Former NFL referee Mike Pereira came up with the concept for Battlefields to Ballfields.

Best for Refs: New nonprofit helps veterans become sports officials

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Women Veterans gathered at the Women in Military Service for America Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery for the centennial anniversary of Loretta Perfectus Walsh’s enlistment.

Celebrating 100 years of enlisted military service for women - VAntage Point

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Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Navy Veteran Masada Jordan.

Masada served in the Navy for over 20 years. She enlisted in 1995 and trained as an aviation electrician mate. Her first assignment was at Naval Air Station Point Mugu where she served with Antarctic Development Squadron Six, VXE-6. She was then deployed to New Zealand and Antarctica.

After completing her two tours, she was then...
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Vietnam Veteran and VA chaplain James Luoma does his part to help Veterans and their families heal.

VA chaplain shares where healing began for a fellow Vietnam Veteran's family - VAntage Point

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Women Veterans: Do you have questions about health care resources? VA and DAV have answers. Tune in to DAV’s Facebook page tomorrow at 7 p.m. ET for an #ExploreVA Facebook Live video tour and chat.

#ExploreVA Facebook Live Video Tour on March 23

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Interested in nominating a friend or family member as #VeteranOfTheDay? Refer to this blog article for information on how to submit a nomination.

Nominate a deserving Veteran for #VeteranOfTheDay - VAntage Point

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Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Andrea Pratt.

After graduating from Texas Christian University, Andrea decided to join the Army and served from 2003 to 2011. Her duties while in the Army included serving as a signal officer, company commander, and deputy public affairs officer.

Andrea was deployed to Afghanistan during Operation Enduring Freedom. For her service, she is the...
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Veterans sharing their stories helps build empathy, trust, and hope within our community.

Veterans: Sharing your experience can save a life - VAntage Point

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Thanks to a study at McGuire VA Medical Center in Richmond, Virginia, Marine Veteran Terry Labar took his first steps in 33 years.

This Former Marine Just Took His First Steps In 33 Years

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As a previously homelessness Veteran, this man can relate to the difficulty some Veterans face after leaving the military.

Formerly homeless Veteran now scours the streets hoping to help others - VAntage Point

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Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Andrew Mayer. Andrew served in Afghanistan.

Andrew grew up in Long Beach, California. After attending and graduating from Texas Christian University in 2009, he served as an armor officer with the U.S. Army. After four years of military service, he returned to Texas Christian University and graduated with his MBA in 2015.

Andrew was awarded the Bronze...
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U.S. Army Veteran Gary Edmondson asks each Veteran entering the clinic which branch she or he served and plays the song.

Man plays branch song for Veterans entering VA Clinic

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#WomensHistoryMonth is the perfect time to discuss women Veterans’ health care resources.

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An Army Veteran who receives his care at the Memphis VA will represent the United States in the 2020 Paralympics in Tokyo.

Mid-South Veteran has made National U.S. Paralympic Taekwondo Team!

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“I remember standing up and I felt 10-feet tall,” says Marine Veteran Terry Labar. “It was really surreal, it really was.”

Paralyzed U.S. Marine veteran walks for first time in 33 years

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Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Wallace E. Lane. Wallace served in World War II.

Wallace joined the Army in 1942. Because he was colorblind, Wallace couldn’t become a pilot. Nevertheless, he volunteered for paratroop training because that way he could still work in a plane. Wallace was trained as a motor mechanic and sent overseas to serve in the European Theater in Normandy,...
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In June 1944, 2nd Lt. John Donald Mumford was flying his P-51 Mustang fighter, escorting a squadron of B-17 Flying Fortress bombers to an air raid of a German airfield. The mission was successful. But after the raid, German ground control radioed to its fighters: "Contact the enemy. Close in on the enemy." In minutes, Mumford, found himself attacked by 10 German fighters. He was never seen...
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Remains of missing World War II fighter pilot returns home

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A Marine Veteran’s journey to recovery through the martial arts.... an interview with a Medal of Honor recipient who fought at Iwo Jima. Watch these and other stories on VA'S The American Veteran.
After years of giving back by helping other Veterans, Army Veteran Adam Allen was selected to be the recipient of something that he's long needed, a new roof.

Paralyzed army veteran goes the distance for healing, gets life changing gift

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