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As a member of the House Armed Services Committee, a recent visit to Afghanistan and Bahrain confirmed my deep appreciation for service members and citizens who willingly put themselves in harm's way for the sake of our nation. Over the course of an...
An upside-down American flag is considered a signal of distress. And that's the feeling Robert Rosebrock had when he looked up and noticed the red, white and blue street-lamp banners outside the Department of Veterans Affairs' West Los Angeles Medical...
The old gravestone is broken. A crack about three-quarters of the way to the top has severed it, exposing a rough, jagged edge, like a chipped front tooth. The detached top, where the name and date of birth were long ago etched, lies on the ground. It's...
Daily American Staff Writer, @damichellegThe Korean War is often referred to as the forgotten war. But it was not forgotten Thursday as Somerset County Korean War veterans were honored in a ceremony at the Somerset County Office Building. Lt. Col. Kang Moon Ho, assistant defense attache for...
The Maryland Center for Veterans Education and Training's Baltimore complex is full of neatly made beds and shining-clean floors, a military-like environment for homeless former service members working to get their lives back on track. Its executive...
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — The American Legion is planning a town hall meeting next week on the quality of health care that veterans receive at the Department of Veterans Affairs Northern Indiana Health Care System in Fort Wayne. Legion officials...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Men who were exposed to Agent Orange chemicals used during the Vietnam War are at higher risk for life-threatening prostate cancer than unexposed veterans, researchers have found. What's more, those who served where the...
A recent Voice contributor was critical of bicyclists and the accommodations being made for them, such as the recent law mandating 3 feet between motorists and bicyclists in South Bend. The gist of his letter was that bicyclists take and take and give...
Vietnam veteran John Otte did his best to forget the war. He got married, raised two sons and made a career working at credit unions. But as Otte neared retirement, memories of combat flooded back. Starting in 2005, he filed a series of claims with...
firstname.lastname@example.orgThe president of South Korea thanked a group of local Korean War veterans for helping set the cornerstone of a 60-year partnership between her country and the United States during a dinner Tuesday in Washington, D.C. Les Bishop, commander of Antietam...
SIOUX FALLS-STORM CLEANUP Ice storm cleanup in Sioux Falls nearly done SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Cleanup of tree branches downed by an ice storm in Sioux Falls a month ago is nearing completion. Public Works Director Mark Cotter says about 80...
Screenings The county Health Department's North Laurel Health Center, 9411 Whiskey Bottom Road, will offer walk-in HIV/AIDS testing services from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays and Fridays and from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. by appointment: 410-313-0630. Also,...
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