Memorial Day 2020

Boy saluting fallen veteran for Memorial Day Every person who lives on the planet is dealing with COVID-19 in some way, and is trying to figure out how to move forward. It has been termed on TV as finding the “new normal.” While things have indeed changed, their is...

A Veteran’s life Saved   Richard Molina, was a Captain in the United States Navy. Who served his country honorably during the Vietnam War.  Do to his service in combat, he was exposed to “agent orange.” This exposer left Captain Molina with many...

Keeping The Oath   This coming February will mark 14 years since I was asked to go to Washington D.C. and speak to members of the U.S. Congress and Senate on servíce men and women returning from the Iraq war. At that time we were about 3 years in, but even then...

Pearl Harbor Seventy eight years ago, Pearl Harbor was attacked by the nation of Japan, over 2,400 Americans lost their lives. It thrust the United States into World War II. It made our young nation rise up into the fray to confront the evil that threatened to take...

Visiting The Veterans The USDVA teamed traveled to Costa Rica in September to meet some of the veterans in need, and to learn about their history, medical needs, and life abroad. We arrived late in the day, then formulated a plan of action for the following days. We...

Introduction There has been a mass migration of retiring U.S. Veterans moving abroad, because of the rising cost of housing and medical care. Many retiring veterans have to make life adjustments once they become dependent on their retirement or some other type of...