Here at DRMAC, one of our many goals is to fill in gaps between transportation providers and riders. DRMAC wants to enhance your knowledge of transportation resources and provide options for transit. One benefit you may qualify for is travel reimbursements! Start learning about your benefits today. You can also find more resources for military and veterans by following this link.
Kristen Christy is often called a subject matter expert on the issue of veterans’ suicide, but it's not by choice. Twelve years ago, her husband Don, a Lt. Col. in the Air Force, died by suicide.
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In September, Manuel Bernal got horrible news: a fire had destroyed the nearly-finished Nuevo Amanecer apartment complex in East Los Angeles. It would have provided desperately-needed low-income housing, including 30 units for veterans.
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MESA COUNTY, Colo. — The Western Region One Source, along with community partners, have brought the Colorado panels of the Remembering Our Fallen Memorial to Grand Junction on Dec. 7, 2020.
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NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KDVR) — In the small towns along Colorado’s eastern plains, a spirit of service takes root faster and deeper than the crops in the field. So it should come as no surprise that more than 75 years ago some of the smallest…
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Premiering on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, the animated series is an action-packed war drama.
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IN ORDER TO MEET OUR COMMUNITY WHERE THEY ARE DURING THIS TIME OF PHYSICAL DISTANCING WE ARE OFFERING LIVE CLASSES ON YOUTUBE DAILY.
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Luther Hendricks was just a teenager when the attack on Pearl Harbor happened. He says he was determined to fight to save his country from the enemy.
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Open to ANY Veteran and any of their family members, if you say "cut their hair" we will! These haircuts are 100% FREE and include a bangin' shampoo and style.
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FOX31, as part of Serving Those Who Serve, are proud to support our partners at Colorado Veterans Project as they host the Denver Veterans Day Virtual Run. Join us as we run to honor those who have served our country.
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LIMON, Colo. (KDVR) — The sign that greets you on the edge of this Eastern Plains town promises that Limon is “open for business.” That includes a small petroleum company on the west edge of town, now in its 74th year, with the same boss…
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LARIMER COUNTY, Colo. (KDVR) — A ranch in Loveland dedicated to helping military members heal has seen so much growth over the last couple of years, it will need more land to continue expanding.
Stillwater Ranch came to fruition about seven…
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The Longmont Village will feature 26 tiny houses where veterans can live for free and a 3,000-square foot community center.
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WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs in partnership with the Elizabeth Dole Foundation (EDF) today announced the launch of a new foundation program granting family caregivers access to no-cost, short-term aid to help those…
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As of Friday, July 24, 2020 8:09 AM MDT
The VA has a comprehensive plan in place to protect the health of everyone who receives care or works at one of our facilities. Using an abundance of caution, all VA medical facilities are implementing…
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GOLDEN, Colo. (KDVR) – When you’ve taken a bullet to the helmet like Bill Purcell has, your story needs to be told.
“All I remember is it was like getting hit in the head with a baseball bat,” Purcell says.
The Marine veteran came…
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In 2019, 20,000 women transitioned out of the military, making them the fastest-growing cohort of veterans. Yet compared to men, they're much less likely to get their health care through the Department of Veterans Affairs. On average, they wait…
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Who: Colorado Veterans Project
What: Freedom 4 Miler (virtual)
When: Now through July 4th
FOX31, as part of Serving Those Who Serve, is thrilled to support the Freedom 4 Miler, put on by our partners at the Colorado Veterans Project,…
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CHICAGO — The Pat Tillman Foundation is awarding scholarships to 60 U.S. service members, veterans and military spouses.
In recognition of their service and leadership potential, the Tillman Scholars will receive scholarship funding to…
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The House on Thursday passed by voice vote an annually required measure to increase cost-of-living adjustments tied to veterans benefits in parity with the COLA approved by the Social Security Administration. Senate passage and the president's…
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SALIDA, Colo. (KDVR) — A World War II veteran is on a unique mission to raise money for first responders. George Blake, of Salida, is an Army veteran. He survived the attack on Pearl Harbor. He turns 100 in January 2021.
Inspired by a close…
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AURORA, Colo. -- The only VFW post in Aurora shut down during stay-at-home order, but the bills kept coming in. Now, Post 3631 may have to close its doors for good if help doesn’t come fast.
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DENVER (KDVR) – A group of World War II veterans was about to embark on a long-planned trip to Russia, celebrating the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II. Unfortunately, the coronavirus pandemic has delayed the party.
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DENVER (KDVR) – A Denver-based veterans charity is Serving Those Who Serve. They’re sending grocery gift cards to veterans who are in financial need because of the coronavirus outbreak, and they need your help.
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All five of Colorado’s state-run veterans care and nursing home facilities – with more than 450 residents and 500 staffers between them – are without any infection from the new coronavirus among the residents, according to the state…
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BOULDER, Colo. (KDVR) – They’re used to fighting on the front lines. But for a group of Colorado veterans, this is a different kind of war.
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WESTMINSTER, Colo. (KDVR) — Vietnam War veteran Joe Duran, 70, spent Friday rallying support for health care workers outside the St. Anthony North Health Campus at West 144th Avenue and Delaware Street.
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WASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs will get $60 million in emergency funding as part of a coronavirus relief package the Senate approved Wednesday.
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Below are details for the mobile food distribution:
Friday, April 3rd
11:30a – 1:30p
Elks Lodge – 3690 S. Jason St., Englewood, CO 80110
Veterans looking to utilize this resource must sign up in advance to receive food. Click…
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Several of those who lead emergency preparedness in the Colorado Springs area, home to Fort Carson and the Air Force Academy, point to their military backgrounds as a key reason they recently set-up MASH-like tents adjacent to hospitals in the…
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Plan to visit a VA health care facility? Here’s what to expect...
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You have a scheduled medical appointment at a Department of Veterans Affairs facility, but you have a nagging cough and cold symptoms. What do you do?
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Good job and thank you Franklin Simbeck!!! We appreciate all the work you do for our Vets!!!!
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You can appoint an attorney, claim agent, or VSO to act on your behalf in the preparation, presentation, and prosecution of claims for VA benefits (38 U.S.C. 5902, 5903, and 5904). If you have an open application for a representative for VA…
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Find out how to apply for VA health care benefits as a Veteran or service member.
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What is HUDVet?
HUDVet facilitates collaboration among Federal agencies and veteran-serving organizations regarding programs for veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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