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We often interact with men and women we may not be aware have been instrumental in serving our country. As we continue our Year of the Veteran coverage, I want to introduce you to two doctors who started their medical careers serving in the military.

Birmingham gathered Sunday to honor veterans currently serving, and those who have served, in the U.S. Armed Forces.

Saria Keith did not just serve heroes on Veteran's Day at Logan's Roadhouse in Troy - she ended up saving one.

The Syracuse VA Medical Center honored the first patient ever admitted to the hospital when it opened its doors in 1953. Edward Danquer, of Nedrow, was the first patient to enter the Medical Center on June 10th, 1953. Danquer, a paratrooper, was severely wounded by a landmine while serving in the Army in Korea. He spent almost three years recovering in Japan and Walter Reed Hospital before coming back home to Central New York and the Syracuse VA Medical Center.

Dr. Anna in recent years has welcomed a new type of care provider to her VA clinical psychology practice: peer support specialists. These Veterans use their experience in military service to treat other Veterans diagnosed with mental health issues. Dr. Anna chooses to serve as a clinical psychologist at the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System in part because it gives her the flexibility to bring this type of specialty care to her patients. “We have a tremendous amount of autonomy in terms…

The grassy hill surrounding the arena is packed full of spectators and family members. The emcee calls out a dancer's name; there's movement in the crowd. The competitor makes it into the arena, throws out his hoops for his sequence.

Holidays are a great time to spend with friends and family. Food-focused holidays, like Thanksgiving, Christmas, Chanukah, Chinese New Year and other winter holiday celebrations, can create added stress for parents of children with food allergies. Try some of these ideas to take the precautions to avoid food allergy reactions during family meals and parties.

Joining their fellow Americans across the country, students and staff at Arlington Public Schools, and other members of the community, took time to thank the men and women who have

Renovations continue at a former motel turned homeless veterans transition home in Macon, Ga. Some of its residents credit it for helping them have a stable life after serving in the military.

One man who served – and survived – nine tours of duty in Iran and Afghanistan is being honored on Veterans Day.

Across the nation, people are celebrating and thanking those who have served and fought for our country and Lowndes County Schools are getting students involved in the action.

STATE COLLEGE – In honor of the Veterans Day holiday, Park Forest Elementary in State College hosted a concert for parents and veterans in the community. The second-graders gave it their all, from tapping their feet to the beat, to waving their hands. The students gave a patriotic performance for a full multipurpose room. "It felt really good and I was a little bit nervous," second-grader Brooklyn said. The school was hosting a concert to honor and celebrate veterans.

TEMPERANCE — The Bedford branch of the Monroe County Library will host an informational event about the medical foster home program through the Veterans ...

On a small hill just beyond the cover of the roof of the American Pavilion at the Veterans Park and Athletic Complex, the Ross Volunteers of the Texas A&M Corps

Honor Flight Chicago announced Wednesday that the non-profit will begin offering seats on its flights to Vietnam veterans alongside World War II and Korean War veterans next year.

Members of the American Legion Riley-Vest Post 9 gathered in Bluefield to recognize a veteran for his work at local war museum

There are a lot of programs around Tulsa designed to help veterans who need it, but we only know of one that features a furnace heated to more than 2,000 degrees.

The VA Medical Center in Jackson is opening a food pantry for veterans, the first of it's kind in Mississippi. MPB's Ashley Norwood reports
Barbara Franklin is a veteran. She is going through the pantry, picking up food items and beverages.
Franklin lives in Greenville but she says she visits the Sonny Montgomery VA medical center in Jackson for checkups throughout the year. She thinks the pantry is a great idea.
"Well, it's good for those who need it. Every time I come…

The Kentucky Center for the Arts organizes art programming for Louisville veterans through its Arts in Healing initiative.

Editor’s Note: The following is the first-person account of sailor Paul Betcher as told to Kari A. Clark.

An outreach specialist at the Fayetteville VA Vet Center was honored at an induction banquet on October 27.

The Brothers Like These writing group work through difficult memories of war by sharing their poetry.