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At their final monthly meal together, a salute for the few, the proud of Iwo Jima 3 Omaha Steve Aug 6 Aug 7 6 354
No Relief for Some Vets Exposed to Agent Orange 0 douglas9 Aug 2 Aug 2 2 154
Secrets, Denial, and, Decades Later, a Medal of Honor for a Vietnam Medic 0 douglas9 Jul 31 Jul 31 12 243
Veteran Commits Suicide Hours After Being Turned Away At VA Facility – Rest In Peace 12 yuiyoshida Jul 27 Jul 30 7 463
Seven decades melt away as World War II vet buckles himself into plane and the memories it carries 3 Omaha Steve Jul 23 Jul 25 5 277
Legion of Honor awarded to Japanese-American soldier 2 yuiyoshida Jul 24 Jul 25 3 196
Police: 81-Year-Old Marine Corps Veteran Held Hostage In Motel For 4 Years 0 Omaha Steve Jul 21 Jul 21 2 345
Info Beyond DD-214 for Vietnam Era Vet 11 paparush Jul 16 Jul 20 0 685
Vietnam Vet Gets Best Friend His Long-Overdue Purple Heart 0 douglas9 Jul 12 Jul 12 5 273
FOUR graveside flags for 2 Vets, they went up tonight PIX 1 Omaha Steve Jun 23 Jun 23 8 443
Three of Nebraska's living Pearl Harbor survivors gather at new Central City veterans memorial 0 Omaha Steve Jun 23 Jun 23 4 171
Hansen: Spurred by Omahan's research, Marine Corps changes history behind iconic Iwo Jima photo 0 Omaha Steve Jun 23 Jun 23 0 207
Long-lost remains of Lincoln native killed in WWII to be buried at last 0 Omaha Steve Jun 20 Jun 20 2 234
Remember the post on Memorial Day about 3 foot weeds on the War Memorial? 5 Omaha Steve Jun 18 Jun 19 19 791
New policy protects Marines, sailors facing separation for mental health issues 3 douglas9 Jun 17 Jun 18 2 284
MASH quote "Goddamn Army" or my dad entered the Twilight Zone 0 Omaha Steve Jun 14 Jun 14 0 353
Killed by friendly fire in WWII, the weeds on his memorial are three feet tall today 3 Omaha Steve May 2016 May 2016 12 559
Today. My wife and I stood on our porch, we 4 The Polack MSgt May 2016 May 2016 36 1560
In Remembrance on Memorial Day 15 pinboy3niner May 2016 May 2016 40 676
some online resources on the Women's Air Service Pilots of WWII 0 niyad May 2016 May 2016 2 188
WWII female pilots (WASPS) now can be buried at Arlington (but, there is NO war on women!!) 0 niyad May 2016 May 2016 5 191
I was raped in the navy – and then discharged for a 'personality disorder' (but, NO war on women!!) 0 niyad May 2016 May 2016 18 398
Obama reinstates burial rights of WASP pilots 3 nitpicker May 2016 May 2016 27 609
Former Director of Phoenix VA Hospital Sentenced (wristslap for unreported gifts) 1 nitpicker May 2016 May 2016 5 258
Eric Fanning confirmed. 0 lonestarnot May 2016 May 2016 3 233
Police recover priceless stolen WWI-era cannon 2 Omaha Steve May 2016 May 2016 0 383
Civilian hoping to report for duty at a vet service agency. 2 KamaAina May 2016 May 2016 1 321
Spurred in part by Omaha man's research, Marine Corps launches investigation into iconic Iwo Jima fl 0 Omaha Steve May 2016 May 2016 5 371
The B-17 Swamp Ghost – Found After 68 Years In the Jungle 1 Omaha Steve Apr 2016 Apr 2016 10 514
Pennsylvania Man Charged In Alleged $35 Million Fraud Against Veterans’ Education GI Bill 2 nitpicker Apr 2016 Apr 2016 3 465
Veterans still can face long waits for care — if they get it at all 3 nitpicker Apr 2016 Apr 2016 3 464
Burn Pits 6 douglas9 Mar 2016 Apr 2016 6 814
VA staff is buried in backlog of unlimited veterans disability appeals 3 nitpicker Nov 2015 Apr 2016 4 828
Panel weighs closing all VA health care — vets' groups raise conflict of interest 15 nitpicker Apr 2016 Apr 2016 5 1584
Veterans chief, key congressman discuss VA's problems 2 unhappycamper Aug 2015 Apr 2016 3 660
The Fundamental Difference War Hawk HRC vs BS 1 SisterSarah Apr 2016 Apr 2016 0 561
Now Here’s Some True R&R: Reuniting and Reminiscing with WWII Buddies, Joe and Max 0 Omaha Steve Apr 2016 Apr 2016 4 250
Veterans mark 50th anniversary of Vietnam War 3 yuiyoshida Mar 2016 Mar 2016 4 692
'This really helps': More than 40 years after the war ended, Vietnam-era veterans are welcomed home 0 Omaha Steve Mar 2016 Mar 2016 5 587
How Bruce Springsteen Rescued Vietnam Veterans of America-—and the Vietnam Veterans Movement 4 pinboy3niner Mar 2016 Mar 2016 8 1047
Oh Great, New illnesses associated with Agent Orange X-post from GD 2 Scuba Mar 2016 Mar 2016 9 1327
Stand Down event in Brockton offers support to dozens of homeless veterans 0 unhappycamper Mar 2016 Mar 2016 3 665
The strange history of opiates in America: from morphine for kids to heroin for soldiers 1 unhappycamper Mar 2016 Mar 2016 1 704
Wounded Warrior Project Fires Top Two Executives 1 The River Mar 2016 Mar 2016 8 398
Nearly deaf dog overwhelmed by sight of her soldier owner 2 unhappycamper Mar 2016 Mar 2016 16 1033
Military Veteran Turns Tables on Would-Be Robber 1 Omaha Steve Mar 2016 Mar 2016 1 753
New law will cut off unemployment pay for most GI Bill users, but when? 1 nitpicker Mar 2016 Mar 2016 4 797
VA expands hepatitis C treatment to all patients with the virus 0 nitpicker Mar 2016 Mar 2016 6 490
Question for US veterans: does the ROTC hand out meaningless 'medals'? 12 muriel_volestrangler Feb 2016 Mar 2016 0 1215
Former Director of Phoenix VA Hospital Pleads Guilty 0 nitpicker Mar 2016 Mar 2016 6 476
Agent Orange catching up to Vietnam veterans decades later 8 unhappycamper Feb 2016 Mar 2016 15 1522
Why privatizing the VA health care system is a bad idea 5 unhappycamper Feb 2016 Feb 2016 6 788
Service Dog Fundraiser Update 2 Quackers Feb 2016 Feb 2016 6 477
Trump must honor the Immigrant & Undocumented Veterans of American Foreign Wars 1 unhappycamper Feb 2016 Feb 2016 3 461
Vietnam vet loses suit against VA to get benefits in Cuba 3 unhappycamper Feb 2016 Feb 2016 4 581
US Army reservist sues 'Muslim-free' gun range for asking him to leave 1 unhappycamper Feb 2016 Feb 2016 4 559
This message was self-deleted by its author 2 The Polack MSgt Feb 2016 Feb 2016 0 516
Wisconsin Republicans Just Snuck Through Legislation That Guts Veterans Benefits (xpost from GD) 4 KamaAina Feb 2016 Feb 2016 9 1107
Hey did you guys/ladies get any of the 6 mil mudflap collected for vets? 3 lonestarnot Feb 2016 Feb 2016 0 752
72-year-old honorably discharged veteran deported after 50 years in America 3 unhappycamper Feb 2016 Feb 2016 13 1036
WASPS (women pilots in ww2) denied burial in arlington (but, there is NO war on women!!) 6 niyad Jan 2016 Feb 2016 8 1385
Vet With PTSD Petitions For Early Release Of His Military Dog To Help Him Cope 2 Omaha Steve Jan 2016 Jan 2016 6 502
Ill-prepared response failed family of Lincoln man killed at Pearl Harbor 0 Omaha Steve Jan 2016 Jan 2016 1 439
After slow start, $5M Offutt lab is now bustling in effort to ID remains of Pearl Harbor victims 0 Omaha Steve Jan 2016 Jan 2016 3 398
VA failed to spend $1.9 billion designated for health care, report finds 3 nitpicker Jan 2016 Jan 2016 3 646
When He Had A Heart Attack This Vet Had To Give Up His Dogs. Watch What Happens When He Visits Them! 2 Omaha Steve Jan 2016 Jan 2016 6 823
"Hiring our Heroes" events: D.C., Ft. Campbell, Cleveland, Ft. Stewart, Austin 1 Tanuki Jan 2016 Jan 2016 1 486
You Have Mobility Challenges? There is Help 2 nadinbrzezinski Jan 2016 Jan 2016 3 649
Records of War Vietnam 2 douglas9 Dec 2015 Dec 2015 3 645
Report: Kansas VA medical center used unauthorized wait lists 0 nitpicker Dec 2015 Dec 2015 1 483
Stakeholders deserve to be fully informed. 2 proverbialwisdom Dec 2015 Dec 2015 2 679
Tibor Rubin Is Dead at 86; Medal of Honor Was Delayed by Anti-Semitism 3 douglas9 Dec 2015 Dec 2015 7 865
twice is a coincidence...three times is a conspiracy theory... 2 HereSince1628 Dec 2015 Dec 2015 0 754
Iowa Daily Democrat: Democrats fight back against Rubio’s plans to cut veterans’ benefits 1 Omaha Steve Dec 2015 Dec 2015 6 512
Sanders is the toast of new coffee roast proceeds donated to the Vermont Veterans Fund 4 Omaha Steve Dec 2015 Dec 2015 22 1032
Wheelchair-accessible SUV, one of the first in U.S., ensures mobility for injured vet 0 Omaha Steve Dec 2015 Dec 2015 2 412
VA may Expand Disability Benefits Eligibility for Veterans Exposed to Camp Lejeune water 1 nitpicker Dec 2015 Dec 2015 3 450
ReWalk issues PR release on VA's agreement to evaluate exoskeletons for vets with spinal cord injury 0 nitpicker Dec 2015 Dec 2015 3 408
Seeking a Belated Agent Orange Cleanup 0 douglas9 Dec 2015 Dec 2015 6 395
Veterans have 9/11-linked diseases, advocacy groups say 1 nitpicker Dec 2015 Dec 2015 3 942
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