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Baltimore Sun
Harford County donates clothing needed for veteran burials to HdG American Legion postPeople in Harford County have donated nearly 400 uniform shirts and pants, worn
Harford County donates clothing needed for veteran burials to HdG American Legion post
Baltimore Sun / Posted 6 hours ago
People in Harford County have donated nearly 400 uniform shirts and pants, worn by former county security guards, to American Legion Post 47 in Havre de Grace, part of what veterans' advocates hope will be a larger effort to secure clothing for the... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
'Bad discharges' distress veteransVeterans whose behavior got them kicked out of the military have dramatically h
'Bad discharges' distress veterans
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 18 hours ago
Veterans whose behavior got them kicked out of the military have dramatically higher rates of homelessness than those who left under normal circumstances, according to a new study by researchers from the Department of Veterans Affairs. Among VA... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Latest Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont news, sports, business and entertainmentKatherine Boo to receive Lovejoy Award in Maine WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) - A rep
Latest Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont news, sports, business and entertainment
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted yesterday
Katherine Boo to receive Lovejoy Award in Maine WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) - A reporter who won a Pulitzer Prize for exposing dire conditions in group homes for the mentally disabled is this year's recipient of Colby College's Lovejoy Award. Colby... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Homeward Bound eyes Camp BedfordThe organization provides healing and recreational programs, education and trai
Homeward Bound eyes Camp Bedford
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted yesterday
The organization provides healing and recreational programs, education and training for veterans, service members, their families and their caregivers. It holds an office in Saranac Lake, and it has proposed building a Veterans Retreat and Wilderness... Read more
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CBS 19 Tyler
Smith County Veterans Services aims to create sanctuaryTYLER (KYTX) - Smith County Veterans Services is using a small space to make a
Smith County Veterans Services aims to create sanctuary
CBS 19 Tyler / Posted yesterday
TYLER (KYTX) - Smith County Veterans Services is using a small space to make a big difference in the lives of veterans. Construction is underway on what the office calls a sanctuary on the side of its building in Downtown Tyler. Officers told CBS19... Read more
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Marietta Daily Journal
Upcoming events and programs at the Senior Wellness Center - The Senior Wellness Center 1150 Powder Springs St. in Marietta will have the following upcoming events and programs for the month of September for seniors ages 55-plus: ♦ Sept. 1 from 11...Upcoming events and programs at the Senior Wellness Center The Senior Wellness
Upcoming events and programs at the Senior Wellness Center - The Senior Wellness Center 1150 Powder Springs St. in Marietta will have the following upcoming events and programs for the month of September for seniors ages 55-plus: ♦ Sept. 1 from 11...
Marietta Daily Journal / Posted yesterday
Upcoming events and programs at the Senior Wellness Center The Senior Wellness Center, 1150 Powder Springs St. in Marietta, will have the following upcoming events and programs for the month of September for seniors, ages 55-plus: ♦ Sept. 1, from... Read more
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Lockhart Post-Register
County, landfill to negotiate Host AgreementEditor/POST-REGISTER Despite strong and long-standing objections from several
County, landfill to negotiate Host Agreement
Lockhart Post-Register / Posted 2 days ago
Editor/POST-REGISTER Despite strong and long-standing objections from several members of the community, the Caldwell County Commissioners Court has decided to enter into negotiations with Green Group Holdings. Though the parties remain locked in... Read more
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The Mining Journal
The calendarSaturday Lake Superior Zendo - Zazen (Zen Buddhist meditation) meets at 7:40 a
The calendar
The Mining Journal / Posted 2 days ago
Saturday Lake Superior Zendo - Zazen (Zen Buddhist meditation) meets at 7:40 a.m., 8:30 a.m.; morning service at 9:10 a.m. Call 226-6407 for location and details. 12-Step Recovery Groups - offered daily at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St.,... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Veterans Appreciation Day at Big TupperThe rain-or-shine event will run from noon to 5 p.m. and include a Touch-A-Truc
Veterans Appreciation Day at Big Tupper
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 2 days ago
The rain-or-shine event will run from noon to 5 p.m. and include a Touch-A-Truck area for kids, music by Lacy Rae Stoddard, food and drink, raffles, kids games, an auction, Zumba and a pie eating contest. The mission of Homeward Bound Adirondacks,... Read more
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Task & Purpose
The Case For Sticking Close To Your Veteran CommunityI have been reading Carl Forsling’s column on Task & Purpose for some time now,
The Case For Sticking Close To Your Veteran Community
Task & Purpose / Posted 2 days ago
I have been reading Carl Forsling’s column on Task & Purpose for some time now, and while I don’t agree with some of his opinions, I usually keep that to myself. I could not remain silent after his last rant in which he condescendingly tells service... Read more
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Everett Herald
U.S. Rep. Larsen, VA officials to meet vets at Mountlake Terrace Senior CenterPublished: Thursday, August 27, 2015, 10:46 a.m. By Evan Smith, Herald Write
U.S. Rep. Larsen, VA officials to meet vets at Mountlake Terrace Senior Center
Everett Herald / Posted 3 days ago
Published: Thursday, August 27, 2015, 10:46 a.m. By Evan Smith, Herald Writer U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen and representatives of federal veterans’ organizations will meet... Read more
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The Mining Journal
The calendarAlcoholics Anonymous - Early Bird meeting, 7-8 a.m., First United Methodist Chu
The calendar
The Mining Journal / Posted 3 days ago
Alcoholics Anonymous - Early Bird meeting, 7-8 a.m., First United Methodist Church, Marquette. Handicapped accessible. Call AA Hotline at 249-4430. For a complete AA meetings list visit www.aa-marquettecounty.org. 12-Step Recovery Groups - offered... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Ripon Legion opens veterans’ centerThe Allen Bugbee Veterans’ Center in downtown Ripon held a soft opening this we
Ripon Legion opens veterans’ center
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
The Allen Bugbee Veterans’ Center in downtown Ripon held a soft opening this week allowing Congressman Jeff Denham to be part of the festivities while he was on a session break. The facility is located at 201 South Stockton Avenue across from the... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Briefsrummage sale Friday BARK RIVER - A rummage sale is planned for Friday, Aug. 28
Briefs
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
rummage sale Friday BARK RIVER - A rummage sale is planned for Friday, Aug. 28 and Saturday, Aug. 29 from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m each day at the Bark River United Methodist Church. The church is located two miles south of the caution light, across from... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Veterans' community welcomes visitorsCOLUMBIA - A veteran' community under construction welcomed visitors Tuesday. T
Veterans' community welcomes visitors
KOMU Columbia / Posted 5 days ago
COLUMBIA - A veteran' community under construction welcomed visitors Tuesday. The event brought together city government officials, federal government officials, members of the private sector and the VA. The goal of Welcome Home is to help put an... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Veterans office budget deserves approvalThe voters of Dickinson County have spoken, at least the approximately 10 perce
Veterans office budget deserves approval
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
The voters of Dickinson County have spoken, at least the approximately 10 percent of them who cared enough to show up and vote in the last election. The majority of voters do not want an increase in property taxes, no matter how small. Apparently... Read more
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FOX News
Jill Biden promotes Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits websiteWASHINGTON – Jill Biden is promoting a new website designed to make it easier f
Jill Biden promotes Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits website
FOX News / Posted 8 days ago
WASHINGTON – Jill Biden is promoting a new website designed to make it easier for service members, veterans, their spouses and dependents to calculate their Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits at thousands of schools and job training programs. "In just a... Read more
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Lockhart Post-Register
County to remain in landfill suitEditor/POST-REGISTER As he reviews facts, figures and cost cuts for the upcomi
County to remain in landfill suit
Lockhart Post-Register / Posted 9 days ago
Editor/POST-REGISTER As he reviews facts, figures and cost cuts for the upcoming fiscal year’s budget, Caldwell County Judge Kenneth Schawe made a plea on Monday morning for his colleagues to reconsider the County’s status in a pending Contested... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Two chances for Veterans to enroll for VA benefitsColumbus and surrounding counties Veterans get two chances in August to enroll
Two chances for Veterans to enroll for VA benefits
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 9 days ago
Columbus and surrounding counties Veterans get two chances in August to enroll in the VA health care system and receive health information about various services available to them. Representatives of the Fayetteville VA Medical Center (VAMC) Rural... Read more
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Redwood Falls Gazette
County board prepares tax forfeiture auctionLater this year, likely in October, the Redwood County Auditor-Treasurer’s offi
County board prepares tax forfeiture auction
Redwood Falls Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
Later this year, likely in October, the Redwood County Auditor-Treasurer’s office is going to host a tax forfeiture auction, with 16 properties currently scheduled to be sold. Posted Aug. 20, 2015 at 12:01 AM Posted Aug. 20, 2015 at 12:01 AM Later... Read more
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News 8000
Local organizations try to reduce stigma surrounding mental illness among veteransMental health and homelessness are two areas that continue to be a problem amo
Local organizations try to reduce stigma surrounding mental illness among veterans
News 8000 / Posted 11 days ago
Mental health and homelessness are two areas that continue to be a problem among veterans. Today the Tomah V-A is hosting its third annual summit. bringing together veterans and providers to tackle those two key issues. News 8's Kyle Dimke joins... Read more
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News 8000
Local organizations try to reduce stigma surrounding mental illness among veteransMental health and homelessness are two areas that continue to be a problem amon
Local organizations try to reduce stigma surrounding mental illness among veterans
News 8000 / Posted 11 days ago
Mental health and homelessness are two areas that continue to be a problem among veterans. Wednesday the Tomah VA hosted its third annual Veteran Mental Health and Homeless Summit, bringing together veterans and providers to tackle those two key... Read more
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WTOK-TV Meridian
VA Medical Outreach Team visits MeridianMeridian, Miss. The G.V. Sonny Montgomery Veterans Affairs Medical Center’s mob
VA Medical Outreach Team visits Meridian
WTOK-TV Meridian / Posted 11 days ago
Meridian, Miss. The G.V. Sonny Montgomery Veterans Affairs Medical Center’s mobile outreach team visited Meridian Wednesday Morning. The goal of the visit to the Queen City was to let veterans know about all the services the VA offers to veterans and... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Retired Army captain new veterans board memberA retired Army captain from West Chester Twp. is the newest member of the Butle
Retired Army captain new veterans board member
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 11 days ago
A retired Army captain from West Chester Twp. is the newest member of the Butler County Veterans Service Commission, after the judge tasked with the selection screened 18 candidates. Judge Patricia Oney said Charles “Chuck” Weber “stood out” above... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Ground broken on improvements to veterans cemetery in MiddletownGround was broken Tuesday on improvements to a state veterans cemetery in Middl
Ground broken on improvements to veterans cemetery in Middletown
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 11 days ago
Ground was broken Tuesday on improvements to a state veterans cemetery in Middletown. The State Veterans Cemetery on Bow Lane was made possible through a more than $2 million grant. It helped cover the costs necessary to improve and enhance the... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Delta County looks to hire vet service officerBefore making the decision, the board heard a short presentation from Senior Po
Delta County looks to hire vet service officer
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 11 days ago
Before making the decision, the board heard a short presentation from Senior Policy Advisor for the Michigan Department of Military and Veterans Affairs Jason Allen. According to Allen, there have been problems with veterans in the state not knowing... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Returns From SADC SummitTichaona Zindoga — President Mugabe is back from Botswana where he had gone to
President Returns From SADC Summit
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Tichaona Zindoga — President Mugabe is back from Botswana where he had gone to attend the 35th Sadc Heads of State and Government Summit and pass on the chairmanship of the regional body to host Lieutenant-General (Retired) Seretse Khama Ian Khama.... Read more
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Minot Daily News
Nearing completionAl Wondrasek of the Veterans Association said a driveway for senior citizens an
Nearing completion
Minot Daily News / Posted 11 days ago
Al Wondrasek of the Veterans Association said a driveway for senior citizens and handicapped people will be open on Sept. 15. "It is vitally important to let the concrete cure before we drive on it," said Wondrasek. He said cement work at the... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Youngstown News, Obituaries, Tributes, JACK CIAVARELLA, Youngstown, Ohio“Together Again” YOUNGSTOWN – There will be a funeral service held on Friday a
Youngstown News, Obituaries, Tributes, JACK CIAVARELLA, Youngstown, Ohio
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 12 days ago
“Together Again” YOUNGSTOWN – There will be a funeral service held on Friday at 11 a.m. at the Rossi & Santucci Funeral Home, 4700 Market St., Boardman, for Jack Ciavarella, 83, who passed away peacefully, in his sleep, early Monday morning, Aug.... Read more
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Payson Roundup
Veterans getting two official visitsTwo programs are planned for the balance of August to assist area veterans and
Veterans getting two official visits
Payson Roundup / Posted 12 days ago
Two programs are planned for the balance of August to assist area veterans and their families. Veterans Service Counselor at DES Martha Alderman or another Veterans Service Counselor, will be at the Payson office of the Arizona Department of... Read more
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The Daily & Sunday Review
Lee Greenwood performs for Tioga Downs audience at benefit concertGuests attending the Lee Greenwood concert at Tioga Downs in Nichols, N.Y. on S
Lee Greenwood performs for Tioga Downs audience at benefit concert
The Daily & Sunday Review / Posted 13 days ago
Guests attending the Lee Greenwood concert at Tioga Downs in Nichols, N.Y. on Saturday evening, Aug. 15, were treated to an extraordinary show, which not only highlighted popular songs from the prestigious career of the country music superstar, but... Read more
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The North West Star
Veteran reflects on time in VietnamVIETNAM veteran Peter Smith knew he was an easy target when dropped into remote
Veteran reflects on time in Vietnam
The North West Star / Posted 13 days ago
VIETNAM veteran Peter Smith knew he was an easy target when dropped into remote villages by chopper. The warrant officer was on solo missions while on tour as a 32-year-old to encourage Vietnamese villages to remain sympathetic to the anti-communist... Read more
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Western Advocate
Special service marks VP DayAMONG four years of commemorations around the centenary of World War I battles,
Special service marks VP Day
Western Advocate / Posted 14 days ago
AMONG four years of commemorations around the centenary of World War I battles, Tamworth’s World War II veterans and supporters have paus- ed to remember Victory in the Pacific Day. STILL HELPING MATES: Chief Petty Officer Arthur (Bill) Schubert,... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Special service marks VP DayAMONG four years of commemorations around the centenary of World War I battles,
Special service marks VP Day
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 14 days ago
AMONG four years of commemorations around the centenary of World War I battles, Tamworth’s World War II veterans and supporters have paus- ed to remember Victory in the Pacific Day. STILL HELPING MATES: Chief Petty Officer Arthur (Bill) Schubert,... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Veterans commemorate 70th anniversary of end WWII at Bangor eventBANGOR, Maine — Bangor celebrated its veterans Saturday on the 70th anniversary
Veterans commemorate 70th anniversary of end WWII at Bangor event
Bangor Daily News / Posted 15 days ago
BANGOR, Maine — Bangor celebrated its veterans Saturday on the 70th anniversary of the end of the bloodiest war in world history. More than 200 veterans and their family members came together on the lawn outside Cole Land Transportation Museum to... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
70 years later, an appreciation dayA veteran sporting a U.S. Navy cap wiped away tears Friday as taps played insid
70 years later, an appreciation day
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
A veteran sporting a U.S. Navy cap wiped away tears Friday as taps played inside the state Capitol, marking the close of a ceremony that celebrated the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II. John Eads, 88, sat next to his wife, Beverly, in the... Read more
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KATV Little Rock
WWII veterans honored on 70th anniversary of war's endAt last official count, Arkansas is home to 8,813 World War Two veterans. Frida
WWII veterans honored on 70th anniversary of war's end
KATV Little Rock / Posted 16 days ago
At last official count, Arkansas is home to 8,813 World War Two veterans. Friday, about 70 made the trip to the state capitol for the Spirit of '45 ceremony. Every year, our state suffers the loss of more members of The Greatest Generation. "Every... Read more
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The Medina County Gazette
Federal funding up for county veterans — The Medina County GazetteMedina County veterans received about $9 million more in federal funding in 201
Federal funding up for county veterans — The Medina County Gazette
The Medina County Gazette / Posted 16 days ago
Medina County veterans received about $9 million more in federal funding in 2014 than the previous year — a 19 percent increase. Ed Zackery, service officer for the Medina County Veterans Service Commission, gave a report about the 2014 activity to... Read more
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Task & Purpose
The Most Aggravating Part Of The POW/MIA Flag Story Is How Angry We All Got Over ItRecently an article by the Washington Spectator’s national correspondent, Rick
The Most Aggravating Part Of The POW/MIA Flag Story Is How Angry We All Got Over It
Task & Purpose / Posted 16 days ago
Recently an article by the Washington Spectator’s national correspondent, Rick Perlstein, was published with the attention-grabbing headline: “It’s Time to Haul Down Another Flag of Racist Hate.” The article gained national attention when Newsweek... Read more
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Fredericksburg Standard Radio Post
Daily Update for Aug. 13• Gillespie County Veterans Service office will host a Freedom’s Path informati
Daily Update for Aug. 13
Fredericksburg Standard Radio Post / Posted 17 days ago
• Gillespie County Veterans Service office will host a Freedom’s Path informational meeting at 3 p.m. today. The GCVS office is located at 102 East San Antonio Street, Annex 2, in the old clinic building at the corner of Adams and San Antonio... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Maguire's challengers not rushing into campaignThe three opposing Brandon-Souris candidates hoping to take Conservative incumb
Maguire's challengers not rushing into campaign
Brandon Sun / Posted 17 days ago
The three opposing Brandon-Souris candidates hoping to take Conservative incumbent Larry Maguire’s place say they will ease into their respective campaigns in an effort to avoid voter fatigue. Candidates slammed the decision by Prime Minister... Read more
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WBNG Binghamton
The Southern Tier Veteran Support Group(WBNG Binghamton) Country music star Lee Greenwood will be performing at Tioga
The Southern Tier Veteran Support Group
WBNG Binghamton / Posted 18 days ago
(WBNG Binghamton) Country music star Lee Greenwood will be performing at Tioga Downs Saturday, Aug. 15. Al joined Julianne Peixoto in studio to talk more about the Southern Tier Veterans support group and how this concert will help the group... Read more
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WRCB Chattanooga
Local military mom determined to make it to son's basic training graduationA local mom is determined to see her son graduate from basic training. The Clev
Local military mom determined to make it to son's basic training graduation
WRCB Chattanooga / Posted 18 days ago
A local mom is determined to see her son graduate from basic training. The Cleveland teen joined the Army National Guard this year and his mom is trying to raise the money to make the trip in October. Davina Prill is so proud of her 18-year-old son,... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Veterans meeting is today at Tifton UGAThe Carl Vinson VA Medical Center will co-host a town hall meeting for veterans
Veterans meeting is today at Tifton UGA
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 18 days ago
The Carl Vinson VA Medical Center will co-host a town hall meeting for veterans, their families, and other stakeholders with Congressman Austin Scott today from 2:00-4:00PM to get feedback on how VA can better meet veterans’ needs. The event will be... Read more
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WALB Albany
Veterans meeting is today at Tifton UGAThe Carl Vinson VA Medical Center will co-host a town hall meeting for veterans
Veterans meeting is today at Tifton UGA
WALB Albany / Posted 18 days ago
The Carl Vinson VA Medical Center will co-host a town hall meeting for veterans, their families, and other stakeholders with Congressman Austin Scott today from 2:00-4:00PM to get feedback on how VA can better meet veterans’ needs. The event will be... Read more
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Hartselle Enquirer
Purple Heart honorees recognizedThe Finis J. Self Chapter 2212 Military Order of the Purple Heart representing
Purple Heart honorees recognized
Hartselle Enquirer / Posted 19 days ago
The Finis J. Self Chapter 2212 Military Order of the Purple Heart representing Cullman and Morgan Counties held their annual memorial service Sat., Aug. 8 at the Purple Heart Memorial in Sparkman Park. The Purple Heart is awarded in the name of the... Read more
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Payson Roundup
Veterans services offered in PaysonTwo programs are planned for the balance of August to assist area veterans and
Veterans services offered in Payson
Payson Roundup / Posted 19 days ago
Two programs are planned for the balance of August to assist area veterans and their families. Last week the VA Mobile Clinic visited the area Wednesday and Thursday, providing a variety of services at Rim Country Health Next week, Thursday, Aug.... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Briefsmeeting offers support ESCANABA - Important healing takes place when people ex
Briefs
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 19 days ago
meeting offers support ESCANABA - Important healing takes place when people experience and express grief with those who understand the process and are able to provide caring support. The Community Grief Group can provide a warm, caring and... Read more
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TribLIVE
POW’s ordeal inspired life of gratitude, serviceFrank Kravetz, who survived an air fight with the Luftwaffe and two Nazi prison
POW’s ordeal inspired life of gratitude, service
TribLIVE / Posted 20 days ago
Frank Kravetz, who survived an air fight with the Luftwaffe and two Nazi prison camps, decided seven decades ago that he would never complain. “He'd seen everything and was grateful every day to be alive. He turned the horrors of war into a life of... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Baltimore to host American Legion conventionThe American Legion will hold its national convention in Baltimore later this m
Baltimore to host American Legion convention
Baltimore Sun / Posted 20 days ago
The American Legion will hold its national convention in Baltimore later this month, catering to veterans and service members through education, employment and entrepreneurship workshops. The convention runs from Aug. 26 to Sept. 3. Approximately... Read more
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