WWII Veterans Dying At Alarming RateAccording to the Veteran’s Administration, World War Two vets are dying at a rate of nearly 500 each day. That means there are approximately 885,000 veterans remaining out of the 16 million who served the nation then.
Is Money Raised By Bay Area Charity Really Going To Help Homeless Veterans?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.
New Homes For California Veterans Sit Empty As Taxpayers Foot BillCalifornia veterans are desperate for housing. But two brand new facilities are sitting empty, with taxpayers footing the bill.
Jefferson Award Winner Brings Art Therapy To Bay Area VetsAfter 23 years in the Air Force, flying 150 missions over Vietnam and earning 3 distinguished flying crosses, this week’s Jefferson Award winner is turning his talents to a mission on solid ground: creating a unique program for other Bay Area veterans.
ConsumerWatch: Cost And Quality Don’t Always Add Up At The VetIn many cases, it’s the local family run practices that rate higher than the big national chains, according to research from the non-profit Consumer's Checkbook.
Military Graves Mismarked At 2 Bay Area CemeteriesThe Veterans Affairs Department is trying to contact family members about mistaken grave markings at a pair of Bay Area military cemeteries.
Tuskegee Airmen Honored At San Francisco Documentary ScreeningSeveral Tuskegee Airmen were in San Francisco Tuesday night to attend a screening of a documentary that tells the story...
SF Appeals Court Blasts VA Mental Health Care SystemNoting that an average of 18 veterans a day commit suicide, a federal appeals court on Tuesday ordered the Department of Veterans Affairs to dramatically overhaul its mental health care system.
Event In Dublin Honors MilitaryActive members of the military home for the holidays were honored at an annual event in Dublin Monday night.