Independence Day: A Tribute to Freedom and Democracy

Two-hundred forty-seven years since the Founding Fathers of America signed the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, we celebrate the significance of this important decision of a people to stand up for the rights that they believe should not be infringed; and to build a nation based on the principles of Enlightenment. 

Women Veterans: Unique Experiences, Unique Needs

The transition from military to civilian life is a time of profound changes and challenges. For women veterans, it can be even harder. These challenges are compounded by unique issues. The experiences of men and women in service are different. A report from the Wounded Warrior Project suggests that the majority of women veterans experienced

Salute to Service: Korean War Veteran Sergeant Boyd Hiser

Salute to Service is a series where the West Virginia Department of Veterans Assistance shares the untold stories of veterans from the Mountain State. It is never too late to honor the sacrifice that Veterans have made for America, our way of life and our allies. This story has been adapted from a first-hand account.