• Bertha Harrison Dupre and Elizabeth Barker Johnson: Sisters in arms

    This is the story of Bertha Harrison Dupre and Elizabeth Barker Johnson, sisters in arms for the "Six Triple Eight."

  • VA Puget Sound recognizes Wall of Heroes honorees

    Wall of Heroes, with framed biographic displays, a reminder of the sacrifice, bravery and heroism demonstrated by Puget Sound Veterans.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Army Veteran Guy Whidden

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Guy Whidden, who served as a paratrooper during the Normandy landings.

  • VA dentist marks 51 years of service to Veterans

    VA dentist Dr. Joseph Hancock started at VA in 1970 when “WWII Veterans were the ‘young’ ones.” His career of service has lasted 51 years.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Army Veteran Walter Bernard Straka

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Walter Bernard Straka, a 101 year old and the last survivor of the Bataan Death March from Minnesota.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Navy Veterans Hawley C. Spradlin and Ruth Marie Nicholson Spradlin Cutlar

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay are Navy Veterans Hawley Spradlin and Ruth Marie Nicholson Spradlin Cutlar, who served as aircraft mechanics during World War II.

  • ICYMI: Facebook LIVE VA Caregiver Support Program Expansion

    VA and Vietnam Veterans of American hosted a Facebook Live event about the recent expansion of VA’s Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers to WWII, Korean and Vietnam Veterans.

  • Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers to expand

    The Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers will expand sometime in October, with a launch date to be announced in mid-September.

  • Paul Kennedy: All Hell Broke Loose

    Signalman First Class Paul Kennedy was serving deck duty on the USS Sacramento in Pearl Harbor when the Japanese attacked on the morning of Dec. 7, 1941. After the bombings, Kennedy served on the USS Poole and helped escort landing craft crossing the English Channel into Normandy on D-Day.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Army Air Corps Veteran Edward Stever

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Air Corps Veteran Edward Stever, who served with the Army Air Corps during World War II.

  • Remembering the Navajo Code Talkers

    On National Navajo Code Talker Day, we celebrate the tenacity and remember the courage of the code talkers during World War II.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Army Air Forces Veteran Erling L. Arnson

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Air Forces Veteran Erling L. Arnson. He was an Army Air Forces Staff Sergeant who was a POW during WWII.

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