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Kirtland AFB supports funeral for fallen WWII sailor

U.S. Navy Capt. Joseph Quintana, Navy Operational Support Center Albuquerque, presents a flag to Jerry Clark, nephew of U.S. Navy Fireman First Class Billy...

VA modifies smoke-free policies at health care facilities to include workers

As part of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ commitment to a smoke-free health care environment for veterans, in October, the department will extend...

Allies opened second front in France after Normandy landings

Most people know about the D-Day Normandy landings of June 6, 1944, associated with Operation Overlord. Lesser known are the allied landings on France's Mediterranean...

Education in and out of the military: Reach out, grab it

When it comes to the education benefits offered by the Veterans Administration, I’m currently a little jaded (we’ll get to that later). However, that...

Disabled American Veterans looking for volunteer drivers

Since 1987, Disabled American Veterans Transportation Network volunteer drivers have logged 734.6 million miles, providing nearly 19 million no-cost rides for Veterans to and...

Operation Dragoon marks 75th anniversary

The city of Saint-Raphaël hosted three ceremonies honoring the sacrifices of the U.S., French, and Allied Soldiers and Sailors who participated in Operation Dragoon...

VA awards contract for Region 4 of Community Care Network

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs awarded a contract Aug. 6 to TriWest Healthcare Alliance to serve as Third Party Administrator in managing Region...

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...