March 2015

The Veterans Affairs department recently announced its plan to loosen one of its policies to make it easier for former soldiers to access quality medical care in their life after service.

3/25/2015 - New VA policy makes it easier for vets to get care

The Veterans Affairs department recently announced its plan to loosen one of its policies to make it easier for former soldiers to access quality medical care in their life after service. read more »

In an effort to revamp the Veterans Affairs department, President Obama has nominated a new candidate for the VA's undersecretary of health position.

3/19/2015 - Obama nominates candidate for VA leadership

In an effort to revamp the Veterans Affairs department, President Obama has nominated a new candidate for the VA's undersecretary of health position. read more »

Vets Drive Yellow NYC is a new program that is helping former servicemembers get jobs as New York City taxi drivers in their life after service.

3/16/2015 - Hiring initiative helps veterans become NYC taxi drivers

Vets Drive Yellow NYC is a new program that is helping former servicemembers get jobs as New York City taxi drivers in their life after service. read more »

President Obama's administration is set to announce the creation of a panel that will be charged with determining ways the Veterans Affairs Department can better help soldiers in their life after service.

3/13/2015 - Obama to hold roundtable discussion on veterans issues

President Obama's administration is set to announce the creation of a panel that will be charged with determining ways the Veterans Affairs Department can better help soldiers in their life after service. read more »

After a Connecticut man passed away while trying to clear his roof of snow, brave and helpful first responders finished the job for his family.

3/12/2015 - First responders shovel roof after disaster

After a Connecticut man passed away while trying to clear his roof of snow, brave and helpful first responders finished the job for his family. read more »

Alfred Bettencourt, now 89, was recently recognized for service he did as an 18-year-old soldier fighting in World War II.

3/10/2015 - WWII vet recognized years after service

Alfred Bettencourt, now 89, was recently recognized for service he did as an 18-year-old soldier fighting in World War II. read more »

A historic lodge in Maine, formerly owned by cosmetics mogul Elizabeth Arden, will soon become a retreat location for veterans.

3/3/2015 - Maine lodge will become veterans retreat

A historic lodge in Maine, formerly owned by cosmetics mogul Elizabeth Arden, will soon become a retreat location for veterans. read more »

Veterans in St. Louis will now get hiring priority for city jobs.

3/3/2015 - Veterans will get hiring priority in St. Louis

Veterans in St. Louis will now get hiring priority for city jobs. read more »

A group of injured veterans and supporters are currently cycling from Atlanta to New Orleans on a six-day, 470-mile bike ride in an effort to raise money and awareness for soldiers with both physical and mental disabilities.

3/3/2015 - Ride 2 Recovery helps injured veterans

A group of injured veterans and supporters are currently cycling from Atlanta to New Orleans on a six-day, 470-mile bike ride in an effort to raise money and awareness for soldiers with both physical and mental disabilities. read more »

A new study from the American Heart Association examines the connection between female veterans and heart disease.

3/3/2015 - Study investigates heart disease and female veterans

A new study from the American Heart Association examines the connection between female veterans and heart disease.  read more »

A website was recently launched that reveals the nutritional facts for most MREs, or read-to-eat military meals.

3/3/2015 - MRE nutrition facts revealed

A website was recently launched that reveals the nutritional facts for most MREs, or ready-to-eat military meals. read more »