On Wednesday, November 7, 2018, the United States and Vietnam announced that a five year, $110 million project to decontaminate soil at the Da Nang International Airport was complete.
Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) Secretary Dan Zimmerman announced that the WDVA has started accepting applications for grants up to $25,000 from registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations that provide financial assistance or other services to Wisconsin veterans and their families. Nonprofits interested in applying for this grant opportunity must submit their completed applications by September 28, 2018.
The Wisconsin Access to Justice Commission has named Travis James West of West & Dunn to the 2017 Pro Bono Honor Society. The award, announced annually in conjunction with National Law Day, was created by the Commission with support from the Wisconsin State Bar’s pro bono program to honor lawyers who have performed at least 50 hours of qualifying pro bono legal services during the past calendar year. Mr. West, who also received the honor in 2013 and 2014, routinely represents veterans without charge before the US Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims.