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Sailor killed during WWIII identified

Dante Tini’s remains to be returned home to Virginia for burial

WASHINGTON — The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced recently that the remains of a U.S. serviceman, killed during World War II have been identified as those of Navy Radioman 3rd Class Dante S. Tini. Tini, 19, born in Virginia, MN, was accounted for on August 13. He will be returned home to Virginia for burial. On Dec. 7, 1941, […]

Study launched to help military families manage loss of a loved one

Military family members who have experienced the loss of a loved one in a duty-related death often describe continued challenges with bereavement long after the death of their loved one. As a result, experts at the Uniformed Services University (USU) have just launched a new study to help bereaved military families. The study—Stepping Forward in Grief— launched in August in […]

Community honors veterans with a special program in Gilbert

Members of the George and Mark Klobuchar, VFW Post #4456, and Ladies Auxiliary were participants in the Veterans Day Program in Gilbert. Submitted photos.The Gilbert campus (grades 5 – 8) of the Eveleth-Gilbert Public Schools hosted its annual Vetera… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot […]

Opioids offer “no advantage’tage’ and are addictive

A VA study suggests opioids work no better than nonopioids

Results of a VA study showed that opioid pain medication treatment was not superior to treatment with nonopioids. Submitted photo.Minneapolis VA researchers found that opioid pain medication might not be the powerful “wonder drug” many people believe… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

VA celebrates National Family Caregivers Month

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is commemorating National Family Caregivers Month this month by honoring the service of 5.5 million family members and friends who have dedicated their lives to providing muchneeded care for chronically il… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

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