Group That Helps Homeless Veterans In Dutchess County ‘Blindsided’ When VA Cuts Its FundingHudson River Housing Executive Director Christa Hines says the nonprofit scored 98.5 out of 100 on its application, but still got denied by the VA after being approved five years in a row.
'WCBS Conversation With Veterans' Sheds Light On Shared ExperiencesJust days ahead of the premiere of The Vietnam War, a PBS documentary series by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, WCBS Newsradio 880 hosted a conversation with the filmmakers and veterans.
CBS Radio Helps Serve Veterans With Launch Of National Site ‘ConnectingVets.com’“Serving those who served” - the content is devoted solely to military veterans and their families.
Wounded Veterans Swap Wheelchairs For Hockey SledsVietnam veteran Robert Young said he enjoyed the sense of the camaraderie with volunteers at the Operation Beachhead winter event.
'Triumph Games' Give Wounded Military Athletes Chance To Compete For $50kCorwyn C.J. Collier had big dreams of taking his abilities in track and field all the way to the Olympics, but that all changed in May 2009.
Founder Of Vets' Group In Long Island Admits To Stealing $90KThe founder of a Long Island veterans' organization has pleaded guilty to stealing nearly $90,000 from a fellow veteran who suffers from dementia and post-traumatic stress disorder.
Financial Scams Targeting Vets, Military Members RisingFinancial scams targeting veterans and military members are on the rise.
'Catastrophic Failure': Over 100 Vets Unable To Get Surgery At Long Island VA After Rust Particles Spewed From Operating Room VentsOver 100 veterans at Long Island’s only VA hospital weren’t able to get surgeries and had to be sent elsewhere after black particles were found spitting out of vents in the operation room.
22-Day Push Up Challenge Sheds Light On The Dark Side Of PTSD Among VetsThe latest social media craze involves filming yourself doing 22 push ups every day, for 22 days. An army veteran in Michigan started it to get people talking about Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
5 Ways To Give Back To Our Military Heroes On Memorial DaySpend some time giving back to our military heroes this Memorial Day. Here are five great ways to honor a vet today.
Game Time Salute Honors U.S. Marine Corps Veteran Georges EsperanceFor Georges Esperance, serving in the Marine Corps meant escape from a bleak life in Haiti and the opportunity to serve something greater than himself.
Game Time Salute Honors Army Reserve Veteran Alisha GuffeyFor Alisha Guffey, being in the Army Reserve meant she got the opportunity to see the world and forge bonds that would last her a lifetime.