Category Archives: Military

Timeline of the Uphill Battle to Reform Manchester’s VA Clinic

President Donald Trump made reforming the Department of Veterans Affairs a primary goal of his presidency, turning 2017 into a watershed year for military servicemen across the nation, especially those in New Hampshire. Ahead of Veterans Day, NH Journal compiled a timeline … Continue reading

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Task force appointed to recommend NH veterans hospital changes

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The Manchester VA Medical Center appointed a 12-member task force Wednesday to make recommendations on the future of New Hampshire’s only veterans hospital in the wake of whistleblower allegations of substandard treatment and conditions. The appointments … Continue reading

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Military Transgender Ban Is Official

Trump’s memo bars transgender people from enlisting, but instructs Secretary of Defense James Mattis to further explore how to handle transgender people currently serving in the armed forces. The memo also orders the Pentagon to stop paying for gender reassignment surgeries, except in … Continue reading

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Hanover Veterans Non-Profit Shut Down For Financial Misdeeds

An Upper Valley nonprofit that serves veterans is being shut down after an investigation by the Attorney General’s office found evidence of fraud. Project VetCare provides housing and support to military veterans, as well as a meeting place for students … Continue reading

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Liberty House in Manchester gets new director

MANCHESTER — Manchester native Jeff Nelson took over control of the Liberty House veterans’ housing community on Monday, replacing Executive Director Keith Howard. “While I am not a veteran, I have had family members who served in the military, including an … Continue reading

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Woman with NH roots living in Guam reacts to North Korea threats

New Hampshire native Megan Buttiglieri moved to Guam over two years ago with her husband who was in the military. The pair divorced shortly after but Buttiglieri said something about Guam made her want to stay. “The people of Guam … Continue reading

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North Korea’s Recent History of Random, Sudden, Violent Provocation

One aspect of the threat from North Korea that doesn’t get addressed seriously enough is the regime is either unable or unwilling to accurately assess the risks of its actions. It’s as if the entire Pyongyang government has no sense of … Continue reading

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