Veterans Are Vital Part of the '47 Percent'In public, all veterans and military families hear from Mitt Romney are empty platitudes, bluster that says more about his lack of foreign policy experience than it does our men and women in uniform, and promises that don't quite line up with his record.
Sen. Cardin on defeat of jobs bill: Our veterans deserve morenot a day that passes when the word job is not mentioned on the campaign trail. for thousands of military veterans returning from iraq and afghanistan, it's nearly 11% unemployment.
Veteran's psych hospital to open in OctoberThe opening of the acute-care wing for veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder has been delayed over the hospital's inability to hire enough psychiatrists to provide around-the-clock coverage and avoid staff burnout.
Champions League 2012: Veterans Who Will Be Key to Their Team's SuccessMany team's are looking in form and the veterans are shining as always. Although the group stage just began, we can already pick out which teams are going to depend on their veterans to lead their franchise to a successful 2012 season. In this ...
Job search can be challenging for Texas veteransThe Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that while veterans have a nonseasonally adjusted unemployment rate of 6.6 percent, Gulf War-era II veterans - or those who have served in the military since Sept. 11, 2001 - have an unemployment rate of 10.9 ...
Disabled Veterans National Foundation Voices Concern About Rising Number ...The Disabled Veterans National Foundation (DVNF), created by six women veterans to provide help to men and women who return home from serving our country with physical and emotional wounds, is calling for action to address the challenges unique to ...
Peyton Manning: Veteran's Struggles Will Continue Against Houston TexansPeyton Manning will struggle mightily when the Denver Broncos welcome the Houston Texans to Mile High in Week 3. Remember the first quarter of of Denver's game against Atlanta Monday night?
$28 Million in Grants Dedicated to Homeless Veterans by the VA(Source: VA) - The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has approved $28.4 million in grants to fund 38 projects in 25 states and the District of Columbia that will provide transitional housing to homeless Veterans. Among these 38 projects, 31 will ...
Letter: Remember POW/MIA veteransAs a family member of a missing man from the Vietnam War, I am asking that everyone remember that POW/MIA Day is Sept. 21. Please take a few minutes out of your day to look at a POW/MIA flag and remember the veterans that this flag represents.
Veterans' plightSeptember 19, 2012. Lost in the national and even local unemployment figures is how badly younger veterans - particularly those between 18 and 24 years old - are suffering.
Real veterans don't need memorialI was contacted by Judy Chandler and Brenda Richards a couple of years ago as they began to work on a project of constructing a long-overdue memorial honoring the Vietnam War veterans of our community. I gave them the names of the vets I knew ...
VA Fills First Phase of Veterans Retraining Program to Enhance Job SkillsWASHINGTON - The Department of Veterans Affairs has approved applications for all 45,000 slots available in fiscal year (FY) 2012 under the successful Veterans Retraining Assistance Program (VRAP) and is in the process of approving applications for a ...
Documents suggest veterans care may be harmed by VA's small-business focusAn effort by Department of Veterans Affairs officials to boost small-business contracting numbers may have dramatically slowed down equipment orders and prosthetic repairs for wounded veterans, according to documents obtained by congressional ...
Veteran, family marvel in their mortgage-free homeOn Wednesday morning, Ignacio Cruz, an Army veteran of two tours of duty in Iraq, walked up the driveway toward the front door with his wife and two of his children and reached out his arm to ring the doorbell.
Plea deal reached in Va. veterans hospital slayingRICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A plea agreement hearing is set for a man charged with a slaying at a Richmond veterans hospital. Cornelius Hayes of Blackstone will enter his plea in U.S.
PTSD -- The IED That Awaits War Veterans at HomeVeterans returning from war can breathe a sigh of relief that the immediate, daily dangers of combat are behind them. But long after they step off the battlefield, our country's warriors continue to fight a silent war that leaves invisible wounds just ...
Board backs veterans on tree lightingMIDDLEBORO - Bowing to the wishes of the Veterans Memorial Park Committee, the selectmen voted Monday night not to allow Christmas lights to be strung on trees in the park.
Chicago-Area Colleges To Enhance Support For Student VeteransCHICAGO, Sept. 19, 2012 -- /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The leaders of colleges and universities throughout the Chicago area will convene at the University Club in Chicago on September 27, 2012 to explore ways to support the more than 30,000 student ...
Activists, veterans, active duty military celebrate DADT repealA gala tribute honoring veterans, service members, and activists in the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" repeal effort sold out this week on Tuesday evening, Sept.
Durham Normandy veterans association disbandsThe veterans dipped the "precious" standard before relinquishing it to the mayor's custodianship. The standard of the Durham Normandy Veterans Association was dipped once, in a final salute to those "no longer with us". Then five men, ranging in age ...