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    Vietnam Veterans of America Clothing Drive in Brockport September 8
    The Vietnam Veterans of America will conduct another clothing drive in the Brockport area (zip code 14420) on September 8, 2015. This includes the Town of Sweden and the Village of Brockport. This is an absolutely great way to recycle those summer...
  • Bush defends ‘anchor baby’ remarks today but the GOP may have lost Latinos already
    Bush defends ‘anchor baby’ remarks but the GOP may have lost Latinos already
    Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush held a “Veterans Forum” in Colorado today and tried once again to explain his comments about anchor babies. Yesterday in Texas, Bush tried to explain his earlier statement that the term was...
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    Pound the Ground for the Veterans Outreach Center
    Rochester’s Veteran’s Outreach Center has been serving Veterans for 40 years, and they would like you to walk or run through Mendon Ponds Park to raise money for the place that is a veteran’s best friend in Rochester. It is...
  • Sick String Outlaws to perform at American Warrior Festival
    American Warrior Festival 2015 coming to Valley Center August 29th.
    Strength In Numbers Entertainment presents the American Warrior Festival 2015. The annual festival supporting our troops and veterans is going to be held at the Woods Valley Kampground in Valley Center on SaturdayAugust 29th. The festival starts...
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    John McCain’s bill would make veterans eligible for private health care
    On Wednesday, just hours before Congress left town for a month, Arizona Senator John McCain introduced a bill in the Senate that would make all veterans enrolled in the VA’s health care system eligible for private medical care paid for by...
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    Butterfly release at hospital helps grieving families heal
    Many people have been at a funeral or wedding and seen live butterflies released into the air in honor of the occasion. Butterfly releases are becoming more common. According to MSN on Friday, butterflies took on a new meaning when Cora...
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    VA to Outsource Care for Veterans with Hepatitis C
    Hepatitis C is a serious blood and liver condition that is treated with expensive new drugs that literally cost the VA billions of dollars. So the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is planning to outsource care for about 180,000 veterans...
  • Veterans Administration in Atlanta
    Congressman Palazzo keeps his promises to veterans
    In a communication with the Gulf Coast Examiner, fromSteven Palazzo, Congressmanof the 4th congressional district in Mississippi,he commented on the Veterans Administration and said, "more than a year after learning that VA hospitals lied...
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    Slowdown by VA employees cost 34,000 Veterans their VA Benefits
    VA employees at the VA enrollment center in Atlanta dragged their feet for so long and delayed processing applications from 34,000 Iraq and Afghanistan War veterans for so long that the applications expired, and the 34,000 combat veterans lost...
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    Worker in Veterans Cemetery Steals 150 Gravestones
    An employee at the Rhode Island Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery in Exeter, R.I. stole more than 150 upright granite headstones from veterans’ graves and used them as flooring in his garage.Kevin Maynard an employee at the Rhode Island...
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    The VA has 41,500 unfilled positions for medical professionals
    It’s no wonder the Department of Veterans Affairs can’t provide quality medical care to America’s veterans; there are 41,500 vacant job positions for doctors, nurses, physician assistants and other medical professionals in the...
  • Access can help
    Access can find homes for veterans in Jackson County
    Jackson County Oregon lays claim to a lot of statistics that are not very complimentary and one of these is the number of homeless veterans who are here. Thanks to a grant from the Veteran’s Administration, Access is now able to turn that...
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    The VA Health Care Van comes to Brockport Every Wednesday
    Life just got a little easier for Veterans in the Brockport area who are enrolled in the VA healthcare system.The Canandaigua VA Medical Center’s Rural Mobile TeleHealth Van comes out to Brockport every Wednesday morning and parks behind the...
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    Congress stalls bill to help veterans register for college classes
    The House Veterans’ Affairs Committee is sitting on a bill that would give veterans the ability to register early for their college classes.Athletes at many colleges and universities already have that ability, but veterans going to school o...
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    Even Tanks Have Bad Days
    Don't you hate when this happens?This photo was taken by William Hatfield during one of his three tours in Vietnam. Serving a US Naval Hospital Corpsman he spent most of his time in country serving as a medic attached to various Marine units....
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