Disabled Veterans

Veteran files appeal after being passed over for Westfield firefighter positions

WESTFIELD – Disabled veteran and certified EMT Leon Morin of Westfield is continuing an appeal to the state Civil Service Commission because the city …

Civil Service

Amputee racer sets his sights on Le Mans

Former solider Ash Hall wants to race the French Classic in 2020.<p>An army veteran who lost both of his legs in a bomb blast has embarked on a journey …

Le Mans

Senate candidates Chelsea Kline, Jo Comerford, Steve Connor, Ryan O'Donnell debate at Deerfield Academy

DEERFIELD — A concert hall at Deerfield Academy was filled to the brim Monday night as four contenders in the Hampshire, Franklin & Worcester Senate …

Health Care

Crist Seeks to Protect Jobs of Federal Employees Who Use Medical Marijuana

<b>Under the bipartisan proposal, the use of medical marijuana could not be used as the sole factor in hiring and firing decisions for civilian jobs in</b> …


Burn pits, battlefield toxins, disabled troops and the fight for data

“I will advocate until they drape the flag over my coffin.”<p>That’s what Rosie Lopez-Torres told the Reserve Officers Association her husband, Army …


Lawmakers call on governor to prevent shutdown of medical marijuana businesses

A group of Michigan lawmakers -- nine Democrats and one Republican -- are asking Gov. Rick Snyder to prevent a state-imposed shutdown of unlicensed …


Pull Quote

Culture & ExplorationVideo<p>Digging up historical artifacts may help former members of the military transition to life as civilians.<p>Culture & ExplorationVideo<p>A partnership between a crowdsourced archaeology organization and a veterans recovery program has opened up new possibilities for American …


David Cone Charity Golf Classic to benefit Ed Lucas Foundation is next week.

Golfing spots and dinner tickets are still available for the David Cone Celebrity Golf Classic to benefit the Ed Lucas Foundation, but time is …


Cody Coughlin, DAV partner for Michigan Truck race

Coughlin will be racing the No. 2 Jegs Chevrolet in honor of veterans around the world at the Corrigan Oil 200 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race …


Fake Charities Seek to Exploit One of America’s Most Vulnerable Populations (Terrible!)

It’s no secret that military members and their families make countless sacrifices to do the important work that they do. Time away from loved ones, …


25,000 turn out to Houston Back-to-School fest

Image 1of/9<p>Caption<p>Close<p>Laura Clifton called Saturday’s Back to School Fest a godsend.<p>Her family is among the hundreds still struggling to get back on …

San Francisco Bay Area

Community helps Alvin veteran stuck in dangerous home since Harvey

A disabled veteran from Alvin has been living in his flood-damaged home since Harvey with no remediation. Now the community is stepping up to help.


Robbed of phone while in parking lot of west Little Rock Target, 55-year-old tells police

A 55-year-old woman was robbed of her cellphone while in the parking lot of the west Little Rock Target on Thursday afternoon, police said.


Veteran launches proposed class-action lawsuit over disability benefit formula

A former member of the Canadian Forces is suing the federal government, alleging the formula used to calculate long-term disability payments only …

Canadian Politics

In political season, Democrats wonder, 'where's Obama?'

"Join me on Team '18," Barack Obama wrote in a recent fundraising email from his old political group, Organizing for Action. "Every election, every …

Donald Trump

Paid Sick Leave Proposal Draws Packed S.A. Council Chamber

Aug 9, 2018<p>By Morgan Montalvo<p>WOAI News<p>San Antonio’s City Council Chamber was full to near-overflowing Wednesday evening with supporters and opponents …

San Antonio

Scott discusses trade, veterans in St. Matthews

ST. MATTHEWS – U.S. Sen. Tim Scott says he’s talked with President Donald Trump about his concerns over tariffs.


The state should not have settled for Hollister Ranch's dismal offering

In California, no one owns the beach. Public access to the sand and the ocean — natural treasures that belong to all of us and that may not be bought — is a fundamental principle of the law.<p>But in Santa Barbara County, an eight-and-a-half-mile stretch of pristine beach, punctuated by coves, is the …

Santa Barbara County

8 Venoms Better Than Eddie Brock (And 7 Who Lacked Bite)

In October, Sony will try bringing Venom back to the big screen once again. Of course, the first time was when Topher Grace played Eddie Brock and …


CHAMPVA Fact Sheet for Medical Billers

The Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Department of Veteran Affairs (CHAMPVA) is a comprehensive health care program for civilians who …

Health Care

Purple Heart recipients share stories of sacrifice, honor at Rimrock Mall

Army Master Sergeant Gordon Ewell, a Purple Heart winner, has a glass eye with a tiny Purple Heart where the iris would be.<p>Grinning broadly Tuesday …


Want job search help and $320?

Disabled veterans transitioning out of the military can get extensive job-search help ― plus a few hundred bucks in their pockets ― by participating …


Sarah Palin's interview may not be broadcast on Sacha Baron Cohen's Who is America? after all

Sarah Palin may have been outraged after being duped by Sacha Baron Cohen, but the footage of her controversial interview may not be screened at all.<p>In an ironic blunder, former Presidential candidate Palin inadvertently helped promote Baron Cohen's series Who is America? before it launched last …

Television (UK)

Sarah Palin vindicated? Showtime might not air Cohen's 'Who is America?' hit piece

Showtime president of programming Gary Levin told reporters this week that the controversial “Who is America?” hit piece on Sarah Palin may not …


Treasury warns on shocking preferential procurement shakedown

Contractors with provincial and local governments are being told to pay 30% of the value their contracts in cash — in lieu of having 30% …

Business (South Africa)

Antoinette Scott First D.C. Female Awarded Purple Heart

Iraq veteran Antoinette Scott was awarded the purple heart after her truck was hit by an IED (improvised explosive device) when she was transporting …

Conservative View

As federal government eyes shutdown fight, Ron DeSantis backs Trump’s threats

Another fight over spending and immigration could be looming in Congress, and a big question is whether it will happen before or after the midterm …


Three Creeks Brewing Co. Releases Warfighter Pale Ale in Cans & Draft

Sisters, OR • Jul 31, 2018 — Three Creeks Brewing Company has partnered with Warfighter Outfitters, a Sisters-based non-profit for disabled veterans, …


A&W Is Giving Out Free Root Beer Floats Today

Food & Drink<p>By James Chrisman Published On 08/06/2018<p>@james_chrisman2<p>By James Chrisman @james_chrisman2 Published On 08/06/2018<p>Is the root beer float …

Ice Cream

U.S. Veteran Steve Kirk Uses Breath-Triggered Gun at Wheelchair Games

A 1980 skiing accident left U.S. Army veteran Steve Kirk with a dislocated neck and little use of his arms or legs. Almost forty years later, Kirk …

Sports Technology