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    People Keep Saying, “Thank You for Your Service”
    What a difference 46 years makes. When I came back from Vietnam in 1969 nobody thanked me for my service. Not even my Uncle Sam; all he wanted to do was end me back.But I wasn’t too keen on that idea. I’d already spent my time in hell,...
  • Tim McGraw gives veterans new homes
    Tim McGraw gives veterans new homes; 36 Mortgage free houses slated for 2015
    Tim McGraw's veteran connection has people around the country impressed with his generosity. It is only a few days before the celebration of America’s Independence Day, July 4, and word has gotten out that six worthy servicemen in the...
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    Seeking clarity from Rep. Richard Hanna
    On June 16, 2015, we sent letters to Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi, NY State Senator Joseph Griffo, Representative Richard Hanna, and Senator Charles Schumer. These letters, acknowledged as received, were in reference to the on-going investigation...
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    The VA Tries to Market the Veterans Choice Program
    A little over a year ago, Eric Shinseki resigned as the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in the wake of the wait time scandal at the VA’s Phoenix Health Care System.Then last August Congress passed the Veterans Choice and Accountability Act and...
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    Research Shows how the VA Could Reduce Suicide by Veterans
    New scientific research shows that the Department of Veterans Affairs can do more to reduce the number of veterans who commit suicide. The study, Predictive Modeling and Concentration of the Risk of Suicide, was published in the American Journal...
  • Dearborn holding Sunday traditional Flag Day service of dignified disposal for flags
    Dearborn's traditional Flag Day service of dignified disposal for flags Sunday
    The city of Dearborn will hold its annual Flag Day commemoration ceremony this weekend at Ford Field Park.The Dearborn Allied War Veterans Council and the city will again return to the top of the hill along Cherry Hill (west of Brady) at 6 p.m....
  • Wells Fargo, Military Warriors Support Found. give home to vet at Rose Parade
    Wells Fargo, Military Warriors Support Found. give home to vet at Rose Parade
    In one of the most “Inspiring Stories” of the 126th Tournament of Roses Parade, Wells Fargo teamed up with Military Warriors Support Foundation to present the key to a new mortgage-free home to a veteran of Iraq and Afghanistan....
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    Thanks for Your Service
    There have been a lot of changes in post 9/11 America, and one of the most incredible changes is the way people say to veterans, “Thanks for your service.”Nobody ever said that to the troops returning from Vietnam. In fact, for years...
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    The VA builds a palace instead of a hospital
    Just when you think the Department of Veterans Affairs couldn’t possibly generate another scandal, the Department of Veterans Affairs generates another scandal. That’s what the VA seems to do best, generate scandals.The latest scandal...
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    Nobody Lost Their Job Because of the VA Wait Time Scandal
    Despite what Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert A. McDonald has said, it seems that nobody has lost their job because of the disgraceful Wait Time scandal at the Carl T. Hayden VA Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona.Back in February, McDonald...
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    Vietnam Veterans of America Clothing Drive in Brockport June 9
    The Vietnam Veterans of America will conduct another clothing drive in the Brockport area (zip code 14420) on June 9, 2015.This is a great way to recycle those clothes hanging in the back of the closet.Call Vietnam Veterans of America, or log onto...
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    Veterans Career Fair is in Connecticut on Monday, June 1
    Several well-respected companies in Connecticut are specifically looking to hire veterans who possess easily transferrable skills for their open positions. No matter what the skill level, there are employers across a wide range of industries that...
  • Pia Pia loves and supports Plato Pet Treats.  She helps a veteran.
    Treats for your Dog and You can help a Veteran and Homeless dog....
    Plato Pet Treats is launching a new program, “Plato Wags Back”. This program will help support Veteran’s and Homeless Dogs. With the purchase of each bag of Plato Pet Treats, the company will make a financial and product donation...
  • Veterans and taxpayers will lose if Aurora VA hospital is not finished
    Veterans and taxpayers will lose if Aurora VA hospital is not finished
    The new VA hospital under construction in Aurora, Colorado will go down as one of the biggest boondoggles in U.S. history. Construction was halted on the new facility in December when the contractor stopped work saying there was not enough money...
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    Flanders Field poppies
    Have you ever been out and about on Memorial Day and seen an elderly veteran with a handful of red poppies for sale? If so, do you know the reason s/he is selling the flowers? The reason is part legend and part history.Following the death of a...
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