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Elks Pledge Four Million Dollars to End Veteran Homelessness

The Department of Veterans Affairs is strengthening community and non-profit partnerships to better serve Veterans. The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks of the United States of America today announced that it has committed $4 million over a 4-year period to help end Veteran homelessness. …read more Read more here:: http://www.va.gov/opa/pressrel/PressArtInternet.cfm?id=2735

Unified Command established for oil spill response at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport

BALTIMORE — A Unified Command has been formed as a response to an oil spill Friday at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. The Coast Guard along with Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority personnel, including Airport Operations, and Fire and Rescue; D.C. Department of Energy and Environment, Virginia Department of Environmental Quality and D.C. Harbor Patrol are […]

Senate Passes Homeless Veterans Services Protection Act – Veterans Today

Just now, the United States Senate passed S.1731, the “Homeless Veterans Services Protection Act” which will protect the eligibility for VA homeless services of homeless veterans with “Other Than Honorable” (OTH) discharges. …read more Read more here:: http://www.veteranstoday.com/2015/10/30/senate-passes-homeless-veterans-services-protection-act/

Tim Hayes: Veterans With PTSD, Horses and Healing

After the explosion, Cody drove fast and never stopped. He said he didn’t know how many bodies he hit–men, women, kids, animals. When all the vehicles got to FOB Cheyenne, it was hideous. There were guts, body parts, and blood from the people he hit covering the front of his truck. Read more: Horses, Equine […]

Jeb Bush blasts Clinton for ‘insulting’ veterans

Jeb Bush joined the chorus of Republicans blasting Hillary Clinton for suggesting the Department of Veterans Affairs’ problems have been overblown when he called her comments “an insult” to veterans Tuesday. …read more Read more here:: http://www.veteransnewsnow.com/2015/10/30/jeb-bush-blasts-clinton-for-insulting-veterans/

Chinese premier arrives in Seoul for three-way summit

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang arrived in Seoul on Saturday for a three-way summit with South Korean President Park Geun-hye and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe aimed at repairing relations strained from historical and territorial issues. …read more Read more here:: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/starsandstripes/general/~3/XZyvDiV4x30/chinese-premier-arrives-in-seoul-for-three-way-summit-1.376262

Give Veterans Your Word for Veterans Day

It’s kudos to the sacrifices many veterans have made. They put country before their family and friends. Their social life consisted of a tent in the middle of nowhere, Meals Ready to Eat (MREs) propped against a rock, and an M16 handy. …read more Read more here:: http://www.veteransnewsnow.com/2015/10/30/give-veterans-your-word-for-veterans-day/