Veterans

Purple Heart Day 2022

Purple Heart Day is a U.S. military holiday that takes place every year on August 7th. The holiday was first created in 1782 by General George Washington, Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army. The Purple Heart,...

California Veterans Benefits

Approximately 1.8 million U.S. military veterans live in California, more than any other state. California’s veteran population is 8% of the total U.S. veteran population. Los Angeles County has the most veterans (over 300,000)...

D-Day June 6, 2022

"They fight not for the lust of conquest. They fight to end conquest. They fight to liberate." - President Franklin D. Roosevelt The Battle of Normandy is a famous battle that took place during World War...

Memorial Day 2022

Memorial Day is a federal holiday celebrated on the last Monday of May. This year the holiday will be observed on May 30th. Memorial Day honors U.S. military personnel who have died while serving...

Aid & Attendance for Veterans with Disability 

The VA has several benefits for disabled veterans. A disabled veteran is a service member who became ill or were injured while serving on active duty, active duty for training, or inactive duty training...

Assisted Living Costs for Veterans & Surviving Spouses

Have you recently looked into assisted living costs for an elderly person? If yes, you may have had sticker shock.  Depending on the state, the average cost of assisted living facilities in the U.S....

National Vietnam War Veterans Day 2022

March 29 is National Vietnam War Veterans Day. This was the last day in 1972 that U.S. Combat troops left Vietnam. It was also around this time that Hanoi released the last of its...

Veterans Aid and Attendance Program

The Veterans Aid and Attendance Program is a VA long-term care benefit for veterans and spouses who need help with daily living activities.  The program has been around for a long time but is...

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