US soldiers from the 2nd Ranger Battalion surround German prisoners on June 6, 1944 on the Pointe du Hoc located on a cliff which overlooks Omaha Beach after Allied forces stormed the Normandy beaches during D-Day. (credit: AFP/Getty Images)

90-Year-Old WWII Vet Receives High School Diploma At Graduation

Nearly 70 years after storming Omaha Beach on D-Day, a World War II veteran became a high school graduate.


A homeless veteran receives services during a Veterans Stand Down event. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Event Helping Military Veterans

Hot meals, showers, medical and dental care are just some of the services homeless and at-risk vets can get today and tomorrow as part of the 11th annual Veteran’s Stand Down.


Veterans congregate for doughnuts and coffee. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Funds Approved To Reduce Veteran’s Claim Backlog

The Department of Veterans Affairs is getting more money to deal with its backlog of disability claims.


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Iraq War Veteran Misses New Mexico Football Game, $2,000 Prize

An Iraq war veteran and double amputee missed out on a $2,000 prize at a New Mexico State University football game.


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New Jobs Program Helps Local Veterans

Goodwill of Southern Nevada is launching a new effort to help local veterans find jobs.


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Casinos Honor Wounded Warriors

More than fifty soldiers wounded while serving their country are getting special recognition in Las Vegas.



Local Wounded Veteran Gets Own Home

An Iraq war veteran is now the proud owner of a mortgage-free home. Ignacio Cruz suffered injuries while serving overseas.


Screen shot of Leo Dunson's Facebook page. (credit: Facebook)

Give Me A Beat: War Vet Uses Rap To Combat PTSD

On one of the many days Leo Dunson wanted to die, the Iraq veteran put a gun to his temple and pulled the trigger.


File photo of Home Depot store. (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Justice Department Sues Home Depot For Firing Iraq War Veteran

The Justice Department sued Home Depot on Thursday, alleging that the home-improvement retailer broke the law by firing an Iraq war veteran and National Guard reservist from a northern Arizona store.


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NAACP, ACLU Want Probes Of Vegas Police Slaying

The NAACP in Las Vegas wants a federal probe and the American Civil Liberties Union of Nevada is calling for an independent investigation of a police shooting that killed an unarmed 43-year-old Gulf War veteran behind the wheel of his car in a Las Vegas condominium complex.




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