Scott’s View: Happy Holidays and Wishing You a Wonderful New Year’s 2023We thought there’s no better way to cap off the year than recog
VetFamily: Gary Sinise Plays Winning Role in Veterans AdvocacyGary Sinise's most famous military role may have been Lieutenant Dan Taylor in "Forrest Gump," but these days he's playing a leading role in veterans' advocacy off screen.
Cover Story: Heroes Meet Heroes 2022 - U.S. Military Veterans & Olympians on One StageIn Honor of Veterans Day 2022, Veterans Advantage hosted its annual Heroes Meet Heroes event via Zoom on November 10.
Cover Story: History of Veterans DayPrivate Harry Atwood, a bicycle messenger in the 341st Field Artillery Regiment’s headquarters company, was carrying battle orders on a dismal 11 November 1918 while his regiment’s guns were firing in support of the 28th Division. They were attacking German fortifications around the French city of Metz. At 1059 hours, all the regiment’s guns delivered a massive salvo of artillery rounds into the German entrenchments. It was the last time the battalion fired a shot in anger. One minute later there was complete silence.
Invictus Games 2017 - Recognizing Warrior Athlete HeroesUnder the leadership of Ken Fisher, last year's Invictus Games at ESPN Wide World of Sports at Walt Disney World in Orlando was a huge success.
Veterans Advantage Recognizes Vietnam War VeteransWe were pleased to see President Trump proclaim March 29 as Vietnam Veterans Day. This is the first time the nation has designated a day to honor those who served and sacrificed in Vietnam. It was a long time coming, but March 29 now solidifies our national observance.
Veterans Advantage Supports New Bill to Treat Veterans with PTSD, TBI and Silent Injuries of WarDriven by a national obligation to accelerate focus on medical care for military veterans, bipartisan support has emerged in the U.S. Senate for ground-breaking mental health treatments, and Veterans Advantage has joined in supporting the new legislation.
An Interview with Kenneth Fisher, Chairman of the Fisher House FoundationWe had the pleasure of interviewing Kenneth Fisher, Chairman of the Fisher House Foundation, to learn more about his background and what inspired him to give back to the military and veteran community.
Veterans Week NYC: A Veterans Advantage Tradition ContinuesVeterans Advantage once again honored the military and veteran community this month with events and new benefits as part of Veterans Week NYC 2016.
Scott's View: November is Military Family Month: Help a Military Family in Need!For 23 years, America has recognized Military Family Month to honor military families through awareness, public and private initiatives and service programs. It's a month for all of us to acknowledge the special service and sacrifices of our military family members.
Scott's View: Invictus Games 2016: Veterans Advantage Honors Wounded Warrior ParalympiansEarlier this week, Veterans Advantage honored 115 members of Team USA, our military veteran Paralympic team competing at the 2016 Invictus Games, with free Veterans Advantage.
Choreographer Robin Becker Brings Vietnam War Awareness with "Into Sunlight"To celebrate the 20th anniversary of renewed diplomatic relations between the United States and Vietnam, New York-based choreographer Robin Becker toured Vietnam with her performance Into Sunlight – a dance inspired by the Vietnam War as recorded in the book They Marched Into Sunlight by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist David Maraniss. The tour, in partnership with the Vietnamese contemporary d