Service Stories: Animal Care Specialist Endured Close Calls in Vietnam, Part 1

Russell “Doc” Walters had one of the more unusual tours in Vietnam, working with Army scout dogs and combat tracker teams. First trained as an animal care specialist, better known as a vet tech, his role in the war evolved into dangerous combat missions.

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Community Hosts Veterans Day Event

For Veterans Day, Juniper Village at Mount Joy hosted a “Celebrating Our Veterans” Facebook live event to honor the community’s veterans.

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Vets May Be Eligible for Aid and Attendance, Housebound Benefits

For many aging or disabled veterans who need help with activities of daily living, finding the funds to pay for the care they need is a common concern.

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Pennsylvania Veterans Make Up 7.3% of State’s Population

Pennsylvania adults who have served in the military account for 7.3% of the state’s population, the 35th highest percentage among the 50 states, according to an analysis by the website 24/7 Wall St.

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Vets May Be Eligible for Aid and Attendance, Housebound Benefits

For many aging or disabled veterans who need help with activities of daily living, finding the funds to pay for the care they need is a common concern.

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Monetary Donations Accepted for Stockings for Soldiers Program

For the 11th year, Blue Ridge Communications is partnering with Keystone Military Families to support the Stockings for Soldiers program.

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Service Stories: Vet Overcomes Poverty, PTSD to Find Musical Success

Billy Terrell never had it easy. After growing up in poverty, he experienced some of the worst horrors of the Vietnam War, which left an indelible mark deep in his soul. Somehow, he found the inner strength to overcome one hardship after another to carve out a successful career in the music and entertainment industries.

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Service Stories: A WAC Clerk, She Volunteered for Vietnam to Spare Her Brother

After honorably serving three years in the U.S. Army, Audrey Bergstresser had the opportunity to go home and return to civilian life.

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Salute to a Veteran: Her Hospital Train Leaped the Tracks and Turned Over in the Middle of the Night

Since 2000, 50plus LIFE (previously Senior News and 50plus Senior News) has won more than 130 awards for its editorial content and design.

Here’s a look at an award-winning article from our archives.

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