Veterans

Community celebrates 100th birthday of World War II veteran

It’s not every day that you can celebrate a century of birthdays. But that’s what happened recently for Vivian Millie Bailey, a retired teacher and former Second Lieutenant during World War II. Bailey says while things have improved for African Americans since her time in the service there’s still room for improvement.

National Archives kicks off new Vietnam War exhibit with helicopter display

The National Archives is preparing to open a new exhibit honoring veterans and memories of the Vietnam War. To kickoff the new exhibition, the museum showcased three helicopters flown during the Vietnam War.

St. Mary’s County offers help to veterans in need of resources

At the second annual Veterans Resources Day in St. Mary’s County, home to Patuxent Naval Air Station, former members of the military attended in search of help for concerns ranging from their health to their home.

Maryland honors veterans at Welcome Centers throughout November

For the first time, Veteran’s Appreciation in Maryland has been extended to the entire month of November. State agencies, Maryland Public Television, and the U.S. Naval Academy have teamed up to create exhibits to honor it across the state.

Special sailing program aims to help veterans transition back to civilian life

The four-year-old Warrior Sailing Program visited Annapolis this week, giving veterans from around the country a chance to join in a whole new community while learning some challenging new skills.

Annual event provides overdue welcome home for Vietnam Vets

On March 30, 1973 the last U.S. troops left Vietnam and for most of the returning soldiers the return home was anything but welcoming. But for the third year in a row, the Hospice of the Chesapeake sponsored a special “welcome home” for hundreds of Vietnam Vets to provide the welcome back they didn’t get more than four decades ago.

Veterans hit the slopes for a good cause

MERCERSBURG, Pennsylvania — An adaptive sports program holds a special fundraiser to help raise funds to provide free lessons and equipment for wounded warriors looking to take on the slopes.

Homeless veterans get second chance with Baltimore bike share company

They put their lives on the line to serve the country overseas. But when they get back many are left with no home and no job. One local Baltimore business is helping them turn things around and giving these veterans a chance to kick-start a new career.

Veteran rides motorcycle from Minnesota to celebrate Veterans’ Day in D.C.

On Veterans’ Day, the country stops to honor the men and women who put their lives on the line to protect and serve America. One Minnesota veteran travels hundreds of miles twice a year to pay his personal respect to his fellow soldiers.

Congressional Hockey: Lobbyists and Congressmen Face Off for Charity

Lobbyists and congressmen hit the ice at the 8th Annual Congressional Hockey Challenge.