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  • Veteran's suicide hotline misses almost one third of text messages
    Veteran's suicide hotline text message fail: Test shows some messages unanswered
    Back in February when the news broke that the suicide hotline set up for veterans was having problems, an immediate fix was promised. The Department of Veterans affairs found that some veterans calling this suicide hotline had their calls...
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    VA wait time scandal resurfaces at VA hospital in Houston
    Just when you think things couldn’t possibly get worse for the VA, things get worse. A report published this week by the Department of Veterans Affairs' Office of Inspector General (VA-OIG), found that VA staff manipulated wait times at...
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    Vietnam Veterans Memorial Moving Wall in Spencerport June 16-20
    The Vietnam Veterans Moving Wall, a half-size replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington travels around the country every year. The Moving Wall will be on display at the Ferris Goodridge American Legion Post at 691 Trimmer Road in...
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    Republican Congresswoman wants to eliminate VA health care
    Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers, who is the House GOP conference chairwoman, unveiled a proposal this week to eliminate the Veterans Health Administration, the segment of the VA that provides health care and other medical services to...
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    Vietnam Veterans of America Clothing Drive in Brockport June 7, 2016
    The Vietnam Veterans of America will conduct another clothing drive in the Brockport area (zip code 14420) on Tuesday June 7, 2016. This includes the Village of Brockport and the Town of Sweden.This is an absolutely great way to recycle those...
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    Senate Committee issues scathing report on VA Inspector General’s incompetence
    The Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs has just issued a scathing report criticizing the Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Inspector General (VA-OIG) for failing to prevent the deaths caused by the over...
  • Trump obliges the doubting-thomas's on fundraiser for Veterans
    Trump obliges the doubting-thomas's on fundraiser for Veterans
    For all the doubters and nay-sayers, yesterday the presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump released a list of Veteran charities that have received fundraising funds. Trump said he raised almost $6 million for the Veterans during a...
  • Habitual traffic offender knocks veteran bikers off motorcycle on Memorial Day
    Habitual traffic offender knocks veteran bikers off motorcycle on Memorial Day
    On the heels of the 3-day Memorial Day weekend comes a road rage story out of Florida from WFLA News Channel 8involving veterans knocked off their motorcycle. Channel 8 reports thatRobert Vance is in custody for aggravated battery with a deadly...
  • Memorial Day celebrated around the country
    Memorial Day events honor war heroes with live streaming
    On May 30, the national Memorial Day parade is live streamed. The parade is held annually and moves along Constitution Avenue in Washington, D.C., The parade is a a moving timeline of American military history, honoring those who have served and...
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    On Memorial Day - remembering three airmen who died together
    I know eleven men who were either Killed in Action (KIA) or who are listed as Missing In Action (MIA) during the Vietnam War. But only two of those men were stationed in Vietnam, the other nine men were stationed outside Vietnam, in Thailand and...
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    Remembering a teammate on Memorial Day
    As an athlete, you never forget your teammates no matter how long it has been. It doesn’t matter if you were their teammate in middle school, high school or college. There is a special bond between teammates, and there was a special bond...
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    Remembering a navigator on Memorial Day
    John Bush was the best friend I ever had. I haven’t seen John in 48 years, but I still think of him every day. He was shot down over North Vietnam and is still listed as Missing In Action (MIA).John Bush and I were classmates in...
  • Memorial Day freebies for veterans and active duty military
    Memorial Day freebies for veterans and active duty military
    Are you a veteran or active member of the military? Then you'll be happy to learn you can get discounts and free offers on Monday. Here's a list of several places offering Memorial Day freebies for Veterans and active duty military members...
  • Home caregiver bashes 91-year-old WWII vet in head with oxygen tank and leaves him to die in a pool of blood
    Caregiver beats 91-year-old WWII vet with oxygen tank and leaves him to die
    Police in North Port, Florida, said that a woman caring for a 91-year-old WWII veteran in his home bashed the man on his head with an oxygen tank several times and then left him to die in a pool of his own blood when he refused to give her a blank...
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    VA declared that 4,200 living veterans were dead
    When the VA gets it wrong, they really get it wrong. This past week the VA had to admit that it had erroneously cut off the benefits of 4,200 veterans. The VA had declared that those veterans were dead, despite the fact that the veterans are still...
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