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Disabled American Veterans

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  • American Legion Supports Homeless Veterans' Program

    American Legion Supports Homeless Veterans' Program
    When you think of war veterans, the thought of homelessness is not usually the first thing that comes to mind. Yet, many veterans fall into that sometimes invisible category of people - the kind of people that live under bridges, in alleyways, and in...
  • Wounded warrior's story to benefit veterans

     Wounded warrior's story to benefit veterans
    In April 2012, U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Travis Mills was on patrol with the 82nd Airborne in Afghanistan when he stepped on an improvised explosive device. The former high school football, basketball and baseball captain woke up on his 25th birthday...
  • VA says more veterans may use private medical services

    Under pressure to improve care, the Department of Veterans Affairs will allow more veterans to use private medical services to meet growing demands for healthcare, the department announced Saturday. Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric K. Shinseki said in...
  • Veterans with 30-day-plus waits will have private options, VA says

    Veterans with 30-day-plus waits will have private options, VA says
    On the eve of what is likely to be a heated congressional hearing on VA healthcare, the Department of  Veterans Affairs announced Tuesday that it would offer veterans facing waits of more than 30 days for appointments the option of seeking private...
  • VA chief Eric Shinseki is facing a tough battle, but he's seen others

    Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki knows adversity. As a soldier in Vietnam, he was seriously wounded twice, the second time during a second tour of duty when he stepped on a land mine and lost half of his right foot. That should have...
  • VA chief Eric Shinseki pledges urgent healthcare fixes

    Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric K. Shinseki called in leaders of key veterans groups Thursday and pledged to keep VA hospitals open nights and weekends if necessary to set up speedy appointments for veterans whose long waits for medical care have...
  • VA chief and White House spokesman resign, fueling unease

    President Obama sought to stem a growing political furor Friday by accepting the resignation of Eric K. Shinseki, the beleaguered secretary of Veterans Affairs, the second Cabinet-level official to resign under fire this year. Two hours later, Obama...
  • Man barricaded in veterans hall threatening to kill himself, cops say

    Man barricaded in veterans hall threatening to kill himself, cops say
    A man believed to be armed with a shotgun barricaded himself inside of a disabled veterans facility in Woodland Hills on Friday and has threatened to kill himself, authorities said. Los Angeles police responded to reports of a barricaded gunman in the...
  • Editorial: Thumbs up

    Thumbs up: Carroll Community College's theater department's production of "Our Town" is one of eight regional productions to be showcased at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival Jan. 16. The festival represents the best of regional college...
  • Bobby G. Burleson, 64, of Glen Rock, Pa.

    Bobby Glenn Burleson, 64, of Glen Rock, Pa., died Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, at York Hospital. Born Aug. 30, 1949, in Spruce Pine, N.C., he was the son of the late Will and Zula Burleson. He was a graduate of North Carroll High School and served in the...
  • Hampstead man named Md. Veteran of the Year

    While serving in Vietnam, Hampstead resident Mike "Maddog" Sater was injured during a mission when the soldier walking behind him accidentally set off a booby trap. With help and support, Sater said he was able to overcome multiple injuries. Now, Sater...
  • James E. 'Ed' Stuller, 88, of Westminster

    James Edwin "Ed" Stuller, 88, of Westminster, died Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, at Carroll Hospice's Dove House. Born Feb. 16, 1925, in Westminster, he was the son of the late D. Raymond Stuller and H. Grace Eckard Stuller. He was the husband of Doris V....