Happy Valentines Day Week! This week’s Operation Song of the Week is “My Carol My Angel.” It was written with Navy and Vietnam Veteran Everette Trumpower, at the Nashville Vet Center in 2018. Everette wanted to write a song for his wife Carol, “my saving grace, she saved my life.” The vocal is by recording […]
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Five Chinese-American Veterans were awarded the Congressional Gold Medal at VA’s Central Office in Washington, D.C., in a ceremony celebrating their service. The Veterans were selected to represent more than 20,000 Chinese Americans who served during World War II.
This week’s song was written by Korean War Veteran Carl Murphy and professional Nashville songwriter George Teren. Carl and George wrote at the Operation Song retreat at Dale Hollow Lake, Tennessee. “The Forgotten War” tells of Carl’s service in the Korean War. Operation Song is partnered with VA Voluntary Service. Their mission is to empower […]
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Written with Air Force veteran Robert Hoskinson at Operation Song’s VA National Veterans Retreat in 2018. Robert told the story of the challenges he faced from an early age, both in and out of the service, and he wanted his song to be direct and honest. Currently three years sober, he hopes his story can […]
Today the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that the National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic will take place March 31 to April 5 in Snowmass, Colorado. The annual clinic, hosted by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and DAV (Disabled American Veterans), serves as a world leader in adaptive winter sports instruction for injured Veterans, and promotes […]
A study published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) shows VA significantly reduced wait times for Veteran patients in primary care and three specialty care services between 2014 and 2017. The study, titled “Comparison of Wait Times for New Patients Between the Private Sector and United States Department of Veterans Affairs Medical […]