A U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer from the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, flies a Bomber Task Force mission alongside two French Dassault Mirage 2000s over Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Nov. 11, 2021. (Andrew Kobialka/U.S. Air Force) A pair of Air Force B-1 Lancers, flanked by six fighter jets, made a low […]

In appreciation of their service, many organizations such as the BEYA Stars & Stripes Committee, give back to American Veterans. Below is a list of some of the organizations in the U.S and what they offer. Stars and Stripes is one of the nation’s largest events honoring both active and retired African American admirals, generals, […]

Rep. Ruben Gallego talks new book exploring how the U.S. treats its veterans  NPR Source link

The Green Bay Packers and WPS Health Solutions paid special tribute to U.S. Navy veterans Omar and Laura Azmitia during Sunday’s game against Washington for ‘Operation Fan Mail.’ Operation Fan Mail, the program that recognizes military families and veterans at each Packers home game, is marking its 15th season in 2021. Omar and Laura have […]

Carl Wilson receives the COVID-19 vaccination at the New Jersey Veterans Memorial Home at Menlo Park in Edison, N.J., in January. The early and rapid rollout of coronavirus vaccines by the Veterans Health Administration saved hundreds of lives and provided robust protection in the diverse, older veterans community, according to a study published Oct. 6, […]

Now, many US veterans are expressing frustration and disappointment with how quickly the Taliban has taken hold after nearly 20 years of war. “And now I’m wondering if the last 20 years were completely pointless and in vain,” he told CNN. “All the friends I lost in Afghanistan — what were their deaths for? What […]

George Bush, the former president, and his wife Laura Bush, the former first lady, issued a statement late Monday about the unfolding crisis in Afghanistan with a message to U.S. troops, veterans, diplomats and the intelligence community who have served in the country over the past two decades. OBAMA-ERA AFGHANISTAN AMBASSADOR HAS ‘GRAVE . . […]

US veterans on Afghanistan withdrawal: “What was it all for?”  The Black Wall Street Times Source link

According to the Black Veterans Project, Black veterans face higher rates of homelessness, unemployment and jail-time. ATLANTA — David Kendrick returned from combat with two gunshot wounds in his legs.  Now, 15 years later, the DeKalb man said his injuries, both mental and physical, only worsened. Kendrick is one of many veterans of color fighting […]

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