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 […]
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Beccy Cole sings “Poster Girl” in response to some of her fans who disagree with her supporting the Diggers, the Australian soldiers fighting in The Long War.
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 […]
The fate of inpatient care at the Veterans Administration Northern Indiana Health Care System, 2121 Lake Ave., still hangs in the balance, but one local woman is fighting to ensure that the local hospital continues to provide inpatient care to the thousands of men and women who served this country. In May 2004, the VA […]
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 […]
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 […]
Amid the numerous new laws that take effect today, there’s another law in Illinois that takes direct aim at bogus veterans. If you falsely claim you are a military veteran or that you’ve received a Purple Heart or some other combat medal, you can be arrested in Illinois. “Unfortunately, there have been incidents where individuals […]
The longer Dr. Elaine Date studied the medical file of Cpl. Frank Sandoval, the more certain she became: In any previous war, he never would have survived. Shrapnel from a roadside bomb blast in Iraq had broken open his skull and damaged portions of his brain last November. Yet here he was, alive and struggling […]
When Staff Sgt. James Bialota went through basic training in 2002, the U.S. Air Force spent six and a half weeks transforming him from a college-age civilian into a member of the U.S. military. Four and a half years later, after a tour of duty in Iraq and a back injury, Bialota, 28, will leave […]
CANTON – Caroline McGarvey enlisted in the Army, hoping to spare a family man elsewhere from being drafted. Roy Martin dropped out of the Air Force after 10 years because he was missing too many big moments in his daughter’s development. They and about 400 other veterans came to the Memorial Civic Center on Wednesday […]