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...

Group opens office to address growing needs of female veterans

After five years of meeting in members' homes, the Women's Veterans Club of the CSRA cut the ceremonial ribbon Wednesday to its first permanent office location - Suite J at 3062 Damascus Road.

S.H.A.R.P.E. Shooters outdoor gun range opening Labor Day weekend in Augusta

...Day weekend opening.Since the first of the year, work has been ongoing at 2901 Gun Club Road to turn an old Veterans of Foreign Wars post into a public outdoor facility for high-power rifle and pistol shooting. The project is nearing completion...

McCain campaigns for Perdue

...that every veteran in the state of Georgia should come out and vote for David Perdue," he told the crowd at a Veterans of Foreign Wars post. "I'm asking my veteran friends for one more mission."A VFW official announced the appearance was...

John Annis Sr.

...Monday, September 29, 2014A Memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM on Sunday, October 5, 2014, at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6445, Harlem, Ga. Mr. Annis was born in Detroit, Michigan to the late Horace Coleman and Jane Doris...

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...