June 29, 2018

4th of July: A time to celebrate and remember

This article originally appeared on MakeTheConnection.net. For some, 4th of July brings to mind the smell of burgers on the grill or the celebratory fireworks lighting […]
June 28, 2018

Celebrating 70 years of equal service and pay on the anniversary of the Women’s Armed Services Integration Act

Seventy years ago, in 1948, women Veterans were given a landmark step up with the passing of the Women’s Armed Services Integration Act – for the […]
June 28, 2018

Design selected for Smithsonian’s National Native American Veterans Memorial

This article includes excerpts from the press release issued by the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian, which is available here.  The jury for the […]
June 27, 2018

Tech company touts 10,000 veterans as coders, but wants more

Amazon made news not long ago by committing itself to hiring 25,000 military veterans and spouses by 2021. Now a top executive at the global tech […]
June 27, 2018

The Korean War started 68 years ago this week

When the Korean War erupted on June 25, 1950 — 68 years ago in June 2018 — Master Sgt. Thomas B. Hutton soon found himself serving […]
June 27, 2018

How military sexual trauma victims can get service-connected

Sexual assault is a mortifying secret for far too many veterans. Although it is not often talked about, Military Sexual Trauma, or “MST” as it is […]
June 26, 2018

U.S. Veterans Remember the Dead as Coffins Await Korean War Remains

On Monday, U.S. Army veterans Philip Jackson and Kirt Robins, both 85, walked toward a towering memorial building at the heart of Seoul’s National Cemetery. Flanked […]
June 26, 2018

Trump presents posthumous Medal of Honor to WWII vet

President Trump posthumously presented a Medal of Honor to Army intelligence officer First Lieutenant Garlin Conner for his bravery during World War II. Conner’s widow, Pauline […]
June 26, 2018

VA now reminds Veterans of their appointments by text

To increase access to health care for all Veterans, VA has created VEText, an interactive mobile solution to remind Veterans of upcoming appointments via text messaging. […]