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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...

Veterans can visit VetVerify.org for Exchange online shopping authentication

As the Department of Defense’s military exchange services prepare to welcome potentially 13 million honorably discharged Veterans back to their military families this coming...

Opportunity awaits veterans back home

A door opens into a room at Antelope Valley College’s Lancaster campus, representing paths to the future for military veterans and their dependents. For at...

Army honors Gold Star Families with unveiling of new memorial

Countless programs honoring the armed forces were held across the nation during the 2019 Military Appreciation Week, which ran May 13-18. Almost certainly, every observance...

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...

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...

U.S. veterans presented with Orange Lanyard, highest Dutch military award

Nine silhouettes bloomed out from the rear of an aircraft and drifted toward the soil of a small field outside the town of Groesbeek,...

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...

Air Force unveils latest ‘Veterans in Blue’ exhibit

The seventh volume of “Veterans in Blue” is now available online. The exhibit captures 28 stories of heroism and service by Air Force veterans....

Volunteers use elbow grease for vets’ housing project

Fences went up May 11 on a vacant lot at Division Street and Avenue R, the site being developed as a Veterans Enriched Neighborhood...