The Gazette's Aug. 22 article, "VA confronts decorated veteran . . . ,“ and later editorial, brought a sigh of relief and a twinge of dismay. The relief comes from knowing support and resolve exists for how we as Americans live in a republic of free men and women absent from intimidation by …
Four months after the grand opening of the $6.3 million Majestic Lane Clinic, veterans are encountering roadblocks in getting appointments and staffing remains an issue.
Ed Saunders, head of the Disabled American Veterans
In less than six weeks, the $6.3 million Majestic Lane Clinic on Billings' West End is scheduled to open to veterans.
The United States has not accounted for its veterans in a nationwide census since 2000 and both Montana veterans and U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., are imploring the U.S. Census Bureau to get it done.
Selfless service, created from an inner light illuminating soul and purpose describes volunteer drivers from the Disabled American Veterans Transportation Network. Military veterans cannot get help if veterans don’t have transportation. DAV provides free-of-charge transportation each busines…
On Friday morning, 70 years after joining the Army straight out of high school, Edward J. Reilly received a Bronze Star medal for valor in recognition of his service in World War II.
For our father Ross Saunders, World War II veteran, the Saunders family sincerely thanks Big Sky Honor Flight for a recently completed outstanding trip to Washington D.C.'s World War II Memorial.
It took two and a half years of meetings, hearings, negotiations and legwork, but MET Transit officials have finally decided to expand a West End bus route to serve the Veterans Administration Outreach Clinic near Gabel Road and Zoo Drive.
Dean Galles, 93, holds the Bronze Star Medal with V device for valor he was awarded in his Billings home Monday afternoon.
During a ceremony Monday afternoon in Dean Galles' Billings home, Edward Saunders, Adjutant of the Disabled American Veterans Billings Chapter 10, presents the Bronze Star Medal with V device for valor along with the citation and a Silver Star citation to Galles for his actions in World War II.
The first of April was a remarkable week for valor. I had been working with Dean Galles and Ed Riley, both WWII Army veterans, for the Library of Congress, Veterans History Project. (http://www.loc.gov/vets/)
Veterans need public transportation to the new Veterans Administration medical clinic on Spring Creek Lane. Billings MET Transit doesn't have a city bus route through that growing part of town.
America's military veterans should never forgo help or treatment because they don't have transportation. Disabled American Veterans, Transportation Network, nationally drives veterans at no-cost to veterans' authorized appointments.
High school students from Red Lodge to Havre are hosting fundraisers, serving breakfast and using vending machine proceeds to help pay for Montana’s World War II veterans to travel to Washington, D.C.
Jenny M. Osterholm had an appointment to get her hair washed and styled on Tuesday. The 84-year-old widow wanted to look her best when she took center stage at her residence, Sapphire Suites at Valley Health Care, on Wednesday.
Nearly 100 World War II veterans will travel at no cost to Washington, D.C., in April to visit “their” World War II Memorial on the inaugural journey of Big Sky Honor Flight.
The Gazette's Aug. 7 article on the Veterans Administration's new Veterans Transportation Service needs clarification. Veterans mustn't confuse VTS with Disabled American Veterans Transportation Network. DAV and VTS differ, but both support veterans.
For years, a local chapter of the Disabled American Veterans has promoted patriotism with a flag program.