| Jul 21, 2013
| 5:43 PM
Maryland Veterans Affairs Secretary Edward Chow told several local Korean War veterans on Sunday that they “would never be forgotten.”
The Korean War, whose ceasefire 60 years ago is being commemorated through various events, has often been...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 1:29 PM
Honorably discharged decades ago, a former Marine was living in a Baltimore homeless shelter, surviving with the help of $255 a month for a disability he suffered while in the service.
Then he met Rochelle Richardson.
Richardson, an attorney who works...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 3:00 AM
"Thank you for your service" is, today, an oft-repeated mantra, uttered after encountering a member of the nation's armed forces or — if recognized — a veteran of past and present wars. And rightly so. Typically, a highlight of the 2013 All-...
| Jul 19, 2013
Dance classes: Presented by Vantage House, a continuum-of-care retirement community, held from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. every Thursday in the Vantage House auditorium, 5400 Vantage Point Road in Columbia. Dance has shown to improve balance, gait and...
| Sep 6, 2013
Sunday, Sept. 8
Beach fun The Mayo Beach Park Fun Day will be held 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the park, 4150 Honeysuckle Drive, Edgewater. Canoeing, kayaking and other water activities. Lifeguards will on be duty and picnics are welcome. Grilling, alcohol or...
| Sep 5, 2013
A federal judge made the right decision when he ruled last week that the Department of Veterans Affairs had misused its West Los Angeles campus by leasing land to the private Brentwood School, a hotel laundry service, UCLA (for the use of Jackie...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 5:00 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration said Wednesday it will stop enforcing a law that blocks benefits to partners of military veterans in same-sex marriages.
In a letter to congressional leaders, Attorney General Eric Holder said that a...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 7:28 AM
At some time in your life, you may need emergency care. When it is not possible for you to go to a VA Medical Center, you should go to the nearest hospital that has an emergency room. If you do, you should contact the nearest VA Hospital within 72...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 5:15 PM
SAN DIEGO -- An association of women veterans has withdrawn plans to give an award to Mayor Bob Filner extolling him as a champion in the fight against sexual assault in the military.
But Filner is still slated to be the keynote speaker at the group's...
| 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...