Augusta veterans information briefing Nov. 20

The Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center, Disabled American Veterans, local service organizations and community partners will hold a Veterans Information Briefing and Health Fair from 8 a.m. until noon Nov. 20, the Augusta hospital announced.

North Augusta veterans mark anniversary of V-J Day

World War II veterans of North Augusta's American Legion Post 71 held a wreath-laying ceremony marking the anniversary of the Allied victory over Japan and remembering the service of those who fought and died in the war.

Augusta Veterans Affairs Medical Center opens downtown parking deck

The deck will add approximately 200 more dedicated parking spaces closer to the hospital for Spinal Cord Injury Unit Patients, handicapped parking and staff.

Curation program helps veterans in Augusta to find a new start

...two-year excavation project at a site in East Aberdeen, Miss.Though no American Indian artifacts have been found, Augusta veterans have recovered bits of prehistoric pottery and modified stones."I'm a nerd for this," said Kherik Gordon...

Augusta veteran elected commander of DAV

Moses McIntosh, an Augusta Air Force and Army veteran who was injured during the Gulf War, was unanimously elected national commander of the nearly 1.3 million-member Disabled American Veterans charity..

Augusta veteran housing project progresses as feds ramp up effort against homelessness

Freedom's Path, a $10.5 million public-housing project being built on the uptown campus of Augusta's Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center, is slightly behind schedule but should be under way by the fall.

Augusta veteran's widow aims to become advocate

After having a bad experience applying for and receiving VA benefits when her husband died, Deborah McCullar hopes to become a local advocate for widows of veterans.

New VA director hears patients' complaints at town hall

...to him losing 20 pounds because he had not slept or eaten in four days.The first question for Andrews came from Augusta veteran Lisa Collins, a former member of the Army Security Agency who had multiple artery blockages identified in her upper...

Augusta veterans remember Vietnam buildup 50 years ago

A half-century ago, President Johnson made the decision to send U.S. combat troops to Vietnam. Three Augusta area Vietnam War veterans shared their stories of the long, costly conflict.

Macon, Ga., pastor wins Augusta VA's resident chaplain of year

...chaplain of the year.The first-time award was dedicated to Charlie Norwood, the late congressman for whom the Augusta Veterans Affairs Medical Center was named in 2008.Lewis, 52, was left speechless."My No. 1 goal is to encourage and...