Veteran Affairs Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. WWII: 'You just weren't meant to leave this world'Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

    When 93-year-old Leo Clennon wears his "World War II veteran" cap, strangers often approach him to say thanks for his service. It was 70 years ago when the Philo native and Savoy resident received the wound that earned him a Purple Heart.

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  2. National Security: Indian public needs to be more vigilant and politicians accountableRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Merinews

    In all matured democracies people's first concern is national security because if country is not safe then it is the people, the aam adami who will suffer and not the Netas and the babus , who have sufficient black money stacked abroad to run away from the country. In India the people have left the security of the country totally in the hands of this Neta-Babu combine who keep the matter so hush hush that real state of affairs is not known to media or the people in the name of security.

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  3. State Grant Program for Military Bases Gets Infusion of FundsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Texas Tribune

    Cpl. Danielle Aldrich, a landing support specialist with the 2nd Combat Logistics Battalion, directs a U.S. Army CH-47 Chinook during an exercise at Fort Bliss, Texas, on April 5, 2014. Throughout August, The Texas Tribune will feature 31 ways Texans' lives will change because of new laws that take effect For weeks, officials at Houston's Ellington Field Reserve Base have been working on a state grant proposal that would allow them to revamp their air control tower.

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  4. Welcome Home Vets celebrates education, healthRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Daily Courier

    ... at the school. She said the entire purpose of this eighth annual collaboration between the Northern Arizona Veteran Affairs Health Care System and the university is to showcase to returning veterans all the services that are available to help them ...

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  5. United Way Closer to Campaign Kick-OffRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WCHI-AM Chillicothe

    The Ross County Chapter of United Way is set to begin its newest campaign for the fall of 2015. CEO Cathy Whalen says they'll hold a campaign kick-off event at 9am, September 12th, at the Majestic Courtyard.

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  6. Drugs and Abusive Father Drove Her Into Military LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Women's eNews

    When Rhiannon Duncan passed the Army entrance exam at age 18 she saw it as a way to escape her father, who had sole custody of her at the time. She said her father had been sexually abusing her since she was 15, the point at which he also began sharing his drugs with her.

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  7. Harford County donates clothing needed for veteran burials to HdG American Legion postRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

    Harford County government employees who worked on the project are, from left, Karen Myers, director of Procurement; Sharon Vanden Eynden, administrative secretary; Debbie Duvall, senior assistant county attorney; Suzanne Wenzel, legal specialist; Jen Davis, administrative secretary to the director of administration. Harford County government employees who worked on the project are, from left, Karen Myers, director of Procurement; Sharon Vanden Eynden, administrative secretary; Debbie Duvall, senior assistant county attorney; Suzanne Wenzel, legal specialist; Jen Davis, administrative secretary to the director of administration.

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  8. VA plumbing mess is hurting veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Jacksonville Daily News

    There is no rational reason why an elderly veteran should have to go to Fayetteville to get a tooth filling replaced.

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  9. VRC - Court case Sept 28 public welcomeRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | NH Insider

    Now Comes the VRC represented by Peter Macdonald Minister, Sgt USMC and 100% disabled as so been Known by this court and TOL. The Constitution, Court Rulings and the RLUIPA law of 2000 place the rights and religious believes of the individual above the right for a town government to not only use zoning to stop unwanted religious beliefs in the TOL but to knowingly inflict harm on individuals to stop these U.S. citizens from living in Lee NH on church grounds.

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  10. Jethmalani supports OROP, slams JaitleyRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Former BJP leader Ram Jethmalani on Monday visited the ex-servicemen protesting here seeking One Rank One Pension and launched a sharp attack on Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. Saying he was there to support the veterans, Jethmalani said the finance minister was an "enemy" of the veterans as well as the nation.

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  11. New York town's large collection of WWII vet photos enduresRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    In this Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015, photo, World War II veteran Anthony Luciano points to his portrait in a collection of portraits of servicemen that were taken in a Mechanicville tavern during the war, at the Mechanicville Public Library in Mechanicville, N.Y. Seventy years after the war officially ended with Japan's surrender on Sept. 2, 1945, Siciliano's Restaurant in Mechanicville is long gone, but the black-and-white portraits endure.

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  12. China gives little credit, or help, to Nationalist WWII vetsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    Chinese World War II veteran Sun Yibai looks at materials from his youth at his home in Beijing in July 2015. "Nobody cares about veterans like me," he said.

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  13. On Native GroundWHY do We Fear Single-Payer Health Care?Read the original story

    7 hrs ago | American Reporter

    ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. -- It's been over 50 years since I wore the exquisitely fashioned fur scarf made of three Stone Marten skins attached to each other, flashing those beady glass brown eyes as the wearer shrugged her shoulders to adjust the draping.

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  14. Taiwan pro-independence activists protest at airport as former KMT...Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    A pro-independence demonstrator mocks Chang Jung-kung, spokesman for former KMT chief Lien Chan, as he addresses journalists yesterday in Taipei. Photo: United Daily News Taiwanese pro-independence activists launched a protest at an airport yesterday as former Kuomintang chairman Lien Chan left to attend Beijing's military parade to mark the 70th anniversary of Japan's surrender in the second world war.

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  15. HoCo First Responders Went 'Riding with the Heroes'Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Patch.com

    The ride went from Marriottsville through Frederick County, and residents may have heard the sound of motorcycles along the way. The ride took place Sunday, starting at the Public Safety Training Center in Marriottsville, through Frederick County, ending back at the PSTC.

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  16. Market MoverBUSH'S Mini-Bailout Missed a Mega-OpportunityRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | American Reporter

    I hope your Thanksgiving was relaxing and delicious. The holidays can bring tension and grief with them in addition to joy and celebration, especially on military bases for military moms.

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  17. Smith Douglas Homes Gives Back to Those Who Serve the CommunityRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | 24-7 Press Release

    Smith Douglas Homes wants to give thanks to all of the men and women who provide valuable services to the public by offering $6,000 towards the purchase of a new home*. Who qualifies for this amazing offer? Those who serve the community as teachers, medical/hospital staff, military, veterans, firefighters, police officers and EMTs.

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  18. Retired sergeant gets his name on Fort Carson's Special Events CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Denver Post

    Few gave thought to how well he did his job managing Fort Carson's Special Events Center until the Vietnam veteran died last year. But now, the retired master sergeant who spent 48 years working with troops will be remembered by everyone who sets foot in the facility at the center of the post, which on Friday was renamed the Bill Reed Special Events Center.

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  19. CCC celebrates 82nd anniversary with ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Times Observer

    The Civilian Conservation Corps built tens of thousands of bridges, over 800 state parks, 4,622 fish-rearing ponds and planted 45 million trees and shrubs between 1933 and 1942. The CCC gave nearly 225,000 veterans of World War I the chance to rebuild their lives through work relief efforts and included more than 85,000 Native Americans.

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  20. 23 wounded Marines, 3 rafts and a Grand Canyon trip of a lifetimeRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Arizona Republic

    Others helped raised the money to pay for the trip. The Marines, many severely wounded in battle, just had to show up.

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