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Pace Accepts Medal of Honor Society Award on Behalf of Military Families

BOSTON – The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff turned an honor to him into a tribute to the families of American servicemembers during the Patriot Dinner of the Congressional Medal of Honor Society here yesterday. The society presented Marine Gen. Peter Pace the Patriot Award. The Congressional Medal of Honor Society is made […]

Veterans groups sue over data theft

WASHINGTON – A coalition of veterans’ groups charged in a lawsuit Tuesday that their privacy rights were violated after thieves stole personal data on 26.5 million military personnel from a Veterans Affairs employee. The class-action lawsuit against the federal government, filed in U.S. District Court in Washington, is the second suit since the VA disclosed […]

Mental disorders plague Iraq, Afghanistan vets

WASHINGTON – More than one-third of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans seeking medical treatment from the Veterans Health Administration report symptoms of stress or other mental disorders – a tenfold increase in the last 18 months, according to an agency study. The dramatic jump in cases – coming as more troops face multiple tours in Iraq […]

VRC Purple Day, A Salute to Military Families

HARRISBURG, Pa. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — Sept. 21, 2006 — Veterans Resource Central (VRC), a Harrisburg-based non-profit group, announced yesterday that “Purple Day in PA,” a statewide salute to military families, is planned for Saturday, Oct. 14. The organization will observe the event, which was officially designated by a Pennsylvania Senate resolution passed this summer, […]