Author: DFNS

Former WWII prisoner to get apology for torture in Japan

“I’m lucky to be alive,” Hanley said. “I was well qualified to be doing what I was doing. I was lucky to survive six months. … I faced certain death 14 times.” …read more...

West Virginia VFW post could close

A VFW post that opened more than 80 years ago is in danger of closing. …read more Read more here:: Stars and Stripes Veterans

Destroyer USS Kirk saved lives during collapse of Saigon

Jan K. Herman, who served as the Navy’s chief medical historian, was brought to Lubbock recently by the Vietnam Center’s Guest Lecture Series to tell the story of how the USS Kirk saved an...

Vietnam vets to get belated ‘welcome home’ in Idaho

“As a civilization and as a country, we did a piss-poor job when you guys came home. And this is what this whole thing is about.” …read more Read more here:: Stars and Stripes...

What Congress’s first 100 days meant for veterans

From The Hill: No matter the organization or interest, benchmarks are used as a way to measure the success or failure of an agenda. Since the 114th Congress just passed its first 100 days,...

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