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The majority of U.S. military veterans say America's most recent wars were not worth fighting, according to the results of a recent Pew Research Center survey published ahead of Veterans Day.
Michael Allevato enlisted in the U.S Army at 17 during the Vietnam War, a time when it wasn't popular to be a soldier.
He served his country and died in October 2017 at the age of 64. But when Baker County attempted to contact his next of kin, they couldn't find any.
Baker County searched vigorously for the next two years, leaving no stone unturned. The best they could come up with was an old driver's license.
Editor's Note: This article by Heather Sweeney originally appeared on Military.com, a leading source of news for the military and veteran community.
The following is a list of Veterans Day discounts at restaurants for 2019. Visit often as the list is now being updated as new discounts come in.
All of the discounts have been confirmed, either through press release or direct communication with the company. Check out all the other discounts being offered this Veterans Day.
Editor's Note: The following is an op-ed. The opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Task & Purpose.
On October 3, the Vietnam Veterans of America and the Department of Defense reached a settlement in federal court challenging the DoD's leaking of military and personal information belonging to service members and veterans. The settlement established protocols to identify and prohibit third-party data brokers who sell data for unauthorized commercial marketing purposes.
While this settlement acknowledges long-standing grievances, it does not adequately address the very real damages experienced by the men and women who wear or have worn the uniform of this great country.
There are an estimated 19 million veterans living in the United States in 2019.
In honor of Veterans Day, WalletHub conducted a study examining the top 100 U.S. cities for veterans based on veteran-friendliness, livability, job availability and military skill-related jobs, among other criteria.