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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...

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...

Theft holds up construction of homes for veterans

A break in at the Homes 4 Families location in Palmdale, Calif., has resulted in the loss of more than $25,000 worth of supplies...

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...

Once a Marine, always a Marine

His weathered hands, aged by war and time, brushed across the fuselage of an aircraft. Like a gust of wind, old memories washed over...

Former Sen. Dole, a decorated WWII veteran, promoted to colonel

Longtime politician Bob Dole, who was severely wounded in World War II by German gunfire, was honorably promoted to colonel Thursday in a private...

VA’s Vet Centers to host open houses to celebrate initiative’s 40th...

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs will host open houses on the coming months to commemorate the 40th anniversary of its Vet Centers, which...

Chasing demons: 75 years on, D-Day haunts, drives its vets

OMAHA BEACH, France--They are back, some for the first time since war stole their innocence 75 years ago on Normandy’s D-Day beaches. They are back...

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...

Tuskegee Airman receives promotion to brigadier general

Celebrating a 100th birthday is monumental in itself, but for retired Col. Charles E. McGee, shortly after this celebration he would reach yet another...