While on a comedy tour in 2016, Navy Veteran Rodney Perry suffered a severe stroke. He received life-saving care at the Denver VA Medical Center and spent the next 40 days in their inpatient rehab clinic.
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The Congressional Medal of Honor Society announces that Captain Thomas J. Hudner, Jr., Medal of Honor recipient, passed away Monday morning, November 13, 2017, in Concord, Massachusetts, at the age of 93. Thomas J. Hudner, Jr., a native of Fall River, Massachusetts, is a retired U.S. Navy Captain and a veteran of both the Korean […]
Today, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), together with the American Bar Association, The Veterans Consortium and National Law School Veterans Clinic Consortium, signed a Memorandum of Agreement aimed at improving Veterans’ access to free legal services. Veterans often face stressful legal problems — such as eviction, foreclosure, child support, or drivers’ license revocations — […]
Earlier this year, The American Veteran had the opportunity to sit down Begay at his childhood home in New Mexico. The Battle of Iwo Jima Veteran spoke of his experiences joining the classified code talker program during World War II.
This episode of VA’s The American Veteran features stories about: Navy Veteran Rodney Perry’s recovery from a severe stroke; a training program from the Small Business Administration that helps Veterans start small businesses such as Lyles BBQ in Kentucky; a conversation with Navajo code talker and Marine Corps Veteran Thomas Begay; and a look back […]
On Veterans Day, the nation honors our Veterans and their unique role safeguarding our freedom as a people. Our 16th President, Abraham Lincoln envisioned the honoring of our war dead, in what later became Memorial Day, and caring for the living of those who engaged our enemies on the battlefield on what today is Veterans […]
Veterans Day is this Saturday, November 11, and restaurants and stores across the country want to thank those who have served by offering an array of deals and freebies. To see a complete list of the 30+ Veterans Day deals, visit the RetailMeNot Blog, The Real Deal. Discounts range from BOGO meals and 15% off […]
Navajo code talker Thomas Begay sings the U.S. Marine Corps hymn.
This year, Veterans Day also marks the first day of Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, an annual initiative to educate the public on how they can help fix the critical but solvable problems of homelessness and food insecurity. In recognition of this community-driven initiative, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is hosting 24 Stand Downs […]