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[ABOVE] Volunteers sought for reading of the names at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial


President, VA secretary announce Veteran telehealth initiatives designed to provide greater access, care

President Trump and VA Secretary Dr. David Shulkin announced three initiatives that will expand access to health care for Veterans across the country. Using telehealth technology and mobile applications, VA will connect with more Veterans to provide services where they live.

Frozen Chosin

The Frozen Chosin: Fox Company 2/7 Veteran shares story of Marine battle

Conditions seen during the Korean War often bring out the best in service members. One of America’s best is Marine Veteran and San Antonio resident, Fidel Gomez. Fidel Gomez receives care at the South Texas VA and is a member of Fox Company 2/7, but most importantly, he is a rare member of the Frozen Chosin.

Jersey Boys

The Jersey Boys: 3 Vietnam Veterans on a mission to ensure the fallen are always remembered

Among the dozens of Veterans who volunteer their time at the memorial, there is a trio of Veterans who have distinguished themselves twice over through their service as volunteers to not only the New Jersey Memorial, but also for The Wall in Washington, D.C. To comrades at the Wall, they’re known simply as, “The Jersey Boys,” an affectionate moniker that has stuck with them even in New Jersey.

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This week we honor Navy Veteran Ara Parseghian

Ara served in the Navy during World War II. After service, he enrolled at Miami University in Ohio. After college, he joined the Browns. An injury led him to coaching, eventually at Notre Dame. Ara coached Notre Dame’s football team for 10 years, winning two national titles and retired with a record of 95-17-4.

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