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  • Honor Flight
    One man’s mission for World War II veterans - Honor Flight
    May 2005 saw a special dream come true as Honor Flight took wing and flew into the realm of reality. That month, six small planes from Springfield, Ohio carried 12 World War II veterans to Washington D.C. so they could visit the memorial built to...
  • Honor Flight
    World War II veterans' Honor Flight
    May 2005 saw a special dream come true as Honor Flight took wing and flew into the realm of reality. That month, six small planes from Springfield, Ohio carried 12 World War II veterans to Washington D.C. so they could visit the memorial built to...
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    Wounded Warriors at Fort Carson Treated like Second Class Citizens
    This country has come a long way since the Vietnam War when veterans were treated like dirt. Back then returning veterans were either not met at the airport by anybody when they arrived home or they were met by anti-war protesters. Today there are...
  • Veterans could get lifetime national recreation pass for $10 under proposal
    Veterans could get lifetime national recreation pass for $10 under proposal
    Another effort to make it less costly for veterans to use federal recreation areas was introduced in Congress. Unlike some other bills floating around, this one would lower the price but not make it free. Rep. Richard Nugent (R-Florida) introduced...
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    Sunday March 29 is Vietnam Veterans Day
    In 2012 President Obama signed a proclamation declaring March 29 as Vietnam Veterans Day, a day of patriotic and national observance for Vietnam Veterans.If you meet a Vietnam Veteran, say “Welcome Home.” It’s one of the things...
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    March 29 is Vietnam Veterans Day
    In 2012 President Obama signed a proclamation declaring March 29 as Vietnam Veterans Day, a day of patriotic and national observance for Vietnam Veterans.If you meet a Vietnam Veteran, say “Welcome Home.” It’s been a long time...
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    Honor Women Vietnam Veterans
    Jan Scruggs is the man who came up with the idea of building a Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington. He is also the founder of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, the nonprofit organization created to build and maintain the Memorial.The...
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    Department of Veterans Affairs thinks all roads to straight to the VA
    According to The Wall Street Journal, on Tuesday the bureaucrats at the Department of Veterans Affairs finally admitted that all roads don’t lead straight to VA Medical Centers.Under a federal law passed last year, The Veterans’ Access...
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    VA Expands Eligibility for Therapy for Military Sexual Trauma
    The Disabled American Veterans reports that the VA has just expanded eligibility for victims of Military Sexual Trauma. According to a report in DAV Magazine, the Department of Veterans Affairs did so to make it easier for those veterans to...
  • Illinois lottery scratch-off tickets support veteran programs
    Illinois lottery scratch-off tickets support veteran programs
    The Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs (IDVA) yesterday announced that thanks to the people of Illinois buying the Veterans’ Cash scratch-off lottery ticket the IDVA are able to award this year $353,100 in grants to 18 non...
  • IIQTC Brings Qigong and Tai Chi to Veterans
    IIQTC Brings Qigong and Tai Chi to Veterans
    The Institute of Integral Qigong and Tai Chi (IIQTC) directed by Dr. Roger Jahnke, OMD, has benefited veterans across the country and its success continues to grow. The IIQTC trains Qigong and Tai Chi (Taiji) teachers and has recently released...
  • Welcome to a tour of South Mississippi
    Follow Congressman Palazzo on his South Mississippi tour
    He's a tough guy to keep up with and Mississippi's 4th Congressional District Representative, Steven Palazzo proved that to the Gulf Coast Examiner during his recent constituent visit across Southern Mississippi.Said Congressman Palazzo, ...
  • Cobb M.E.: Pregnant ex-marine hanged herself after killing her three children
    Cobb M.E.: Pregnant ex-marine hanged herself after killing her three children
    An ex-marine who was found dead along with her three children in her Cobb County apartment earlier this year, apparently hanged herself with a belt, the Cobb Medical Examiner’s Office said in a report released Tuesday. And officials said the...
  •  U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert McDonald
    Veterans say VA Secretary Robert McDonald is still in hot water
    U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary Robert McDonald has had a contentious record so far. And veterans are not happy about it.While appearing before the House Veterans' Affairs Committee on Feb. 11, 2015, he sparred with Rep....
  • Beginning farmer education for veterans
    Beginning farmer education for veterans
    Military veterans prefer hands-on learning with people they trust. Veterans want to “do” rather than listen to lectures. Successful educators build relationships with veterans and create Beginning Farmer training techniques that...