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The Signal
Wilk’s veteran bill killed in Senate Appropriations Committeehonorable war heroes? Allowing complimentary entry to our state’s incredible pa
Wilk’s veteran bill killed in Senate Appropriations Committee
The Signal / Posted 2 days ago
honorable war heroes? Allowing complimentary entry to our state’s incredible park system is the least we can do to thank veterans and their family members for their service and sacrifice,” stated Wilk. AB 240 would allow recipients of Purple... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Ravens news, notes and opinions: Examining the roster bubbleto 75 by 4 p.m. Tuesday. I wouldn’t expect any dramatic moves, although it’s po
Ravens news, notes and opinions: Examining the roster bubble
Baltimore Sun / Posted 2 days ago
to 75 by 4 p.m. Tuesday. I wouldn’t expect any dramatic moves, although it’s possible the team could let a couple of veterans go during the first round of cuts as a courtesy; another wave of players hits the market when rosters go from 75 to... Read more
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ESPN
It's time for the 2015 Uni Watch college football previewfinish on its helmet shells: ECU tweaking its black jersey this season. pic.tw
It's time for the 2015 Uni Watch college football preview
ESPN / Posted 3 days ago
finish on its helmet shells: ECU tweaking its black jersey this season. pic.twitter.com/Qn042SAKt8 Still not done- new purple helmets with a Satin finish and gold flakes pic.twitter.com/kTJep7fUJI Ready for more? The new black helmet has been... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
'America's Next Top Model' recap: 'The Girl Who Has a Close Shave'Hadassah, “I think you have a problem with people.” Uh, duh. Side note: While
'America's Next Top Model' recap: 'The Girl Who Has a Close Shave'
Baltimore Sun / Posted 3 days ago
Hadassah, “I think you have a problem with people.” Uh, duh. Side note: While all this is happening, Courtney is wearing purple lipstick, because she definitely needs to bring more attention to her mouth. Anyway, Hadassah makes me rethink my... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
Norwalk Fallen Soldier Honored at Connecticut Opentell me how he just wanted to come home and have a normal life,” Ettinger said
Norwalk Fallen Soldier Honored at Connecticut Open
NBC Connecticut / Posted 5 days ago
tell me how he just wanted to come home and have a normal life,” Ettinger said tearfully. “He wanted to buy a house, and start a family.” Those dreams were cut short on Feb. 28, 2011. An improvised explosive device exploded under the MRAP... Read more
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The Farmington Daily Times
Veterans organization suspends local chapter over stolen valor allegationsFARMINGTON — The New Mexico Military Order of the Purple Heart suspended its Fa
Veterans organization suspends local chapter over stolen valor allegations
The Farmington Daily Times / Posted 6 days ago
FARMINGTON — The New Mexico Military Order of the Purple Heart suspended its Farmington chapter in the spring after allegations surfaced that chapter officer David Shrum misappropriated funds and made false claims about his military record. Steve... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Softball showdown for charity is todaytoday at Danville Stadium. Dunavan is a long-time organizer of the event, and W
Softball showdown for charity is today
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
today at Danville Stadium. Dunavan is a long-time organizer of the event, and Wills plays for Vet Sports, a team of wounded veterans from all over the U.S., who will play both the Finest and the Bravest in the three-game series. DANVILLE — The... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
Man accused of posing as wounded Marine to get service dogas a free flight to pick up the dog in Georgia. He was arrested at the Blue Gr
Man accused of posing as wounded Marine to get service dog
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 12 days ago
as a free flight to pick up the dog in Georgia. He was arrested at the Blue Grass Airport on Saturday afternoon because Veterans Airlift Command says he gave them false documents when he was trying to fly. The organization provides free flights... Read more
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KKTV 11 Colorado Springs
Man accused of posing as wounded Marine to get service dogas a free flight to pick up the dog in Georgia. He was arrested at the Blue Gr
Man accused of posing as wounded Marine to get service dog
KKTV 11 Colorado Springs / Posted 13 days ago
as a free flight to pick up the dog in Georgia. He was arrested at the Blue Grass Airport on Saturday afternoon because Veterans Airlift Command says he gave them false documents when he was trying to fly. The organization provides free flights... Read more
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WBKO Bowling Green
Man accused of posing as wounded Marine to get service dogas a free flight to pick up the dog in Georgia. He was arrested at the Blue Gr
Man accused of posing as wounded Marine to get service dog
WBKO Bowling Green / Posted 13 days ago
as a free flight to pick up the dog in Georgia. He was arrested at the Blue Grass Airport on Saturday afternoon because Veterans Airlift Command says he gave them false documents when he was trying to fly. The organization provides free flights... Read more
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News 10 WILX
Man accused of posing as wounded Marine to get service dogas a free flight to pick up the dog in Georgia. He was arrested at the Blue Gr
Man accused of posing as wounded Marine to get service dog
News 10 WILX / Posted 13 days ago
as a free flight to pick up the dog in Georgia. He was arrested at the Blue Grass Airport on Saturday afternoon because Veterans Airlift Command says he gave them false documents when he was trying to fly. The organization provides free flights... Read more
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KKCO Grand Junction
Man accused of posing as wounded Marine to get service dogas a free flight to pick up the dog in Georgia. He was arrested at the Blue Gr
Man accused of posing as wounded Marine to get service dog
KKCO Grand Junction / Posted 13 days ago
as a free flight to pick up the dog in Georgia. He was arrested at the Blue Grass Airport on Saturday afternoon because Veterans Airlift Command says he gave them false documents when he was trying to fly. The organization provides free flights... Read more
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WTVY Dothan
Man accused of posing as wounded Marine to get service dogas a free flight to pick up the dog in Georgia. He was arrested at the Blue Gr
Man accused of posing as wounded Marine to get service dog
WTVY Dothan / Posted 13 days ago
as a free flight to pick up the dog in Georgia. He was arrested at the Blue Grass Airport on Saturday afternoon because Veterans Airlift Command says he gave them false documents when he was trying to fly. The organization provides free flights... Read more
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Mid-Hudson News
Purple Heart Hall reopens with enhanced exhibitsand/or printing of material from MidHudsonNews.com, by radio and television st
Purple Heart Hall reopens with enhanced exhibits
Mid-Hudson News / Posted 14 days ago
and/or printing of material from MidHudsonNews.com, by radio and television stations, newspapers or other media. NEW WINDSOR – The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor held its official... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Teddy Bridgewater tops Vikings' reasons to be confident about 2015would enter the season with the prolific rusher. "I was praying it would work
Teddy Bridgewater tops Vikings' reasons to be confident about 2015
Chicago Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
would enter the season with the prolific rusher. "I was praying it would work out," said Bridgewater, the quarterback who started 12 games as a rookie. "We could have benefitted a lot having him last year, especially me." Coach Mike Zimmer... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
Military foundation gives Guilford County veteran a homea place to call our own in a long time,” Brandon Elliott said. Elliott is a hi
Military foundation gives Guilford County veteran a home
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 15 days ago
a place to call our own in a long time,” Brandon Elliott said. Elliott is a highly decorated veteran who has received The Purple Heart, Army Commendation Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal and Iraq Campaign Medal with Campaign Star. He... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
John Kerry Fast Factsbefore going to a Swiss boarding school at age 11. After his return from Vietn
John Kerry Fast Facts
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 16 days ago
before going to a Swiss boarding school at age 11. After his return from Vietnam, became a leader of the group Vietnam Veterans Against the War (VVAW). Timeline: 1966-1969 - Serves in the Navy in Vietnam as a gunboat officer on the Mekong... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Entertainment Calendar: Aug. 14–20rock from Houston, Texas, and Night Gaunts, ska/punk band from Auckland, New Ze
Entertainment Calendar: Aug. 14–20
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 17 days ago
rock from Houston, Texas, and Night Gaunts, ska/punk band from Auckland, New Zealand, local bands No Cash Value and Deep Purple Rain will open, 7 p.m., 4th Door Art and Music Collective, 400 Grand Ave., $8 at the door, non-alcoholic refreshments... Read more
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York Daily Record
Seven brothers from Wrightsville to be remembered at V-J Day commemorationthe war, all seven sons of Samuel and Sarah Hake of Wrightsville returned home.
Seven brothers from Wrightsville to be remembered at V-J Day commemoration
York Daily Record / Posted 17 days ago
the war, all seven sons of Samuel and Sarah Hake of Wrightsville returned home. Some had been injured and were awarded the Purple Heart. Some earned battle stars. The seven brothers who will be remembered are: Charles Kervin Hake, Carl David Hake,... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Edsall laughs off Terps' receiving lossesCOLLEGE PARK A reminder of what Maryland lost at wide receiver after last seas
Edsall laughs off Terps' receiving losses
Baltimore Sun / Posted 17 days ago
COLLEGE PARK A reminder of what Maryland lost at wide receiver after last season was a purple blur streaking upfield in Canton, Ohio, late Sunday night, about 12 hours before Randy Edsall sat down to discuss his returning corps the next... Read more
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Task & Purpose
How Hollywood Turned Audie Murphy Into A Movie Star After World War II— Lee Marvin was in the Marine Corps on Saipan,wounded by machine gun fire that
How Hollywood Turned Audie Murphy Into A Movie Star After World War II
Task & Purpose / Posted 18 days ago
— Lee Marvin was in the Marine Corps on Saipan,wounded by machine gun fire that severed his sciatic nerve. His sometimes co-star Charles Bronson also served in the U.S. Army Air Forces as anaerial gunner, earning a Purple Heart for injuries he... Read more
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Task & Purpose
This Army Vet Explains How Staying Focused On His Future Helped Him Overcome Serious Injury And Build A Great CareerAs thousands more men and women begin transitioning out of military service, it
This Army Vet Explains How Staying Focused On His Future Helped Him Overcome Serious Injury And Build A Great Career
Task & Purpose / Posted 19 days ago
As thousands more men and women begin transitioning out of military service, it’s become more important for veterans to understand the realities of finding their place in the civilian workforce. And while it can be a tricky task even for those... Read more
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Daily Mail
Hillary pitches $350 BILLION program to zap college loan debtoriginal AMT targeted 155 individuals but grew to target 40 million families. H
Hillary pitches $350 BILLION program to zap college loan debt
Daily Mail / Posted 19 days ago
original AMT targeted 155 individuals but grew to target 40 million families. Hillary's new idea is the old AMT that starts as a $350 billion tax hike and will certainly grow.' The AMT was a tax provision designed to prevent rich Americans... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Veterans NewsVeterans assistance set in Wayne County American Legion service officer availa
Veterans News
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 21 days ago
Veterans assistance set in Wayne County American Legion service officer available, Rep. Sandra Major (R-Susquehanna/Wayne) satellite offices, Monday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., 32 Commercial St., Suite 300, Honesdale, and Thursday, 10 a.m.-noon, Preston Twp.... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Veterans assistance set in Wayne County American Legion service officer available, Rep
Veterans
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 21 days ago
assistance set in Wayne County American Legion service officer available, Rep. Sandra Major (R-Susquehanna/Wayne) satellite offices, Monday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., 32 Commercial St., Suite 300, Honesdale, and Thursday, 10 a.m.-noon, Preston Twp.... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Veterans Honored at Upper Ohio Valley Italian Festivalwhose Boatsies Boxes program has seen nearly 20,000 boxes of personal supplies
Veterans Honored at Upper Ohio Valley Italian Festival
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 21 days ago
whose Boatsies Boxes program has seen nearly 20,000 boxes of personal supplies and treats sent to U.S. military troops. She started the project sending a box to her son, Master Sgt. Patrick Van Vranken, who was stationed in Iraq. -- Bernard... Read more
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The World Game
TWG's bumper EPL club-by-club guide 2015-2016Mings - the ex-Ipswich defender has more wraps than a pass-the-parcel game and
TWG's bumper EPL club-by-club guide 2015-2016
The World Game / Posted 23 days ago
Mings - the ex-Ipswich defender has more wraps than a pass-the-parcel game and should slot straight into the Cherries starting side. If you're after a familiar face, look for Australian goal-keeper Adam Federici on the bench. Why they'll win:... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
This week’s presidential debate doesn’t matter. Here’s what the media should do insteadthe Hillary juggernaut because nobody outside their home states know them. Webb
This week’s presidential debate doesn’t matter. Here’s what the media should do instead
Bangor Daily News / Posted 25 days ago
the Hillary juggernaut because nobody outside their home states know them. Webb, a Vietnam veteran with Navy Cross, Silver Star and Purple Heart, is a former U.S. senator from Virginia and was Navy secretary, assistant defense secretary and counsel... Read more
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The Atlantic
Not Just ‘G.I. Jane’: Where Are Pop Culture's Women Soldiers?of the military that are almost exclusively male,” says Phil Carter, an Iraq wa
Not Just ‘G.I. Jane’: Where Are Pop Culture's Women Soldiers?
The Atlantic / Posted 26 days ago
of the military that are almost exclusively male,” says Phil Carter, an Iraq war veteran and the director of the Military, Veterans, and Society Program at the Center for a New American Security. Carter points specifically to the special... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Veterans calendarTUESDAY Disabled American Veterans Chapter 38, Executive Committee meeting, 6
Veterans calendar
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 29 days ago
TUESDAY Disabled American Veterans Chapter 38, Executive Committee meeting, 6 p.m.; 470 Madeira Drive, Orange Park. Help available for veterans and families with claims for benefits, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6-9 p.m.... Read more
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The Gadsden Times
Chattanooga dead, injured may not get Purple Heartspolice officer also were wounded before Abdulazeez was killed by police. The M
Chattanooga dead, injured may not get Purple Hearts
The Gadsden Times / Posted 29 days ago
police officer also were wounded before Abdulazeez was killed by police. The Marine Corps has proactively prepared Purple Heart nomination packages following the attack, but is waiting to see whether the service members involved are... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Chattanooga's Memorial Daya threefold system of burial:(1) the prothesis, when the body is displayed and
Chattanooga's Memorial Day
The Chattanoogan / Posted 30 days ago
a threefold system of burial:(1) the prothesis, when the body is displayed and formal mourning began; (2) ekphora, which started with a funeral procession and was a time when the formal inhumation process was initiated; and (3) the perideipnon, a... Read more
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Orange County Register
Purple Hearts in question following Chattanooga attack as military mulls 'terrorism' callservice members, the U.S. government is still grappling with whether to call th
Purple Hearts in question following Chattanooga attack as military mulls 'terrorism' call
Orange County Register / Posted 30 days ago
service members, the U.S. government is still grappling with whether to call the event terrorism. Potentially at stake: Purple Hearts for the service members killed and wounded, and the financial benefits that go with them. The July 16 attack... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Chattanooga's Memorial Daya threefold system of burial:(1) the prothesis, when the body is displayed and
Chattanooga's Memorial Day
The Chattanoogan / Posted 30 days ago
a threefold system of burial:(1) the prothesis, when the body is displayed and formal mourning began; (2) ekphora, which started with a funeral procession and was a time when the formal inhumation process was initiated; and (3) the perideipnon, a... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
DatebookLeaders will sponsor a 4-K for 4-H today at 4-H Camp Pioneer in Beverly. This i
Datebook
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 30 days ago
Leaders will sponsor a 4-K for 4-H today at 4-H Camp Pioneer in Beverly. This is a twilight run/walk with a musket rifle start at 7 p.m. by the West Virginia University Mountaineer. Registration and Meet and Greet the Mountaineer is from... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
St. Johns County man pleads no contest after posing as a U.S. Navy veteranNavy veteran was ordered by a judge Thursday to return a red, white and blue af
St. Johns County man pleads no contest after posing as a U.S. Navy veteran
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 30 days ago
Navy veteran was ordered by a judge Thursday to return a red, white and blue afghan given to him by the Coquina Crossing Veterans Association. Lloyd Mitchell, 66, appeared before Judge Michael Traynor on charges of obtaining a driver’s license... Read more

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