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World War II veterans return to France

July 3, 2018

World War II veterans return to France

June 6, 1944 saw the largest successful invasion the world has ever seen. The events on the beaches of Normandy continue to capture the imaginations of writers and filmmakers today. People who survived the assault on the Axis forces feel differently about the events. They usually do not have any desire to relive them, as […]

July 2, 2018

More Veterans Are Abuse

A new report released by United States Department of Affairs and Yale has shown that obesity rates among veterans are increasing. There was a survey done that involved 3,000 veterans. The survey revealed that 32.7 percent of veterans were obese. Nearly 38 percent of the general public is obese. Dr. Elina Stefanovics is a research […]

July 1, 2018

Verteran’s waist lines expanding

United States veterans share one trait in common with many of their fellow Americans. Their waist lines are ever expanding. The US Department of Veteran’s Affairs National Center for Post-traumatic Stress Disorder and Yale University collaborated on the study, according to the Yale News website. Of the 3,000 veterans polled by the survey, nearly 33% […]

June 29, 2018

A Year After Scandal, Veterans Families Still Denied Assistance

Last year, investigative reporting revealed that there were certain centers in the Veteran’s Affairs network that were dropping needy families from the Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers. The program, in short, acknowledges the sacrifices family often make to take care of wounded veterans by offering caregivers a stipend for essentially performing a full […]

June 27, 2018

Over 400 Veterans Running for Office as Their Representation Lowers in Congress

According to a recent ABC News article and With Honor, which is an organization that help constituents find veterans running for office, over 400 veterans are currently running for office in this year’s midterm. ABC’s article also presents a crucial fact on why more veterans are running, as recent Pew Research data shows that veterans […]

June 25, 2018

UBER Platform Assists Veterans

UBER is a great way to get around. Gone are the days of the designated driver. Just call UBER! Dinner and drinks with friends become a safe, worry-free experience. Your car doesn’t start and you have to be at work within 30 minutes? Odds are your boss will never know if you have the UBER […]

February 22, 2018

Dog Training Program for Veterans Receives 13,000+ Grant

The Circle of Change Veterans program received upwards of 13,000 from a local charity organization. Circle of Change helps vets manage the symptoms of their post traumatic stress disorders, other mental issues caused by combat or service, as well as therapy with mentally ill veterans. The group trains civilian rescue dogs that may be suffering […]

February 21, 2018

Oldest US Veteran Still Living Life to the Fullest

Dallas resident Richard Overton is loving life. This Austin vet shares a great deal in common with his fellow retirees. He enjoys sitting on the porch on a hot day, watching the news, and seeing his many children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. However, there are a few things that make Richard different- namely the fact […]

February 20, 2018

America’s Big Three to use Veteran’s Model to Fix Health Care?

Tuesday, the market was a rollercoaster as three of America’s top corporations, Amazon, JP Morgan Chase, and Berkshire Hathaway, surprised the world with the announcement – We are going into healthcare. The final details have not been shared, but for their 1 million plus employees, it can only mean good news. The numbers at the […]

February 19, 2018

Iraq War Veteran and Rescue Puppy Meet Again

Recently, a veteran of the War in Iraq experienced an amazing meeting with his rescue dog after almost half a year they spent separated. Johnathan Lewis, the vet, was able to lovingly embrace his pooch, Peanut, who is a year old German Shepard/Mutt mix. He met Peanut at the airport in Orlando after a long […]