Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) today reacted to the new tax reform plan via a strongly worded letter to U.S. House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Brady and Ranking Member Neal, saying in part that the provisions will “eliminate important sections of the tax code that directly affect veterans and people with disabilities.” While […]
Navy Captain David Kushner says music therapy has benefits beyond the physical and emotional. The Iowa folk singer says singing and performing are a spiritual awakening for him. He was one of nearly 120 Veterans from across the country who participated in the 2017 National Veterans Creative Arts Festival in Buffalo, New York, Oct. 23-29.
Army Veteran Stan Munson is one of nearly 120 Veterans who participated in the 2017 National Veterans Creative Arts Festival, in Buffalo, New York, October 23-29. Munson says creative writing has allowed him an outlet to express himself. For more information about VA’s art therapy programs visit www.creativeartsfestival.va.gov.
Despite a full-force gut punch by Hurricane Maria leaving his cemetery in shambles, the director of the 69-year-old Puerto Rico National Cemetery in Bayamon is upbeat. Save one cracked stone marker (it’s been reordered), the storm damaged none of the National Cemetery Administration 60,000 Veteran gravesites when it hit Wednesday, Sept. 20. Read more at […]
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today that it will waive day use fees for veterans, active and reserve component service members, and their families at the more than 2,800 USACE-operated recreation areas nationwide on Veterans Day, November 11. The waiver covers fees for boat launch ramps and swimming beaches. The waiver does […]
On Monday, November 13, for the 17th consecutive year Golden Corral will once again thank more than 300,000 active duty and retired United States military personnel for their service with a free dinner buffet and beverage, while also raising donations for DAV (Disabled American Veterans). A tradition started in 2001 to celebrate our nation’s heroes, […]
To celebrate America’s veterans this year, Denny’s invites active, inactive and military personnel into its booths on Friday, Nov. 10 to enjoy a free Build Your Own Grand Slam® as a thank you for their service and dedication to the nation. On Friday, Nov. 10, in observance of Veterans Day, participating Denny’s locations nationwide will […]
In honor of Veterans Day, and to thank veterans, active duty military and reservists for their service, Red Lobster is offering a free appetizer or dessert on Saturday, November 11, 2017. Guests only need to show a valid military ID or proof of service to redeem this offer. Guests may choose their free appetizer or […]
For the tenth consecutive year, Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill + Bar® will honor veterans and active members of the United States military by offering each a free meal at any of the nearly 1,800 Applebee’s restaurants in the United States on Veterans Day, Saturday, November 11, 2017. Applebee’s is one of the first casual dining brands to honor America’s heroes with a free meal on Veterans […]
Today the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs announced several key activities this week in connection with President Trump’s proclamation of November as Veterans and Military Families month. “Veterans Day has a special place in the lives not only of our Veterans, but for all citizens as we pay tribute to the service of those past […]