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Volunteers help repair veteran's home after it was vandalized while he was hospitalized
--- In the South Valley, a Korean War veteran's home was vandalized while a Visalia man was in the hospital.
NC3 Investigates: V.A. admits mistake that left a Ventura Vet homeless
In May, NewsChannel 3's investigative unit exposed a potential problem at the Veterans Administration that even the V.A. apparently didn't know about until the top brass in Washington, D.C. saw our story.
New HBO documentary highlights the sacrifices of special operators’ canines
A new documentary commemorating the multi-purpose canines fighting alongside U.S. Special Operations forces downrange is now airing on HBO’s online service at hbogo.com. The film — “War Dog: A Soldier’s Best Friend” —
El Monte starts construction on affordable housing project for veterans, leaders criticize Temple City residents who helped kill similar plan
As El Monte broke ground on its next affordable veterans housing project, city leaders said they wanted to see surrounding cities do their part to help house both veterans and other homeless people.
Commentary: How the Humanities helps our veterans
--- At a recent dinner party, I fell into conversation with a Navy SEAL. One might wonder what a history professor has in common with a member of one of the armed services’ most elite forces.
Don’t forget the VA’s role in emergency preparedness
Congress is considering numerous bills that would defund and ultimately privatize the Veterans Health Administration (VHA).
Report: VA clinic where vet set self on fire was remiss
A Gulf War veteran who set himself on fire outside a Veterans Affairs clinic and later died went nearly a year without a mental health appointment or medication, one of several serious problems government investigators found.
Preserving the past: 9 tips on obtaining missing military records (and awards) for you or a loved one
Of the 16 million Americans who served in World War II, it’s expected that about a half-million will be alive at the end of 2017. Many veterans of this and other conflicts will take with them stories of service that can’t be replaced.
Over 70,000 military sexual assaults took place last year -- Congress must take action
Congress should act swiftly to approve long overdue legislation introduced Thursday to strengthen the prosecution of sexual assault in the military. The Defense Department estimates that about 8,600 women and 6,300 men were sexually assaulted.
VA exploring idea of merging health system with Pentagon
As part of its effort to expand private health care, the Department of Veterans Affairs is exploring the possibility of merging its health system with the Pentagon’s, a cost-saving measure that veterans groups say could threaten the viability.
L.A. County leaders make a plea to feds in push to keep funds for homeless veterans
Officials at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs decided in September to put local VA officials in charge of $264 million that had previously been set aside for specific programs to help homeless veterans.
Lawsuit Seeks to Return Irvine Veterans Cemetery to Core of Former El Toro Marine Base
The location of Orange County’s first veterans cemetery may be decided in Superior Court as the result of a lawsuit filed by former Irvine Mayor Larry Agran. Agran’s suit against the city.
Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise Advisory Council, Meeting 11-30-2017
Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise Advisory Council, Meeting, 11-30-17
East County vets ride to South Bay to honor fellow veterans
It was a spectacularly sunny morning. Maybe a bit on the cool side by local standards, for motorcyclists it promised to be a perfect day for hitting the local back roads.
After Chronicle investigation, Ashford suspends enrollment of GI Bill students
Ashford University on Tuesday suspended enrollment of students using GI Bill benefits, according to a corporate disclosure filed on Wednesday.
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