It was a short winding ride through the north side of Bastogne, to reach the former home of the 101st Airborne today. The Battle of the Bulge base of operations for the screaming eagles, and housing, that now stands frozen in time.
We’re eight hours from landing in France. We’re a lifetime from the war we’re going to remember. But looking at their faces as I walk the aisle of the airplane, I know it will all soon come back.
Veterans Affairs secretary Eric Shinseki has resigned amid troubles in the VA health care system. President Obama said he accepted the resignation with “considerable regret.”
A preliminary report from the Office of the Inspector General uses the North Texas VA Health Care System as just one example of what investigator say is a nationwide problem.
The American symbol of freedom is also a symbol of sacrifice. In Collin County, 42 flags wave – one for each Plano serviceman who has died for the Stars and Stripes. The clouds parted just in time for Plano’s annual Sunset at Memorial Park.
The Carry The Load walk in Dallas happened Memorial Day weekend.
President Barack Obama declared Wednesday that allegations of misconduct at VA hospitals are “dishonorable” and will be not be tolerated by his administration.
The Inspector General’s office is investigating claims someone ordered staff at the VA Medical Center in Dallas to destroy appointment records.
VA clinics in Dallas, Fort Worth and Bonham are under scrutiny from an audit team this week.
Five veterans were given a hero’s goodbye on Monday. Some were living on the streets. Others spent their last days in nursing homes. But all had served our country.
It’s not uncommon to see retail stores now-a-days, big and small, honor our active military and veterans for their service by offering them a discount.
Soldiers who have been trained to lay down their lives in service to the country are often poorly prepared, experts say, to live the American dream they fight to defend.