Veterans OutReach

WWII Veteran J. W. Walker: A Life of Service

July 24, 2017

The MS State Veterans Home in Collins is one of four such homes in the State. These homes are just that, home for our elderly and disabled veterans who need around the clock care. These residents at present are from the periods of WWII, Korean and Vietnam wars. Over the years that I have been […]

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A Special Thanks from James “Jake” Sanford

February 19, 2017

 I had the honor of being with the ladies of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) from across our State at their “Patriot’s Luncheon” Convention held  in the Grand Ball Room of the Hilton Hotel in Jackson, MS  today, February 17, 2017.  In the beginning of the meeting at 12 noon everyone was welcome […]

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Valuable Information for all Veterans

August 27, 2016

If you qualify for VA Disability Benefits, You May Also Be Eligible for SSDI If you are a veteran whose disability is a result of an injury or illness that occurred during active duty, you already know about, and may be receiving Veteran’s Administration (VA) disability benefits. However, if you have worked full-time at least […]

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Sgt. Lanny Martinson, Vietnam Veteran–His Story

April 29, 2016

Lanny Martinson, a U. S. Marine Corp. Platoon Sergeant, who served in Vietnam, lost his right leg in June, 1968, when his troops came upon a mine field in Khe Sanh.  He lost his dog tags at that time.  Forty five years later he received a phone call from John Naesmith who is from Australia […]

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Amanda Rasberry Crawford Appointed Administrator Of Veterans OutReach-Kosciusko

July 18, 2015

  Veterans OutReach of MS is expanding our volunteer program to render aid to our veterans residing in the MS State Veterans Home in Kosciusko. Amanda R. Crawford is experienced in non-profit charities and has been appointed by our Board of Directors as Administrator of the Veterans OutReach program in Kosciusko. We are proud to […]

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WWII Veteran James Earl Clark: I was with the Black Panthers

April 2, 2015

In earlier times it was a southern tradition for families to gather around the morning breakfast table for prayer and a meal of hot biscuits, syrup made from sugar cane grown on local farms, sausage from the smoke house, eggs straight from the hen’s nest and fresh milk from the cows on the farm. Then […]

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Veterans Serving Veterans: CVMA Group 44-2

December 6, 2014

The Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association is a National organization of veterans who have served in combat dedicated to serving other veterans. The first week of November, 2014 the CVMA, group number 44-2, from the Hattiesburg area held a fund raising event and motorcycle show at the Hell Fighters Motorcycle Shop in Laurel, MS on behalf […]

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Veteran Larry Banks: I Am an American Veteran

November 12, 2014

  I Am an American Veteran By Veteran Larry Banks “I am an American Veteran, A leader, a Soldier and Citizen of our great Nation. No one is more professional than I. That is in accordance with my training as a Military Officer. As an American Veteran I realize that I am a member of […]

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Veterans OutReach Purchase Special Beds

October 9, 2014

Veterans OutReach purchased four special beds for our “tall and large” veterans residing in the MS State Veterans Home in Collins at a cost of $2,350.40 each. These beds are equipped with 84 x 42 Bariactric Atlas Foam mattresses and will aid in the comfort and health care of our veterans. This purchase was made […]

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Note of Appreciation

August 2, 2014

We of Veterans OutReach express our deep appreciation for the support of all who attended the fund raising event today, Friday, August 1, 2014 at the Fox’s Pizza Den in Collins. Also we wish to thank the management and staff of Fox’s Pizza Den for their hard work in making this event a great success. […]

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