veterans

Julia LeDoux
August 02, 2020 - 1:00 am
The Senate has approved a resolution designating Sept. 20-26, 2020, as “Gold Star Families Remembrance Week” to honor the families of fallen service members.
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Julia LeDoux
July 14, 2020 - 6:30 am
Bipartisan legislation has been introduced in Congress that would provide refurbished federal computers to veterans, students, low-income families and underserved communities.
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Elizabeth Howe
June 24, 2020 - 1:00 pm
A closer look at soldiers with COVID-19 revealed that those with the most severe cases of the virus tended to also have underlying health conditions, one study shows.
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Photo credit U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Nicholas Brown
Abbie Bennett
June 12, 2020 - 8:30 am
A woman veteran in Congress is again pushing to create a national day of recognition for women who have served their country in the Armed Forces and National Guard. Read more now.
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Kaylah Jackson
May 25, 2020 - 6:27 am
Women veterans are the fastest-growing segment of the veteran population and have been serving in the Armed Forces since the Civil War. Here are several women warriors that we can honor this Memorial Day.
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Abbie Bennett
May 21, 2020 - 9:49 am
Lawmakers on Capitol Hill are urging the Department of Veterans Affairs to lift pandemic-related restrictions at national cemeteries for Memorial Day.
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Photo credit Department of Veterans Affairs
Julia LeDoux
May 15, 2020 - 6:52 am
At 105 years old, Meta Monteleon is the nation’s oldest Army nurse veteran. And she’s not letting something like the COVID-19 pandemic stop her from talking to her 100-year-old sister, Virginia Dupree Phillips. Read more.
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Julia LeDoux
April 18, 2020 - 3:23 pm
A Medal of Honor recipient has lost his fight against coronavirus. Retired Army Command Sgt. Major Bennie Adkins, who fought in the Vietnam War, died Friday.
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Elizabeth Howe
April 13, 2020 - 1:22 pm
During the Walmart shooting in El Paso, Texas last year that took 22 lives, Pvt. 1st Class Glendon Oakley carried children to safety. Last week, he was found dead in his quarters on Fort Bliss.
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RADIO.COM Staff
April 11, 2020 - 11:56 am
95-year-old Bill Kelly and 104-year-old William Lapschies got the virus and have since recovered, a huge feat because the elderly with underlying health conditions have been a hard-hit age group.
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