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Milwaukee VA hosts Welcome Home event: "It's like you just know each other right away"

MILWAUKEE (WITI) — After serving in Vietnam for two years, Steven Brunell wears a vest telling the stories of his service and reminding him of that unspoken bond among his fellow soldiers. 236 more words


Medicare info overflows from my mailbox

This is another in an occasional series of blog posts commenting on impending retirement.

My 65th birthday looms just a few months down the road. 313 more words

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder AKA PTSD

This post was written and contributed by Mrs. Grossman:

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is a term used often to describe a multitude of problems suffered by our soldiers coming back to the world from war. 777 more words

Combat Veterans

PTSD, Lack of Medical Care, and Blue Water Navy Dioxin Exposure The Emotional Wars Necessary to Wake Up the VA

After my marriage to a soldier, I was blissful of our future life together. Kissing him goodbye at the Charleston, South Carolina Airport I was fearful of what he would be like when he returned, or what would happen to me, if he did not make it home. 1,806 more words

On My Soapbox!

Veterans voice problems with VA's new pain killer policy

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. (WAVY) – A new Veterans Administration policy is making it more difficult for local veterans to obtain medicines for chronic pain that are potentially addictive. 692 more words

Local News

History:The Day The "VA" Came Into Existence

The Veteran’s Administration came into being to serve veterans during a time that American had assisted in one war–plunged into the Great Recession–and before soldiers marched off to yet another war– can you determine what year the VA came into being? 90 more words


A Year Of Waiting on Obama

I didn’t vote for Barack Obama either time he ran for President.  In fact the first time he ran and won the election I wrote to him explaining why I didn’t vote for him and wouldn’t if he ran again either. 591 more words