Veteran


Trump Nominates David Shulkin for VA

President-elect Donald Trump says he’s finally settled on a candidate to lead the sprawling Veterans Affairs department. Trump says his choice is David Shulkin, who is currently the department’s undersecretary…

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Trump Hosts Candidates for Key Veterans Affairs Post

President-elect Donald Trump met Tuesday with candidates for his unfilled Cabinet positions, including prospective hires to run the Department of Veterans Affairs, a beleaguered agency that the Republican businessman has…

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Upstate New York VA Hospital Goes Solar

A hospital in Westchester County has finished work on a solar power array that state officials say will save $96,000 a year in energy costs. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office…

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NYers Mark Memorial Day With Parades, Events

A historic preservation group held its annual Memorial Day ceremony Monday honoring four unknown American soldiers who died in the Colonial era. A monument at Lake George Battlefield Park marks…

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VA Secretary Takes Heat for Disney Comment

A Republican senator on Tuesday called for Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald to resign after McDonald compared long wait times at VA health-care sites to waiting in line at a…

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NY Veterans Honor WWII’s Heroic Four Chaplains

A memorial event was held Saturday at an upstate veterans organization to commemorate the sacrifices of a group of World War II Army clergymen known as the Four Chaplains. The…

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Feds Salute NYC’s Fight Against Veteran Homelessness

The federal government is declaring that New York City has resolved its chronic veteran homelessness crisis. The U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness sent a letter to the city Wednesday to…

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NY to Reimburse Groups for Burying Indigent Veterans

New York state will reimburse congressionally chartered veterans organizations providing funeral and burial services for indigent military veterans. Under a measure approved by the legislature and signed this week by…

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Rubio Joins Brother to Campaign on Veterans’ Issues

Marco Rubio is using a real-life example to talk about his commitment to the Department of Veterans Affairs — his big brother. The Republican presidential candidate and Florida senator will…

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