When Michael Newcombe became an active duty combat engineer for the Army, he had the world on a string, but an injury received in Afghanistan changed all that. Plagued by homelessness, unemployment and addiction, this young veteran refused to give up. This is his story.
A group of volunteers is helping 15 disabled vets by making their homes more accessible – they’re building ramps.
The meeting is at 10 a.m. at the Robert Young Federal Building, at Tucker and Spruce downtown.
Veterans are voicing skepticism about the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs reform bill signed into law by President Barack Obama.
50 chronically homeless veterans are getting apartments as part of St. Louis’ Operation Reveille.
Victoria Jean Briley of Wentzville, pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court in St. Louis to one count of theft of government funds.
The proposal on the Aug. 5 ballot calls for establishment of a veterans lottery scratch-off ticket.
Acting VA secretary Sloan Gibson addressed the Veterans of Foreign Wars conference downtown.
Vice President Joe Biden spoke to veterans gathered at the Veteran of Foreign Wars national conference today.
The vice president is scheduled to speak at 11 a.m. at the America’s Center convention center.