Veterans for America Applauds Byrd Resolution

WASHINGTON, Jan. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Following is a release from Veterans for America: Veterans for America strongly supports Senator Byrd’s resolution introduced today, which states that Congress must approve any offensive military action by the United States against another nation. In recent weeks, the Bush administration has taken steps that hint at the possibility of […]

Connecticut Trial Lawyers Donate Time To Help Returning Disabled Veterans

HARTFORD, Conn., Jan. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — With military conflicts now raging in Iraq and Afghanistan, an increasing number of veterans are returning home with serious and disabling injuries. Many of these veterans have lost limbs or suffered the devastating effects of traumatic brain injuries. Under current federal law, these veterans are entitled to veterans benefits […]

Veterans air complaints regarding lack of services

LA FERIA – A federal official faced a room packed with angry military veterans Sunday at the American Legion hall, hearing a litany of problems faced by Rio Grande Valley veterans seeking health care. Former soldiers, sailors, Marines and Air Force personnel confronted Timothy P. Shea, medical center director of the South Texas Veterans Health […]

Bill would protect military veterans from discrimination

OLYMPIA – Washington State soldiers are battling an unseen enemy in their hometowns – discrimination. State lawmakers want to provide them with the weapon they need to win this battle. A proposed bill would add veterans and people with military status to an existing law banning discrimination in matters of employment, credit, insurance and property […]

Air Compassion for Veterans

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., Jan. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — A new charitable program will transport troops, veterans and families affected by military deployment in Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom. At a recent news conference, Edward R. Boyer, CEO and president of Mercy Medical Airlift, announced the implementation and benefits of Air Compassion for Veterans (ACV). ACV […]

Evan Knoll To Field Veterans Tribute Dragster

DECATUR, MI. – Drag racing philanthropist Evan Knoll will deliver a long overdue salute to America’s military veterans during the 2007 NHRA POWERade Series season using an 8,000-horsepower Top Fuel dragster as his billboard. Knoll will honor all Vietnam Veterans with the entry driven by popular Melanie Troxel, which will compete in all 23 NHRA […]

Gulf War Veterans compensation program underway

The Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs today said it has started working to implement the new Persian Gulf Conflict Veterans’ Compensation Program, which was approved by Pennsylvania voters in the November 2006 general election. “This new program requires the publication of regulations and the implementation of processes and procedures to handle more than […]

Military and Veterans Hospitality Lounge Now Open at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport

Members of the military, veterans and their families now have a quiet, private space set aside for them at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. The Military and Veterans Hospitality Lounge is now open inside Sky Harbor’s Terminal 2. “We owe it the men and women serving our country and our veterans to provide a space […]