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2020 National Wreaths Across America Day Sees the Placement of 1.7 Million Veterans’ Wreaths at 2,557 Participating Locations Across the Country

2020 National Wreaths Across America Day Sees the Placement of 1.7 Million  Veterans’ Wreaths at 2,557 Participating Locations Across the Country

OLUMBIA FALLS, Maine — Dec. 19, 2020 — Today, on National Wreaths Across America Day at 2,557 participating locations, dedicated Americans in every state honored our nation’s heroes by safely placing a total of 1.7 million veterans’ wreaths on their headstones and remembering them, by saying each name out loud. (Links to pictures by Susan […]

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.), […]

POLITICS | Veterans and Active Military! Ronda Kennedy For Congress

POLITICS | Veterans and Active Military! Ronda Kennedy For Congress

  IN DISTRICT VETERANS AND ACTIVE MILITARY! Why do you support Ronda? In District Veterans please submit: A short statement of support Your picture (In uniform preferred) We will use your information on the website Thank you for your service! Our mailing address is: Ronda Kennedy For Congress 4607 Lakeview Canyon Rd # 533 Westlake Village, CA 91361-4028     Ronda Kennedy […]

S. 4166, Ensuring Survivors Benefits during COVID-19 Act of 2020

S. 4166, Ensuring Survivors Benefits during COVID-19 Act of 2020

  As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, more than 150,000 Americans have died, many of them veterans. It is feared that some of the survivors of these veterans will be denied benefits because of a death certificate that lists the cause of death as COVID-19 and does not mention the service-connected conditions that may […]

A Soldier’s Story

A Soldier’s Story

    By Michele Weslander Quaid On Memorial Day, and always, we remember, honor, and teach about those who have served in the military and sacrificed for our freedoms, and for the families they left behind. Today, I share with you a story that is very personal to me and my daughter, Sophia. It is […]

‘Coronavirus and Veterans’ Global Virtual Forum to Address Solutions for U.S. Military Veterans Amidst The Pandemic

‘Coronavirus and Veterans’ Global Virtual Forum to Address Solutions for U.S. Military Veterans Amidst The Pandemic

As U.S. military veterans experience devastating impacts from coronavirus, preeminent veteran affairs authority to host a global Virtual Town Hall forum on June 3 addressing the unique issues of today’s veterans; Live online event to feature Congressional leaders, heads of marquee veteran’s organizations, leading military figures and other expert panelists to address current and emerging COVID-19 […]

Hundreds Participating in Virtual Event Aiding Veterans During COVID

Hundreds Participating in Virtual Event Aiding Veterans During COVID

WHAT:  Keep Your Distance VIRTUAL 5K Run/Walk  WHEN:  Wednesday, March 25 to Monday, May 25, 2020 (Memorial Day) WHERE: Everywhere REGISTRATION: www.bit.ly/keepyourdistance2020 Hundreds of runners and walkers are taking to the streets (and their treadmills) in USA Cares’ Keep Your Distance VIRTUAL 5 Run/Walk for veterans! Patriots all over the nation have joined this virtual event to get active […]

POLITICS | Garcia for Congress Launches Veterans for Mike with Over 200 Supporters

POLITICS | Garcia for Congress Launches Veterans for Mike with Over 200 Supporters

Veterans for Mike on Facebook Valencia, CA – The Mike Garcia for Congress campaign today launched Veterans for Mike, a coalition of more than 200 veterans supporting Mike Garcia, former Navy fighter pilot and Republican candidate for Congress in CA-25.   “Having served in the Navy as a fighter pilot, I know first-hand the sacrifices […]

Wreaths Across America To Honor Veterans Interred at Conejo Mountain Memorial Park

Wreaths Across America To Honor Veterans Interred at Conejo Mountain Memorial Park

Ventura County veterans interred at Conejo Mountain Memorial Park will be remembered and honored. Camarillo, CA – December 14, 2019 9am – Preparations are DONE to ensure that veterans interred at Conejo Mountain Memorial Park are honored with our fresh Balsam pine wreaths on National Wreaths across America Day. The ceremonies are held simultaneously with […]

Veteran Frank Britton Is Using His Experience Overcoming Addiction Through Easterseals To Help Other Veterans

Veteran Frank Britton Is Using His Experience Overcoming Addiction Through Easterseals To Help Other Veterans

AUDREY CONKLIN REPORTER . U.S. Marine Corps veteran Frank Britton struggled to overcome a drug addiction for several decades; now, he’s using personal experience to help others, including veterans and former offenders. Britton received support from the nonprofit organization Easterseals, which provides services to people with disabilities and helps veterans transition back into their communities. Britton […]

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