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Vietnam veteran John Otte did his best to forget the war. He got married, raised two sons and made a career working at credit unions. But as Otte neared retirement, memories of combat flooded back. Starting in 2005, he filed a series of claims with...
firstname.lastname@example.orgThe president of South Korea thanked a group of local Korean War veterans for helping set the cornerstone of a 60-year partnership between her country and the United States during a dinner Tuesday in Washington, D.C. Les Bishop, commander of Antietam...
Neli Vazquez-Rowland believes that the best way to honor fallen soldiers is by supporting veterans who are struggling to make the transition back to civilian life. Vazquez-Rowland is the co-founder and president of A Safe Haven Foundation, a nonprofit...
In a time when we live so much of our lives online, cyberspace has also become a place to honor our fallen servicemen and women on Memorial Day. The nonprofit, nonpartisan advocacy group Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America currently has a page on...
Tags: Human Interest, Memorial Day, Holidays, Henry A Waxman
Five years ago, we wrote in this space about a fledgling new program at the College of William and Mary Law School that would train students in the law while helping military veterans at the same time. The school was hosting a "cider and cake" session to...
A man accused of killing a Newport Beach doctor said in a jailhouse interview Friday that he was angry about the aftereffects of surgery performed on him about 21 years ago. "I'll admit, what I did was a terrible thing," Stanwood Elkus, 75, said...
U.S. Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki's visit to Connecticut earlier this month to promote his new all-automated claims processing system was just so much "blah, blah, blah," according to one unimpressed Vietnam vet. Who can blame veterans for...
Tags: Eric Shinseki
A man accused of killing a Newport Beach doctor told the Daily Pilot Friday that he was angry about the after effects of surgery performed on him about 21 years ago. "I'll admit, what I did was a terrible thing," Stanwood Elkus, 75, said during visiting...
Anthony Simone doesn't remember much these days. The effects of a traumatic brain injury are so severe that he refers to his iPod as "my brain." But the five men from Pedro 66, he remembers. In a hallway at Edward Hines Jr. Veterans Affairs Hospital...
Through Tuesday Fallen Floridians Memorial Cross Tribute: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. daily; Lawton House, 200 W. Broadway St., Oviedo. More than 370 crosses will be on display, honoring Florida soldiers who have died while serving in Iraq and Afghanistan. Details:...
Nine law schools across the country have expressed an interest in how the College of William and Mary is working to reduce the backlog of veteran's disability claims, Sen. Mark R. Warner said Thursday. The Virginia senator has taken a personal interest...
A bipartisan group of lawmakers pressed the Obama administration Wednesday to reduce the backlog of disability claims at the Department of Veterans Affairs by improving cooperation between the several agencies that have a role in the process. Senators...
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