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The Florida Times-Union
Veterans calendarmembership meeting, social 6 p.m., meeting 7 p.m., The ARK of Nassau, 86051 Ham
Veterans calendar
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 13 hours ago
membership meeting, social 6 p.m., meeting 7 p.m., The ARK of Nassau, 86051 Hamilton St., Yulee. Speaker is John Martin, veterans service officer, on “Veterans VA Benefits Update and Veterans Treatment Court-Nassau.” (904)... Read more
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Air Force Times
3 Nebraska Pearl Harbor survivors join to share memoriesthough, the men gathered at the town's Heartland Veterans Memorial for a short
3 Nebraska Pearl Harbor survivors join to share memories
Air Force Times / Posted 13 hours ago
though, the men gathered at the town's Heartland Veterans Memorial for a short ceremony. Gary Berry, the Merrick County veterans service officer, presented all three with commemorative medallions marking the coming 75th anniversary of the Pearl... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Barrow defence company proud to support UK Armed ForcesA Barrow defence company is committed to supporting the UK's Armed Forces and e
Barrow defence company proud to support UK Armed Forces
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 21 hours ago
A Barrow defence company is committed to supporting the UK's Armed Forces and ex service people, through fundraising, sponsorship and career opportunities. BAE Systems Submarines hosts Proud to Support Week in the run up to today's Armed Forces Day.... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Sunday CalendarCity School District Administrative Office, Superintendent’s Conference Room, 1
Sunday Calendar
Springfield News-Sun / Posted yesterday
City School District Administrative Office, Superintendent’s Conference Room, 1500 W. Jefferson St. Board action will be taken at the meeting. 8:30 a.m.: The Clark County Veterans Service Commission Board will meet at 120 S. Center St., third fl... Read more
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The Dalles Chronicle
City tables vet funding requestThe Dalles City Council has tabled a request to provide $90,000 for an office m
City tables vet funding request
The Dalles Chronicle / Posted yesterday
The Dalles City Council has tabled a request to provide $90,000 for an office manager position at the Wasco County Veterans Service Office for each of the next five fiscal years. On June 13, city officials told Andretta Schellinger, facilitator for... Read more
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Kenosha News
Wirch calls for audit of state veterans departmentthat will assist their needs. He said money being kept to pay administrators in
Wirch calls for audit of state veterans department
Kenosha News / Posted 2 days ago
that will assist their needs. He said money being kept to pay administrators in Madison should be funneled to county veterans service officers across the state for distribution to veterans. “We think that our county veterans service officers... Read more
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The Examiner
Post 21 member receives state awardScarborough, a 20-year Air Force veteran and this year’s commander of the Misso
Post 21 member receives state award
The Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
Scarborough, a 20-year Air Force veteran and this year’s commander of the Missouri Department of the American Legion, a Veterans Service Award, one of 34 given statewide this year.“This is just a surprise,” Scarborough said. He added that he was... Read more
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The Morning Call
Veterans invited to learn about benefits, servicesis open to veterans, their family members and other interested parties. The VA
Veterans invited to learn about benefits, services
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
is open to veterans, their family members and other interested parties. The VA is inviting congressional officials, veterans service organizations and others. Participants can ask questions and get information about VA benefits and services.... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Scott soldier’s remains returning home 66 years after death on battlefieldremains are scheduled to arrive at McGhee Tyson Airport just before 11:30 a.m.
Scott soldier’s remains returning home 66 years after death on battlefield
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
remains are scheduled to arrive at McGhee Tyson Airport just before 11:30 a.m. , said Bailey Keeton's cousin, Scott County Veterans Service Officer Ron Keeton. Full military protocol will be in effect at the airport, he said. Family members hope... Read more
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CBS 5 Green Bay
New program gives hope to homeless veteransArea veterans’ organizations are applauding a new statewide effort to help home
New program gives hope to homeless veterans
CBS 5 Green Bay / Posted 4 days ago
Area veterans’ organizations are applauding a new statewide effort to help homeless veterans. As local 5's Kris Schuller tells us - the goal is to get them off the streets and into housing as soon as possible. Talk to Dick Marbes of the Disabled... Read more
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Finance and Commerce
Special session talks go southa special session. Dayton emerged from the closed-door gathering of legislativ
Special session talks go south
Finance and Commerce / Posted 4 days ago
a special session. Dayton emerged from the closed-door gathering of legislative leaders at his temporary offices in the Veterans Service Building in St. Paul saying he felt “much more discouraged” than when he went into the meeting less than an... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Volunteers lending a hand at Mid-Ohio Valley Work Campto our community and our nation is all about." Johnson got a chance to meet wi
Volunteers lending a hand at Mid-Ohio Valley Work Camp
The Marietta Times / Posted 4 days ago
to our community and our nation is all about." Johnson got a chance to meet with Martin. "This is part of my 100 hours of veterans service I pledged to do this year," he said. "I hope others will grab a hold of that and do the same thing, find a... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Lending a hand at church work campto our community and our nation is all about." Johnson got a chance to meet wi
Lending a hand at church work camp
The Marietta Times / Posted 4 days ago
to our community and our nation is all about." Johnson got a chance to meet with Martin. "This is part of my 100 hours of veterans service I pledged to do this year," he said. "I hope others will grab a hold of that and do the same thing, find a... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Summer work camp beginsour community and our nation is all about.'' Johnson got a chance to meet with
Summer work camp begins
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
our community and our nation is all about.'' Johnson got a chance to meet with Martin. ''This is part of my 100 hours of veterans service I pledged to do this year,'' he said. ''I hope others will grab a hold of that and do the same thing, find a... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
Agencies to put $5 million toward helping vets find homesheating costs have left money in the account. The two agencies plan to work th
Agencies to put $5 million toward helping vets find homes
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 5 days ago
heating costs have left money in the account. The two agencies plan to work through DVA's outreach program and county veterans service offices to identify potential applicants and determine their eligibility. They agencies have dubbed the... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Agencies to put $5 million toward helping vets find homesheating costs have left money in the account. The two agencies plan to work th
Agencies to put $5 million toward helping vets find homes
WAOW Wausau / Posted 5 days ago
heating costs have left money in the account. The two agencies plan to work through DVA's outreach program and county veterans service offices to identify potential applicants and determine their eligibility. The agencies have dubbed the... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Fulton County Office for Aging building to get quilt barn square Tuesdaysquares across the counties." Fettinger said the square will be "visually inte
Fulton County Office for Aging building to get quilt barn square Tuesday
The Leader-Herald / Posted 5 days ago
squares across the counties." Fettinger said the square will be "visually interesting," and that the OFA building, which also houses the county Youth Bureau and county Veterans Service Agency offices, is a "great location"for the 7 by 7-foot squ... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Marjorie I. Beckmanover the years, including Duramold, Fairchild Engine and Aircraft Corporation,
Marjorie I. Beckman
The Post-Journal / Posted 8 days ago
over the years, including Duramold, Fairchild Engine and Aircraft Corporation, Millcraft Paper Company, Chautauqua County Veterans Service Agency, Jamestown Mutual Insurance and the Unigard Insurance Company, from where she retired in 1984. She... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
AgendasTask Force. 12. Receive & file Auditor -Treasurer's Interest Income Report for
Agendas
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 8 days ago
Task Force. 12. Receive & file Auditor -Treasurer's Interest Income Report for May, 2016. 13. Accept - Donation to Veterans Service Office: $100 — American Legion Post #202 for Veterans Transportation 14. Authorize - Payments to RW... Read more
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Canon City Daily Record
What's Happening?and concluded what was a wait for some veterans and their families that extende
What's Happening?
Canon City Daily Record / Posted 8 days ago
and concluded what was a wait for some veterans and their families that extended for more than two years. Fremont County Veterans Service Officer Al Augustine said the initial wait for some veterans came because the county needed a minimum of 50... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Southern Miss Receives More Recognition for Veterans AssistanceMississippi The University of Southern Mississippi continues to receive recogn
Southern Miss Receives More Recognition for Veterans Assistance
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 8 days ago
Mississippi The University of Southern Mississippi continues to receive recognition for its commitment to assist military service members and their families with inclusion among the Top 50 Military Friendly® Schools for Hospitality as designated... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Rise of female vets brings changes to VFWperson who can help because they are familiar with resources within your commun
Rise of female vets brings changes to VFW
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 9 days ago
person who can help because they are familiar with resources within your community. There are also 25 certified full-time veterans service officers throughout the state who provide outreach to make sure veterans file their claim and receive their... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Obama has ordered flags at half-staff more than any president in historywas delivering a eulogy for the five servicemembers who were killed in East Ten
Obama has ordered flags at half-staff more than any president in history
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 10 days ago
was delivering a eulogy for the five servicemembers who were killed in East Tennessee last week." The American Legion, a veterans service organization often looked to for flag etiquette advice, said it's not concerned about the increasing number... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Obama has ordered flags at half-staff more than any president in historywas delivering a eulogy for the five servicemembers who were killed in East Ten
Obama has ordered flags at half-staff more than any president in history
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 10 days ago
was delivering a eulogy for the five servicemembers who were killed in East Tennessee last week." The American Legion, a veterans service organization often looked to for flag etiquette advice, said it's not concerned about the increasing number... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Obama has ordered flags at half-staff more than any president in historywas delivering a eulogy for the five servicemembers who were killed in East Ten
Obama has ordered flags at half-staff more than any president in history
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 10 days ago
was delivering a eulogy for the five servicemembers who were killed in East Tennessee last week." The American Legion, a veterans service organization often looked to for flag etiquette advice, said it's not concerned about the increasing number... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Obama has ordered flags at half-staff more than any president in historywas delivering a eulogy for the five servicemembers who were killed in East Ten
Obama has ordered flags at half-staff more than any president in history
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 10 days ago
was delivering a eulogy for the five servicemembers who were killed in East Tennessee last week." The American Legion, a veterans service organization often looked to for flag etiquette advice, said it's not concerned about the increasing number... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Obama has ordered flags at half-staff more than any president in historywas delivering a eulogy for the five servicemembers who were killed in East Ten
Obama has ordered flags at half-staff more than any president in history
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 10 days ago
was delivering a eulogy for the five servicemembers who were killed in East Tennessee last week." The American Legion, a veterans service organization often looked to for flag etiquette advice, said it's not concerned about the increasing number... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Obama has ordered flags at half-staff more than any president in historywas delivering a eulogy for the five servicemembers who were killed in East Ten
Obama has ordered flags at half-staff more than any president in history
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 10 days ago
was delivering a eulogy for the five servicemembers who were killed in East Tennessee last week." The American Legion, a veterans service organization often looked to for flag etiquette advice, said it's not concerned about the increasing number... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Obama has ordered flags at half-staff more than any president in historywas delivering a eulogy for the five servicemembers who were killed in East Ten
Obama has ordered flags at half-staff more than any president in history
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 10 days ago
was delivering a eulogy for the five servicemembers who were killed in East Tennessee last week." The American Legion, a veterans service organization often looked to for flag etiquette advice, said it's not concerned about the increasing number... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Obama has ordered flags at half-staff more than any president in historywas delivering a eulogy for the five servicemembers who were killed in East Ten
Obama has ordered flags at half-staff more than any president in history
The Arizona Republic / Posted 10 days ago
was delivering a eulogy for the five servicemembers who were killed in East Tennessee last week." The American Legion, a veterans service organization often looked to for flag etiquette advice, said it's not concerned about the increasing number... Read more
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York Daily Record
Obama has ordered flags at half-staff more than any president in historywas delivering a eulogy for the five servicemembers who were killed in East Ten
Obama has ordered flags at half-staff more than any president in history
York Daily Record / Posted 10 days ago
was delivering a eulogy for the five servicemembers who were killed in East Tennessee last week." The American Legion, a veterans service organization often looked to for flag etiquette advice, said it's not concerned about the increasing number... Read more
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USA Today
Obama has ordered flags at half-staff more than any president in historywas delivering a eulogy for the five servicemembers who were killed in East Ten
Obama has ordered flags at half-staff more than any president in history
USA Today / Posted 10 days ago
was delivering a eulogy for the five servicemembers who were killed in East Tennessee last week." The American Legion, a veterans service organization often looked to for flag etiquette advice, said it's not concerned about the increasing number... Read more
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The Apalachicola Times
When they are gonepath forward.Please give us a call at (850) 653-8069 or come see us in the cour
When they are gone
The Apalachicola Times / Posted 10 days ago
path forward.Please give us a call at (850) 653-8069 or come see us in the courthouse, room 103.Charles B. Elliott is the veterans service officer for Franklin County. He can be reached at 653-8096, or by cellphone at 653-7051, or by email to... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Veterans discusses personal battle with post-traumatic stress, encourages others to get helpas a time to encourage those who may be dealing with PTS to seek help, and also
Veterans discusses personal battle with post-traumatic stress, encourages others to get help
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 10 days ago
as a time to encourage those who may be dealing with PTS to seek help, and also to make others aware of how they can help veterans and others with PTS. According to Dr. Lori Davis, a psychiatrist at the Tuscaloosa VA Medical Center,... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Veterans discusses personal battle with post-traumatic stress, encourages others to get helpas a time to encourage those who may be dealing with PTS to seek help, and also
Veterans discusses personal battle with post-traumatic stress, encourages others to get help
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 10 days ago
as a time to encourage those who may be dealing with PTS to seek help, and also to make others aware of how they can help veterans and others with PTS. According to Dr. Lori Davis, a psychiatrist at the Tuscaloosa VA Medical Center,... Read more
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Roll Call
Senate Sets Up Battle With House Over Women in the Draftbipartisan amendment has previously earned the support of a majority of Senator
Senate Sets Up Battle With House Over Women in the Draft
Roll Call / Posted 10 days ago
bipartisan amendment has previously earned the support of a majority of Senators twice before and is widely supported by veterans service organizations, retired military members, sexual violence NGOs, military law experts and most importantly... Read more
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The China Post
Late veteran donates his savings to vets foundationfoundation established 20 years ago to help the dependants of veterans. Yang C
Late veteran donates his savings to vets foundation
The China Post / Posted 11 days ago
foundation established 20 years ago to help the dependants of veterans. Yang Chang-cheng, director of the Taichung City Veterans Service Office, acting on behalf of the late Chao Wei-liang, made the donation to the Veterans Dependants... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Navy retiree finds fellowship in Post 167I worship, although faith in God is of paramount importance to most members. T
Navy retiree finds fellowship in Post 167
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 12 days ago
I worship, although faith in God is of paramount importance to most members. The American Legion is the largest of the veterans service organizations. It was founded in France by American Veterans of World War I. If you visit... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Resources are scarce for many veterans with less than honorable dischargestheir discharge status, which goes before their branch’s review board. John C.
Resources are scarce for many veterans with less than honorable discharges
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 13 days ago
their discharge status, which goes before their branch’s review board. John C. Warrix, director of the Franklin County Veterans Service Commission, said there are a few ways to demonstrate merit for an upgrade. People can show that the... Read more
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Orange County Register
Everyday Heroes: Veteran who turned his life around helps other vets do the sameThey don’t come back all the way.” Each semester, nearly 800 veterans go throu
Everyday Heroes: Veteran who turned his life around helps other vets do the same
Orange County Register / Posted 13 days ago
They don’t come back all the way.” Each semester, nearly 800 veterans go through the program. It is has one of the largest veterans service teams among 113 community colleges. A RESPONSIBILITY TO SERVE Williams grew up in Oakhurst, a small town... Read more
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The Dalles Chronicle
Vet groups request city fundingThe Dalles City Council will be asked Monday to provide $90,000 in funding for
Vet groups request city funding
The Dalles Chronicle / Posted 15 days ago
The Dalles City Council will be asked Monday to provide $90,000 in funding for each of the next five fiscal years for veterans services. The request has been made by Les Cochenour, president of the Mid-Columbia Veterans Memorial Committee and... Read more
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ABC News
VA Admits 25,000 Vets Received Improper Brain Injury Screeningbrief screenings are limited in scope. “I don’t have a great deal of hope thin
VA Admits 25,000 Vets Received Improper Brain Injury Screening
ABC News / Posted 16 days ago
brief screenings are limited in scope. “I don’t have a great deal of hope things will change significantly,” she said. Veterans service organizations expressed a mix of disappointment and optimism. “We’re really disappointed that the VA... Read more
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Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald
Joyner leads Memorial Day ceremony in JacksonJACKSON – Duane Ashmon, a Navy veteran and Northampton County’s Veterans Servic
Joyner leads Memorial Day ceremony in Jackson
Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald / Posted 16 days ago
JACKSON – Duane Ashmon, a Navy veteran and Northampton County’s Veterans Service Officer, welcomed the audience to the county’s Memorial Day ceremony here Monday. “As many gather at the beaches and at barbecues,” Ashmon said, “we have gathered here... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
"Go Fish" at Bass Pro with free events this weekendmembers, teachers or bosses. Video Game Trade-In Program – Trade in a video ga
"Go Fish" at Bass Pro with free events this weekend
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 16 days ago
members, teachers or bosses. Video Game Trade-In Program – Trade in a video game and save $5 off a new youth starter rod and reel combo $19.99 or more. Limit 1 per person. Games will be donated to AMVETS, an American Veterans service organiz... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Army veteran from Bloomfield received high school diploma nearly 60 years laterdiploma alongside the Class of 2015. “I was nervous,” Thompson said of the expe
Army veteran from Bloomfield received high school diploma nearly 60 years later
MPNnow.com / Posted 16 days ago
diploma alongside the Class of 2015. “I was nervous,” Thompson said of the experience. He was also grateful. Through the Veterans Service Agency for Ontario County and its director, Jeremy Marshall, who is also a veteran, Thompson said he learned... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Vietnam vet honored posthumously with Purple Heart, medalsaway, his wife began looking into the awards her husband had earned. Carol comp
Vietnam vet honored posthumously with Purple Heart, medals
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 17 days ago
away, his wife began looking into the awards her husband had earned. Carol completed forms provided by the DAV through veterans service officer Bruce Kosack and she submitted them to the office of state Rep. Neal P. Goodman, D-123, Mahanoy... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Rye
National Guardsman Called 'Greatest Of Our Generation' At Kensico Ceremonyof the Westchester Police Emerald Society, followed by remarks from Astorino an
National Guardsman Called 'Greatest Of Our Generation' At Kensico Ceremony
The Daily Voice - Rye / Posted 18 days ago
of the Westchester Police Emerald Society, followed by remarks from Astorino and Ronald Tocci, director of the Westchester Veterans Service Agency. "Often we wonder if the best of America is past us, if today’s Americans are no longer capable of... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Port Chester
National Guardsman Called 'Greatest Of Our Generation' At Kensico Ceremonyof the Westchester Police Emerald Society, followed by remarks from Astorino an
National Guardsman Called 'Greatest Of Our Generation' At Kensico Ceremony
The Daily Voice - Port Chester / Posted 18 days ago
of the Westchester Police Emerald Society, followed by remarks from Astorino and Ronald Tocci, director of the Westchester Veterans Service Agency. "Often we wonder if the best of America is past us, if today’s Americans are no longer capable of... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Peekskill
National Guardsman Called 'Greatest Of Our Generation' At Kensico Ceremonyof the Westchester Police Emerald Society, followed by remarks from Astorino an
National Guardsman Called 'Greatest Of Our Generation' At Kensico Ceremony
The Daily Voice - Peekskill / Posted 18 days ago
of the Westchester Police Emerald Society, followed by remarks from Astorino and Ronald Tocci, director of the Westchester Veterans Service Agency. "Often we wonder if the best of America is past us, if today’s Americans are no longer capable of... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Armonk
National Guardsman Called 'Greatest Of Our Generation' At Kensico Ceremonyof the Westchester Police Emerald Society, followed by remarks from Astorino an
National Guardsman Called 'Greatest Of Our Generation' At Kensico Ceremony
The Daily Voice - Armonk / Posted 18 days ago
of the Westchester Police Emerald Society, followed by remarks from Astorino and Ronald Tocci, director of the Westchester Veterans Service Agency. "Often we wonder if the best of America is past us, if today’s Americans are no longer capable of... Read more
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