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Soldiers Returning: Coming Home from Vietnam

Exhibit at the Watkins About this event Over three million Americans served in the Vietnam War; they returned home to a fractured nation. Lacking support systems and an understanding community, Vietnam veterans created organizations and networks to support each other. In the following decades, many local veterans found ways to process their war memories through books, articles, and poetry. This… Read more

Operation Welcome Home Vietnam Veteran

Maxwell Air Force Base is proud to host Operation Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Celebration!   (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Maxwell Air Force Base is proud to host several upcoming events in our of our POW*MIAs, and Vietnam Veterans. We will kick-off the week of March 13-17 with the following events: 24-Hour Eternal Torch Relay in honor of Maj Samuel… Read more

Interview with a Vietnam Veteran

Are you a veteran who would like to help other veterans at end-of-life who might be unsure what that will look like? Would you like to learn about becoming a veteran volunteering for Yolo Hospice? We are honored to interview Pete Wilbur, Veteran Volunteer, Board Member – Yolo Hospice about his nearly 10 years of experience. Click here to learn… Read more

New VA Pilot Program To Target Veterans With Type 2 Diabetes

According to a recent report by Minnesota’s Public Radio, about one-fourth of the nation’s veterans have type 2 diabetes. Recently the Veterans Administration unveiled a 16-week pilot program aimed at reducing that statistic. The program, which is designed for obese or overweight individuals with pre-diabetic symptoms, is expected to be implemented at VA medical centers across the country.  The focus… Read more

3,500 Veteran Owned Businesses Strong and Growing

We are very proud to state that VeteranOwnedBusiness.com has now surpassed 3,500 business profiles.  Since going live on Veteran’s Day 2008, VeteranOwnedBusiness.com has now added and approved over 3,500 businesses owned by veterans, active duty military, reservists and service disabled veterans of the United States Army, Air Force, Marines, Navy, National Guard and Coast Guard. True from the very first… Read more

VeteranOwnedBusiness.com Welcomes Central Florida’s AVET Project Inc.

VeteranOwnedBusiness.com is proud to welcome AVET Project Inc. of Patrick Air Force Base, Florida (Brevard County FL) to the Veteran Owned Business Directory Non Profit Section. AVET Project, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization serving the needs of active-duty military and veterans of the United States of America. AVET Project has an ambitious goal to furnish, free of charge, every… Read more