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Va. lawmakers seek to build nursing homes for vets

House Republicans want to use money that had been slated to build a new office building for General Assembly members to build two new nursing homes that would serve the state's veterans.

Monday - 07/21/2014, 12:31pm EDT

Tags: Veterans, Virginia General Assembly, Capitol Square

On pace: Ending veteran homelessness in D.C.

Alan Banks is an Air Force veteran who experienced homelessness for 6 years. Now, he's working with others to end veteran homelessness by 2015.

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 06:37am EDT

Tags: Veterans, homelessness, Miriams Kitchen, Friendship Place, Veterans NOW, Rachel Nania

"Fake" Fleet ushers in allied forces for D-Day

There was a phantom fleet used to confuse the Nazis ahead of the D-Day invasion.

Saturday - 06/07/2014, 03:35am EDT

Tags: Normandy, D-Day, Germans, Veterans


Memorial Day is time to focus on those who have sacrificed

"It's a day that we need to forget the barbecue grill sales at the local department store and focus on how we can help veterans," says Ruth Stonesifer, a past president of American Gold Star Mothers.

Saturday - 05/24/2014, 11:44pm EDT

Tags: Jessica Greenberg,, Veterans, Memorial Day

VA scandal marks 27th Rolling Thunder event

Amid a scandal now rocking the VA, Rolling Thunder veterans are rolling into town for Memorial Day.

Saturday - 05/24/2014, 02:19am EDT

Tags: Rolling Thunder, Veterans


Homefront IPA beer sales support military veterans

Sales from a beer with local connections will help military veterans and their families.

Thursday - 05/22/2014, 04:13pm EDT

Tags: Homefront IPA, Center of the Universe Brewing Co., Operation Homefront, Veterans

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