May 18, 2020
As military personnel retire this year, they will find themselves dropped into another war – the one the U.S. is waging against the coronavirus.
May 14, 2020
On this edition of This Week In Richmond, host David Bailey welcomes the Hon. Brian Moran, Secretary of Public Safety & Homeland Security, the Hon. Carlos Hopkins, Secretary of Veterans and Defense Affairs, and the Hon. Daniel Carey, M.D., Secretary of Health and Human Resources, to talk about issues as they relate to the current COVID-19 landscape.
May 11, 2020
Airman and Soldiers part of the Virginia National Guard’s (VNG) Richmond-based 34th Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and High-Yield Explosives Enhanced Response Force Package are stepping up to provide rapid testing for the state’s long-term care facilities.
May 5, 2020
A couple months ago, clinicians at the Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at The Up Center in Virginia Beach were seeing just over a dozen of their clients through telehealth services.
April 21, 2020
When uniformed Soldiers and Airmen of the Virginia National Guard were called to duty to support the fight against COVID-19 in March, they wouldn’t have been able to tackle their mission without the hard work, expertise, and dedication of the 400 state employees of the Virginia Department of Military Affairs.
November 10, 2019
One in every twelve Virginians is a veteran. These men and women have proudly worn the uniforms of every branch of service — Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, and Coast Guard. It is important that all of us take time to honor our fellow citizens each year on Veterans Day, Nov. 11.
November 9, 2019
On Veterans Day, we honor all the people who have served our country in uniform. Theirs is a rich legacy, and I am proud to have worn the uniform of the United States Army for eight years.
September 25, 2019
Carlos Hopkins, Barry DuVal and Eric Eversole column: Working to create more employment opportunities for Virginia’s military spouses.