Category Archives: Veterans

New VA head: It’ll take longer to end veteran homelessness

By Jennifer McDermott, Associated Press PROVIDENCE, R.I. — May 11, 2017, 9:23 AM ET The new Veterans Affairs chief shares the goal set by former President Barack Obama's administration of ending veteran homelessness, but he says it will take longer than his predecessor predicted. [caption id="attachment_2398" align="alignleft" width="300"] Andrew Harnik/AP Photo–Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin…
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Students recognized for supporting homeless veterans

by Jillian Hartmann ALTOONA, PA - A Blair County school collected more than 16,000 personal care items to support homeless veterans. Students at Irving Elementary School in the Altoona Area School District were recognized for their tremendous donation to the American Red Cross “Totes of Hope” campaign. “It touched by heart and everybody at the…
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