veterans funding is currently a key part of two high-stakes showdowns in Washington: budget talks and the possible default on… Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — The U.S. Senate, in a bipartisan 86-11 vote, approved a measure to provide health care and benefits for millions of veterans injured by exposure to toxins,… Read More
CHILLICOTHE, Ohio (WOUB) — Veterans and lawmakers across Southeast Ohio are fighting to keep open the Chillicothe VA Medical Center, which has served veterans in the region for close to… Read More
WHITTIER, Calif. (NPR) — It’s supper time in the Whittier, California, home of Air Force Veteran Danyelle Clark-Gutierrez. Eagerly awaiting a bowl of kibble and canned dog food is Lisa,… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A former nursing assistant has been sentenced to seven consecutive terms of life in prison for injecting seven elderly veterans with fatal doses of insulin. Reta… Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. (OVR) — On Monday, Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear delivered his daily briefing on coronavirus, which is surging across the Ohio Valley. Eleven more Kentuckians had died that day…. Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. (Statehouse News Bureau) — The story in The Atlantic quoting anonymous sources saying President Donald Trump referred to American soldiers who lost their lives in service as “suckers” and “losers” is still getting widespread reaction. But… Read More
The Trump Administration’s new suicide prevention strategy mentions the touchy subject of gun-safety. It will aim to fight the stigma around people seeking help during a mental health crisis.
CHILLICOTHE, Ohio (AP) – The government says the remains of a soldier who died during the Korean War have been identified as an 18-year-old Ohio man. The Defense POW/MIA Accounting… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs said Tuesday it is investigating allegations of “potential wrongdoing” resulting in multiple patient deaths at a VA hospital in West… Read More
Veterans are warning that the Department of Veterans Affairs has not resolved serious flaws in the way the program is administered.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A West Virginia sailor and veteran is among those honored on a recently dedicated World War I memorial in New York City’s Times Square. The monument… Read More
Wisconsin created the Green Alert – a statewide call-out when family, friends or caregivers report a troubled veteran is missing. That may save lives, but it exposes a personal crisis to all.
Women make up nearly 10 percent of the U.S. veteran population and are the fastest growing group within the veteran community, yet they remain mostly invisible in society. In recognition of… Read More
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia is seeking volunteer drivers for a partnership to transport disabled veterans to hospital medical appointments. State Veterans Assistance Secretary Dennis Davis tells The Herald-Dispatch… Read More
Richard Overton enlisted in an all-black battalion, serving in Iwo Jima and Okinawa. He loved ice cream, whiskey and cigars. “Today we mourn not just a hero, but a legend,” the U.S. Army said.
Robert Wilkie is President Trump’s second VA secretary; his first was fired after clashing with political appointees. Wilkie insists he’s put an end to infighting at the department.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia has been awarded a $400,000 federal grant to provide agriculture training for military veterans. The state Department of Agriculture says in a news release… Read More
All Proceeds will go to Local Veterans Charites! Free Admission! Food Trucks, Homemade ice cream, DJ, and much more! Cars & Motorcycles judged separately. Over 20 trophies! Hundreds of dollars… Read More