Veteran Affairs Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. Rising wages power gainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Campbell Reporter

    A flurry of data released Wednesday signaled that the fundamentals of the U.S. economy remain solid, if unspectacular, three weeks before the Federal Reserve will likely begin raising interest rates. Consumers appear relatively confident in the economy and may be poised to spend a decent chunk of their rising incomes during the holiday shopping season.


  2. Author pays homage to 'superhero' veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Orlando Sentinel

    To author Valerie Pfundstein, military veterans are the true heroes and superheroes. They took center stage as students gathered at Lost Lake Elementary School recently for an inspirational talk by Pfundstein.


  3. Man apprehended after jumping over White HouseaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Lebanon Daily News

    Man apprehended after jumping over White House fence A man jumped the fence at the White House on Thursday before he was immediately caught by security officers. Check out this story on A man named Joseph Caputo jumped the White House fence at about 2:45 p.m. ET and was immediately taken into custody, the White House announced in a statement.


  4. Commemorating Paris Victims, Hollande Vows To 'Destroy Army Of Fanatics'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Weekday Magazine

    French President Francois Hollande speaks during a ceremony to pay a national homage to the victims of the Paris attacks at Les Invalides monument in Paris, France, on November 27. French President Francois Hollande has told a ceremony commemorating the victims of the November 13 terrorist attacks in Paris that "France will do everything to destroy the army of fanatics that committed these crimes." The French flag has been hung from balconies and windows along the streets of Paris as about 2,000 invitees gathered for the commemoration ceremony at the city's military museum.


  5. Oakland opens 50-bed winter shelterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | SFBay

    The shelter opened Nov. 16 at the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul at 675 23rd Street and the shelter will stay open until April 15, 2016, according to city officials. A person without a place to sleep can get a bed through nine referring agencies, such as Bay Area Community Services at 559 16th St., City Team at 722 Washington St. and the East Oakland Community Project at 7515 International Blvd. Oakland's Community Housing Services Manager Susan Shelton said to keep the bed a person has to come each night.


  6. Rockwell Announces 'It's About Time!' 6-Month Campaign to Reward...Read the original story

    Friday | PRWeb

    Additionally, making a 'call for essays' today, Rockwell will subsequently review submitted stories and recognize and award U.S. military veterans aspiring to make future break-through contributions to American society in the years to come -- and the individual who significantly inspired and/or mentored them along the way. U.S.-based luxury lifestyle brand of unique and high quality watches, apparel and sunglasses will award individuals accomplishing major breakthrough feats in the fields of sports, science and song on a monthly basis for six months.


  7. Ohio State and Michigan have combined for many memoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Daily Record

    When Ohio State plays Michigan for the 112th time, Urban Meyer and Jim Harbaugh will begin a chapter in perhaps college football's greatest rivalry. The eighth-ranked Buckeyes and 12th-ranked Wolverines will make scarlet-and-gray and maize-and-blue fans ooh and ah for a few hours Saturday at the Big House.


  8. Carolyn Livengood: San Mateo County Veterans Commission holds inaugural meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Inside Bay Area

    The first-ever San Mateo County Veterans Commission, recently created by the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors, had its inaugural meeting on Nov. 16 at the Board of Supervisors Chambers at 400 County Center in Redwood City. An opening reception kicked off the evening, followed by the meeting at which 10 of the 11 recently appointed members of the commission were sworn in to review its role and begin its work serving and advocating on behalf of the county's approximately 33,000 veterans.


  9. Aurora Wal-Mart greeter helps make holiday shopping joyfulRead the original story

    Thursday | Daily Herald

    That's how you'll be greeted when you walk into the Wal-Mart at Butterfield and Kirk roads in Aurora when George Cornwell is working. The long-haired, Harley-riding, tattooed and jewelry-covered Vietnam veteran has been charming customers with his friendly personality since the store opened seven years ago.


  10. Republicans make play for vets' votesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 26 | The Hill

    Republican presidential candidates, in a crowded field that lacks a top player who's also a veteran, are scrambling to court members of the armed services. That appeal comes in a variety of ways - including campaign committees, veteran services, or simply keeping veterans' issues at the forefront of their stump speeches - as the GOP hopefuls jockey for the small, yet active, voting bloc.


  11. Man Jumps White House FenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 26 | WMAL-AM Washington

    The U.S. Secret Service apprehended a man Thursday after he jumped over a White House fence as the first family was inside celebrating Thanksgiving. Photos on social media appear to show the man, whose identity has not been released, cloaked in an American Flag and raising his hands victoriously in the air.


  12. First VFW in America serves Thanksgiving meal to vets and homeless in DenverRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 26 | Brush News-Tribune

    Volunteer Adrian Garcia, left, gives homeless Navy veteran Michael Libby a meal to take with him on Thanksgiving at VFW Post 1 in Denver. Behind them is an exhibit called "The Art of War," with all of the art by veterans.


  13. Dentists recount strangest things found in patients' mouthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 | KCTV5

    While most of us brush, floss and use mouthwash before visiting a dentist, a new survey shows some people don't and perhaps haven't for a long time. Dr. Greg Pifer with Mobile Dentistry of Arizona admits he was taken aback after taking an X-ray of a World War II veteran's mouth.


  14. Bryant: Paid patriotism costs fans in more ways than oneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 19 | ESPN

    THE INFLUENCE OF the military represents the most significant and uncomfortable change in sports in post-9/11 America. Significant because the game, on TV and at the stadium, has been awash in military overtones since the destruction of the World Trade Center, and uncomfortable because the root of the change has been an unstable metastasizing of fear, nationalism, patriotism -- and especially commerce.


  15. Newcastle, MERead the original story

    Thursday Nov 12 | Lincoln County News

    Area food pantries recently received a helping hand from students at Medomak Middle School in the form of a student-led food drive. Tuesday, November 24, 2015 The retirement of longtime Wiscasset School Department band teacher Roger Whitney in October raised concern among parents about the future of the band program, Superintendent Heather Wilmot said.


  16. Over $10.3 million raised during Hayastan All Armenian Fund's TV marathon 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Arka News Agency

    YEREVAN, November 27. /ARKA/. Hayastan All Armenian Fund's TV marathon attracted $10,378,465 this year.


  17. Obituary-TAMA-Rex M. Avery, 94Read the original story

    Thursday | Northern-Sun Print

    Rex M. Avery, 94, of Tama, a World War II Veteran, died on Veteran's Day, November 11, 2015 under the care of Iowa River Hospice. Funeral Services were held Saturday, November 14, 2015 at 10:30 AM at Kruse-Phillips Funeral Home in Tama with Pastor Warren Riley officiating.


  18. Remember the veterans long after their dayRead the original story

    Thursday | Marietta Times

    After Veterans Day passes, many people forget about the service and sacrifice of our nation's heroes. These brave men and women, whether they served in World War II or they just returned from a tour in Afghanistan, deserve our highest honor and respect not only on Veteran's Day, but all year round.


  19. Ohio State football: OSU/Michigan has produced many memorable momentsRead the original story

    Thursday | The Medina Gazette

    When Ohio State plays Michigan for the 112th time, Urban Meyer and Jim Harbaugh will begin a chapter in perhaps college football's greatest rivalry. There's a lot of material in the storied series that dates to 1897.


  20. GOVERNMENT: Crimes bring only demotionsRead the original story

    Thursday | Observer

    Two high-ranking Department of Veterans Affairs officials bullied managers lower on the bureaucratic totem pole into accepting job transfers so they could take the vacated jobs - with less work but at the same pay, VA officials confirmed this week. Senior executives Diana Rubens, paid $181,497 a year, and Kimberly Graves, at $173,949, also collected more than $400,000 in relocation benefits.