By Chuck Stovall Social Security Administration On Memorial Day, as we pay tribute to the men and women who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our country, we also share some news about Social Security disability benefits for veterans with disabilities: a new expedited disability process. We believe it is important to recognize those who currently […]
By Megan McCloskey Special to the NNPA from ProPublica Last week, we wrote about the Pentagon’s floundering efforts to find and identify the 83,000 service members missing from past conflicts—of which the military ID’d just 60 last year. As our story laid out, the mission has been hampered by outdated scientific methods, a lack of […]
By Tony Rossi The Christophers “In the modern media world, we know the names of Kardashians more than we know the names of U.S. troops who have been killed fighting a war, ostensibly for us.” That’s one of the reasons that CNN anchor and Chief Washington Correspondent Jake Tapper wrote “The Outpost: An Untold Story […]
MARION – VA Northern Indiana Health Care System will host the 9th annual Veterans Day Parade on Friday, November 1, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. This year’s theme, “125 Years of Service” pays tribute to the sacrifices made by Veterans to protect our way of life and honors those who have and continue to serve our country in military operations. […]
NeighborLink Fort Wayne recently received a $5,000 grant from The Home Depot Foundation in support of local Fort Wayne veterans. These funds will be made available to NeighborLink Fort Wayne volunteers who are working directly with veterans on home maintenance and repairs projects.
After close to four decades, Vietnam veterans in Fort Wayne and the Tri-state area are getting an official Vietnam Veterans of America Homecoming Celebration, slated for 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 5 at Parkview Field.