Veterans

Ohio Veteran Found Guilty, Fined Over Pet Ducks

Iraq war veteran Darin Welker, 36, of West Lafayette, Ohio, says his 14 pet ducks serve as mental and physical therapy for him. He's worried he'll have to give them up after village officials told him he can't keep them on his property. Trevor Jones/AP

COSHOCTON, Ohio  — An Ohio Army veteran who says his pet ducks help relieve his post-traumatic stress disorder and depression has been convicted of a minor misdemeanor for keeping the birds. Darin Welker was cited for violating a village ban on keeping farm animals in West Lafayette, about 80 miles east of Columbus. He was found guilty Wednesda... more

Veterans in Congress Could Hit Lowest Level Since World War II

Tulsi Congress

The number of veterans serving in Congress could fall to the lowest level since World War II depending on the results of next week's election.  Currently, 106 members of Congress have a military service record. However, that number could drop significantly depending on the results of multiple close races in the mid-term elections scheduled for ... more

Profiles in Courage: 5 Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor on display

The Medal of Honor is the United States of America's highest military honor for personal acts of valor above and beyond the call of duty. The medal is bestowed by the President of the United States in the name of the U.S. Congress to U.S. military personnel only. The veterans profiled below are only a few among those who have received the medal... more

Veterans Day: Discounts and Freebies

The following is a list of Veterans Day discounts on restaurants, goods, services and events for 2014. Please check back frequently as the list is updated. 2014 Veterans Day Restaurant Offerings 2014 Veterans Day Travel & Recreation Discounts 2014 Veterans Day Retailer Offerings 2014 Veterans Day Events Keep in mind th... more

Upcoming Military and Veteran Job Fairs

job fair gis 428x285

Attending a job fair is a proactive way of getting to know companies or industries you're interested in. It's also a great way to make contacts. If you hear about a veteran job fair that's not on this list, let us know by emailing us at Attending a job fair is a proactive way of getting to know companies or industries you're interested in. It'... more

© 2014 Military Advantage
A Monster Company.