The Veterans Closet and Resource Center offers assistance & resources for veterans to transition home as they conclude their service.
Pay tribute to the members of your family who have served in the military with a Home Town Heroes Banner in Park Forest.
One year ago, President Joe Biden signed a law that benefits veterans exposed to burn pits, Agent Orange and other toxic substances.
Rep. Kelly Denounces “Republican Extremists” Who Delayed Passage of National Defense Authorization Act
Denouncing “Republican extremists,” Congresswoman Robin Kelly noted the passage of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).
Last fall, I shared some good news: VA’s latest data showed meaningful downward trends in Veteran suicide counts and rates.
The Park Forest Veterans Day celebration included a program in Freedom Hall followed by a Huey helicopter landing in Central Park.
Washington, D.C.-(ENEWSPF)- The Department of Defense released the following statement on the tragic deaths of U.S. service members in Afghanistan Thursday: The attacks involved an explosive set off by a suicide bomber near the Abbey Gate entrance to Hamid Karzai International Airport. Nearby, another suicide bomber set off an explosive[Read More…]
Washington, D.C.-(ENEWSPF)- The Veterans Administration reached out to veterans Monday to offer resources as the United States continues to pull out of its two decade war in Afghanistan. Reports show the Taliban taking over the country, as was expected. “Veterans from all eras are reacting to the events in Afghanistan,[Read More…]
U.S. Department of Defense-(ENEWSPF)- We continue with our new series at eNews Park Forest called “Salute the Troops.” This daily will include photographs from the U.S. Department of Defense as well as stories of those from the area currently serving in the Armed Forces and local veterans. All of their[Read More…]
Washington, D.C.-(ENEWSPF)- The Department of Defense announced today the death of two service members who were supporting Operation Inherent Resolve. Both service members died March 11, 2020, when their units were engaged by enemy indirect fire at Camp Taji, Iraq. The incident is under investigation. The deceased are: Army Spc.[Read More…]