Rose and William Volkman both served in the Navy in World War I. This month, as the world reflects on the impact of America's contribution in that war, we reflect on what the Volkmans' service meant to America.
Rose and William Volkman both served in the Navy in World War

Mr. & Mrs. Volkman: Commemorating 100 Years of their WWI Veterans Legacy

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If you didn’t have a chance to join the #ExploreVA Facebook Chat last week, don’t worry! Here’s a recap of the conversation about VA’s pre-need burial eligibility determination program.
If you didnt have a chance to join the ExploreVA Facebook Chat

ICYMI: #ExploreVA Facebook chat on Pre-need Eligibility Determination - VAntage Point

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Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Marine and Air Force Veteran Jack A. Phillips. Jack served during the Vietnam War.

Jack was born in Wichita, Kansas, in 1937. He and his brother were raised by his mother, who supported them with a job at Cessna Aircraft until World War II ended. After the war, all the women were laid off and the jobs were given to the returning men. After that, Jack’s mother...
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Women Veterans shared their stories – some for the first time – with cartoonists from the Center for Cartoon Studies at the White River Junction VA.

Together, they will create a cartoon strip about women's experiences in the military.
Women Veterans shared their stories some for the first time with cartoonists

Illustrating stories of service: Vermont VA pairs women Veterans with cartoonists

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Vietnam Veteran George Holewski will be able to move his feet in and out of his car more easily, thanks to a team of college students who spent their senior year creating the Walk & Lift cane.
Vietnam Veteran George Holewski will be able to move his feet in

University students make assistive devices for Veterans

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A resource we cannot promote enough: Veterans Crisis Line. The Veterans Crisis Line connects Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text.
A resource we cannot promote enough Veterans Crisis Line The Veterans Crisis

Veterans Crisis Line | Suicide Prevention Hotline, Chat & Text

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Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Michael Quirke. Michael served during the Iraq War.

Michael was born and raised in Houston. He received his B.A. from Texas Christian University, and after graduating from TCU in 2005, Michael was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army.
During his military service, Michael served as an infantry platoon leader, infantry company executive...
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Secretary David Shulkin discusses issues facing the Department of Veterans Affairs, including accountability, the impact of the federal hiring freeze, health care choice versus privatization, reliability of data, and budgetary costs.
Secretary David Shulkin discusses issues facing the Department of Veterans Affai

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Montana Vets Montana Waters is helping Veterans cope with their emotional and physical injuries through fly fishing.
Montana Vets Montana Waters is helping Veterans cope with their emotional and

Montana non-profit to help treat injured vets through fly fishing

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Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran George Kanatani. George served during World War II.

George was born in California 1918 and graduated from Redlands High School in 1936. After graduation, he attended San Bernardino Valley College before he was drafted into the war effort in 1942. He served in a segregated unit of the U.S. Army of Japanese-Americans. During his service, his family was...
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Four Vietnam veterans gathered in Arkansas on Tuesday to receive the Silver Star for brave actions 45 years ago.
Four Vietnam veterans gathered in Arkansas on Tuesday to receive the Silver

Four Vietnam veterans awarded the Silver Star for 1972 rescue mission

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More than 30 Patriot Guard Riders transported remains of five unaccompanied and unclaimed veterans from Amarillo to San Antonio. The riders were taking the ashes to Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery for a military funeral.
More than 30 Patriot Guard Riders transported remains of five unaccompanied and

Patriot Guard Riders transfer ashes of 5 unaccompanied veterans to San Antonio

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Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Air Force Veteran Mary Tener Davidson Hall.

Mary commissioned as a second lieutenant in the Air Force in 1951 and served with the 601st Supply Squadron. Mary was part of the second class to graduate from the Basic Officer Military Course at Lackland Air Force Base.

Mary was assigned to Komaki Air Base in Japan where she worked as a supply officer. After returning...
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Navy Veteran Brandon Myers was able to walk upright again thanks to robotic legs provided by San Diego VA.
Navy Veteran Brandon Myers was able to walk upright again thanks to

Paralyzed vet gets first 'robotic legs' from San Diego VA

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Yoga can benefit those with Parkinson's disease through mobility, balance, and strength.
Yoga can benefit those with Parkinson's disease through mobility balance and strength

For Veterans with Parkinson’s disease: The benefits of yoga

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Retired Army Major General Dee McWilliams joins the podcast this week. Dee currently serves as President of the Women In Military Service For America Memorial. She talks with us about her long career in the Army, preparing for retirement, finding a new purpose, and the importance of the women's memorial.
Retired Army Major General Dee McWilliams joins the podcast this week Dee

[Podcast] #27: Dee McWilliams – Army Veteran, President WIMSA - VAntage Point

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Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Harrybelle Stark. Harry Belle served during World War I from 1916-1919.

Harry Belle was one of the few women known to have been exposed to mustard gas during World War I. She graduated from Saint Vincent’s Hospital School of Nursing in 1911 and became a Red Cross Nurse. Later she joined the Army Nurses Corps. She was stationed in Texas and Pittsburgh...
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At the end of March, the Greater Nashua region in the state of New Hampshire announced the end of Veteran homelessness in their community, bringing us another step closer to ending Veteran homelessness across our nation.
At the end of March the Greater Nashua region in the state

Nashua, New Hampshire the latest community to effectively end to Veteran homelessness - VAntage Point

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As an organ donor, Navy Veteran John O’Loughlin went on to save three lives, give sight to two people and help 50 others as a tissue donor.
As an organ donor Navy Veteran John OLoughlin went on to save

California Navy veteran honored for donating organs

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With full military honors, the Dignity Memorial Homeless Veterans Program buried seven homeless or unclaimed soldiers in East Tennessee Veterans Cemetery.
With full military honors the Dignity Memorial Homeless Veterans Program buried seven

7 homeless veterans buried with military honors

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