STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Bill would give veterans option of asking for Veterans' Day off
By Don Davis
Minnesota veterans could request to take off Veterans' Day under a bill that a House committee passed Wednesday.
Rep. Andrew Falk, D-Murdock, said that veterans often cannot attend events... Posted on 3/6/14 at 10:08 AM
SOCIAL SECUITY INFORMATION AND UPDATES Annual Statistical Supplement, 2013, now available
The Social Security Annual Statistical Supplement, 2013 is now available.
The Supplement includes more than 240 statistical tables providing comprehensive data on programs administered by the Social... Posted on 3/4/14 at 1:00 PM
THE NEW FORTY The State of the Union for veterans...
I was happy to hear that Senator Heidi Heitkamp invited veteran Eric Marts to attend the State of the Union address as her guest. I was at the town hall meeting where Heidi first met Eric and heard hi... Posted on 1/28/14 at 7:55 AM
SWEET CONCLUSIONS Salute a Veteran
In the U.S.A. Veterans Day annually falls on November 11th. Veterans Day is intended to honor and thank all military personnel who served the United States in all wars.
On the 11th hour of the 1... Posted on 11/11/13 at 1:21 AM
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — In a poignant postscript to war, the writings of a US soldier describing the carnage and exhaustion surrounding him before he was killed more than 40 years ago were seen for the first time when Vietnamese officials traded his letters for the diary of a Vietnamese soldier held by the U.S.
GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. (AP) — President Barack Obama used a Minnesota visit Friday to tout a new initiative to connect veterans with jobs, saying that many private employers could benefit from skills veterans gained through their military service.
Moorhead, MN (WDAY TV) -- Each Memorial Day there's a special ceremony on the Veteran's Memorial Bridge between Fargo and Moorhead to honor fallen soldiers. People wave flags and participate in celebration, only this year one thing did not cooperate, Mother Nature.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama paid tribute Monday to the men and women who have died defending America, pointing to Vietnam veterans as an under-appreciated and sometimes maligned group of war heroes who remained true to their nation despite an unwelcome homecoming.
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