via news5: As part of the Home for the Holidays initiative, the Cleveland VA, HUD and the Cleveland Metropolitan Housing Authority have increased their outreach efforts to connect homeless and distressed veterans with housing vouchers and VA benefits. HUD’s VASH program, also known as VA Supportive Housing, combines HUD housing vouchers with supportive services from […]

via News5: Many people were off from work on Monday in observance of Veterans Day and spent the day at home. But, there are thousands of veterans who have no place to call home. More than 40,000 veterans are homeless on any given night across the country according to the U.S. Department of Housing and […]

via News5: Some local veterans and concealed carry instructors have safety concerns over a new law allowing veterans and military service members to obtain a concealed carry permit without required training. Senate Bill 81 will become law without a signature from Governor Kasich, allowing veterans to get their CCW permit without paying more than $100 in […]

via News5: On November 11, the country will honor those who have served in the armed forces. Dozens of businesses around the country will also be giving out freebies and discounts to honor veterans. Most businesses require valid military ID or proof of service. Food Chipotle Buy one, get one free burrito, bowl, salad or taco […]

Fireworks are typical this time of year. But for some veterans, the celebration of the very freedom they fought for is stressful and can trigger PTSD. Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Jon Yovanno just wanted to take the dog for a walk Sunday night. He turned right back around when he heard the sounds of the […]

On Sunday night, in front of millions of viewers, Deshauna Barber, Miss District of Columbia, was crowned Miss USA. Barber is only the third winner from the District of Columbia, and the first-ever military service member to take home the coveted crown. Barber is not just breaking barriers because of her skin, or because she’s […]

Quicken Loans Arena will be hosting a free expo in January for veterans and military spouses on finding jobs and career advice. The event will take place Monday, Jan. 25, 2016 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. It will begin with an employment workshop focusing on resume building, networking and interview tips. The workshop will also take into […]

World War II veteran Richard Overton celebrated his 109th birthday with whiskey, cigars, and burgers because…YOLO. Known as the oldest living veteran in America, Overton…

  A free veterans job fair will be held Thursday at the Cleveland Public Auditorium & Conference Center. The fair is open to veterans, active duty military members, guard and reserve members and military spouses. The fair runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with a University of Phoenix employment workshop starting at 8:30 a.m. […]

  Valor Home Lorain County is scheduled to open this summer. The non-profit provides transitional housing for homeless veterans as well as programs to help them adjust to life back home. “It could be post-traumatic stress disorder, it could be drugs, it could be alcohol, mental health issues, physical issues, the economy, any or all […]

President Obama met on Wednesday with  the secretary of Veterans’ Affairs to receive an update on allegations of misconduct at the agency’s hospitals, according to…

  The Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland and the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services is hosting a free job fair for veterans Tuesday. The event is at Quicken Loans Arena from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Interested veterans should register online here: Attendees are encouraged to bring at least 20 copies […]