Veterans

WWI Veteran
4:58 pm
Mon February 28, 2011

Last U.S. Veteran Of World War I, Mo. Native, Dies At Age 110

Frank Buckles at 106 years old wearing his French military decoration, the Légion d'honneur, for an interview with the U.S. Library of Congress in 2007.
(Wikimedia Commons/U.S. Library of Congress)
Veterans Sue Mo. Universities
1:11 pm
Tue February 15, 2011

Group of military veterans sues trustees of several Missouri universities

A soldier studies his notes during training in Djibouti. Far away from Djibouti, a group of military veterans is suing the trustees of several Missouri colleges, alleging the institutions systematically overcharged them.
(via Flickr / U.S. Army Africa)

A group of military veterans has sued several Missouri educational institutions, alleging that they were systematically overcharged, the Riverfront Times reports.

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Cochran VAMC
2:19 pm
Mon February 7, 2011

Russ Carnahan to meet with VA secretary about St. Louis medical center

Democratic Rep. Russ Carnahan will meet with Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki on Thursday to follow up with Carnahan’s call for an independent review of the St. Louis VA Medical Center amidst sanitation concerns. (UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

UPDATED 1:45 p.m. Feb. 8, 2011:

Sens. Dick Durbin and Mark Kirk of Illinois joined Missouri counterparts Claire McCaskill and Roy Blunt in a letter Monday seeking the explanation from VA Secretary Eric Shinseki.

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