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VA opening drive-thru food pantry at no cost to Valley veterans

HARLINGEN — The VA's healthcare clinic is holding free a drive-thru pantry offering veterans healthy food.

Confusion swirls on future of UTRGV’s lease with VA in Harlingen

With the lease contract for the VA Health Care Center at Harlingen with UTRGV expiring in 2022, a VA official said the university wants them to vacate the property next year while UTRGV claims that's not true and that it's willing to work with the VA to serve Valley veterans.

VA to give veterans flu shots in Harlingen, McAllen drive-thru clinics

HARLINGEN — The Veterans Administration will offer veterans flu shots as part of its drive-thru clinics.

Veteran therapist pulls from WWII father’s life to help treat PTSD

Rosalinda Jimenez was inspired to pursue a career that deals with mental health because of her father, who no one knew “was depressed until he mentioned it,” she said. Recollections of how her father, Isabel Jimenez, a World War II veteran, would “suffer in silence” and only spoke of his experience late in his life helped her realize the toll that war took on his mental health, and that there are many like him who still struggle.

McAllen VFW post endeavors to pay homage to fallen on Memorial Day

It's Memorial Day weekend and right now Americans across the country are observing the national holiday with barbecues, brisket and beer. But there are also those who give of themselves to make this time of year more meaningful for the men and women who the holiday honors.

VA to hold listening session for veterans

HARLINGEN – Here’s an opportunity for local veterans to get the latest information on what’s happening at the VA and have a voice about...