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Gulf News
Determined to succeedhe added.Singh’s journey towards philanthropy began in 2000 when he came across
Gulf News / Posted yesterday
he added.Singh’s journey towards philanthropy began in 2000 when he came across the Youth Expedition Project (YEP), an international service-learning programme that aims to churn out self-confident youth, willing to work as a team to fulfil their... Read more
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The Temasek Review
How SOME Singaporeans Are Worsening the MRT Breakdown Crisis « Opinion « TR EMERITUSof the situation for too long. That’s why languishing in a MRT breakdown is now
The Temasek Review / Posted yesterday
of the situation for too long. That’s why languishing in a MRT breakdown is now almost as Singaporean an experience as national service or chicken rice! We can work together to solve this crisis. I do believe we can. For those of us not within... Read more
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Scotsman
War veteran devastated after Remembrance Sunday snubfor Legion Scotland said: “We are really sorry to hear that Tom did not feel th
Scotsman / Posted yesterday
for Legion Scotland said: “We are really sorry to hear that Tom did not feel that he had the level of involvement in the National Service of Remembrance on Sunday that he felt he should. “The wreath-laying component of the service is split into... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Roy Hodgson reveals why Wayne Rooney was wrong to quit Englandis weary of the threat posed by Rooney (Image: AFP) Hodgson has inside knowled
Daily Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
is weary of the threat posed by Rooney (Image: AFP) Hodgson has inside knowledge of other Everton players from his national service. “For a long time Jagielka, Baines and Rooney were an integral part of my England team and Ross Barkley,” he... Read more
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The Hill
What it means to be a good citizen in the age of Colin Kaepernickin uniting us in our common civic project. The greatest step to fortify civici
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
in uniting us in our common civic project. The greatest step to fortify civicism would be to institute a program of national service, with the requirement for at least one year of some type of service to the country. In addition to the... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Pope: Thou shalt do less MSG, more MDG, and fat cats will happily paythe International Rescue Committee and Oxfam, organizations listed as part of P
Op-Ed News / Posted 3 days ago
the International Rescue Committee and Oxfam, organizations listed as part of People's Lobby's American World Service Corps National Service (AWSCNS) Congressional Proposal, objected to the proposed cuts. According to a statement released jointly by... Read more
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Oxford Mail
OBITUARY: magazine editor and early pioneer of plastic bagsmade the first horse boxes, and Florence Tomline. He was educated at City of O
Oxford Mail / Posted 3 days ago
made the first horse boxes, and Florence Tomline. He was educated at City of Oxford High School for Boys before doing his National Service at the beginning of the 1950s in Malaya, an experience he rarely spoke about. On his return he had a brief... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
OBITUARY: magazine editor and early pioneer of plastic bagsmade the first horse boxes, and Florence Tomline. He was educated at City of O
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 3 days ago
made the first horse boxes, and Florence Tomline. He was educated at City of Oxford High School for Boys before doing his National Service at the beginning of the 1950s in Malaya, an experience he rarely spoke about. On his return he had a brief... Read more
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Gazette
Owner of Berkeley Castle and former high sheriff of Gloucestershire John Berkeley dieswas educated at The Oratory School near Reading before obtaining his BA in law
Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
was educated at The Oratory School near Reading before obtaining his BA in law a Magdalen College, Oxford. Two years of national service with the 10th Royal Hussars followed before a 16-year spell with the Queen’s Own Warwickshire and... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
OBITUARY: magazine editor and earlier pioneer of plastic bagsmade the first horse boxes, and Florence Tomline. He was educated at City of O
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 3 days ago
made the first horse boxes, and Florence Tomline. He was educated at City of Oxford High School for Boys before doing his National Service at the beginning of the 1950s in Malaya, an experience he rarely spoke about. On his return he had a brief... Read more
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Oxford Mail
OBITUARY: magazine editor and earlier pioneer of plastic bagsmade the first horse boxes, and Florence Tomline. He was educated at City of O
Oxford Mail / Posted 3 days ago
made the first horse boxes, and Florence Tomline. He was educated at City of Oxford High School for Boys before doing his National Service at the beginning of the 1950s in Malaya, an experience he rarely spoke about. On his return he had a brief... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
OBITUARY: Pressed Steel magazine editor who promoted the earliest plastic bagsmade the first horse boxes, and Florence Tomline. He was educated at City of O
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 3 days ago
made the first horse boxes, and Florence Tomline. He was educated at City of Oxford High School for Boys before doing his National Service at the beginning of the 1950s in Malaya, an experience he rarely spoke about. On his return he had a brief... Read more
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Bury Times
TRIBUTES TO LOVED ONES: A kind-hearted grandfather who served with the Fusiliersand Elisha. Bury-born Mr Holcroft lived and worked in the town all his life, a
Bury Times / Posted 3 days ago
and Elisha. Bury-born Mr Holcroft lived and worked in the town all his life, apart from 1957 to 1959 when he completed his National Service, serving with the Fusiliers in Cyprus. Mr Holcroft worked as a self-employed builder before becoming a... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Parents, students decry Montfort Secondary’s decision to drop rugbyIt encourages them to think how to move when the going gets tough, safety, and
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
It encourages them to think how to move when the going gets tough, safety, and how to win games. “When they go to national service, they would have already gotten used to physical exertion and tough training under the sun. Most would be... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Parents, students decry Monfort Secondary’s decision to drop rugbyIt encourages them to think how to move when the going gets tough, safety, and
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
It encourages them to think how to move when the going gets tough, safety, and how to win games. “When they go to national service, they would have already gotten used to physical exertion and tough training under the sun. Most would be... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Tributes paid to ‘generous and charming’ Duty Free star Keith Barronwife of 58 years Mary and his son, James, also an actor. The TV stalwart was b
Irish Examiner / Posted 4 days ago
wife of 58 years Mary and his son, James, also an actor. The TV stalwart was born in South Yorkshire in 1934 and, after national service in the RAF, joined an amateur dramatics group also attended by Brian Blessed. He later moved to London,... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Actor Keith Barron dies aged 83his son, James, also an actor. Keith Barron (AHA Talent )The TV stalwart was b
Irish Examiner / Posted 4 days ago
his son, James, also an actor. Keith Barron (AHA Talent )The TV stalwart was born in South Yorkshire in 1934 and, after national service in the RAF, joined an amateur dramatics group also attended by Brian Blessed. He later moved to London,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Duty Free star Keith Barron dies aged 83 after short illnesson television in Britain, starring in several popular shows The TV stalwart wa
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
on television in Britain, starring in several popular shows The TV stalwart was born in South Yorkshire in 1934 and, after national service in the RAF, joined an amateur dramatics group also attended by Brian Blessed. His first major role came the... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Duty Free, Benidorm and Coronation Street actor Keith Barron dies aged 83the Mirror reports - he once said a sadistic teacher forced him to leave school
Manchester Evening News / Posted 4 days ago
the Mirror reports - he once said a sadistic teacher forced him to leave school, resulting in him turning to acting after a National Service spell in the RAF. Keith in Coronation Street He later joined the same am-dram group as Brian Blessed and... Read more
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The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
Veteran belonging and the decline of American communities discussed by journalist and author at Amherst Collegecontribute to a divide between the U.S. and Israel. With this in mind, Junger
The Massachusetts Daily Collegian / Posted 4 days ago
contribute to a divide between the U.S. and Israel. With this in mind, Junger sees a solution. “I think mandatory national service would be incredible,” he said to a crowd that erupted in one of the few applauses of the evening. “The more... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Italy chiefs want Chelsea boss Conte back after World Cup humiliationafter the stunning play-off defeat to Sweden. Conte led Italy to the quarter-f
Daily Mirror / Posted 5 days ago
after the stunning play-off defeat to Sweden. Conte led Italy to the quarter-finals of Euro 2106 and after two years of national service moved back into club football at Stamford Bridge — leading Chelsea to the title in his first season.Italy... Read more
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Business Standard India
This is a good time to lock in some gains in the stock market: Chris Woodex-Japan long-only portfolio, now that a recap has been announced? Wood: One c
Business Standard India / Posted 5 days ago
ex-Japan long-only portfolio, now that a recap has been announced? Wood: One could buy PSBs, but they might be asked to do national service. Besides, some consolidation is likely in the sector; we still don’t know at what terms the bigger banks... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Man who was voice of Saturday tea time results service for 15 years dies aged 87rising and falling intonation, he is hung up his micro+phone after more than 60
Daily Mirror / Posted 6 days ago
rising and falling intonation, he is hung up his micro+phone after more than 60 years of broadcasting. After finishing his National Service in 1950, Gudgin joined BFN Radio in Germany as a newsreader and occasional sports reviewer before taking up... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Veteran claims three generations of family left with deformities due to nuclear test radiation exposureanniversary of the UK’s first true hydrogen bomb test on November 8, 1957, code
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 6 days ago
anniversary of the UK’s first true hydrogen bomb test on November 8, 1957, codenamed Grapple X. Around 22,000 men, many on National Service, were ordered to Australia and Christmas Island in the South Pacific from 1952 to witness the explosion of... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Veteran claims three generations of family left with deformities due to nuclear test radiation exposureanniversary of the UK’s first true hydrogen bomb test on November 8, 1957, code
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 6 days ago
anniversary of the UK’s first true hydrogen bomb test on November 8, 1957, codenamed Grapple X. Around 22,000 men, many on National Service, were ordered to Australia and Christmas Island in the South Pacific from 1952 to witness the explosion of... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Chris Jack: Scotland must consign a failed era to the past and look to the future under next Hampden bosslevel. There is no doubt that Brown can still be a key part of the Scotland sq
EveningTimes Online / Posted 7 days ago
level. There is no doubt that Brown can still be a key part of the Scotland squad and team, but having retired from national service once already he now has another decision to make. Only he knows if that time has come to call it a day for... Read more
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Perth Now
More heads will roll in citizenship sagawas born that same year in Burnie. “I have always regarded my late father as A
Perth Now / Posted 7 days ago
was born that same year in Burnie. “I have always regarded my late father as Australian, particularly as he undertook his national service and participated as a member of the Australian Army Reserve and voted in every Australian election since... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Suicide awareness walk at Wagner College battles mental illness stigmaWagner College, president of Alpha Phi Omega and co-organizer of the event, sai
Staten Island Advance / Posted 7 days ago
Wagner College, president of Alpha Phi Omega and co-organizer of the event, said the walk coincides with their sorority's national service week. "It's such a personal thing for me; I really wanted to do something like this on campus," said... Read more
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North Devon Gazette & Advertiser
Appeal for memories of North Devon forces veteransBAOR, Cyrus, the Canal zone, pre and post war Palestine, Kenya and Ulster, plus
North Devon Gazette & Advertiser / Posted 7 days ago
BAOR, Cyrus, the Canal zone, pre and post war Palestine, Kenya and Ulster, plus 1940s India, Malaya, Greece, Berlin and National Service. If you can help or for more information, call Colin Vincent on 01805 625280 or email colin@ndva.co.uk or... Read more
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walesonline
Thousands of people across Wales pay tribute on Remembrance Sundayservicemen and women killed in conflict. Hosted by Cardiff council, the Welsh
walesonline / Posted 7 days ago
servicemen and women killed in conflict. Hosted by Cardiff council, the Welsh Government and the Royal British Legion, the National Service of Remembrance for Wales took place at the Welsh National War Memorial in Alexandra Gardens, Cathays Park on... Read more
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ABC News
Democrats back military veterans as candidates in their battle to retake the Houseto his staff and the Boston Globe. Moulton was recruited in part by New Politi
ABC News / Posted 7 days ago
to his staff and the Boston Globe. Moulton was recruited in part by New Politics, a bipartisan organization that supports national service alumni and military veterans running for public office. A common theme among the younger class of Democrats... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Oregon keeps a promise to veterans and military familieshousing and job training programs. In addition, it doubled the current support
OregonLive.com / Posted 8 days ago
housing and job training programs. In addition, it doubled the current support for County Veteran Service Officers and national service organizations. An additional $2.5 million went to the Oregon Health Authority budget to support veterans'... Read more
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CBC.ca
Communities across Canada hold solemn Remembrance Day tributes3 Wing Bagotville, Que., that will fly above the National War Memorial. The pr
CBC.ca / Posted 8 days ago
3 Wing Bagotville, Que., that will fly above the National War Memorial. The prime minister will not attend this year's national service. Instead, he took part in a ceremony of remembrance in Vietnam, where he was attending the APEC leaders... Read more
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CBC.ca
Communities across Canada prepare for solemn Remembrance Day tributes3 Wing Bagotville, Que., that will fly above the National War Memorial. The pr
CBC.ca / Posted 8 days ago
3 Wing Bagotville, Que., that will fly above the National War Memorial. The prime minister will not attend this year's national service. Instead, he will take part in a ceremony of remembrance in Vietnam, where he's attending the APEC leaders... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Sunday’s Editorial: A veteran writes about joining paratroopers at age of 41Entering the battlefield at the age of 41 is a rare form of national service an
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 9 days ago
Entering the battlefield at the age of 41 is a rare form of national service and patriotism. Michael MacLeod not only left his safe life in America for a tour in Iraq and Afghanistan, he has given the rest of us the benefit of his insights in a... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australia pauses to reflect on courage, sacrifice 99 years from end of Great WarWar I, and thousands have attended ceremonies to commemorate the occasion. At
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 9 days ago
War I, and thousands have attended ceremonies to commemorate the occasion. At the Australian War Memorial in Canberra, a national service heard of the immeasurable sacrifice and suffering faced by Australian servicemen and women in all armed... Read more
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metro
Here's why Scottish Remembrance Day poppies are differentSunday meanwhile is always held on a weekend so everyone has a chance to pay th
metro / Posted 9 days ago
Sunday meanwhile is always held on a weekend so everyone has a chance to pay their respects. Every Remembrance Sunday, a National Service for Remembrance is held at The Cenotaph in Whitehall, where the Queen, the Prime Minister and members of... Read more
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express
Remainers are in it for themselves, blasts Frederick Forsythnoggin but though the barman will serve the drink the friendly company will be
express / Posted 9 days ago
noggin but though the barman will serve the drink the friendly company will be noticeably missing. Looking back at National Service it is clear that in the modern age every drill sergeant would be arrested for dreadful libel. But we... Read more
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The Welwyn & Hatfield Times
Veteran of Welwyn Garden City to pay his respects at London Cenotaph this Remembrance Sundayof his wounds in the First World War as well as all those that have died in ser
The Welwyn & Hatfield Times / Posted 9 days ago
of his wounds in the First World War as well as all those that have died in service.” Ralph joined the army as part of his National Service in 1953. He served with the Royal Signals as a wireless operator and drill instructor based in... Read more
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Journal Gazette & Times-Courier
IDES highlights state services for veteransAmerican Veterans, Disabled American Veterans, Paralyzed American Veterans, and
Journal Gazette & Times-Courier / Posted 9 days ago
American Veterans, Disabled American Veterans, Paralyzed American Veterans, and others. These organizations often have National Service Officers that can assist Veterans with filing VA Disability Compensation Claims and rekindling that military... Read more
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Business Wire
Audax Private Equity Completes the Sale of RESA PowerRESA Power, said “We are delighted to partner with Blue Sea Capital for this ne
Business Wire / Posted 10 days ago
RESA Power, said “We are delighted to partner with Blue Sea Capital for this next phase of our strategy to become the national service provider of choice within our chosen market sectors. The team at Blue Sea Capital shares our strategic... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Service is a way to honor our veteransand nation should be our standard for defining “patriotism.” Unfortunately, we
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 10 days ago
and nation should be our standard for defining “patriotism.” Unfortunately, we now live in a society that undervalues national service. Given our limited opportunities to serve — we have created an all-volunteer military force (less than 1... Read more
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KTNV Las Vegas
Quilts of Valor gives comfort to Las Vegas veteransmembers herself. "It's scary but I'm so proud. I couldn't be more proud of wha
KTNV Las Vegas / Posted 10 days ago
members herself. "It's scary but I'm so proud. I couldn't be more proud of what they've done" The Quilts of Valor is a national service group founded in 2003 to connect with veterans. Hall has dedicated her time to make sure others who have... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Drug addict detained over theft and break-insaid both suspects were alleged to have committed a crime at the house of Sekon
The Borneo Post / Posted 10 days ago
said both suspects were alleged to have committed a crime at the house of Sekong assemblyman, Datuk Samsudin Yahya, National Service Camp of Bagai Budi at Mile 7, Hassan Nur Rahman Villa at Kampung Tinusa 1, and Kampung Tinusa... Read more
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11 News Houston
Veterans Day: With numbers dwindling, should military or civilian service be required?expected of all Americans? Service advocates, military veterans and political
11 News Houston / Posted 10 days ago
expected of all Americans? Service advocates, military veterans and political commentators have argued that a large-scale national service program — which would either encourage or mandate that young Americans spend time in military or civilian... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
OBITUARY: Key figure in museums throughout the countyjoined Pimms builders in Eynsham as an apprentice carpenter. Mr Smith had a br
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 10 days ago
joined Pimms builders in Eynsham as an apprentice carpenter. Mr Smith had a break between 1947 and 1949 while completing National Service in the RAF before returning to Pimms. In 1951 he moved to Cantwell builders in Standlake where he worked on... Read more
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Oxford Mail
OBITUARY: Key figure in museums throughout the countyjoined Pimms builders in Eynsham as an apprentice carpenter. Mr Smith had a br
Oxford Mail / Posted 10 days ago
joined Pimms builders in Eynsham as an apprentice carpenter. Mr Smith had a break between 1947 and 1949 while completing National Service in the RAF before returning to Pimms. In 1951 he moved to Cantwell builders in Standlake where he worked on... Read more
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The North West Star
Flanagan concedes a third Commonwealth Games will be an uphill battleslammed the decision not to give her a "heads up" that someone else would be pl
The North West Star / Posted 10 days ago
slammed the decision not to give her a "heads up" that someone else would be playing in her number and said seven years of national service warranted a text message. "It wasn't about the number, that's sport, I'm not in the national squad and... Read more
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KTNV Las Vegas
Quilts of Valor gives comfort to Veteransmembers herself. "It's scary but I'm so proud. I couldn't be more proud of wha
KTNV Las Vegas / Posted 10 days ago
members herself. "It's scary but I'm so proud. I couldn't be more proud of what they've done" The Quilts of Valor is a national service group founded in 2003 to connect with veterans. Hall has dedicated her time to make sure others who have... Read more
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express
Paddington Bear: Last book written by Michael Bond to be publishedfollowing a short illness. He was inspired to write Paddington At St Paul's, a
express / Posted 11 days ago
following a short illness. He was inspired to write Paddington At St Paul's, a picture book, after getting involved in the National Service of Thanksgiving to mark the Queen's 90th birthday. His Reflection On The Passing Of The Years was read at... Read more
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