March 9, 2021

New Podcast from Library and Archives Canada Looks at the "Lest We Forget" Project

The second podcast in the LAC “Your History, Your Documentary Heritage” series. From the Program Blurb: In this episode we’ll examine the Lest We Forget project. Since 2001, Library and Archives Canada has been supporting the initiative to connect youth to Canada’s history by making military service files available in person and online. Each year, […]

New Online Database: U.S. Veterans: VA Disability Database by State or ZIP Code

From the Lake Wylie Pilot: McClatchy [news publisher] analyzed a Department of Veterans Affairs database that details each of the 3.2 million veterans receiving monthly disability payments. You can search by state or zip code to see the number of veterans on the VA’s disability rolls broken down by period of war. You can also […]

Fast Facts and Stats About Veterans in the United States

Veterans Day 2011 is this Friday and the U.S. Census has put together a compilation of facts and stats about the veteran population. Here are a few examples of what you’ll find. Direct to Complete Statistical Profile ||| PDF Version 21.8 million The number of military veterans in the United States in 2010. Source: 2010 […]

Two New Mobile Web Resources For Veterans

One mobile app  (all smartphones, now download required) and one iPhone app. Both resources are free and are being made available by the Department of Veterans Affairs. From the Mobile Gov Blog: National Resource Directory The National Resource Directory is a mobile optimized website that connects wounded warriors, service members, veterans, and their families with […]