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Fisher House: Offering support to veterans and their families

When the government shutdown threatened death benefits due to family of service members killed in action, a private foundation stepped in to help: Fisher House.

Saturday - 10/19/2013, 07:26am EDT

Tags: Wounded Warriors, Kristi King

Fisher House to send additional $25K checks to families of fallen service members

A military charity that had stepped in to continue payments to families who lost service members during the government shutdown is sending an additional check to those affected.

Friday - 10/11/2013, 04:42pm EDT

Tags: government shutdown,

Charity to pay military death benefits

The Obama administration, scrambling to tamp down a controversy over suspended death benefits for the families of fallen troops, announced Wednesday that a charity would pick up the costs of the payments during the government shutdown.

Thursday - 10/10/2013, 06:09am EDT

Tags: government shutdown, chuck hagel, military death benefits

New Fisher House opens at Fort Belvoir

Military families who want to be nearby while their wounded family members are in the hospital now have a new - more comfortable - place to stay near Washington.

Tuesday - 05/22/2012, 05:52pm EDT

Tags: veterans, military, fort belvoir, Kathy Stewart

Overcoming disabilities to compete in Warrior Games

Each injured soldier or veteran is competing for one of 50 spots on the Army Warrior Games team for the 2012 competition in Colorado Springs, Colo. from April 30 to May 3.

Monday - 03/12/2012, 07:15pm EDT

Tags: Army Warrior Games, Warrior Games 2012, Darrell Williams, U.S. Olympic Committee, Bob Woodruff Foundation