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VA achieves critical milestone in its electronic health record modernization program

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs recently transferred the health records of 23.5 million veterans to a Cerner Corp. data center, setting the stage...

Housing option for low-income, homeless vets nearing completion

Applications are currently being accepted for the Courson Arts Colony West apartment complex in Palmdale. Built by Meta Housing Corporation of Los Angeles beside the...

Decorations lost, but significance remains: 93-year-old veteran honored again

When asked what mission scared him the most, 93-year-old World War II veteran 1st Lt. Joseph Kollenberg’s response was simple: None of them. “I was...

Veterans health and VA’s new Mission Act

Charles Green, after 26 years in the Army, is the chief of community outreach for Greater Los Angeles Veterans Healthcare Administration -- that part of...

U.S. servicemen killed during Battle of Tarawa returned to United States

The remains of at least 22 servicemen, killed during the battle of Tarawa in World War II, were being returned to the United States...

Tails from the hardstand: 100th Bomb Group veteran shares ‘Bloody Hundredth’...

“It was right after Pearl Harbor happened that my best friend and I decided to join up with the U.S. Army Air Corps,” recalled...

Finding your life after finishing your service

I realize that the adage “no one cares how much you know until they know how much you care” is especially important in our...

State Senator Wilk honors Tom Hilzendeger as Veteran of the Year

Senator Scott Wilk, representing the 21st Senate District, recognized U.S. Army veteran Tom Hilzendeger as the Veteran of the Year on the Senate Floor...

2019 Warrior Games begin

The opening ceremony of the 2019 Department of Defense Warrior Games began with the traditional procession of service-member athletes representing their countries. The national...

New Jersey WWII sailor returned home for military funeral

Fireman 1st Class Angelo Michael Gabriele, killed in action during the Dec. 7, 1941 attacks on Pearl Harbor, was buried at Washington Crossing National...