It’s ingrained in military culture never to leave a fellow warrior behind. Mentors paired with offenders in the Yellowstone County Veterans Treatment Court have carried that imperative throughout their adult lives, decades after their own military service.
John Swart rolled into Billings on a bus from Butte on Monday and took up temporary residence at the Montana Rescue Mission. It was a pit stop on his way to find work in the Bakken oil fields.
A Homeless Veterans’ Stand Down will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday at the Shrine Auditorium.
Patrick Contway, a nurse at the VA’s Majestic Lane Clinic on Billings’ West End, adjusts for proper lighting in one of the clinic’s operating rooms.
It sounds a bit odd to get sentimental about policy.
After years of work, Yellowstone County is in the home stretch for the transfer and dedication of its veterans cemetery as a national cemetery for veterans.
Construction of the expanded VA Clinic on Billings’ West End is on target, with contractors expected to turn over keys on Feb. 1. Details for a grand opening are also underway.
HELENA — A plan to develop low-cost veterans housing in historic structures near the Veterans Administration hospital at Fort Harrison suffered another setback Monday as the Montana Board of Housing affirmed its decision to deny the project tax credits needed to move forward.
U.S. Air Force retiree Mike Getlinger and wife, Kim, have hit the homeowner triple lottery: three mortgages in 11 years, all at historic lows of 5 percent or less.
Suicide Prevention Coordinator for the Montana VA Kellie Lafave discusses some of the unique mental health challenges that affect veterans when the y return to civilian life.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Veterans Administration is establishing a foster care-style program in Wyoming for veterans who are unable to live at on their own but don't require nursing care.
Five mental health clinicians and two support personnel will be hired for VA Montana Health Care System as part of a nationwide effort to bolster mental health services in VA hospitals and clinics.
Susan Thomas laughs at herself while relating a conversation with a book dealer two decades ago after she and her husband opened Thomas Books in downtown Billings.
Volunteers of America will be hosting a Billings Veteran Stand Down from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday at the Shrine Auditorium.
CASPER, Wyo. -- Laramie County has more than 13,000 veterans, the largest number of any Wyoming county.
HELENA -- Advocates for a veterans center in Helena suffered a blow this month as a letter from a top Veterans Administration official suggested existing services in Helena are more than adequate for local veterans needs.
Montana’s congressional delegation was glad to welcome the new, if temporary, leadership to the Veterans Administration Montana Health Care System at Fort Harrison following the transfer Thursday of director Robin Korogi.
In a major setback to a plan for veterans' housing in historic structures on the campus of the Veterans Administration medical center at Fort Harrison, the Montana Board of Housing denied a developer's application for low-income housing tax credits, which would have provided a major portion …
Donation containers and umbrellas have been set up at the West End Billings Wal-Mart for the Big Sky Honor Flight. So far, at least $40,000 in cash and pledges has been raised to help underwrite the inaugural flight that will take 100 veterans to the nation’s capital.
Donation containers and umbrellas have been set up at the West End Billings Wal-Mart for the Big Sky Honor Flight. The donations will be used to defray travel expenses for World War II veterans to visit the monument in Washington, D.C.