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Veterans Services offered at Glendale Community College – El Vaquero

On the heels of Veterans Day, The Vaquero explored the resources offered by the college for veteran students. GCC’s Veterans Resource Center is a place where veterans can get help after reintegrating into civilian life, providing benefits each semester for tutoring, grants, and furthering educational goals. Staff at the center (located in the annex of […]

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When veterans make entrepreneurship their next mission

California SCUBA Center owner Michael Fitzgerald joined the California Air National Guard to get a taste of the military when he was 18 years old. He also served with the Fresno Police Department and in Iraq as part of a special task force with the California Army National Guard. Photo contributed published on 22 November […]

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‘Ordinary Boys’ Make a Big Impact with Small Projects in Rushville

RUSHVILLE – Sometimes all it takes is a few regular guys with regular jobs who want to help their community. That’s the philosophy espoused by John Goddard and Joe Deck, the driving forces behind the Rushville chapter of 2x4s for Hope, an organization dedicated to providing small homes for veterans in need. The couple, along […]

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Tribal organization of veterans receives federal charter, a first in US history

BISMARCK, ND (KFYR) — The U.S. Senate has passed legislation that will create a federal charter for the National American Indian Veterans, a South Dakota-based organization that helps defend tribal veterans in all 50 states. The organization helps tribal veterans receive benefits and resources. Charters are granted by Congress to recognize national organizations that work […]

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‘Long-awaited’: Senate passes bill for Indigenous veterans organization

Indianz.Com > News > “Long Awaited”: Senate Passes Bill for Indigenous Veterans Organization Sen. Mike Rounds (R-South Dakota): National Indian American Veterans Charter Bill Passes Senate ‘Long-awaited’: Senate passes bill for Indigenous veterans organization The National American Indian Veterans Charter has been in the works for decades Monday, November 21, 2022 By Acee […]

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Lather struggles with the weather at Camp Lejeune |

There is a saying “Once a Marine, always a Marine” and that no doubt applies to Kerrville resident Frank Mousser, but his time in the United States Marine Corps was marked by both great adventures and tragedy. Mousser was stationed at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina from 1982 to 1988… the height of the period in […]

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Veterans organization seeks opportunities in agriculture | New

Veteran and farmer Shelly Woods served our country in the 1980s, completing her military service just before Desert Storm. Upon his return to civilian life, Woods yearned for community. “I never felt like I belonged in a lot of veterans groups, I was either too young or a woman,” Shelly recalls. She then founded the […]

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Chronic pain study suggests medication management is better than therapy

A study of chronic low back pain in veterans taking long-term opioids found that targeted medication management led to better outcomes compared to cognitive behavioral therapy, but the results were unclear which approach was the best. The researchers who published their findings Thursday in the Journal of the American Medical Association network concluded that the […]

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Review of All Things Real Estate: Veterans Day and the VA Loan

Bob Hillery CR properties As this article is published, Veterans Day will have passed a week ago, but it’s never too late to thank veterans for their service to our great nation. Whether a veteran has served 3 years or more than 30 years, all have given a little and some have given everything; our […]

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Recovering veterans give back to the community | New

A small group of people gathered at State Park on Saturday at the request of Bubba Jacobs. Jacobs is a recovering veteran and member of Veterans and Patriots United (VPU). He invited his cohorts and mentors to the park to share a meal and testify about his experiences to show his gratitude to those who […]

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Little Free Pantry to help feed families this Thanksgiving – InsuranceNewsNet

Little Free Pantry to help feed families this Thanksgiving The Little Free Pantry at Good Shepherd, a non-denominational pantry located at shepherd’s church in Sheltonbring some Thanksgiving joy to approximately 15 Shelton families in need this holiday. Deliveries will be made to families from a list provided to the pantry catering team by THE TEAM, […]

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Cove-Based Veterans’ Organization Delivers Thanksgiving Meals | Herald of Fort Hood

COPPERAS COVE – Volunteers from a Copperas Cove-based veterans services organization crossed counties to serve those in need in Copperas Cove, Killeen, Harker Heights and Nolanville on Saturday during the annual Thanksgiving Basket Distribution of the organization. Since its inception in 2012, the giveaway has grown to what it is today, with over 500 baskets […]

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Omaha’s VFW Post 2503 Celebrates Veterans Day, Revamped Post

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) – VFW Post 2503 Commander Larry Quilliam had Creighton fans on their feet last Thursday. He received Berry Law’s Mission Service Award during Creighton University’s men’s basketball game against North Dakota. The next day he made me run standing around his post. “Larry is a go-go-go guy,” said active duty veteran and […]

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County Department of Veterans Services to open new office in Greensboro

The Guilford County government has expanded its services to veterans, and the county — which has shown great respect to local veterans in various ways this month — announced a new location for its Veterans Services office in Greensboro. The new office, which will be at 2301 W. Meadowview Road in Greensboro, will open at […]

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How to Choose the Right Health Law Program – Forbes Advisor

Editorial Note: We earn a commission on partner links on Forbes Advisor. Commissions do not affect the opinions or ratings of our editors. Health law is a multi-faceted field that extends well beyond medical liability and insurance litigation. Legal advice is needed at all levels of healthcare, from government entities to healthcare facilities and private […]

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Secret federal investigation confirms veterans’ health concerns in South Dakota and across the country

SIOUX FALLS, SD (Dakota News Now) – In 2019, the Care in Community program was launched in South Dakota, allowing veterans to get health care outside of the VA system, booked through a center for VA calls. However, waiting for an appointment was frustrating for many people trying to get care. Senator Mike Rounds continues […]

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Principal® Achieves 2023 Military Friendly® Employer Designation

* The award recognizes commitment to supporting meaningful career paths for veterans and military service members DES MOINES, Iowa — Principal Financial Group® today announced that it has been awarded the 2023 Military Friendly® Employer designation. This designation recognizes the company’s efforts to create lasting and meaningful career paths for veterans and military service members, […]

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SSU Military & Veteran Services Supports Veteran Student Success

By assisting students who are veterans, current service members, and their family members, Shawnee State University’s Office of Military and Veterans Services helps military-affiliated students transition into the academic and civic life. “As a recent college graduate, I understand the challenges of transitioning from military to college life,” said Brian Caudill, Military […]

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Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Helps Vets Overcome PTSD

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation uses magnetic fields to stimulate brain neurons, helping patients overcome depression and PTSD. TOLEDO, Ohio — Retired US Navy Jeff Lindquist came out of the USMC in 2006, he said he had to struggle with mental health issues and standard treatments weren’t working for him. “I had tried just about everything Virginia […]

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Heather Walrath of Navy Mutual receives the Excellence in Education Award from Lieutenant Timothy Dix Bolles

ARLINGTON, Va., November 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Navy Mutual Aid Association (“Navy Mutual”) is proud to announce that Heather Walrath won this year’s Lieutenant Timothy Dix Bolles Excellence in Education Award. Heather Walrath, AFC®, and her husband, Col. Shawn Walrath, US Air Force “As a military spouse, Heather knows firsthand the importance of financial […]

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How You Can Support Missouri Veterans

(KSNF/KODE)—There are approximately 19 million veterans in the United States, according to the Department of Veterans Affairs. There are 1,113,787 in the four states alone. This means that just over 5% of the total veteran population in the United States is in Oklahoma, Missouri, Arkansas, and Kansas. Do veterans need support? Understanding the types of […]

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Massena’s Veterans Day Speaker Tells the Story of the Organization of Disabled American Veterans | St. Lawrence County

MASSENA – In recognition of Veterans Day, the guest speaker at the Massena Veterans Day Ceremony shared the story of an organization that has played an important role in helping military veterans – Disabled American Veterans. “More than a century ago, DAV was just beginning its journey. Our founder, World War I veteran Justice Robert […]

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Recognize the difficulties faced by veterans

ELKTON, Va. (WHSV) — Communities across the Valley honored veterans on Friday, but Veterans Day also served as a reminder of the hardships veterans face daily across the country. About 20 veterans die by suicide every day, and many struggle daily with PTSD. The town of Elkton held a ceremony on Friday to honor its […]

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The Veterans Benefits Live, VA in My Town event will take place next week

A program to help veterans is coming to Wilmington next week (Picture: WWAY) WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) – Veterans Benefits Live, VA in My Town will take place in Wilmington next week at American Legion Post 10. The event will take place at 702 Pine Grove Dr. from Nov. 17-19, bringing together duty officers, claims arbitrators […]

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Decorated Veteran leads MHCC’s dedicated Veteran Services team

Joshua Ray. In recognition of Veterans Day on Nov. 11, Advocate introduces some veterans and the services provided to them at Mt. Hood Community College. Appropriately, the Veterans Services office in the main mall on the Gresham campus is run by coordinator Joshua Ray, who is a decorated U.S. Army veteran with a combat tour […]

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Veterans Benefits Live, VA in My Town, taking place in Wilmington, seeks to help veterans expedite VA claims

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – A Veterans Benefits Live, VA in My Town event will be held at American Legion Station 10 in Wilmington from November 17-19. The Department of Military Affairs and Veterans Affairs has partnered to organize this event. According to the announcement, the event will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. […]

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Veterans Services Office Helps Bring $115 Million in Benefits, Catawba County Has Months Backlog

Each week, workers at the Catawba County Veterans Services office encounter a veteran or a family member of a veteran who is unaware of certain benefits they may be receiving. TJ Rose, an office volunteer and Air Force veteran, said pride can also get in the way. He said some veterans have the misconception that […]

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USDA, Texas AgrAbility and partners help veterans find their mission and purpose in agriculture

They all come from different backgrounds and stages of life and for many reasons, but one thing they all share is that they want to know more about starting their own farm or ranch or improving their knowledge. and resources for their existing agricultural business. And the Battleground to Breaking Ground (BG2BG) program is just […]

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Veterans Services – EIN Presswire

Thank you for your service to our country. At the Arizona Department of Public Safety, we support you and your family with benefits for services to eligible individuals. We look forward to helping you understand these benefits and helping you with applications. Careers with the Arizona Department of Public Safety: So many veterans have successfully […]

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Veterans Services Bureau prepares to move to new location in Greensboro | Company

Veterans Services Office prepares to move to new Greensboro location New location places Veteran Services’ Greensboro location in the same building as Guilford Works, providing more direct access to employment and career supports Guilford County, North Carolina – As the nation prepares to recognize veterans of all military conflicts in the United States, the Guilford […]

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Disabled American Veterans Organization Provides Vital Services to Veterans – The Fort Morgan Times

Disabled American Veterans (DAV), Chapter 41, at Fort Morgan has had a vital presence for many years in Morgan County. Jack Darnell, a Marine Corps veteran is the DEC (State Executive Committee member) for the Fort Morgan chapter, explains the purpose of the DAV chapter. “The two main projects of the DAV are transporting vets […]

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Major repairs are needed at the Vista house housing veterans

York House, a home for wounded warriors in Vista, needs major repairs after a leak caused tens of thousands of dollars in damage. VISTA, Calif. — Houses of Wounded Warriors provides transitional housing and support services for post-9/11 veterans with PTSD and traumatic brain injury. The organization has three homes in San Diego County that […]

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Honoring Our Veterans – Cassville Democrat

BOB MITCHELL OZARK VIEWS AND COMMENTS There will be no parades in Cassville to mark the occasion, but Friday, November 11 is Veterans Day. While this may not be important to some, for the approximately 3,000 Barry Countians, living or deceased, who have served in the armed forces of this country, it may bring back […]

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Local veterans organizations consider joining | New

If you are an eligible veteran or an eligible family member of a veteran, please consider joining one of the following Veterans Service Organizations (VSOs) to serve after you retire from uniform or to serve in memory of a loved one. All of these organizations are currently looking for young veterans and their families to […]

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For your health from November 7, 2022 | Journal-news

A flu vaccination clinic will be held MARTINSBURG — Martinsburg VA Medical Center’s (VAMC) drive-thru flu shot clinic is now open to provide seasonal flu shots to veterans. If you are a veteran enrolled in VA health care and have a VA ID card, you have several options for getting your flu shot: • Convenient […]

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6,971 NM veterans used VA home loans last year

From the outbreak of the Mexican-American War in 1846 to the campaigns today in many countries around the world, New Mexico’s military has bravely defended the American Constitution and way of life. Along with this service came a long list of benefits, one of which is the VA home loan guarantee. The third most popular […]

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Veterans organization honors WDHN’s Mike Gurspan | WDHN

DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) – WDHN anchor and reporter Mike Gurspan was caught off guard when DAV Chapter 94 walked into the studio to present him with an award. “Mike, we bring this to you,” Fay Miller said. This is the Soaring Eagle Patriotic Achievement Award – an award made of clay from the Alabama River […]

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Veterans Day 2022 Military Grocery Discounts

In a context of record inflation, it is becoming more and more expensive to eat at home. Food prices have risen steadily over the past year, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. You can already cut coupons, use cashback apps or shop at home base commissioner to save money on groceries. Now you can […]

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DFL House 4B candidate John Hest says ‘we need to secure family farming as a way of life’ – Detroit Lakes Tribune

DETROIT LAKES — DFL-endorsed candidate John Hest has the backing of longtime DFL leader Rep. Paul Marquart and says he will follow in Marquart’s footsteps if elected to the Minnesota House 4B seat . “Paul is very popular. He consistently outperformed every other Democrat, and I think we need more of that,” Hest said in […]

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My family’s military journey and thoughts on safety – InsuranceNewsNet

“Our country’s military families give of themselves and their time with their loved ones, so that we can live safely and freely.” Former President Barack Obama, 2016 When my son-in-law and daughter joined the Air Force 16 years ago, I knew sacrifices would be required of the entire family in the name of patriotism, service, […]

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Veterans Benefits for Divorced Spouses: What Happens After Separation?

The US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) provides certain benefits to spouses, minor children and other legal dependents, family caregivers, and survivors of deceased veterans. Examples of family benefits include health insurance, life insurance and study benefits. Every military family is unique, and some veterans are now divorced from the person they were legally married […]

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Broadening the employment lens to include neurodiversity

NORTHAMPTON, MA /ACCESSWIRE/October 31, 2022/ When someone says “neurodiversity”, what do you think of? Dyslexia? Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder? Autism Spectrum Disorders? Maybe even social anxiety? All of these conditions – and many more – fall under the broad umbrella of neurodiversity. Although not an official medical designation, neurodiversity refers to unique brain development and […]

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United Center Chicago Event Raises Funds for Rags of Honor Stellate Ganglion Block Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Treatment

CHICAGO (WLS) — Katalin Rodriguez Ogren prepared for a life-changing special workout on Sunday. “We’re really trying to say, ‘They had our backs. Now let’s keep theirs,’” said Katalin, co-founder of Jump for Vets. “Veterans are always something that has a place in our hearts.” Jump for Vets is a bloody fundraiser for Rags of […]

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AMERCO plans second quarter fiscal 2023 financial results release and webcast for investors

RENO, Nev., October 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — AMERCO (Nasdaq: UHAL), the parent company of U-Haul International, Inc., Oxford Life Insurance Company, Repwest Insurance Company and Amerco Real Estate Company, expects to report financial results for second quarter of fiscal 2023 after market close on Wednesday, November 9, 2022. The Company plans to hold its second […]

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Veteran Alexander City Police Officer Surprised With Major Home Renovation

DADEVILLE, Ala. (WSFA) – An Alexander City police officer and veteran is being thanked for his service to community and country. Staff Sgt. Donald McCook was greeted by a caravan of law enforcement officers at his home on Thursday morning with a big surprise – his house is undergoing a major renovation. “I can’t even […]

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Maine holds unclaimed war bonds from the 1940s

The state is trying to find the owners of several Series E, defense and wartime bonds that are currently held by the Maine Treasurer’s Office under its unclaimed property program. The actual documents for the bonds were found in an abandoned safe. deposit boxes at Maine financial institutions. Treasurer Henry Beck said the bonds were […]

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Veterans Day Food Deals: Get Free Coffee at Starbucks November 11

Starbucks efforts go beyond Star Days. The Seattle-based coffee giant has a long history of giving back – through coffee and more. Veterans Day is no exception. Our friends from Sbux are celebrating the holidays offering veterans, active military service members and military spouses a free large hot or iced brewed coffee on November 11. […]

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Dental care | VA Cheyenne Health Care

Eligibility for dental care If you are 100% service connected or have service connections related to dental injuries sustained while on service, you are eligible for VHA dental care. If not, here are some options to meet your dental care needs: University of Colorado Dental School (Anschutz Medical Center Campus): CU Dental School offers deeply […]

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UNLV’s Military and Veteran Services Center Celebrates 10 Years

In the army there is a saying: “The most heroic things you will do in life, no one will know.” And as this marks a decade of service, the team at UNLV’s Military and Veteran Services Center (MVSC) has worked with returning heroes to ensure their transition from military to college life is smooth. as […]

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UNLV Military and Veteran Services Center Celebrates 10 Years of Service

In the army there is a saying: “The most heroic things you will do in life, no one will know.” And as this marks a decade of service, the team at UNLV’s Military and Veteran Services Center (MVSC) has worked with returning heroes to ensure their transition from military to college life is smooth. as […]

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City of Tampa to rebuild disabled veteran’s home after fire

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – A disabled veteran whose home became unlivable after a fire is getting a fresh start, thanks to a pilot program from the city of Tampa. Booker Washington originally applied for Tampa’s owner-occupied rehabilitation program, but the city said he was ineligible because the damage was too extensive. City Council member Orlando […]

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Kibitzing 10/22/22 Kitchen Table: Rip-off Nation

Every time I visit my elderly parents, I leave with the same reinforced conviction: we are a nation of scammers, and we’ve simply been too used to the ubiquitous offer of scams to be more aware of it. As I’ve noted here before, my octogenarian parents are part of that increasingly rare breed of Americans […]

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Contra Costa Libraries Celebrate Picture Book Month

November is Picture Book Month, and Contra Costa County Libraries will be celebrating it with children’s book character Pete the Cat. Reading picture books helps children cultivate an appreciation for art while strengthening their visual skills. They learn the structure of a story while developing their vocabulary and comprehension. Picture books are meant to be […]

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Medicare waiting period and premium changes spell good news for seniors in 2023 – InsuranceNewsNet

Belleville, Ill., October 21, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Social Security Administration (SSA) announced changes to Medicare coverage that will benefit seniors enrolling for the first time, according to Allsup, a national provider of disability representation, health insurance benefits and return to work services. Beginning January 1, 2023Medicare Part B will begin on the first […]

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“Weak poll numbers are not a national crisis”

Senator Barrasso berates President Joe Biden and Democratic leaders in Congress for allowing inflation to reach record highs and tapping into the country’s strategic reserve as a short-term fix. From the start, Wyoming Senator John Barrasso has been a determined and unapologetic critic of the Biden administration’s energy policies. In an interview with KODI, the […]

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State funeral organization for WWII veterans expands mission to include Korean and Vietnamese veterans, MOH

World War II veterans State funerals for veterans will now honor the last MOH incumbent of each war State Funeral for WWII Veterans Achieved Mission with State Funeral in Washington for Hershel “Woody” Williams, Medal of Honor Woody Williams’ services on July 14, 2022 on Capitol Hill opened the nation’s eyes to the importance of […]

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Joe Nachbin: Veteran – The Deal Whisperer

Joe Nachbin,Director, Alta Group Joe Nachbin’s passion for funding equipment was so strong that he remained dedicated to his work until two hours before his death in July 2022, according to his wife, Ruby Nachbin. Lawyer and investment banker Paul Bent, Alta Group’s senior managing director, said Nachbin was “on the game” and “sharp as […]

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5 years of helping people live their best lives – Medford News, Weather, Sports, Breaking News

Justin Ayres, who was paralyzed in a motocross accident, uses a ParaGolfer chair from David’s Chairs to hit the links at Stone Ridge Golf Club in Eagle Point. [Photo courtesy of Steve Furst] Justin Ayres steps out onto the beach on one of the deckchairs provided by David’s Chairs. [Photo courtesy of Steve Furst] Five […]

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Rho Appoints J. Marc Pipas, MD, Clinical Oncologist and Industry Veteran, as Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Pipas’ experience enhances Rho’s oncology capabilities RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, North Carolina /ACCESSWIRE/October 19, 2022/ Rho, a full-service contract research organization (CRO) with a proven track record of successful drug development, today announced the appointment of J. Marc Pipas, MD, a leading oncologist, as Senior Medical Director. In this global role, Dr. Pipas will provide […]

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Here’s an Update on Who Won’t » Publications » Washington Policy Center

A window to claim a payroll tax exemption that begins in July 2023 is still open, but it will only be open for about two months. It closes on December 31. If you are among those who have private long-term care insurance (LTCI), purchased before November 1, 2021, you will want to jump through the […]

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Local bars pledge to help end veteran suicide | Local company

SHERIDAN — Sheridan bars have united in an important battle — they’re helping Sheridan’s veterans health care system in a “Big Ask” campaign to end veteran suicide. Background In 2020, an estimated 44,298 adults died by suicide, including 6,146 veterans. The suicide rate for veterans, adjusted for population age and gender differences, translates to 57.3% […]

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Meet the NC House 19 candidates

Democrat Val Applewhite and Republican Wesley Meredith are vying for the North Carolina Senate District 19 seat currently held by Democratic Senator Kirk deViere. Senate District 19 encompasses most of Cumberland County’s population and land, including rural areas on the north, south, and east sides, as well as Hope Mills and parts of Fayetteville. Below […]

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Veterans report shows veteran suicide rate lowest in years

WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — In an encouraging sign, a new report from the VA shows veteran suicides are dropping to the lowest since 2006. “It shows that suicide is preventable,” said Terrence Hayes, VA press secretary. In 2020, Hayes said there were 343 fewer suicide cases than the previous year. “We are working together with our […]

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What is the difference between VA life insurance and service disabled veteran life insurance?

Significant changes are coming to VA life insurance programs. Veterans Life Insurance (VALife) launches January 1, 2023 as a new guaranteed acceptance whole life insurance program for service-bound veterans. VA’s current offering for service-connected veterans – Service-Disabled Veterans Life Insurance (S-DVI) – closes to new enrollments after December 31, 2022. Veterans currently enrolled in S-DVI […]

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Voices of Veterans: Lowcountry nonprofit improves mental health for female veterans

CHARLESTON, SC (WCBD) — A Lowcountry-based organization of female veterans is working to change the perception of female veterans and improve their mental health through social and nature-based activities. The non-profit organization is called She’s the Veteran. A few years ago, Brooke Jackson Kahn, who is currently a Physician Assistant (PA) in the US Army, […]

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Google sees strong buyer interest in Medicare Advantage plans

What do you want to know Agents and brokers face new marketing rules. Quality rating changes hurt some issuers. Many consumers seek health insurance plan information from a particular organization. Consumers are preparing to shop hard for Medicare plans for 2023, despite the effects of new Medicare program rules on marketing exuberance. The annual election […]

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Humana and USAA Launch Medicare Advantage Plan for Veterans

Photo: Marko Geber/Getty Images Leading insurer Humana, along with USAA Life Insurance Company, will roll out a new Medicare Advantage plan for veterans, which aims to supplement health care benefits received through the Department of Veterans Affairs. This new co-branded Humana USAA Honor with Rx plan, available to anyone eligible for Medicare, is offered in […]

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Island County Receives Veterans Services Officer Grant

Island County Receives Veterans Services Officer Grant Island County was selected to receive a $110,000 state grant. Island County has been selected to receive a $110.00 state grant to hire a Veterans Services Officer through June 2023. Four counties in Washington — Island, Walla Walla, Clallam, and Stevens — are receiving this rural county veteran […]

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Best Auto Insurance: Clearwater, FL (2022)

There’s a lot to love about living in the Sunshine State, but high car insurance rates aren’t high on the list. Today we take a closer look at Florida to find the best car insurance in Clearwater, FL and provide some tips for getting affordable coverage. We looked at coverage, cost, claims process and customer […]

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Michigan Veteran of the Year

Michigan Veteran of the Year – Art Fishman, 95, always on the move on behalf of his beloved veterans. JWV’s Art Fishman adds another accolade for his work with veterans. Jewish World War II veteran (JWV) Art Fishman, 95, never tires of volunteering his time and energy to support his fellow veterans, both inside and […]

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The Veteran Art Project helps California veterans with mental health

Using Art to Heal: How The Veteran Art Project Helps California Veterans Improve Their Mental Health On Wednesday, thirty veteran artists showed their art in front of the State Capitol Updated: 3:57 PM PDT October 12, 2022 Thirty artists gathered outside the State Capitol for the “Veterans Pop-Up Arts Cafe” on Wednesday. The free community […]

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Southern California Public Radio Hires Media Veteran Jeff Rowe as VP of Programming for KPCC and LAist

Southern California Public Radio (SCPR) today announced that veteran media executive Jeff Rowe (he/him) is joining the organization as Vice President of Programming for KPCC and LAist. Starting October 17, Rowe will be responsible for programming, promoting and distributing the organization’s content across all platforms, ensuring a unified sound and voice. Kristen Muller, Head […]

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Yes, IBM is in the insurance technology business

“We do business with…the 100 largest insurance companies in the world,” said Mark McLaughlin (pictured), chief insurance officer of IBM. This reality seems little known. “The number one complaint I hear from our customers, insurtech partners and vendors is ‘I didn’t know IBM was doing this,’” McLaughlin said at the recent ITC 2022 conference in […]

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Richard Preston Graham, Sr. | Obituary

Richard Preston Graham, Sr., 90, of Warrenton, VA, passed away peacefully on Saturday, October 8, 2022 at Fauquier Health and Rehabilitation. He was born in Waterford, Virginia on July 6, 1932, the son of the late Oscar and Evelyn Graham. Richard grew up in Middleburg, Virginia and attended Marshall High School, Class of 1952. Shortly […]

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Program Officer, R&P Monitoring and Compliance – United States of America

Job overview: The Program Officer, R&P Monitoring and Compliance sits within the Resettlement, Asylum and Integration (RAI) Department at IRC Headquarters, which manages programs for refugees, asylum seekers and other types of newcomers. The Program Officer, R&P Monitoring and Compliance supports the overall quality assurance and compliance of the R&P program. They will lead on-site […]

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The veteran-run nonprofit helps serve those who have served

WAUKESHA, Wis. (CBS 58) — If you had told Pat Horvath 15 years ago that he would successfully run a nonprofit that hosts more than 30 events for disabled veterans, he probably would have laughed at you. “Never, never,” the Vietnam veteran said, when asked if he thought his nonprofit organization, Veteran’s Afield UA, would […]

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VA, Muscogee Nation to Host Veterans Benefit Event Oct. 12 | New

OKMULGEE – On October 12, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and the Muscogee Nation of Oklahoma will host a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Presumptive Conditions Campaign Event focused on identifying and assisting the nation’s veterans. Muscogee and eastern Oklahoma, who may have suspected disabilities and might be eligible to apply for a VA […]

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Country superstar to headline Lowcountry Veterans Organization benefit concert

RIDGELAND, SC (WSAV) – This is a Lowcountry organization with one goal, to help veterans enjoy their post-service life and to make sure they know they are not alone. Operation Patriots Forward Operating Base (OPFOB) is hosting a big show to raise money for programs to help the men and women who have served. 99-year-old […]

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Director of the Royals Club

Located in the heart of the nation’s second fastest growing metropolitan area, Queens University of Charlotte takes advantage of the city’s diverse and thriving environment as an expansive classroom. Nationally recognized for its undergraduate programs in international and interdisciplinary education, Queens combines the best of liberal arts learning with career preparation and community engagement. Focused […]

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Defense Commissary Agency announces plan to further reduce prices > US Department of Defense > Defense Department News

Service members and their families will soon see a 3-5% price drop on most grocery items in their commissaries as part of a Department of Defense initiative aimed at bolstering the economic security and stability of the military community. The DOD’s “Caring for Military and Families” initiative offers comprehensive actions to support military members grappling […]

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Revitalist and Wake Network Partners with Retired Delta Force Command Sergeant Major Tom Satterly for Veteran Access to Mental Health Resources

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, October 05, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–REVITALIST LIFESTYLE AND WELLNESS LTD. (“Revitalist” or the “Company”) (CSE: CALM) (OTCQB: RVLWF) (FSE: 4DO), Revitalist and Wake Network are partnering with Tom Satterly, one of the most renowned special ops operators in American military history. to address the mental health of veterans. Veterans in the United States are […]

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Veterans Services Resource BBQ Planned in Salem | News, Sports, Jobs

A number of veterans’ organizations and service agencies have teamed up to provide a free afternoon of learning and a meal for area veterans. “Connecting those who have served” The Resource BBQ will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Salem Amvets Post 45, 750 S. Broadway Ave., Salem. Representatives […]

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Senator Hickenlooper seeks to expand services for veterans

(COLORADO SPRINGS) – The fight to expand community care for veterans continues in El Paso County. Sen. John Hickenlooper is heading across the state to identify issues affecting veterans, starting with the Mt. Carmel Veteran Service Center in Colorado Springs. Hickenlooper helped pass the PACT Act in August, which expands access to health care and […]

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Troops and veterans can get more life insurance coverage under bill on Biden’s desk

Military members and veterans will be able to increase their maximum life insurance coverage by $100,000 under a bill that was recently approved by Congress. The bill, titled Supporting Families of the Fallen Act, will increase maximum coverage for the military’s group life insurance plan and veteran’s group life insurance plan for the first time […]

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“Making $ense of Finance” Veteran Benefits Event October 13 in Port Allegheny, McKean County | Community

A “Making $ense of Finance” veterans benefits event will be held Thursday, Oct. 13 in Port Allegheny, McKean County, Sen. Cris Dush (R-25) announced. Sponsored by members of the PA Military Finance Alliance, the free event for veterans and their families aims to help veterans and their families build financial readiness through a series of […]

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Concert for the benefit of an association of veterans

“Nearly 20 veterans die every day by suicide. Almost half are Vietnam veterans. Their nightmares continue.” These words are from Danny Koch, spokesperson for a local veterans advocacy group promoting a concert on October 7 to benefit an organization that helps veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder. . The October gig features the sensational, dynamic teenage […]

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Resources shared at Veterans Town Hall in Mon County

MORGANTOWN, WV (WBOY) – The Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center held a town hall meeting at the Morgantown Veterinary Center on Friday, September 30. Senior VA officials use town halls as an opportunity to listen to their community outpatient clinics (CBOCs) and their patients to find out what they think is and will benefit […]

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White River Junction VA Healthcare System and Veterans Benefits Administration to Host Virtual Town Hall | Community News

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — The White River Junction VA Health System and Veterans Benefits Administration are hosting a virtual town hall on Oct. 13 that will focus on the PACT Act. The President signed into law the Sergeant First Class Heath Robinson Honoring Our Promise to Combat Toxic Substances Act of 2022, a historic moment […]

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VA Regional Office Opens Satellite Office at VA Hospital

On September 1, the Little Rock VA regional office opened a satellite office in John L. McClellan VA to help veterans, spouses and survivors with their VA benefit needs. “We are thrilled to have a claims representative assigned to this convenient location for veterans,” said Sammie Quillin, executive director of the Little Rock VA regional […]

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Ethel LaSalle, WWII Army veteran, making blankets for Methuen police officers

Over time, Ethel LaSalle, Army veteran and resident of Methuen, has donated more than 300 blankets to veterans’ organizations in the area. Now, at 99, she is well on her way to achieving her additional goal of making one for every policeman in Methuen. She recently donated four of them to the police. Accordingly, Chief […]

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Evansville community event provides resources to over 30 veterans

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) – The Veterans Committee for the Southwest Indiana Homeless Services Board hosted its annual “Homeless Veteran Stand Down” event on Wednesday with local community service providers. The event featured countless resources for veterans, from medical insurance companies to nonprofits, and more. National Vet Help was one of many organizations sharing resources with […]

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Honored to serve: Dentons lawyer, veteran celebrated on Indy Honor Flight

On the quiet morning before darkness broke, 85-year-old Indianapolis attorney Dan Byron boarded a bus headed for the airport. Dentons partner Bingham Greenbaum was flown with 86 other veterans to Indianapolis International Airport at 4 a.m., where they settled on an American Airlines flight reserved exclusively for them. On September 10, Byron had the chance […]

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Hubert R. Ferguson | Obituary

Hubert R. Ferguson, 83, formerly of Lake Heritage, died on Sunday afternoon, September 25, 2022, at UPMC Memorial Hospital in York. He was the husband of the late Carolyn S. (Nohe) Ferguson to whom he was married for 60 years. A Celebration of Life ceremony will be held at the family’s convenience with military honors […]

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Fohl-Martin American Legion Post 483 Donates to Veteran Service Organizations

Washington County, WI – The Fohl-Martin American Legion Post 483, through its Wreaths Across America Committee, has donated $500 to each of the following organizations: Center for Veterans (CVI)Captain John D. Mason Peer Outreach ProgramMilwaukee Homeless Veterans InitiativeFischer House–Milwaukee The center for veterans office is located in Milwaukee and servesWisconsin with a mission to provide […]

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West Hartford Vietnam War Veterans Honored – We-Ha

Lt. Gov. Susan Bysiewicz and the state Department of Veterans Affairs honored veterans from across the state from different eras and held a ceremony at Conard High School Sept. 21, recognizing veterans of West Hartford’s Vietnam War. Chris Conlin was one of the West Hartford-era Vietnam War veterans who shared stories from his service at […]

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A seasoned marketing professional calls for a creative tourism approach

Beverly Nicholson-Doty, CEO of Figment Design (Submitted Photo) Experienced marketing and hospitality professional Beverly Nicholson-Doty, CEO of Figment Design, believes that this year’s World Tourism Day theme, “Rethinking Tourism,” is a clear call for the private sector to focuses on “dynamism and unbridled creativity” to ensure a strong and sustainable future for tourism. “We have […]

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Charity run to raise money for a local veteran | New

Veterans Oath, a nonprofit organization created to help veterans find safe housing and provide access to dynamic, professional training, will host a fundraiser for Vietnamese veteran Tommie Hall, Jr. of Corsicana. The “Run to Be Proactive” 5k run/walk begins Saturday morning, October 15 at Getzendaner State Park, 400 S. Grand Ave. in Waxahachie. The 1K […]

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UFC veteran Paige VanZant announces she’s officially joining fans on the subscription-only service

Mandatory Credit: BKFC Former UFC flyweight and strawweight contender Paige VanZant has confirmed she joined subscription service, Only Fans this weekend – with her content on the London-based online platform for free over the weekend to boot. VanZant, 28, is a former strawweight contender under the UFC banner, as well as in the flyweight ranks […]

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SCVNews.com | LA County Launches Veteran Suicide Review Team

On Thursday, September 29, Los Angeles County will officially launch the Veteran Suicide Review Team, a collaboration between the City of Los Angeles, County, federal and private agencies to reduce veteran suicide in Los Angeles County. THE. The Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health will lead the project, working closely with public health, the […]

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Mobivity Appoints Mobile Gaming Industry Veteran as CRO

Following the successful launch of Mobivity’s Connected Rewards technology, Kim Carlson, Head of Mobile Gaming and Advertising, joins Mobivity to Accelerate Market Adoption Mobivity Holdings Corp., a global provider of personalized rewards solutions that drive customer acquisition, frequency and spend, announced that Kim Carlson has joined Mobivity as chief revenue officer. Carlson will use its […]

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Sweetie Pie’s closes after owner’s son convicted for nephew’s death

Robbie Montgomery’s soul food restaurant, Sweetie Pie’s Upper Crust, has closed its St. Louis location, nearly a week after the singer’s son was convicted of murder-for-hire. Montgomery announced Wednesday that Sweetie Pie’s restaurant will be “closed until further notice” beginning Sunday. “We are closing in to make room for the Cochran Veterans Hospital expansion, worth […]

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Blackbird.AI Adds Army Veteran Douglas Lute to Advisory Board

Blackbird.AI tapped Douglas Lutea 35-year-old U.S. Army veteran and former U.S. Deputy National Security Adviser, to join his Advisory Board. The company said Wednesday that Lute will work with other government and industry officials to provide guidance and support to Blackbird.AI as it offers narrative analytics and risk intelligence products and services. to customers. Lute […]

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Police funding bills pass the House

Indiana was the first state to enact a new abortion ban following the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe vs. Wade. State lawmakers passed a bill Aug. 5 banning abortion after conception, with small exceptions for victims of rape or incest, to save the life of the pregnant person, and in cases where the fetus […]

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Local veteran travels to Washington, DC with the Great River Honor Flight – NEMOnews Media Group

By Emily Bontrager The 60th mission of the Great River Honor Flight took off on August 18, 2022. Local Vietnam veteran Mike Clark, 74, of Kahoka traveled with 30 other veterans from the states of Missouri, Illinois and Iowa in Washington, DC. Mike Clark was born in Quincy, Illinois and grew up in St. Francisville, […]

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New IAM Veteran Services Program Proves Huge Success in Helping Members Obtain Earned VA Benefits

Machinist’s Union Veterans Services Coordinator Richard Evans leads the IAM’s Veterans Services program, helping members who are U.S. veterans understand and apply for the benefits they have earned after serving. Since Evans’ appointment as coordinator, effective April 1, 2022, the program has already Won back pay for veterans totaling over $300,000 38 veteran claims have […]

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DC Dispatch: Ernst calls for IRS audit; veterans aid legislation passed | Atlantic

As Congress reconvenes, Republicans in Iowa are backing measures they say will control the bill’s impact on lowering inflation. U.S. Senator Joni Ernst announced this week that the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration, or TIGTA, has accepted her request to audit Internal Revenue Service employees. Hundreds of IRS employees, including tax collectors and criminal […]

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Fetterman has voted to free the murderer who hacked an innocent man to death with garden shears

Charles “Zeke” Goldblum was sentenced to life in prison for killing a man with garden shears in a downtown Pittsburgh parking lot and later attempted to hire a hitman to kill his accomplice in the murder brutal. As Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor, Senate hopeful John Fetterman voted to free Goldblum in 2019 and said he was […]

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Westminster Village Car Show Benefits Local Veterans Organization | WIBQ The Talk Station

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) – Two months ago, employees of Westminster Village were looking for a way to raise money for the Vigo County Veterans Association. On Sunday, they launched what they hope will be the answer for years to come. Westminster Village hosted its first annual car and motorcycle show, with around 25 cars […]