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Jefferson City News Tribune
Tax deficiency, art and ‘Valentines for Veterans’Weekly readers of this column know that sometimes it covers what is happening i
Tax deficiency, art and ‘Valentines for Veterans’
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 23 hours ago
Weekly readers of this column know that sometimes it covers what is happening in Washington, D.C., while other times it focuses on things taking place in Missouri. This week, I’d like to highlight an issue important to Missourians as tax season gets... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Sunday CalendarCLUBS AND ORGANIZATIONS 6 p.m.: Al-Anon, a 12-step program for families and fr
Sunday Calendar
Springfield News-Sun / Posted yesterday
CLUBS AND ORGANIZATIONS 6 p.m.: Al-Anon, a 12-step program for families and friends of alcoholics, will meet at the Alano Club, 1557 E. Main St. Entrance in back. Handicap accessible. For more information, call 937-342-2218 or visit... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Third-graders salute veterans with Valentine's Day cardsSTATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Assemblyman Michael Cusick (D-Mid-Island) and Sunnyside'
Third-graders salute veterans with Valentine's Day cards
Staten Island Advance / Posted yesterday
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Assemblyman Michael Cusick (D-Mid-Island) and Sunnyside's PS 35 third-grade students teamed up to make Valentine's Day cards and letters for veterans. The cards and letters were delivered to over 60 veterans as part of the... Read more
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Pahrump Valley Times
In BriefFamily bingo night The Pahrump Valley High School music department will host a
In Brief
Pahrump Valley Times / Posted yesterday
Family bingo night The Pahrump Valley High School music department will host a Family Bingo Night on Feb. 12, from 7 to 9 p.m. in the PVHS cafeteria. Bingo cards are $1 each, 6 for $5, or 14 cards for $10. Snacks and drinks will also be available... Read more
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The News-Times
Proposal seeks to reduce suicide among women vetsA study showing that women veterans commit suicide at six times the rate of civ
Proposal seeks to reduce suicide among women vets
The News-Times / Posted 2 days ago
A study showing that women veterans commit suicide at six times the rate of civilian women has prompted U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal and colleagues to propose legislation requiring the VA to develop gender-specific suicide prevention programs. The... Read more
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Fredericksburg Standard Radio Post
Commissioners OK expansion of Veterans' War MemorialThe expansion of the Veteran’s War Memorial Monument was approved by Gillespie
Commissioners OK expansion of Veterans' War Memorial
Fredericksburg Standard Radio Post / Posted 3 days ago
The expansion of the Veteran’s War Memorial Monument was approved by Gillespie County Commissioners during Monday’s meeting. Tami King, Gillespie County Veterans Service Officer, said they plan to expand the monument in front of the Gillespie County... Read more
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The Apalachicola Times
Situation normal…Today’s musings will be a catchall for a brain blocked writer. Good news is tha
Situation normal…
The Apalachicola Times / Posted 3 days ago
Today’s musings will be a catchall for a brain blocked writer. Good news is that the VA is hard at work, really, to increase availability of specialized care for our female veterans. Most government actions are slow in coming and this is no exception... Read more
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The Medina County Gazette
Big decrease in expenses for Veterans Service Commission — The Medina County GazetteThe Medina County Veterans Service Commission said its expenses for 2015 were s
Big decrease in expenses for Veterans Service Commission — The Medina County Gazette
The Medina County Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
The Medina County Veterans Service Commission said its expenses for 2015 were significantly lower than they have been in the last five years. That was one of the key points in Director Edward Zackery’s end-of-the-year report given to Medina County... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Proposal seeks to reduce suicide among women vetsA study showing that women veterans commit suicide at six times the rate of civ
Proposal seeks to reduce suicide among women vets
Connecticut Post / Posted 4 days ago
A study showing that women veterans commit suicide at six times the rate of civilian women has prompted U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal and colleagues to propose legislation requiring the VA to develop gender-specific suicide prevention programs. The... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
Work experience, knowledge, commitment are essentialI am Gary Burns and am running for re-election for Victoria County Commissioner
Work experience, knowledge, commitment are essential
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
I am Gary Burns and am running for re-election for Victoria County Commissioner Precinct 3. I am requesting your support in the election on March 1. I welcome any phone calls at 361-220-2284 and am always open to any discussion on any issue. I was... Read more
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The Advertiser-Tribune
PTSD support group to gatherThe group is to meet 10:30 a.m.-noon Mondays at Tiffin-Seneca Public Library an
PTSD support group to gather
The Advertiser-Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
The group is to meet 10:30 a.m.-noon Mondays at Tiffin-Seneca Public Library and is run by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs' Toledo Vet Center, according to a release from North Central Ohio Chapter of American Red Cross. Interested veterans... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
AMVETS to host children's Mardi Gras ballAMVETS Post #1 will host a children's Mardi Gras ball on Saturday at Beauvoir f
AMVETS to host children's Mardi Gras ball
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 7 days ago
AMVETS Post #1 will host a children's Mardi Gras ball on Saturday at Beauvoir from 6 to 9 p.m. A royal court made up of children will be presented and royalty will be crowned. Kids of all ages are welcome to attend the event for free. Adults who... Read more
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Air Force Times
7 ideas to help student veterans stay socialBetween a tough course load and outside commitments, it can be easy to get bogg
7 ideas to help student veterans stay social
Air Force Times / Posted 7 days ago
Between a tough course load and outside commitments, it can be easy to get bogged down in school and let your social life fall by the wayside. For military and veteran students especially, it is crucial to have a support system and a sense of... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Trumbull Vets Assistance Program graduates 1st participantThe Trumbull County Veterans Assistance Program through the probate court has g
Trumbull Vets Assistance Program graduates 1st participant
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 8 days ago
The Trumbull County Veterans Assistance Program through the probate court has graduated its first participant. A man who faced a criminal charge in the county was recognized Friday as the first graduate of the program, which began six months... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Sunday CalendarCLUBS AND ORGANIZATIONS 6 p.m.: Al-Anon, a 12-step program for families and fr
Sunday Calendar
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 8 days ago
CLUBS AND ORGANIZATIONS 6 p.m.: Al-Anon, a 12-step program for families and friends of alcoholics, will meet at the Alano Club, 1557 E. Main St. Entrance in back. Handicap accessible. For more information, call 937-342-2218 or visit... Read more
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WAGT 26 Augusta
Cybersecurity talent shortage offers new mission for Augusta's veteransThe following is a press release from Augusta Warrior Project. AUGUSTA, Georgi
Cybersecurity talent shortage offers new mission for Augusta's veterans
WAGT 26 Augusta / Posted 8 days ago
The following is a press release from Augusta Warrior Project. AUGUSTA, Georgia – The Augusta Warrior Project and Augusta University Cyber Institute have announced collaboration with SANS Institute, a world leader in information security training... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Norman 'Norm' CarltonNorman “Norm” Larry Carlton, 84, of Advance, passed away Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016,
Norman 'Norm' Carlton
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 8 days ago
Norman “Norm” Larry Carlton, 84, of Advance, passed away Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016, at his home. A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Mocks United Methodist Church by the Rev. Gary Elrod. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family... Read more
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The Times Leader
Battle continues over Bellaire Council seatAt Thursday night's council meeting, Brown challenged the legality of Councilma
Battle continues over Bellaire Council seat
The Times Leader / Posted 8 days ago
At Thursday night's council meeting, Brown challenged the legality of Councilman Jim Piatt casting votes on council. Council unanimously voted Nov. 19 to appoint Piatt to the council seat vacated when former Councilman Jim Williams resigned. Brown... Read more
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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Wounded Warrior Anglers of America donate pool table to Hodges University’s Dr. Peter Thomas Veterans Services CenterOn Wednesday, Jan. 27, the Wounded Warrior Anglers of America Inc. presented Ho
Wounded Warrior Anglers of America donate pool table to Hodges University’s Dr. Peter Thomas Veterans Services Center
Cape Coral Daily Breeze / Posted 9 days ago
On Wednesday, Jan. 27, the Wounded Warrior Anglers of America Inc. presented Hodges University's Dr. Peter Thomas Veterans Services Center in Fort Myers with a pool table to be used by veteran students. Capt. David Souders, founder and president of... Read more
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Redwood Falls Gazette
New county training center providing technology education Posted Feb. 2, 2016 at 12:01 AM Posted Feb. 2, 2016 at 12:01 AM Technology
New county training center providing technology education
Redwood Falls Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
Posted Feb. 2, 2016 at 12:01 AM Posted Feb. 2, 2016 at 12:01 AM Technology is a concept that is constantly changing, which means those who are utilizing it on a regular basis need continued... Read more
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Marshall Independent
Honoring CharlesMARSHALL - On Wednesday night, the American Legion Post 113 color guard solemnl
Honoring Charles
Marshall Independent / Posted 9 days ago
MARSHALL - On Wednesday night, the American Legion Post 113 color guard solemnly processed into the room as members honored a local veteran with a burial flag more than 40 years after his death. Charles Verly died Oct. 19, 1973, from injuries in a... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Shasta County appoints new Veterans Service OfficerShasta County has appointed Tommy Key as the new Shasta County Veterans Service
Shasta County appoints new Veterans Service Officer
The Record Searchlight / Posted 9 days ago
Shasta County has appointed Tommy Key as the new Shasta County Veterans Service Officer. Key is a retired Senior Master Sergeant from the United States Air Force, where he served from 1983 to 2008. A native of Greensboro, North Carolina, Key... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Mahoning County Veterans Service Commission ends noon lunch-hour closingYOUNGSTOWN — The Mahoning County Veterans Service Commission, 345 Oak Hill Ave.
Mahoning County Veterans Service Commission ends noon lunch-hour closing
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 9 days ago
YOUNGSTOWN — The Mahoning County Veterans Service Commission, 345 Oak Hill Ave., is now open continuously from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. It has eliminated its previous noon lunch-hour closing to better serve veterans, said Susan... Read more
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Air Force Times
VA: Veterans suicide must be a top priorityThe Veterans Affairs Department is ratcheting up efforts to address the high ra
VA: Veterans suicide must be a top priority
Air Force Times / Posted 9 days ago
The Veterans Affairs Department is ratcheting up efforts to address the high rate of suicide among veterans, bringing in mental health experts, advocates and affected families to formulate an “action plan” in the coming months to reduce these... Read more
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The Fairmont Sentinel
Fun Daze meal coming upAfterward, stay and enjoy karaoke with Tammy and Friends from 8:30 p.m. to 12:3
Fun Daze meal coming up
The Fairmont Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
Afterward, stay and enjoy karaoke with Tammy and Friends from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome. Bill Grunig is turning 90 years old Sunday. Cards will reach him at 2050 210th Ave., Truman, MN 56088. Truman Pride will be hosting a FREE... Read more
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My EastText
Homeless veteran: 'It's an ongoing struggle'According to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, more than 45
Homeless veteran: 'It's an ongoing struggle'
My EastText / Posted 11 days ago
According to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, more than 45,000 veterans are homeless on any given night. This is the cold, hard truth for men and women who have served our country. "It has pretty much been an ongoing struggle... Read more
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The Mining Journal
The calendarWednesday Karate - Spirit Warrior Tang Soo Do martial arts with a Christian ap
The calendar
The Mining Journal / Posted 11 days ago
Wednesday Karate - Spirit Warrior Tang Soo Do martial arts with a Christian approach at the Marquette YMCA: hard core karate for adults is 6-7 a.m.; Beginner children 5:15-6 p.m., intermediate children 6-6:45 p.m. Call the Y at 227-9622 or Master... Read more
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The Mining Journal
The calendarTuesday Alcoholics Anonymous - Early Bird meeting, 7-8 a.m., First United Meth
The calendar
The Mining Journal / Posted 12 days ago
Tuesday Alcoholics Anonymous - Early Bird meeting, 7-8 a.m., First United Methodist Church, Marquette. Handicapped accessible. Call AA Hotline, 249-4430. For a complete AA meetings list visit www.aa-marquettecounty.org. Business Network... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Sunday CalendarCLUBS AND ORGANIZATIONS 6 p.m.: Al-Anon, a 12-step program for families and fr
Sunday Calendar
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 15 days ago
CLUBS AND ORGANIZATIONS 6 p.m.: Al-Anon, a 12-step program for families and friends of alcoholics, will meet at the Alano Club, 1557 E. Main St. Entrance in back. Handicap accessible. For more information, call 937-342-2218 or visit... Read more
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Pahrump Valley Times
In BriefChef Regina and Linda are back at the VFW and are preparing a repeat brisket di
In Brief
Pahrump Valley Times / Posted 15 days ago
Chef Regina and Linda are back at the VFW and are preparing a repeat brisket dinner on Friday, Jan. 29, from 5 to 7 p.m. The menu includes salad, roasted potatoes and dessert for $10. All are welcome to attend. Elks donation dinner The Pahrump Elks... Read more
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Task & Purpose
How A Terrible Day Led To Something Unexpected, GoodOn Jan. 29, 2006 a roadside bomb in Taji, Iraq, nearly killed ABC news correspo
How A Terrible Day Led To Something Unexpected, Good
Task & Purpose / Posted 15 days ago
On Jan. 29, 2006 a roadside bomb in Taji, Iraq, nearly killed ABC news correspondent Bob Woodruff — but it didn’t. Ten years later, Woodruff celebrated the anniversary of the day he nearly died, or as he puts it, his “tenth alive day.” Woodruff... 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 15 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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The Escanaba Daily Press
New service officer hopes to aid vetsAccording to Delta County Administrator Ryan Bergman, the county's government h
New service officer hopes to aid vets
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 15 days ago
According to Delta County Administrator Ryan Bergman, the county's government has filled the position of veterans service officer on a part-time basis in the past. However, the Delta County Board of Commissioners decided to make hiring a full-time... Read more
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Task & Purpose
What Is A VA Ratings Reconsideration And How Does It Work?Editor’s Note: This article was originally published on Veterans Law Blog, the
What Is A VA Ratings Reconsideration And How Does It Work?
Task & Purpose / Posted 15 days ago
Editor’s Note: This article was originally published on Veterans Law Blog, the largest and longest running blog on veterans benefits, written by VA-accredited attorney Chris Attig. This question pops up in my Veterans Mail Call inbox a lot. It also... Read more
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TribLIVE
Funds sought to advocate for vets in Harrisburg – TribLIVE.com Neighborhoods To make a donation, write a check payable to
Funds sought to advocate for vets in Harrisburg
TribLIVE / Posted 16 days ago
– TribLIVE.com Neighborhoods To make a donation, write a check payable to the Carnegie Boys & Girls Club, 630 Washington Ave., Carnegie PA 15106. A... Read more
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Orange County Register
Veterans say Trump fundraiser uses them as 'political props'WASHINGTON – Several leading veterans activists and supporters denounced Donald
Veterans say Trump fundraiser uses them as 'political props'
Orange County Register / Posted 16 days ago
WASHINGTON – Several leading veterans activists and supporters denounced Donald Trump’s hastily arranged fundraiser for veterans in Iowa on Thursday night as a “political ploy.” “The politicization of veterans’ issues is at an all-time high,” Paul... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Retiring airman presented unique giftHURLBURT FIELD — After suffering two strokes while deployed in 2013, Capt. Chri
Retiring airman presented unique gift
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 16 days ago
HURLBURT FIELD — After suffering two strokes while deployed in 2013, Capt. Christopher Cochrane spent three and a half weeks in a coma, and was paralyzed on his right side.Months of intensive rehabilitation have helped him to regain some mobility and... Read more
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The News & Observer
Veterans say Trump fundraiser uses them as ‘political props’ | News & Observer January 28, 2016 6:18 PM Trump will hold veterans fundra
Veterans say Trump fundraiser uses them as ‘political props’
The News & Observer / Posted 16 days ago
| News & Observer January 28, 2016 6:18 PM Trump will hold veterans fundraiser; he stiff-arms the GOP debate Veterans groups... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Veterans say Trump fundraiser uses them as ‘political props’Several leading veterans activists and supporters denounced Donald Trump’s hast
Veterans say Trump fundraiser uses them as ‘political props’
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 16 days ago
Several leading veterans activists and supporters denounced Donald Trump’s hastily arranged fundraiser for veterans in Iowa on Thursday night as a “political ploy.” “The politicization of veterans’ issues is at an all-time high,” Paul Rieckhoff,... Read more
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Air Force Times
Lawmaker wants VA to speed up new ID cardsThe lawmaker behind national IDs for veterans is upset that federal officials a
Lawmaker wants VA to speed up new ID cards
Air Force Times / Posted 16 days ago
The lawmaker behind national IDs for veterans is upset that federal officials are still months away from issuing any of the new cards. “Another year is too long of a wait, as millions of veterans remain vulnerable to identity theft,” Rep. Vern... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
Wounded Warrior Project accused of spending too little on injured soldiersJACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Wounded Warrior Project is the nation’s best-known cha
Wounded Warrior Project accused of spending too little on injured soldiers
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 16 days ago
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Wounded Warrior Project is the nation’s best-known charity that helps veterans, and is headquartered here in Jacksonville. But there are allegations of over-spending, ego, partying and alcohol use that led News4Jax to launch... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
Valor Home, veterans receive donationsBy Staff Writer GREATER AKRON — Valor Home received donations of various items
Valor Home, veterans receive donations
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 16 days ago
By Staff Writer GREATER AKRON — Valor Home received donations of various items collected for Summit County veterans Nov. 9 through Dec. 19 from area residents at the Northwest Family Recreation Center, Lifeway Christian Store, North Hill Donuts and... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
County sanitary engineer worker firedThe board dismissed Fred Rini, 29, of 786 East Ave. SE, Warren, for gross misco
County sanitary engineer worker fired
Tribune Chronicle / Posted 17 days ago
The board dismissed Fred Rini, 29, of 786 East Ave. SE, Warren, for gross misconduct. Trumbull County assistant prosecutor Jim Brutz said he wouldn't comment on Rini's case. However, a search of Warren Municipal Court records showed that Rini was... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Wounded Warrior Project suing 2 injured veteransJACKSONVILLE, Fla. - In 10 years, the Wounded Warrior Project went from non-exi
Wounded Warrior Project suing 2 injured veterans
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 17 days ago
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - In 10 years, the Wounded Warrior Project went from non-existent to the 38th largest charity in the United States, bringing in $312 million in donations in 2014 alone. It's a brand that has proven to be very valuable. But exactly... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Wounded Warrior Project accused of spending too little on injured soldiersJACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Wounded Warrior Project is the nation’s best-known cha
Wounded Warrior Project accused of spending too little on injured soldiers
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 17 days ago
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Wounded Warrior Project is the nation’s best-known charity that helps veterans, and is headquartered here in Jacksonville. But there are allegations of over-spending, ego, partying and alcohol use that led News4Jax to launch... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
News4Jax Investigates: Wounded Warrior ProjectJACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Wounded Warrior Project is the nation’s best-known cha
News4Jax Investigates: Wounded Warrior Project
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 17 days ago
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Wounded Warrior Project is the nation’s best-known charity that helps veterans, and is headquartered here in Jacksonville. But there are allegations of over-spending, over-ego, partying and alcohol use that led News4Jax to... Read more
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Pahrump Valley Times
In BriefModel 'A' Club meets The Pahrump Model 'A' Club will hold its next monthly mee
In Brief
Pahrump Valley Times / Posted 17 days ago
Model 'A' Club meets The Pahrump Model 'A' Club will hold its next monthly meeting on Jan. 28, at the Elks Lodge on Basin Road. Social time with dinner (for $8), is at 5 p.m. and the meeting starts promptly at 6 p.m. The club meets on the fourth... Read more
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KCEN-TV
New Veterans ID Cards Won't Be Available Until 2017(Army Times) -- Congress passed legislation for a new veterans ID card last sum
New Veterans ID Cards Won't Be Available Until 2017
KCEN-TV / Posted 17 days ago
(Army Times) -- Congress passed legislation for a new veterans ID card last summer, but it will likely be another year before any are issued. The Department of Veterans Affairs has begun drafting regulations for production and issuing of the ID... Read more
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The Dalles Chronicle
Kramer seeks re-electionWasco County Commissioner Steve Kramer announced his candidacy for a second ter
Kramer seeks re-election
The Dalles Chronicle / Posted 18 days ago
Wasco County Commissioner Steve Kramer announced his candidacy for a second term at The Dalles Chamber of Commerce Governmental Affairs Breakfast earlier this month. As part of that announcement, he declared that he has some unfinished business. “I... Read more
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Air Force Times
New veterans ID cards won't be available until 2017Congress passed legislation for a new veterans ID card last summer, but it will
New veterans ID cards won't be available until 2017
Air Force Times / Posted 18 days ago
Congress passed legislation for a new veterans ID card last summer, but it will likely be another year before any are issued. The Department of Veterans Affairs has begun drafting regulations for production and issuing of the ID cards, designed to... Read more
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