VETS

Healthcare expands for veterans exposed to burn pits

WASHINGTON (KVRR) — Bipartisan legislation to help veterans exposed to toxic substances is headed to President Biden’s desk. Veterans will have expanded benefits to healthcare through the V.A. for the millions who served near burn pits. They can contain chemicals, cans, tires, plastics and medical and human waste. It directs the VA that certain respiratory illnesses and cancers were related…

Paws and Pints Blood Drive for Dogs

The Red River Animal Emergency hospital is hosting Paws and Pints Blood Drive

FARGO, N.D.– Dogs are donating blood to save their friends. The Red River Animal Emergency hospital is hosting Paws and Pints Blood Drive. Dogs need to be between one and eight years old, weigh more than 50 pounds and be up to date on vaccines. Mercedes is a long time donor and she has already reached one gallon worth of…

Former President Hosts 7th Annual Wounded Warrior Ride

Three buses with 52 soldiers arrived at the former president's Prairie Chapel Ranch for a nearly 63 mile bike ride

CRAWFORD, TX — Former President George W. Bush laced up his shoes and hit the bike trail for his seventh annual Wounded Warrior Ride. “I’m thrilled y’all are here and just know that we love you,” Bush said as he greeted the crowd. Number 43 started the ride as part of the Bush Institute’s Military Service Initiative, which promotes veterans…

Fargo VFW’s Derby for the Vets Gifts the VA Medical Center with Generous Donation

The presentation of the $21,000 check took place at the flagpole at the Fargo VA Medical Center by Post 762

FARGO, ND — The Fargo VA Medical Center was presented with funds from the Fargo VFW after their fifth annual Derby for the Vets. The adult pinewood derby was held on February 20th at the downtown Fargo VFW. The presentation of the $21,000 check took place at the flagpole at the Fargo VA Medical Center by Post 762. In┬áthe past…