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Veterans laid to rest by American Legion Post after going unclaimed

“Especially for Dennis because he was homeless.” The American Legion Post honors hundreds of veterans who go unclaimed every year. They said every veteran should have the proper burial they deserve. “It’s sad that Dennis Reidy lived in a box, and died homeless,” Richland County Sheriff Leon … Read more at: Google Alert – homeless veterans

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“It was a Fitting Goodbye,” Homeless Veteran Receives Proper Funeral From Community

Columbia, SC (WLTX) – A veteran who was homeless passed away in a Lexington County park was honored Friday with a proper funeral held by members of the community. It’s never easy to say goodbye. It’s even harder when the people who have passed on seem forgotten. As motorcycles poured into … Read more at: Google […]

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USDA asks for ABAWD input; McGovern and DeLauro upset

Anti-hunger groups have said that limiting the states’ ability to provide waivers for ABAWD will only increase hunger and have pointed out that the ABAWDS include homeless veterans. Stacy Dean of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities told the Food and Environment Reporting Network Thursday, … Read more at: Google Alert – homeless veterans

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Midlands Community Bids Farewell to Homeless Veteran, Two Other Unclaimed Servicemen

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO)- In January, the Lexington County Coroner’s Office confirmed the body of a veteran and former Richland County deputy was found in a makeshift shelter in the woods. Friday, dozens came out to honor that former deputy and two other unclaimed veterans in memorial. Read more at: Google Alert – homeless veterans

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Lawmaker proposes bill allowing Utah Lake land to be exchanged for conservation projects

A proposal to build islands on Utah Lake prompted a bill from a Spanish Fork lawmaker that would allow for state land to be traded to private entities in exchange for conservation projects that benefit the lake. Read more · Homeless Veterans Hou… Read more at: Google Alert – homeless veterans

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