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This Veteran Has a Heart of Gold and an Iron Will to Help Others

This Veteran Has a Heart of Gold and an Iron Will to Help Others

BY MAUREEN MACKEY Travis Mills, quadruple amputee and co-founder of a retreat for vets and their families, cares deeply about showing others a path back to normalcy Travis Mills may be one of the most inspirational young people in our country—but he likely won’t care for that characterization.   That’s because, despite how extraordinary this man has […]

Veterans and Gold Star Families to Get Lifetime Free Entry to National Parks

Veterans and Gold Star Families to Get Lifetime Free Entry to National Parks

BY ZACHARY STIEBER U.S. veterans and Gold Star families will get free access to national parks for life, starting Nov. 11. “The Trump Administration is committed to honoring American patriots—the men and women who have served in our armed forces,” Interior Secretary David Bernhardt said in a statement. “With the utmost respect and gratitude, we are granting Veterans and […]

Free Job Training for Veterans

Free Job Training for Veterans

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As Vets Day Approaches, Wreaths Across America Utilizes Technology to Help Fulfill Mission

As Vets Day Approaches, Wreaths Across America Utilizes Technology to Help Fulfill Mission

  A Year of Innovation in Approach for National Wreaths Across America Day COLUMBIA FALLS, ME  — October 21, 2020 — Wreaths Across America (WAA), is the non-profit organization best known for placing veterans’ wreaths on the headstones of our nation’s fallen at Arlington National Cemetery. However, today the organization, in total, places more than 2 million sponsored veterans’ […]

WWII Veteran, 97, Receives Seven Medals for His Service 74 Years Later

WWII Veteran, 97, Receives Seven Medals for His Service 74 Years Later

BY LOUISE BEVAN Ninety-seven-year-old Private First Class Arthur Brodin was simply grateful for his Colorado home and his health. But during a private tour to the WWII battle sites Brodin served at, his family realized that their beloved patriarch was entitled to more. It never occurred to the WWII veteran that he might qualify for medals for his service in the U.S. […]

Twin Brothers Both Became US Army Pilots and Flew Same Apache Helicopter Together

Twin Brothers Both Became US Army Pilots and Flew Same Apache Helicopter Together

BY LOUISE BEVAN Identical twin brothers Isaac and Stewart Smith hail from a military family and were raised on a dairy farm in southeastern Idaho. Both brothers pursued careers as pilots in the U.S. Army. They wanted to fly. But who would have expected they would one day be flying together? Achieving the rank of chief warrant officer 4, […]

‘Fearless’ Veteran Army Nurse Turns 100, Shares Memories of World War II

‘Fearless’ Veteran Army Nurse Turns 100, Shares Memories of World War II

BY LOUISE BEVAN Way back in 1944, nurse Regina Benson joined the Army Nurse Corps in Philadelphia when she was just 24. Now the veteran Army nurse of McLean, Virginia, is 100 years old. Benson hails the United States as “the greatest country in the world.” She urges young Americans today to love their country and remember the sacrifices that […]

Vietnam Veteran’s Dog Tags Lost 50 Years Ago Found in Russia, Returned to Surviving Wife

Vietnam Veteran’s Dog Tags Lost 50 Years Ago Found in Russia, Returned to Surviving Wife

BY EMG INSPIRED STAFF Vietnam War veteran and Purple Heart recipient Ronald Hepper died in 2007 aged just 58, but last week, his widow, Ruth, was handed a keepsake that had been lost half a century ago: his dog tags from the war, which had been discovered in Russia, of all places. In a special presentation […]

Legislation Enhancing Mental Health Resources for Veterans Heads to President’s Desk

Legislation Enhancing Mental Health Resources for Veterans Heads to President’s Desk

BY MASOOMA HAQ Legislation to enhance the Whole Health Program at the Veterans Administration (VA), which passed the U.S. Senate unanimously, now heads to the president’s desk to be signed. This legislation increases the holistic mental health resources available to veterans. This bipartisan bill, “Whole Veteran Act” (H.R. 2359), was crafted by Reps. Lamb Conor (D-Pa.), […]

Patriot Honors Over 3,200 Military Heroes by Touching Every Headstone at Vermont Cemetery

Patriot Honors Over 3,200 Military Heroes by Touching Every Headstone at Vermont Cemetery

BY LOUISE BEVAN A proud American has made headlines for a moving tribute to U.S. veterans. The man spent one morning paying his individual respects to over 3,200 military heroes buried at the Vermont Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Randolph, Vermont. Dwayne Williams, a Navy veteran himself, told WPTZ that he is a regular at the cemetery. His father, an Army veteran, is buried […]

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