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Trump opens membership eligibility for The American Legion

Trump opens membership eligibility for The American Legion

President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed a bipartisan bill expanding eligibility for membership in the biggest and most politically influential veterans service organization in the country, prompting celebration in California, whose veterans population is the largest in the country.   Prior to the “LEGION Act,” if veterans wanted to join The American Legion, they had to […]

I Rode With A Woman I Don’t Know To The Funeral Of A Veteran Neither Of Us Had Ever Met

I Rode With A Woman I Don’t Know To The Funeral Of A Veteran Neither Of Us Had Ever Met

Virginia Kruta, Associated Editor  This morning, I rode with a woman I didn’t know to a funeral for a man neither of us had ever met — but today, we were all family. My day began with a text message from my husband, a baker on his way to work, at 1:46 a.m. — which included […]

Friendship Center Fees Fully Covered for Qualified Veterans by Department of Veterans Affairs

Friendship Center Fees Fully Covered for Qualified Veterans by Department of Veterans Affairs

Santa Barbara, Calif., – Veterans have sacrificed so much for our country that it is with great pleasure and humility that Friendship Center announces that its services and programs are recognized by the Department of Veterans Affairs and that qualified veterans can attend its day program five days per week with fees fully covered. Friendship Center […]

Congressional Candidate Jeffrey Burum | The Cali Bear Calls! …for Signatures, Today 1-11-18

Congressional Candidate Jeffrey Burum | The Cali Bear Calls! …for Signatures, Today 1-11-18

Help Us Collect Signatures Thursday 1/11/2018 at the Thousand Oaks Farmers Market! We will be at the 1/11/2018 Thousand Oaks Farmers Market- 350 West Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks, CA 91358 – The Oaks Shopping Center on the corner of Wilbur and Thousand Oaks Blvd tomorrow, (1/11/2018) Thursday, 3-6 pm gathering grassroots signatures to get on the June 2018 ballot. Nobody will work harder than the […]

After serving tours in Iraq, a veteran is now fighting to fly his American and Marine Corps flags at home

After serving tours in Iraq, a veteran is now fighting to fly his American and Marine Corps flags at home

Michael Pereira A Texas veteran and his wife are challenging their home owner’s association after the group ordered them to take down the American and Marine Corps flags they had been flying in their yard.

Stasyi Barth Announces She is Running for Governor of California in 2018

Stasyi Barth Announces She is Running for Governor of California in 2018

A Constitutional Conservative, Ms. Barth stands firmly behind school choice and funding, health care access, tax reform, sensible immigration policy, homeless care, and investigating and prosecuting corruption, BarthForGovernor.com        Stasyi Barth proudly announces her candidacy for Governor of California in 2018 and has launched a website to help Californians get to know her. […]

Vietnam Vet With Dementia Reassured When Colonel Tells Him ‘Your duty is done’

Vietnam Vet With Dementia Reassured When Colonel Tells Him ‘Your duty is done’

It has been decades since Lawrence Silk foughtthrough three different tours in Vietnam – but due to his dementia, he still wakes up some days and feels like he has to ship out and start fighting once more. As a means of soothing his troubled mind, however, Lt. Col. Andy LaFrazia stopped by the veteran’s […]

World War II Navy Veteran Speaks About Preparations For WWII D-Day Invasion

World War II Navy Veteran Speaks About Preparations For WWII D-Day Invasion

The Allied D-Day invasion on the beaches of Normandy during World War II was one of the major turning points in the war. It took much planning, preparation and good timing to make it a success. That was the message from World War II Navy veteran Dr. Arnold (Arnie) Heyman during a July 20 talk […]

Let’s Let Veterans Be Regular Americans Again

Let’s Let Veterans Be Regular Americans Again

By Thomas L. Knapp Between 1952 and 1992, every president of the United States was a veteran of World War Two. Eisenhower commanded Allied forces in Europe. JFK, LBJ, Nixon and Ford served in the Navy in the Pacific. Jimmy Carter entered the Naval Academy in 1943, graduating too late to see combat. Ronald Reagan […]

Veteran suicide estimate of 22 per day sparks debate, spurs lawmakers to action

Veteran suicide estimate of 22 per day sparks debate, spurs lawmakers to action

Its most oft-cited – and contested – figure in the grim field of veteran suicide research: 22. That’s what some researchers say is the average number of U.S. service veterans who take their lives every single day, and it’s a statistic that’s fueling efforts by the Obama administration and lawmakers on Capitol Hill to address […]

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