• November 7, 2020

    He has also written a book of poems, one of which he recited during a recent ceremony marking the 75th anniversary of V.J. Day, the Japanese surrender on Sept. 2, 1945, that ended World War II. Speaking by Zoom to “Friends of the National World War II Memorial,” Levy recognized the significance of that day:

  • June 25, 2019

    The video story produced by VA focuses on a Veteran boxing training program at Gleason’s Gym -- America's oldest active boxing gym in Brooklyn, New York.

  • February 14, 2019

     The majority of our nation's presidents hold the distinction of once being called a Veteran before they ever held the [...]

  • November 28, 2018

    On the 74th anniversary of D-Day, Penobscot tribal elder Charles Norman Shay returns to the beaches of the Normandy Landing.

  • November 27, 2018

    SON VETERANOS is an all-Veteran salsa band formed at formed at the VA Caribbean Healthcare System.

  • November 26, 2018

    This annual competition recognizes the progress and recovery made through that therapy, and raises the visibility of the creative achievements of our Nation’s Veterans after disease, disability or life crisis.

  • November 26, 2018

    Orlando Perez speaks about wheelchair basketball and how adaptive sports eventually took him to the slopes of Aspen for the National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic.

  • November 26, 2018

    Navy Veteran Robert Chesser received a new prosthetic ear, created for him by prosthetist David Trainer, to replace the ear he lost to cancer.

  • November 21, 2018

      HARLINGEN, Texas -- VA Texas Valley Coastal Bend Health Care System (VCB) recently held a special event in observance [...]

  • November 11, 2018

    This episode of The American Veteran includes a story about Charles Norman Shay, a Native American who landed on Omaha Beach in the first wave on D-Day as a combat medic

  • July 2, 2018

    The video story produced by VA focuses on a Navy Veteran and comedian who recovered from a possible career-ending stroke in 2016 with the help of VA doctors and therapist.

  • June 7, 2018

    While the victims weren’t real, the training received during Exercise Patriot South 2018 was as real as it gets.