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WICHITA FALLS , TEXAS - FEBRUARY 10: Former U.S. Army Sgt. Christopher Lloyd  father his works-out at the Planet Fitness gym in Wichita Falls, Texas on February 10, 2013. He says  the workouts helps his PTSD symptoms. Lloyd who was medically discharged from the army, has been doing various minimum wage jobs--stocking groceries, washing cars at a Ford dealership and sales job in Wichita Falls. He is currently unemployed. Lloyd was award a purple heart in Afghanistan 2009. (Photo by Michel du Cille/The Washington Post via Getty Images)

Jeffco Jail Gives Special Treatment to Iraq Vets

Inmates who are veterans are separated from other inmates to receive counseling and legal assistance.

06/15/2015

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Photo: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images

Help Wanted: VA Can’t Fill 30 Key Director Positions

Faced with complaints of long waits and shoddy patient care, the Veterans Administration now admits its scrambling to fill 30 vacancies of medical center directors around the country.

06/15/2015

U.S. President Barack Obama presents the Medal of Honor to Elsie Shemin-Roth (C) and Ina Bass (L), accepting on behalf of their late father, Army Sergeant William Shemin, for actions while serving in France during World War I, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, June 2, 2015. Obama also awarded a Medal of Honor to the late Army Private Henry Johnson for his actions, also during World War I. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Black and Jewish WWI Heroes Finally Receive Medal of Honor

Webster Groves resident Elsie Shemin-Roth (center) receives her late father’s Medal of Honor from President Obama.

06/02/2015

Courtesy FaithforFallon.org

TIAM Saturday May 16th

Helping a baby with a very rare disease and preview a Memorial Day air show.

05/16/2015

(Courtesy of O'Fallon, Illinois Police Department)

UPDATE: Higher Reward for Information on Veterans Monument

A higher reward is being offered for information regarding damage to the O’Fallon, Illinois, City Veteran’s Monument.

05/12/2015

(KMOX/Brett Blume)

Plenty of Help For Military Vets at Bridgeton Job Fair

Business suits, haircuts, and resume updates were all provided for free.

04/14/2015

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TIAM Sunday April 12th

Helping Vets with PTSD, Pooches in the Ballpark and Licorice Day!

04/12/2015

(KMOX/Brett Blume)

Only Handful of Residents Remain at Stan Span Homeless Camp

Extreme cold, arrests whittle down tent city’s population to single digits.

02/19/2015

Homeless encampment near the Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge in December 2014. (Brett Blume/KMOX)

City Hall to Stan Span Homeless Residents: Pack Up and Leave

“It’s not a way to live,” says Eddie Roth, director of human services for the city.

01/27/2015

Purple Heart of PFC Alvin T. Smith of St. Louis was presented to Soldiers Memorial Military Museum in St. Louis on January 17, 2015 (KMOX/Brad Choat)

Lost Purple Heart Returned to St. Louis

Medal earned during St. Louisan’s service in World War Two saved from scrap heap in Texas

01/17/2015

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