This Week In History

 
July 27, 1953 - After three years of a bloody and frustrating war, the United States, the People’s Republic of China, North Korea, and South Korea agree to an armistice, bringing the Korean War to an end. 
 
July 28, 1864 - Confederates under General John Bell Hood make a third attempt to break General William T. Sherman’s hold on Atlanta. 
 
July 29, 1965 -  The first 4,000 paratroopers of the 101st Airborne Division arrive in Vietnam, landing at Cam Ranh Bay.
 
July 30, 1945 -  Japanese warships sink the American cruiser Indianapolis, killing 883 seamen in the worst loss in the history of the U.S. navy.
 
July 31, 2004 - About 170 members of an Illinois National Guard unit have been called for duty in Iraq. 
 
Aug 01, 1956 - Captain Norma Parsons becomes the first woman to join the National Guard when she was sworn in as a nurse in the 106th Tactical Hospital, New York Air National Guard.
 
Aug 02, 1950 -  The Ford Motor Company created the Defense Products Division in order to handle the large number of government contracts related to the Korean War. 

 

 

 

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Welcome to VETERANS' OUTREACH Internet Community! Veterans' Outreach is proud to finally have a multi-faceted presence on the World Wide Web. We hope that you enjoy your visit while you learn about us and scan through all that this site has to offer, such as the news links, corporate gallery, store depot, veterans services, and so on. Veterans’ Outreach, with this site, will finally be able to reach out to wherever there are AMERICAN VETERANS, to offer a "beacon of hope", a flame in the night, to our vets in need. We hope to inspire, connect, and help transform a bad situation into a managed opportunity. The development of this Internet project will be an ongoing work in progress. It will be a place where the world of our military, our veterans, and loved ones can come together and be united stronger than ever in "serving and honoring" all of America's heroes!

Case of The Week: July 27, 2015

ISIS: An Iraq War veteran’s perspective

 

By: Caitlin Schlabach 

 

These days, television stations and papers are splattered with news on ISIS. Their advancement into the heart of IRAQ is constantly at the forefront of American news. Often, many Americans find themselves staring into their televisions at scenes of devastation and horror thinking, “I can’t even imagine what it would be like to be stationed there!”

 

VO Celebrates Major Milestone With Patriotic Grand Opening Event

Veterans’ Outreach had its official Grand Opening of its corporate home on Tuesday, June 23rd.  Veterans’ Outreach (VO) is a non-profit charitable organization that has been helping veterans in a myriad of different ways since 1994.  VO is comprised of veterans and non-veterans, all sharing the common goal to serve and honor

Happy 4th of July from Veterans' Outreach!

PSA: Grand Opening Announcement & Sponsorship Campaign

Veterans' Outreach National Headquarters Grand Opening is June 23, 2015 of our newly remodeled 4,000 sq. foot office building, which we are all very proud of! Besides our many help programs it will kick off a New Transitional Program that will have in depth protocols. That operation is pending and we are in need of sponsors that will help complete the program and secure its longevity and reach throughout the Nation.

 

Happy Memorial Day 2015 From Veterans' Outreach

Requests For Military Records, Discharges or Medals

This printable document allows veterans and families of deceased veterans to get access to military service records, discharges, and/or replacement sets of medals and awards.

 

Please download the attachment to fill out and print the document. The return mailing address is listed within the PDF.

 

Click here to download the PDF.

Veterans' Outreach Dice Run Photo Slideshow

Generous Donation and Drop-by From Niles OH Eagles Club

The Eagles Club in Niles Ohio reached out to Veterans' Outreach in December to inquire about services and our mission. After a brief discussion and providing proof of our non-profit status, we didn't hear from The Eagles again until last week.

 

 

Mahoning County Job & Family Services Makes Donation to Support Local Veterans

As winter settles into the Valley, the need to supply veterans with basic necessities is greater than ever. The Mahoning County Department of Job and Family Services generously donated a significant amount of basic necessities for veterans in need, including paper towels, toilet paper, and non-perishable food items.

The Dice Run 2014... a run to celebrate (and repeat!)

We are excited to announce the second annual “Dice Run for Veterans' Outreach”!
 
This past September 20124, Veterans’ Outreach and A.B.A.T.E. of Ohio (American Bikers Aimed Towards Education) hosted the first annual “Dice Run” in Youngstown, OH with great success! The event raised $1,209.50 for local veterans in need, bringing together bikers and locals for a great cause.
 

Veteran's Well Being Survey: Win Amazon Gift card

In an effort to better understand the health and well being of our country's bravest, East Tennessee University is conducting a survey to help raise awareness on potential protective characteristics that might influence veterans' health. The survey is completely confidential and asks questions ranging from your exercise habits to how many times you have been deployed.

 

The survey will take approximately 30 minutes. You will be entered into a drawing to win several Amazon gift cards.

 

The passing of one much loved- Jim Larsen

Jim (pictured right) with VO president John Ely.

 

VO President's 2015 Address

A Charity’s Legitimacy

Since the dawn of Veterans’ Outreach, we have worked tirelessly towards to help better the cause of American veterans and yet the attacks and the cynically charged are still out there.
 

A New Year of Hope For Veterans in Need: 3 Ways You Can Make 2015 a Great Year For Vets

We wish each and every one of you the best that 2015 has to offer from Veterans’ Outreach. We want to thank all of our sponsors that have enabled us to help thousands of veterans last year and the many thousands over the last 20 years!

 

Would you like to make a difference this year? Join OUR TEAM in 2015!

 

Please consider any one or all of the following;

 

Brand New Headquarters Maximizes Space To Serve Nation’s Bravest

There are milestones that are reached throughout the course of a non-profits’s existence, and Veterans’ Outreach has hit one of its biggest milestones to date. The corporate headquarters of the national veterans’ charity has moved its location from Struthers, Ohio to a much larger facility located in Liberty. The building is a sign of new beginnings for Veterans’ Outreach and an opportunity to help those who served from every angle possible.

Youngstown Inner City Gardens partners with Veterans' Outreach To Provide Fresh Produce

Last Monday, Veterans’ Outreach hosted a produce drive at the corporate headquarters in Struthers, Ohio. The produce drive was complimentary of Youngstown Inner City Gardens, another local nonprofit organization that services the community with fresh grown produce.

Four Reasons Why Our 'Home Base' Campaign Hits Home

If you haven’t heard yet, the corporate headquarters of Veterans’ Outreach is moving. After many years of Planning and saving, we were finally able to purchase a building that is better suited to

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