Focus On Veterans

MHC opens submissions for its 2020 Veterans’ Voices Award

The Minnesota Humanities Center (MHC) recently announced that submissions for its 2020 Veterans’ Voices Award are now being accepted. Submissions are open now through Friday, July 31, 2020. Over the past seven years, MHC has honored more than 140 veterans who have contributed in significant ways to their communities, state and country. The 2020 Veterans’ Voices Award Ceremony will continue […]

Cloquet’s March for Veterans Celebration scheduled for March 7

– Veterans Memorial Hall, a program of the St. Louis County Historical Society, is pleased to promote the March for Veterans Celebration scheduled for Saturday, March 7, at the AAD Shriners Building in Hermantown Festivities include a 5:30 p.m. social hour and a 6:30 p.m. dinner, followed with entertainment at 7:30 p.m. – – patriotism – The Patriot Show.” LETTERS […]

WWII documentary screening in St. Paul Feb. 29

ST. PAUL — “Stalag Luft III – One Man’s Story” is a remarkable story of grit and grace that spans almost 100 years. The film’s screening will be held on Saturday, Feb. 29, at 2 p.m. at the Landmark Center F.K. Weyerhaeuser Auditorium, located at 75 Fifth St. W. in St. Paul. The film chronicles the journey of former St. […]

Nominations open for MN Woman Veteran of the Year

The Women Veterans Initiative is proud to honor one extraordinary female veteran annually during a spring women veterans event. The Minnesota Woman Veteran of the Year award will recognize a female veteran who has served honorably and is a community leader. This award is part of the women Veterans Initiative’s continuing effort to honor women veterans. Nomination and selection criteria […]

National Salute to Veteran Patients week

An opportunity to volunteer and recognize hospitalized veterans

The National Salute gives Americans the chance to thank the more than 9 million veterans who receive care from VA through volunteering and creating Valentine’s Day cards. Submitted photo.The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will honor hospita… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

American Heart Association praises VA genetic research

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) earned national recognition for its impact on heart disease and stroke science in VA studies published in 2019. The American Heart Association (AHA) lauded the knowledge. The studies were based on VA’s Mi… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Their response to the 2020 Census is critical

Veterans can continue to shape the future by being counted

Military veterans are a diverse and thriving group of people who contribute in many ways to communities across the United States. They are teachers, business owners, public servants, volunteers, civic leaders, and they serve in other ways. In the spr… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Veterans Affairs makes progress on resolution of legacy appeals

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) Appeals Management Office (AMO) significantly reduced disability compensation legacy appeals inventory during the last nine months as part of the department’s long-term l… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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