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California has mismanaged its veterans home properties, audit finds

California has mismanaged its veterans home properties, audit finds

By PATRICK MCGREEVY . California has “mismanaged” properties where its state-run veterans homes are located, failing to charge market rents to private users and shortchanging programs that should benefit from the leases, a state audit concluded Tuesday. The head of the California Department of Veterans Affairs agreed with the findings and said changes would be made, […]

Cemetery Invites Public to Funeral for Veteran Who Died Alone — Boy, Did They Show Up

Cemetery Invites Public to Funeral for Veteran Who Died Alone — Boy, Did They Show Up

Virginia Kruta, Associated Editor  The Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery was unable to locate any family members to attend services for a Vietnam Air Force veteran named Joseph Walker — so staff members charged with organizing his funeral made a public plea for attendance. “We do not leave veterans behind,” they said. (RELATED: Dan Crenshaw Puts Trump’s […]

Helping Veterans Heal Mental Illness through Photography

Helping Veterans Heal Mental Illness through Photography

E.P. Foster Library- will present on Saturday February 9, 2019 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. the new documentary “Visions of Warriors” in the Topping Assembly Room. The Veteran Photo Recovery Project (VPRP), an innovative art therapy program at the Veterans Affairs Menlo Park, utilizes photography to help veterans suffering from moral injury, post-traumatic stress […]

FACT CHECK: ‘Veterans Unemployment has Reached an 18 Year Low’

FACT CHECK: ‘Veterans Unemployment has Reached an 18 Year Low’

Shane Devine | Fact Check Reporter   President Donald Trump claimed on Twitter that veteran unemployment has hit an 18-year low. Just announced that Veterans unemployment has reached an 18 year low, really good news for our Vets and their families. Will soon be an all time low! Do you think the media will report on this […]

The Purple Heart Project | Woodworking for Wounded Warriors

The Purple Heart Project | Woodworking for Wounded Warriors

Woodcraft of Ventura is proud to partner with Rob Cosman to support and participate in the Purple Heart Project. Rob Cosman’s Purple Heart Project Mission: Introduce physically and mentally Wounded Warriors, suffering the negative effects of combat, to the peace and joy that can be found through the therapy of traditional hand tool woodworking. Rob Cosman is a […]

An Army Sergeant Faced the Loss of His Legs. He Responded by Becoming a Worldwide Yoga Instructor

An Army Sergeant Faced the Loss of His Legs. He Responded by Becoming a Worldwide Yoga Instructor

Grace Carr | Reporter   An Iraq war veteran’s life was spiraling out of control after both his legs were amputated, but he credits yoga with saving his life — and now, he’s an international instructor. Retired Army staff sergeant Dan Nevins, 46, had his legs severely injured in an explosion while he was serving a tour in Iraq […]

Triple-Amputee Veteran and Founder of Border Wall GoFundMe Shares Iraq Story

Triple-Amputee Veteran and Founder of Border Wall GoFundMe Shares Iraq Story

Stephanie Hamill | Video Columnist WATCH  The Purple Heart recipient who started the GoFundMe page to fund President Donald Trump’s border wall shared his story with The Daily Caller. Brian Kolfage, a U.S. Air Force Security Forces senior airman, talked about his life-changing injury that occurred when his airbase fell under rocket attack while […]

Triple-Amputee Veteran Brian Kolfage Delivers an Inspirational Message for 2019

Triple-Amputee Veteran Brian Kolfage Delivers an Inspirational Message for 2019

Stephanie Hamill | Video Columnist WATCH:  The Purple Heart recipient who started the GoFundMe page to fund President Trump’s border wall shared his New Year’s Resolution with The Daily Caller and offered some inspirational words and encouragement to everyone in 2019. Brian Kolfage, a triple-amputee shares how he overcame adversity after his life-changing injury that occurred […]

4Paws4Patriots hits it out of the Vets’ Park

4Paws4Patriots hits it out of the Vets’ Park

By Twila Le Page-Hughes Many Military Vets come home from serving and saving our country, to a loving and understanding family.  However, some of our military veterans are so wounded, and under severe depression, feeling inadequate, –many times with PTSD (Post Traumatic Syndrome Disorder) due to the shock of being attacked while losing their comrades […]

Sarah Sanders Shares Touching Story about Trump’s Trip to Iraq

Sarah Sanders Shares Touching Story about Trump’s Trip to Iraq

Amber Athey, Media and Breaking News Editor   White House press secretary Sarah Sanders shared details of a “powerful” moment between President Donald Trump and a U.S. soldier in Iraq on Wednesday. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania took a surprise trip to Iraq late Christmas evening to visit with U.S. service-members. Shortly after the Trump […]