Veterans benefits

Butler County officials outraged that veterans’ benefits will be delayed as federal records center remains closed

U.S. Representative Warren Davidson, R-Troy, told the Journal-News that 487,000 requests for documents nationwide remain unfulfilled. He said the center asked for money to reopen and Congress gave it $15 million to $20 million. To exploreNew commissioner hopes to reach more young veterans in Butler County “When they say ‘closed again,’ that would imply they […]

Veterans organization

Teens vow to ‘serve those who serve us’ with veterans organization

Sam Chon, 17, said he had a “longtime dream” of enrolling in the US Naval Academy. But before we get there, he honors those who have already served by raising funds, collecting donations and raising awareness. Chon texted his friends: Michael Khalfin, Daniel Shemetov, Andre Oganesian, Matt Lim and Aidan Davis. They are all juniors […]

Veterans organization

Cross-country flight raises funds for veterans organization and others

When Luc Zipkin soloed a Piper Cub on its 16th birthday in January, he knew it was just the start of his plans for 2021. The Young Pilots USA founder is a firm believer in giving an example for his peers to follow in aviation – and that keeping historic aircraft flying is a cause […]

Veterans healthcare

Military veterans and healthcare workers line up in West Haven to receive COVID vaccine | Connecticut News

WEST HAVEN, CT (WFSB) – Hundreds of military veterans were shot in the arm today at a clinic housed by the VA Hospital in West Haven. Any veterinarian enrolled in VA healthcare had the opportunity to receive their first dose of vaccine. Today’s clinic contributed to the mission of the state’s VA health system to […]

Veterans benefits

Davidson reintroduces bill to protect veterans’ benefits

Representative Warren Davidson speaks at the Preble County Historical Society on August 8, 2020. Eddie Mowen Jr | The herald register WASHINGTON, DC — On Wednesday, Congressman Warren Davidson (R-OH) reintroduced his bill to protect benefits for veterans and their families during the coronavirus pandemic. Davidson introduced for the first time COVID-19 Survivor Benefit Guarantee […]

Veteran services

Greetings from your new Veterans Services Officer

By Ed Lautrup I hope you and yours are doing well and are recovering happily from a wonderful holiday season! Allow me to introduce myself, I’m Ed Lautrup and I’m the new Washington County Veterans Services Officer. I’m a kid from Kennard, went to school in Arlington, spent just over 20 years in the US […]