This Week In History

 
January 19, 1946 -General Douglas MacArthur establishes the International Military Tribunal for the Far East in Tokyo to try Japanese war criminals. 
 
January 20, 2011  - The largest rocket ever launched from the U.S. West Coast blasted off on Thursday from Vandenberg Air Force Base, carrying a top secret satellite into orbit
 
January 21, 1954 -  Launching of Nautilus, first nuclear submarine, at Groton, CT. 
 
January 22, 1863 – In an attempt to out flank Robert E. Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia, General Ambrose Burnside leads his army on a march to north Frederickburg, but foul weather bogs his army down in what will become known as “Mud March.”
 
January 23, 1973 -  President Nixon announces that Henry Kissinger and Le Duc Tho, the chief North Vietnamese negotiator, have initialled a peace agreement in Paris “to end the war and bring peace with honor in Vietnam and Southeast Asia.”
 
January 24, 1980 - In an action obviously designed as another in a series of very strong reactions to the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, U.S. officials announce that America is ready to sell military equipment (excluding weapons) to communist China.
 
January 25, 2000-  In Bosnia NATO peacekeepers arrested Mitar Vasiljevic (45), a member of the White Eagles Bosnian-Serb paramilitary group, on charges of extermination of Bosnian Muslim civilians between 1992 and 1994.

 

 

 

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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!

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

Top 6 States Where Vets Set Roots

Is your neighbor a vet? After hanging up their combat boots, there are parts of the country that are popular places for vets to call home. Surprising to some, you’re the least likely to have a vet as a neighbor if you live in New York City, Washington DC or Los Angeles.

Unique Program Assists Vets Full Circle For Jobs, Financial Assistance

Lack of employment is one of the major issues facing veterans of all ages. According to PBS, around 9% of veterans are unemployed. That average is higher than the unemployment rate of civilians at 7%. As veterans struggle to find employment, Veterans’ Outreach offers a unique opportunity to employ local vets.

 

Top 4 Ways To Help Veterans' Outreach Today

Like most nonprofits, Veterans’ Outreach depends on public support to help meet the needs of its mission. Veterans’ Outreach works tirelessly each day for veterans’ assistance not only in Youngstown, but throughout several parts of the country. We are a veterans’ assistance organization that exists for the sole purpose of assisting. Sometimes, the organizations who do the helping need help themselves. Following are the top 4 ways that you can help VO today; they’re quick, easy and always 100% appreciated.

 

Veterans' Voices: Kentuckiana

 

As veterans re-adjust to civilian life, advocacy groups can help them examine and solve their problems. One is Veterans' Voices, a nonprofit organization with 113 volunteer councils across the United States.

 

Celebrate July 4th by Giving Back to Our Veterans — Volunteer, anyone?

The BEST way to show your thanks this Fourth of July, to those who fought for your freedoms, is to make a commitment. Volunteer a small piece of your available time!
 
 A volunteer is our greatest, most precious commodity that a charity can boast. They are worth their weight in gold! Here at Veterans’ Outreach, we have plenty of opportunities for volunteering.
 
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Veteran’s Trek: 2,700 Miles To Awareness and Self-Discovery

Map of the documented trek completed by Anthony Anderson and Tom Voss.

Proposed Tracking System Sheds Light on Invisible Battle Scars

When soldiers return home with invisible injuries, many may have trouble getting treatment. Proper documentation for mild or traumatic brain injury triggered by combat is difficult under the current system, which sets up a road block for many vets suffering from anxiety, depression and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

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Barbie Treharn: proof that a hand up can turn a veteran's life around.

Caitlin Schlabach, staff writer


Barbie Treharn and Bob Julian standing outstide VO in Struthers, OH

 

As an organization we are often blessed with meeting true heroes.

 

 

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