VA Manchester Healthcare System is providing vaccine to enrolled veterans who are 75 years old or older and/or are solid organ transplant patients, receiving hemodialysis or chemotherapy, or experiencing homelessness.
Robert Desmond, commander for the Korean War Veterans Association, NH Chapter 320, recently facilitated the donation of hundreds of N95 masks to the Nashua Police and Fire Departments and Liberty House in Manchester.
For over 30 years, the Veterans of Foreign Wars Derry Memorial Auxiliary 1617 has adopted a unit deployed overseas to send care packages. The package contents are typically items not generally available in remote locations.
The cartoonist who created the Peanuts gang and television specials like “A Charlie Brown Christmas” drew from some of his experiences as an Army staff sergeant during World War II to fashion the enduringly popular comic series.
TILTON — After a six-week long siege by COVID-19 that claimed the lives of 36 residents, the New Hampshire Veterans Home finally got some good news this week with the arrival and distribution of a COVID-19 vaccine.
A study this month of veterans hospitalized for COVID-19 found that the first 10 days after hospitalization are the most dangerous for patients, with a 40% to 60% higher risk of death or readmission compared with similar patients treated for pneumonia or heart failure.
Fourteen gravestones belonging to Revolutionary War veterans in Exeter will be decked with wreaths this holiday season, thanks to the efforts of an Epping couple who made it their mission to see they weren’t forgotten.
Fourteen gravestones belonging to Revolutionary War veterans in Exeter will have a wreath this holiday season thanks to the efforts of an Epping couple who set out on a mission to make sure that they weren’t forgotten.
WASHINGTON — Republican and Democratic lawmakers called on the Department of Veterans Affairs this week to continue its nine-month pause on billing veterans for medical debts after the agency announced it would start collections again in January.
TILTON— While officials at the New Hampshire Veterans Home waited Monday to learn whether the facility will be among the first in the state to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, they reported that 35 residents have succumbed to the disease and 35 others are fighting it.
CONCORD — The Pierce Brigade, the membership organization dedicated to preserving the home and legacy of President Franklin Pierce, has adopted Old North Cemetery on North State Street as part of Wreaths Across America. Wreaths will be laid on the graves of 200 veterans in the historic cemetery.
Less than a week after the state’s 13 mayors sent a joint letter to Gov. Chris Sununu asking him to develop a statewide plan to address homelessness, Portsmouth Mayor Rick Becksted signed a pledge on Tuesday morning to help homeless veterans in his city.