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Conversations With Veterans: Howard Wasdin’s Success Post Military Life

Elite Navy SEAL sniper Howard Wasdin survived the infamous battle made famous in the hit movie “Black Hawk Down,” but medical retirement and coming home, presented him with challenges he never expected.

10/23/2014

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Resources For Veterans In Need Of Financial Help

How to navigate the web of financial services for veterans.

10/23/2014

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Volunteers Build Ramps for Disabled Veterans

A group of volunteers is helping 15 disabled vets by making their homes more accessible – they’re building ramps.

09/26/2014

The John Cochran VA Medical Center. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Town Hall Meeting to Address Veterans Care Issues

The meeting is at 10 a.m. at the Robert Young Federal Building, at Tucker and Spruce downtown.

09/12/2014

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VA Reform Bill Receives Mixed Reviews from Veterans

Veterans are voicing skepticism about the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs reform bill signed into law by President Barack Obama.

08/08/2014

An event to end veterans' homelessness was held at Soldiers' Memorial on July 30. Photo: KMOX/Brian Kelly

Operation Reveille Gives Apartments to 50 Homeless Veterans

50 chronically homeless veterans are getting apartments as part of St. Louis’ Operation Reveille.

07/30/2014

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Woman Admits Collecting Dead Mother’s Checks

Victoria Jean Briley of Wentzville, pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court in St. Louis to one count of theft of government funds.

07/29/2014

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Lottery Ticket Would Aid Missouri Veterans

The proposal on the Aug. 5 ballot calls for establishment of a veterans lottery scratch-off ticket.

07/29/2014

Attendees to the Foreign Wars National Convention at America's Center listen as U.S. Vice President Jow Biden delivers his remarks at America's Center in St. Louis on July 21, 2014. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Acting VA Secretary: VA Needs a Behavior Correction

Acting VA secretary Sloan Gibson addressed the Veterans of Foreign Wars conference downtown.

07/22/2014

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden waves to the crowd as he enters the stage to deliver remarks to the Veterans of Foreign Wars National Convention at America's Center in St. Louis on July 21, 2014. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Biden: Administration Won’t Rest Until VA Problems Are Fixed

Vice President Joe Biden spoke to veterans gathered at the Veteran of Foreign Wars national conference today.

07/21/2014

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