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Medal of Honor recipientent honored

Scholarship named in memory of Colalillo

ST. LOUIS COUNTY — Veterans Memorial Hall, a program of the St. Louis County Historical Society, announces its 2018 Mike Colalillo Medal of Honor Scholarship. The $1,500 scholarship is open to any full-time student, who is enrolled in a higher education institution in St. Louis County, or a resident of St. Louis County who is a full-time student enrolled in […]

Medal of Honor replica awarded posthumously to Major Henry A. Courtney Jr

DULUTH — The St. Louis County Historical Society and its Veterans Memorial Hall (VMH) Program invites the public to the formal installation of the country’s highest military award, the Medal of Honor awarded posthumously to Major Henry A. Courtney Jr., United States Marine Corps, by former President Harry S. Truman. The event will be held Monday, Nov. 12, at 1:30 […]

Updated laptops and tablets provided to streamline claims

VFW and HonorBound Foundation team up to help more veterans

HonorBound Foundation has awarded the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. a $55,263 grant to help offset a larger initiative that will begin equipping VFW Service Officers with new laptops and tablets so that they can more efficiently and effectively help more veterans to file disability claims with the Department of Veterans Affairs. The VFW has nearly 2,000 VA-accredited […]

Survey: High customer satisfaction in burial and memorial services for veterans and families

The results of a recent VA customer survey indicates veterans and their families continue to experience high customer satisfaction in burial and memorial services for veterans and families from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)’s National Cemetery Administration (NCA). NCA’s annual survey to veterans, families and funeral directors, which was released at the end of September and covers fiscal […]

VA researchers work to create artificial lung

It may revolutionize treatment of veterans affected by lung disease

Researchers strive to make 3D-printed artificial lung to help vets with respiratory disease. Submitted photo.U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) scientists at the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System in Michigan recently announced that they are working… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

VA awards up to $9 million in adaptive sports program grants to aid disabled veterans

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) on Sept. 26 awarded up to $9 million in grants to eligible recipients for adaptive sports programs that will benefit disabled veterans and disabled members of the armed forces. Grant recipients may use the… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

MnDOT earns 2018 Employer Support Freedom Award

MN National Guard honors MnDOT as recipient of employer award

Members of the Minnesota National Guard present a certificate of appreciation to MnDOT for its support of National Guard military and reserve members. From left: Equity and Diversity Director Seema Desai; Chief Warrant Officer 5 Brent Jensen; Command… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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