Veterans and Military

Fifty-two years ago a troop ship in Oakland, California sailed for Vietnam, carrying over 3,000 men.  They slept in very tight quarters on canvas hammocks – one just a few inches above the man who slept below.  That canvas was a tempting target for graffiti. Lots of it.

Michael Pope

Veterans from across Virginia were on Capitol Hill this week, meeting with senators over coffee and doughnuts.

Using a new online tool, veterans can more easily get college credit for their work experiences. Virginia’s Community College System unveiled the new online portal this month.

Gillespie Rolls Out Plan for Veterans

Jul 17, 2017
Steve Helber / AP

Republican candidate for Governor Ed Gillespie was in Norfolk today, unveiling a suite of proposals to help Virginia’s veterans.

Michael Pope

Democrats are hoping that Donald Trump’s behavior on the campaign trail may be able to help them with military voters in Virginia.

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