Whatever doesn’t kill you only makes you stronger. For retired Commander Jack Schwartz, that seems to be the case.
Sexual Assault Awareness Month is an annual effort each April to raise public awareness about sexual assault. Throughout the month, VA focuses on sexual assault and sexual harassment occurring during military service – also known as military sexual trauma, or MST. This year’s theme across VA is“Speaking up, moving forward: VA supports survivors of military sexual trauma”.
MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa -- The Vietnam War may have ended decades ago, but many American Veterans are still feeling the effects as Agent Orange and other chemicals used in the conflict continue to have deadly consequences on their bodies and the bodies of their loved ones.
Affordable Dentures & Implants® Launches Pro Bono Implant Treatment Initiative For U.S. Veterans, Homeless
RALEIGH, NC and PHOENIX, January 9, 2017 – Affordable Dentures & Implants® announced today that it will partner with Brighter Way Dental Institute of Phoenix, Arizona to deliver free dental implant, oral surgery, and prosthetic treatment to hundreds of U.S. military Veterans and homeless citizens. The network of affiliated dental practices expects to contribute about $3.25 million in pro bono implant and prosthetic services in 2017 alone. About 400 volunteers – including affiliated practice owners, dental technicians and other auxiliary staff members – will travel from across the U.S. to Phoenix as part of the effort.
January opened with President Donald Trump’s directive to the various Secretaries of Defense, Veterans Affairs, and Homeland Security to formulate a “Joint Action Plan” for supporting Veterans in their transition to civilianhood by expanding suicide prevention resources. January ended with the viral video of a California schoolteacher lambasting present, past, and future Veterans as the “freakin’ lowest of the low” — society’s permanent failures — to a classroom of underage students. Equating military recruiters to pimps, the teacher excoriated the idea that anything positive could be linked with the military.
Many Veterans as well as politicians say the dismissal this week of David Shulkin is a mistake, and they’re concerned about where the VA is headed.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (KCBD) - Levelland native Ronny Jackson has been nominated as the new Secretary of Veterans Affairs by President Trump. Pending Senate approval, Jackson will replace Former VA Secretary David Shulkin.
President Trump announced Wednesday he's nominating Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson to replace David Shulkin as head of Veterans Affairs. Let's take a quick look at Jackson's background.
NEW YORK—“Ma’am,” said the soldier in suit slacks and a collar-popped pea coat, “my name is Max Rose, and I’m running for Congress as a Democrat.”