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16 min ago | Daily Record

Morris prosecutor honored for supporting veterans

The employer of 13 U.S. military veterans, acting Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp was honored Tuesday as a supporter of workers who are committed to service in the armed forces.

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Related Topix: Life, US Army

Tue Apr 15, 2014

HeraldSun.com

Saying thanks is not enough

They can be forgiven if they think "Thanks for your service" is an incomplete thank you, an insincere and hollow expression, showing a lack of understanding and real appreciation of what these men and women had been through.

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Related Topix: Life, US Military, US Marine Corps, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, US News, Opinion

Messenger Newspapers

a Trafford social group has installed a Second World War veteran as its president.

Former RAF crewman Frank Tolley, aged 92, has taken the helm at the Hobblers and Wobblers and Friends of Trafford.

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Related Topix: Life, Aircraft, Avro Lancaster, Military Aircraft, Avro Aircraft

MilitaryCity.com

Your medical files may be at risk

After veteran Aaron Alexis shot and killed a dozen people at the Washington Navy Yard last September, the Air Force noted a spike in the number of personnel dipping into his electronic medical file.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, US Navy, Washington Navy Yard, Healthcare Law, Law, Life

Star Tribune

Inside the minds of America's war veterans

They're proud of campaigns this country didn't win. Even the demons of Vietnam are being exorcised.

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Related Topix: Life, Opinion

Journalgazette.net

Wyss honored by commissioners

The Allen County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday paid tribute to retiring state Sen. Tom Wyss at its legislative recap breakfast.

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Related Topix: Life, Indiana

Herald Gazette

Iraq war veteran seeks District 94 seat

When Owen Casas decided to run for public office, the message he wanted to make sure his constituency in Maine House District 94 understood is that win-or-lose, his goal is to affect change and help others learn to compromise.

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Related Topix: Life, Maine, Rockport, ME, Islesboro, ME, University of Maine

Northumberland Today

Search for family of First World War veteran continues

The hunt for relatives of a First World War veteran, who had family ties to north Northumberland, is continuing this year - the centenary of the start of the conflict.

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Related Topix: Life

The Olympian

Military caregiversa plight draws notice

Facing homelessness, Pam Busenius gave her Iraq War veteran husband an ultimatum: Call the Department of Veterans Affairs and get help for post-traumatic stress disorder, or Pam would take their two kids and leave him.

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Related Topix: Life, Suquamish, WA, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Patty Murray, Democrat

The Orlando Sentinel

Mica: Keep VA clinic open

U.S. Rep. John Mica , with support from other Central Florida congressmen, is pushing to keep open the Veterans Affairs clinic and two veterans housing centers on Lake Baldwin, even though those services are being moved to the new Veterans Affairs hospital in Lake Nona .

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Related Topix: John Mica, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Corrine Brown, Representative Alan Grayson, Representative Daniel Webster, Democrat, Life, Baldwin, FL

Denver Post

Arvada man, a World War II vet, gets overdue POW medal

Recipient Frank Dechant of Arvada listens to remarks during his POW Medal presentation at the Lakewood office of U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutte on Monday, April 14, 2014.

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Related Topix: Arvada, CO, Lakewood, CO, Life

Mon Apr 14, 2014

WTLV

Military veteran shot in the face when helping others

A local military veteran is recovering from a gunshot wound to the face after he was shot while trying to help others.

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Related Topix: Life

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Military vet faces murder charges

St. Petersburg Police say they have been patrolling a neighborhood for drug use -- the same neighborhood had a triple shooting in it on Saturday night.

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Related Topix: Life

Charleston Business Journal

Patriots Point named Department of Defense partner

To honor the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War, Patriots Point is going to renovate the exhibit to include new artifacts, aircraft and interactive components, according to a news release.

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Related Topix: Department of Defense, US News, Life

American Legion Magazine

Wounded Vietnam veteran steps into painting that hung over his bed

Army veteran Johnny Brooks was drafted only three weeks after his 20th birthday, three weeks after marrying his high school sweetheart, Flora.

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Related Topix: Arts, Painting, Life, Quilting, Hobbies

The Advocate

Gallipoli ticket win for World War II veteran

BIG OCCASION: Returned serviceman Athol Ewington, of Burnie, has been selected to attend the centenary Anzac Day service in Gallipoli.

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Related Topix: Life

NEWS.com.au

Arsonist strikes as crew fights fire

IRAQ War veteran Liam Haven wears his experiences on his skin, literally, with tattoos recording the story of his service.

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Related Topix: Life

The State

Myrtle Beach Honor Flight ready for finale

World War II veterans Hazel Adams and Iris Dian return from the Honor Flight Grand Strand/Myrtle Beach in October 2011.

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Related Topix: Myrtle Beach, SC, US National Parks, National World War Ii Memorial, Life

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Lady Luck in World War II veteran's corner

In this April 3, 2014 photo, World War II veteran Jerry Sirois poses at the Village at East Farms in Waterbury.

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Related Topix: Life, Waterbury, CT, US Military, US Navy, Explosion

Lexington Herald-Leader

'Verbatim theater' gives new voice to veterans' stories in production touring Kentucky campuses

An interviewer, Corban Coffman, talks with student veteran Stephanie Murphy, played by Samantha West, about her time in the military as UK theatre students perform "Voices of Student Veterans" in the Center Theater at the UK Student Center Sunday, April 13, 2014 in Lexington, Ky.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Lexington, KY, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY, Life, University of Kentucky

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