Category: Veterans

Detroit nonprofit that helps vets, others is back up and running after being robbed of $4,000 in equipment

Cameras caught thieves stealing $4,000 worth of lawn mowing and snow removal equipment that teens with the Lawn Academy in…

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(WATCH) One of largest-ever gatherings of Medal of Honor recipients honored at MLB All-Star Game

Major League Baseball paid tribute to 30 Medal of Honor recipients at the 89th MLB All-Star Game Tuesday night, following…

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Paralyzed veterans to compete in National Veterans Wheelchair Games

For local veteran Ted Rake, watching last year's National Veterans Wheelchair Games in Cincinnati was life-changing. In 2010, he was…

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Fake charity pledged to fight veteran suicide. Instead, it kept millions of dollars

Ten veterans charities that allegedly misused millions of dollars in donations are facing sanctions from California amid a nationwide crackdown…

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Ohio man to meet family of solider who died in his arms in Vietnam

Fifty years after a decision he still ponders, Doug Towslee will finally meet the family of a soldier who died…

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Former Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell will match reward to find ‘low life coward’ who vandalized Murphy memorial

A Long Island memorial for fallen Navy SEAL and Medal of Honor recipient Lt. Michael P. Murphy was found broken…

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Teen vandal destroys memorial of fallen Navy SEAL Lt. Michael Murphy

A Long Island memorial for fallen Navy SEAL and Medal of Honor recipient Lt. Michael P. Murphy was found broken…

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Charity call to ‘Help the Vets’ was a scam, and so were many others, says FTC

Americans get a patriotic feeling when they donate to charities that help military veterans and current service members -- a…

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FL cops grant nearly-blind Navy vet’s wish to use night vision goggles

An 88-year-old Navy veteran who served in the Korean War recently reached out to the Pembroke Pines Police Department in…

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Pentagon sending letters to more than 130,000 owed tax refund on disability pay

The Defense Department has identified more than 130,000 veterans released from military service following injuries who may be owed more…

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Disabled vet goes on hunger strike outside FBI

On Monday, at approximately 9 a.m., disabled U.S. veteran James Modon began a hunger strike in front of the FBI…

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WATCH: 95-year-old vet dives into pool to show little boy to be brave

Daniel Bliss, a 95-year-old Air Force veteran of World War II and the Korean War, recently jumped off a diving…

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Funeral procession held for retired FDNY Captain who lost two sons on 9/11

Retired FDNY Captain John Vigiano, who lost two sons on 9/11, was laid to rest Saturday after a long battle…

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Senators introduce bill to extend commissary, exchange privileges to more veterans

More veterans would be allowed to shop at discounted on-base stores under legislation introduced Thursday in the Senate. Sens. Brian…

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US Marine vet’s malpractice claim denied due to VA loophole – Now he’s on a mission to change the law

Brian Tally hadn’t suffered from a fall or any trauma before being afflicted by sudden excruciating back pain in January…

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Health care administrators remedy problem for veteran faced with $30,000 medical bill

A Vietnam War veteran threatened with a nearly $30,000 medical bill because of a blunder with a Department of Veterans…

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FL man who never served in military pleads guilty after scamming VA for $219,000

An 83-year-old Pensacola, Florida man this week pleaded guilty to federal charges of making fraudulent Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)…

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Army World War II veterans hold emotional final reunion

For years, veterans of the Army's 66th Infantry Division have reunited to reminisce about their time together fighting in World…

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VA secretary nominee Wilkie is approved by Senate committee

Robert Wilkie, the latest choice by President Donald Trump to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs, was easily approved Tuesday…

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Families receive lost Purple Heart medals of fallen relatives

This week, relatives of three U.S. service members who were wounded or killed in action received lost Purple Heart medals…

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