veterans united http://kbia.org en Simply listening, to veterans, is the mission of StoryCorps' Military Voices Initiative http://kbia.org/post/simply-listening-veterans-mission-storycorps-military-voices-initiative <p></p><p>Have you ever had a “driveway moment” listening to one of the many stories from the oral history project <a href="http://www.storycorps.org/">StoryCorps</a>? The project has recorded about 45,000 interviews with everyday people across America. StoryCorps’ <a href="http://storycorps.org/initiatives/military-voices-initiative/">“Military Voices Initiatives”</a> gathers stories from veterans, their families and others impacted by war, since 9/11.</p> Fri, 13 Sep 2013 14:20:21 +0000 Janet Saidi 40474 at http://kbia.org Simply listening, to veterans, is the mission of StoryCorps' Military Voices Initiative New veterans' court opens http://kbia.org/post/new-veterans-court-opens <p></p><p>A veterans' treatment court is now up and running for Missouri's 13<sup>th</sup> Circuit, which includes Boone and Callaway counties.</p><p>The Veterans United Foundation has given 100-thousand dollars to operate the court, which deals only with cases involving veterans. Clayton VanNurden is the court's administrator. &nbsp;He says having a single court for veterans will give them the opportunity to undergo treatment programs with other veterans.</p> Mon, 09 Sep 2013 22:29:42 +0000 Alex Brown 40220 at http://kbia.org New veterans' court opens Iowa aquaculture; Google Glass http://kbia.org/post/iowa-aquaculture-google-glass <p>Google Glass may seem like space-age technology. But that doesn’t mean it’s only for Star-Trek fans. The innovative device is a pair of glasses with a small screen above the right lens that functions as an extension of a user’s Smartphone. Glass can be used for a variety of functions like taking pictures, shooting video or replying to email all with voice commands. Veterans United in Columbia is one of the advance testers of Glass and recently held a product demo. KBIA’s Anders Aarhus reports.</p> Wed, 10 Jul 2013 20:51:24 +0000 Kristofor Husted 36827 at http://kbia.org Google Glass tested at Veterans United http://kbia.org/post/google-glass-tested-veterans-united <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Google Glass may seem like space-age technology, but that doesn’t mean it’s only for Star-Trek fans.</span></p><p> Wed, 10 Jul 2013 20:23:22 +0000 Anders Aarhus 36820 at http://kbia.org Google Glass tested at Veterans United