| Sep 3, 2013
— The last Illinois survivor of a mostly forgotten World War II prisoner-of-war saga lives in a white farmhouse 7 miles north of town.
Retired from grain farming since 1988, Alva Moss, 89, walks a narrow road, mows his lawn and plays tennis for...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 9:05 AM
STANFORD — After more than a year of unsuccessful attempts to sell off the old county planning and zoning property on Second Street, Judge-Executive Jim Adams believes he has found a different solution for what to do with the building: use it as a...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 5:12 PM
A federal judge ruled Thursday the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs misused its sprawling West Los Angeles campus by leasing land for a hotel laundry, a film studio storage lot and UCLA's baseball stadium, but stopped short of ordering the tenants...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 5:26 PM
A federal judge's ruling Thursday jeopardizes the Department of Veterans Affairs' practice of generating revenue by leasing out unused space on its West Los Angeles acreage. It's a win for veterans advocates and the American Civil Liberties Union, which...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 10:46 AM
A recent Pentagon announcement made it clear that same-sex spouses of U.S. military personnel will begin receiving full benefits immediately. But once military service ends, they may be out of luck.
LGBT veterans and their partners could find themselves...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 2:03 PM
Rep. Rob Wittman, R-Westmoreland, has endorsed the new agreement between the Collage of William and Mary and the Department of Veterans Affairs that seeks to speed up disability claims.
On Thursday, the W&M law school agreed to join a VA effort that...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 6:26 PM
Robert "Bob" Miles, 84, passed away Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013, while in the company of family at the University of Maryland Hospital.
For 55 years, he was the husband of Agnes "Aggie" Skultety Miles, whom he never ceased to drive crazy.
Born July 27,...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 12:35 PM
There are few places Wayne Winebrenner could go where he didn’t run into people he knew.
Whether close to home or on the road to places such as Myrtle Beach, S.C., or at an Orioles game in Baltimore, his family said he always was bumping into...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 6:59 PM
Mold found in air-conditioning units in the Martinsburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center’s domiciliary prompted the hospital to relocate patients and staff last week, officials said Monday.
The domiciliary was closed Friday after safety officials at...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 10:26 PM
Veterans fighting to stave off homelessness are receiving some support this month, as a federal program distributes aid to them through state agencies.
You can find Albert Mouton on the streets these days. He's a regular at the Brother Francis Shelter,...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 5:40 PM
Wayne Bryan Winebrenner, 80, of Hagerstown, Md., passed away Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013, at Meritus Medical Center.
Born in Woodsboro, Md., on July 28, 1933, he was the son of the late Catherine Poulson and John M. Winebrenner.
He was adopted by Frank A....