• Published On: October 19th, 20212 min read

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Navy Veteran Israel “Izzy” Sanchez, who served as a corpsman from 2002 to 2016 and deployed to the Middle East.

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  • October 19, 2021

    Post 9-11 Veterans looking for a career as a wildland firefighter can apply to the Southeast Conservation Corps Veterans Fire Corps program.

  • October 10, 2021

    The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Foundation’s Wall of Faces is nearly complete but needs help from the public to track down the last 28 photos.

  • October 1, 2021

    As we begin the new fiscal year, let's look back at all that VA accomplished for Veterans, their families, survivors, and caregivers last fiscal year.

  • September 20, 2021

    Veterans, active duty service members, Reservists, and Guard members can submit photos online Sept. 15-Oct. 20 as part of the America250 November Salute. People can submit photos online at america250.org/november-salute.

  • September 11, 2021

    Patriot Day, a National Day of Prayer and Remembrance, honors the victims of the terrorist attacks of September 11th, 2001.

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  • October 19, 2021

    A Florida VA social worker used VA and HUD-VASH programs to find an older Veteran a home that's a “cruise ship on land.”

  • October 19, 2021

    VA supplied 24-hour care to Brianne's father for the last five months of his life. She will never forget the respectful treatment he received.

  • October 19, 2021

    First anniversary of landmark legislation inspired by Commander John Scott Hannon, decorated Veteran who served 23-years with Navy SEALs.

  • October 18, 2021

    Do you feel discomfort, pain or stiffness from sitting or being in one position for too long? We spend a lot of time using computers or handheld devices, driving or cooking with our hands and arms in front of us, and our heads bent forward in a slouched position. Being aware of our posture – and stretching to ease tight muscles – with yoga stretch can help restore balance. 

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