"Spirit" guides lead tour through cemetery

...of our character," said Whatley Bush, who portrayed Orlin Kenyon Fletcher, who died in 1937 and founded the Veterans of Foreign Wars post in Augusta. "We do the leg work and people get to come hear the crucial nuggets about each spirit."Bush...

Veterans find VA 'choice' care program has delays

In the 10 months since the VA's "choice" program started, advocacy groups have said that a lack of consistent guidelines and effective management has left thousands of veterans frustrated and confused.

Augusta VA promotes improvements in 'Summer of Service'

...patients in 2011.More than 100 veterans, families and service organizations, including the Knights of Columbus, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Disabled American Veterans, Military Order of the Purple Heart, Soldiers' Angels and The American Legion...

Joseph Miles

...Los Angeles Airborne Law Enforcement Association, the P-51 Mustang Pilots Association, a Life Member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, and a Charter Member of the Red Barons. He held Federal Aviation Agency Licenses as a Commercial Pilot, Airframe...

Veteran pushes for VA hospital in Jefferson County

...Program.Wheeler argues residents in Augusta's rural areas still must drive 60 to 220 miles for trauma care.A Veterans of Foreign Wars report released earlier this month also found the VA failed to offer choice cards to more than 80 percent of eligible...

The Way We Were: The Red Lion

...American Legion, the Augusta Bowling Association, the Monte Sano Bowling League, the Orlin K. Fletcher Post, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Augusta Aero Club, Arsenal Officers Club, the Odd Fellows and even the Auxiliary Policemen of the 7th Precinct...

VA program to resolve health care delays not effective, reports find

...Augusta, where more than 1,700 patients wait longer than a month for appointments, reports show.A report the Veterans of Foreign Wars delivered to Congress this month found just 19 percent of veterans who live more than 40 miles from a VA facility...

Edward Grealish Jr.

...of the Marine Corps Good Conduct, along with many other unit awards. Ed was a Gold Legacy Life member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars where he served as an All-State Post Commander, Outstanding District Commander, and All American State Commander...

Aiken hosts annual Memorial Day parade

As members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, the Marine Corps League and other military groups paraded down in Aiken, retired Com mand Sgt. Maj. Norman Thi bodeau saluted...

Top Stories of 2013: Investigation continues into Augusta VA deaths

...and quieting demands for justice from numerous national veterans advocacy groups ? such as the American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars and Uniformed Services Disabled Retirees.The fallout began a week before Thanksgiving, when health care administrators...