Veterans Day


On Veterans Day, a 24-note bugle tune serves as a powerful reminder

BY: - November 11, 2023

Promptly at 5 p.m., every day, rain or shine, blizzard or heat, a volunteer bugler wearing a period World War I U.S. Army uniform stands at attention near the flagpole at the National World War I Memorial not far from the White House in Washington D.C. On a brilliant autumn day, I watched as a […]

DEM stocks trout, salmon across R.I. lakes and ponds ahead of Veterans Day

BY: - November 10, 2023

The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) will complete a weeklong special salmon and trout stocking in Rhode Island ponds and lakes on Friday, ahead of Veterans Day weekend, according to a news release. Rainbow trout, brook trout and Sebago Atlantic salmon were added to 16 ponds and lakes: Barber Pond, South Kingstown Carolina […]

Veterans’ health care coverage expanded by Biden administration

BY: - November 10, 2023

Ahead of Veterans Day, Biden administration officials said Friday the Department of Veterans Affairs will expand health care coverage for certain groups of veterans and their families and create new programs meant to make care more accessible. The VA will make coverage of certain toxic burn pit-related conditions available sooner than anticipated. Family members of […]

VA reports major uptick in veterans’ care after passage of toxic exposure law

BY: - November 6, 2023

Veterans experiencing a mental health crisis or suicidal thoughts should dial 988 or chat at WASHINGTON — Veterans’ care in the United States set all-time records in fiscal year 2023, “shattering” the agency’s performance in previous years, in large part because of an expansion of benefits under the Biden administration, U.S. Secretary of Veterans […]