Senate Veterans Affairs Committee
Less than three months after Herbert S. Kindsfater traveled to the National World War II Memorial with the inaugural Big Sky Honor Flight, he experienced another life-changing event that hearkened to his service in World War II.
It is official: The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs announced Tuesday it will designate the Yellowstone County Veterans Cemetery, located north of Laurel, as a national cemetery.
Montana Veterans Affairs officials, local health care providers, veterans and their advocates will participate in a field hearing of the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Hilton Garden Inn, 2465 Grant Road.
U.S. Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric K. Shinseki vowed in July to do what he could to accelerate the planned expansion of the Billings VA clinic, currently scheduled to be completed in 2014.
Seven months after the nation's top veteran pledged to support making the Yellowstone County Veterans Cemetery in Laurel a National Veterans Cemetery, the special designation is closer than ever.
The latest effort to decrease joblessness among veterans comes from U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., a member of the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee.
A 90-year-old, disabled World War II veteran heralded the passage of a 3.6 percent cost-of-living adjustment for veterans and their families as “great news.”
Sen. Jon Tester, D-Montana, a member of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee, awarded medals to Raymond Deutscher‘s family - and other families -- posthumously.
The sorely needed expansion of the Billings VA Clinic will get a boost from the highest level of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and could be open to serve veterans in the fall of 2012.
Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., and U.S. Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric K. Shinseki will host public meetings for veterans in Helena, Bozeman and Billings this week.