Content Tagged 'VA'

Gulf Coast VA to Host Local Event for National Veterans Creative Arts Competition
Veterans in the Gulf Coast region: do you have creative and artistic talent you’d like to showcase to the nation?
Bill to Reduce Veteran Suicide Rate Could be Passed
Eight thousand veterans commit suicide every year, which is more veterans than have died in Iraq and Afghanistan since the war in the Middle East began. Video Video
Local Group Reaches Out to Homeless Veterans
Thursday, many members of the Biloxi community participated in a stand down to serve homeless veterans. Video Video
Coast VA Held Service for Those Depressed During Holidays
For most, the holidays mean happiness and joyful time with loved ones, but for some, the holidays aren't so joyful. Video Video
Bradford O'Keefe Funeral Home Donates to Veterans
Friday, a line of hearses arrived at the Veterans Affairs facility in Biloxi, but it was for a joyous event. Video Video
Coast Veterans Speak Out About Concerns in the VA
Veterans across the Coast gathered Tuesday for an open forum to discuss concerns they have with the VA. Video Video
President Obama Announces Exec. Actions to Improve Vet Care
Tuesday, at the American Legion Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, President Barack Obama announced new executive actions to help improve mental healthcare for veterans and their families. Video Video
Palazzo Hears From Local Veterans at Forums
Congressman Steven Palazzo, (MS-4), this week hosted a series of veterans forums and resource fairs for South Mississippi veterans seeking assistance.
Palazzo Hears Healthcare Grievances from Local Veterans
Sparks flew as friendly fire was exchanged between Congressman Steven Palazzo and veterans at Tuesday’s forum in Biloxi to discuss healthcare. Video Video
Some Veterans Tell Positive Stories of VA
It wasn't all bad news at Congressman Palazzo's veterans’ forum Tuesday morning. Video Video
VA Vet Center Staff Ready to Serve Veterans Through Outreach Events Along the Coast
Department of Veterans Affairs Vet Center staff members across the region (Biloxi, Miss., Mobile, Ala., Pensacola, Okaloosa County, and Bay County, Fla.) along with their Mobile Vet Center outreach vehicle, will offer free readjustment counseling services to interested Veterans and active duty service members.
Biloxi VA Director Transferred to Jackson Pending Investigation
The Department of Veterans Affairs is in the limelight again this week as President Barack Obama announced Tuesday he will be issuing 19 executive actions to help improve the quality of life for our veterans. Video Video
Lawmakers Work on Deal in Washington to Improve Veteran Care
A deal in Washington would allot $17 billion to overhaul the Veterans Affairs Healthcare System. Video Video
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