UPPER ARLINGTON, Ohio (AP) -- Like thousands of other young men in the 1940s, Rupert Starr joined the Army, fought overseas and saw his share of hardship, including several weeks as a German prisoner of war. He returned to Ohio with a Bronze Star for heroism and a secret.
Veterans returning home from having done, in many cases, multiple tours in Iraq and Afghanistan have to deal with a number of issues. Trying to readjust to civilian life, getting a job, reconnecting with family – and for a fair number, dealing with the physical and emotional scars the war has i…
From military skill-related jobs to the availability of Veterans Affairs health facilities, Newark ranks dead last when it comes to providing services for veterans, according to the 2014 Best and Worst Cities for Veterans by WalletHub.com.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- His standing with veterans damaged by scandal, President Barack Obama on Tuesday defended his administration's response to Veterans Affairs lapses that delayed health care for thousands of former service members, but conceded more needed to be done to regain their trust.