Jim Alton’s February VA column: Be aware of identity risks

Posted on February 22nd, 2016
Veterans Alert: VA ID cards are easily scanned, putting identity at risk The Department of Veterans Affairs has issued a warning to those who carry a veteran’s ID card, to keep them with you at all times and in your possession. The VA notes, “Anyone with a smartphone and a bar code app can scan any Department… Read More

Jim Alton’s January 2016 Veterans Affairs column

Posted on December 28th, 2015
Army to review soldier misconduct charges: The U.S. Army will conduct an investigation in response to allegations that 22,000 soldiers diagnosed with mental health problems were discharged for misconduct. The investigation comes in response to a group of 12 senators who called for the military… Read More

Jon DuBay

Posted on November 11th, 2015

Jon DuBay: Keeping U.S. Army helicopters running during the Korean War

As a helicopter electrician in South Korea, it was Army E4-P Specialist Jonathan DuBay’s responsibility to ride with the pilot on the first flight after he repaired a grounded aircraft. “If I worked on a helicopter to fix it,… Read More

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