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  1. Therapy: There is Help for Military Personnel

    Members of the Armed Forces may come to a place where they need therapy for a particular reason. There are services available to them that address various causes for this need. Whether it is a physical or psychological need, VA benefits provide the assistance that is necessary to return patients...
  2. Cuts to Military Health Benefits On The Horizon

    In a rare moment of bipartisanship, the top Republican on the Senate’s Armed Services Committee has endorsed President Obama’s proposal to cut military health benefits. Senator John McCain of Arizona will recommend to the Congressional “super committee” – a collection of Senators and Representatives tasked with cutting the federal budget by $1.2 trillion...
  3. An Historic Leader of Modern Warfare

      The remarkable career of David Petraeus has been a parade of challenges and achievements. From West Point to Princeton University to United States Military Academy and then on to Iraq and Afghanistan, his work has been efficient, effective and intelligent. Whether he was advising students or Presidents, Petraeus has...
  4. Pearl Harbor Attack Remembered on 70th Anniversary

    Today we remember those who lost their lives in the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. In a statement The White House proclaimed today “National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day”. The President hailed veterans: “Their tenacity helped define the Greatest Generation and their valor fortified all who served during...
  5. A Christmas Dinner

    A guest post from David J. Karwoski - John was a disabled Vietnam veteran who struggled with debilitating health issues as a result of the war. His daily struggles centered around diabetes, peripheral neuropathy and residual problems from malaria—not to mention the several pounds of metal used to hold his...
  6. Never Leave a Fellow Soldier Behind — A True Story

    A guest post by David John Karwoski January 2009, Massachusetts. Zack, a two tour combat veteran was walking through a hospital parking lot on his way to visit someone in the hospital. He noticed an elderly couple sitting in their car with winter coats on,...
  7. Proposed Changes in Tricare Prescription Coverage

    The following is a guest post provided by Matt Puettmann, content manager at Veterans United Home Loans, the nation’s leading dedicated provider of military family home loans. *** Service for military members is tough regardless of which branch they serve in, and many come back from service with various physical...
  8. Over 75 Free Offers for Veterans’ Day!

    In addition to millions of Americans shaking Veterans’ hands and saying thank you on Veterans’ Day this year, there will be thousands of locations in the United States and Canada providing free offers or special discounts to Veterans. They range from the highly publicized free meals to wedding dresses to...
  9. Veteran’s Guide to Final Arrangements, Part 3: Grave Markers

    Read Part 1 of the Final Arrangements series here, and Part 2 here. Marker Types and Materials The VA will provide each deceased veteran with an upright grave marker in granite or marble, or a flat grave marker in granite, marble, or bronze.  Upright grave markers are two-to-three-inch thick slabs...