January 3, 2019

Fewer troops and vets are using education benefits. Could that change in 2019?

One of the perks of serving in the military is being able to go to college on the government’s dime. But the number of service members […]
January 2, 2019

Why names are added to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall

Known simply as “The Wall” to the men and women who can find the name of a loved one inscribed on it, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial […]
December 28, 2018

GI Bill housing stipend woes should get fixed in 2019

After severe payment delays for thousands of student veterans expecting money for housing from the VA in the fall semester, those planning to use the education […]
December 28, 2018

#VeteranOfTheDay Army Veteran Richard Overton

Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Richard Overton. Richard served during World War II from 1940 to 1945. Richard was born in Bastrop County, Texas in 1906. […]
December 27, 2018

Blue Christmas addresses Veterans’ holiday stress

Blue Christmas Service Excerpts from a sermon by Chaplain Jonathan Landon, Eugene VA Health Care Center. I’ve known for a long time that some men and […]
December 27, 2018

This federal program wipes away disabled vets’ student debt. They’re defaulting on their loans anyway.

About 42,000 veterans had been contacted, and 7,700 had had their loans discharged, according to information provided by the Education Department this week, leading advocates to […]
December 26, 2018

VA announces moratorium on discharges and decreases from comprehensive caregiver program

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today that it will temporarily suspend discharges and decreases in level of support from its Program of Comprehensive Assistance […]
December 24, 2018

Program to help Intel Corp. veterans deal with PTSD spreads to other employees

Weber has the HeartMath program on her laptop to monitor heart rate variability, or “where a person is at in their level of coherence,” she said.
December 24, 2018

Want to get into a top school? Check out this nonprofit led by a Navy vet.

Writing a college essay can be one of the hardest parts of the college application for veterans, who have been trained to stay quiet about aspects […]