The Veterans Benefits Administration provides $95 billion of entitlements each year to veterans, including disability money, pensions to vets and their surviving spouses and death benefits — even American flags at veterans’ funerals.
The Oakland office of Veterans Affairs improperly filed and then lost about 14,000 unprocessed veterans benefit claims, some dating back to the 1990s, a federal government investigation found.
You may have seen them outside your local grocery store: men and women raising money for disabled and homeless veterans. An American flag and an ammo box are their trademarks.
St. Anthony’s Dining Room Sees Changing Faces of San Francisco’s Poverty; Stays True To Their Mission
As Thanksgiving nears, KCBS In Depth spoke with Barry Stenger, the executive director of St. Anthony’s Dinning Hall, about the old and new faces of poverty in San Francisco, what challenges lay ahead and how you can help.
Raytheon Professional Services provided this first-of-its-kind training at Fort Hood, teaching the same curriculum that every dealership’s GM-certified automotive technician receives.
Female vets, who currently number close to two million, may have it even tougher than their male counterparts. One such veteran is Donna, a Denver-based, single mom, whose struggles lasted far longer than her deployment.
Through the Disabled American Veterans organization, veterans can find programs for financial, physical and emotional needs.
Technically savvy and patriotic, Nick Lopez always knew he wanted to use his talent to serve his country.
Under the GI Bill, veterans are provided with financial support for education, making college a viable dream.
A Pearl Harbor survivor who was supposed to be this year’s grand marshal at the Petaluma Veterans’ Day Parade died shortly before the event.