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Agniveer: An Army Veteran’s Detailed Argument Against the Agnipath Plan – Part 1

By Lieutenant General Prakash Katoch The theatrics of the June 14 Tour of Duty (ToD) press conference at the National Media Center was fun. Defense Minister Rajnath Singh looked smug as he watched the visibly uncomfortable department heads read prepared statements. The army chief even had written answers to questions posed by the public. He […]

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Inflation affecting the housing market

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Inflation is affecting gas, groceries and many other commodities nationwide. But now real estate agents say inflation is also affecting the housing market. Corpus Christi real estate agent Lydia Ransom said people couldn’t afford to buy a house because inflation was so high on other commodities. She said that, in turn, […]

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Land O’ Lakes veteran embarks on a cross-country bike ride

WASHINGTON — Five veterans embark on a 3,700-mile bike ride from Washington, DC to Washington State. They will follow the Great American Rail-Trail through 12 states, and David Davila, a former Army doctor from Land O’ Lakes, Florida, is among those on the trip. What do you want to know A group of five veterans […]

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VA Regional Office Announces Virtual Claims Clinic | Regional News

The Little Rock VA Regional Office will be holding its next Virtual Claims Clinic on Thursday, June 23. During the upcoming Virtual Claims Clinic, veterans can speak to staff at the Little Rock VA regional office who are ready to help them with specific questions regarding VA benefit claims. The clinic will be from 4 […]

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Medicaid expansion will save lives, benefit everyone; the time has come

North Carolina has one of the highest rates of uninsured people in the nation, but our elected officials can dramatically reduce that number by expanding Medicaid now. Senate Republicans recently introduced and passed a health care bill that includes expanding Medicaid. Now it’s up to NC House to act, where we face a greater hurdle. […]

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Samaritan Veteran Navigator Receives National Veterans Honor | New

Kyle Hatch, Veterans Navigator for Samaritan Health Services, was recently announced as the recipient of the GI Jobs 2022 Employee Veteran Leadership Award. This prestigious annual honor is given to employees who are U.S. Army veterans and demonstrate the best qualities of our nation’s military, including leadership, teamwork, discipline, determination, adaptability , a strong work […]

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Gratiot Civil War veteran to be memorialized – The Morning Sun

More than a century and a half after the death of William F. Barton in a Confederate prison, his memory is finally preserved. The Gratiot County native served with the 26th Michigan Volunteer Regiment, part of the Union Army, from 1862 to 1865 during the Civil War. In 2018, Gail Goodwin Graham, part of the […]

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Non-profit organization trains residents in suicide interventions

Lou Koons has never met anyone who wants to kill themselves. His non-profit organization, Armed Forces Mission, has trained more than 23,000 people to perform suicide interventions, and he himself has participated in more than 1,700 suicide interventions. Koons said he believed suicide was not the result of wanting to die, but the result of […]

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Lewis and Jefferson Counties Merge Veterans Services Offices | Government

LOWVILLE — Lewis and Jefferson counties have again agreed to combine efforts to provide services to their residents, this time veterans. According to Lewis County Executive Ryan M. Piche, after a change in the staffing situation at the Lewis Department of Veterans Affairs, the two counties have agreed to implement a plan to help upstate […]

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Navy veteran launches ‘Adapt or Die’ business manual

When Navy Veteran Thomas H. Douglas Came out of the military, he did what many in the military do – he started a job. Douglas began a civilian career as an entry-level engineer at JMARK Business Solutions. Four years later, he purchased the company, leading JMARK to many successes, including its place on Inc. magazine’s […]

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Senate Passes Bill Providing Medical Coverage to Veterans for Combustion Hearth Afflictions

The Senate on Thursday passed legislation to provide care for veterans with conditions related to fire pits used overseas by the military. The bill is now going to the House, where it is expected to be passed and sent to President Joe Biden for signature. Photo taken by Sgt. Kyle C. Talbot/US Marine Corps/UPI | […]

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Senate Passes Legislation to Expand Veterans Health Care and Help Burning Pit Victims

The Senate overwhelmingly passed legislation that would expand veterans’ health care with a focus on victims who suffered from the burn outbreaks that were created in Iraq and Afghanistan. Lawmakers passed the legislation Thursday, Sgt. 1st Class Heath Robinson honoring our PACT Act of 2022, months after Senate Veterans Affairs Committee leaders announced a bipartisan […]

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Local Veteran Named Honorary St. Cloud Fireworks Commissioner

(KNSI) – 2022 marks the 76th consecutive year for St. Cloud’s fireworks celebration, and the board says this year’s honorary fireworks commissioner “helps carry on the spirit of 76 – the American Legion Post which started the tradition of the 4th of July fireworks in St. Cloud.” Dennis Schiffler is a local veteran and member […]

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OB-GYN veteran Howard Isaacson dies at 99

Dr. Howard Isaacson (right) age 25 at Maxwell Air Force Base prepares to give birth. | Courtesy of Joan Ockman Longtime obstetrician and gynecologist Dr Howard Isaacson of Wynnewood, who served in the Air Force after World War II, died May 15 of cancer in the Waverly Heights retirement community . He was 99 years […]

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NSUR and Veterans For Healing Launch 2022 Veterans Campaign to Help US Veterans Save Up to 80% on Prescriptions

NSUR and Veterans for Healing Launch 2022 Veterans Campaign NSUR Partners with Veterans For Healing Global to Launch Veterans 2022 Campaign to Help US Veterans Save on Prescription Drugs and Donate to Charity Charitable giving has always been part of the DNA of NSUR and Veterans for Healing. We are delighted to be able to […]

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West Valley Veteran Success Center Adds Veteran Benefits Advisor

Open the audio article player By Personal | on June 14, 2022 By City of Surprise The CAST 11 podcast network is sponsored by the Prescott Valley Outdoor Summit. Where adventure comes together. A dedicated Veteran Benefits Advisor (VBC) will be available two days a week, beginning June 14, through the West Valley Veteran Success […]

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Boston Mutual Life Insurance Company Expands Presence with Omaha Headquarters

National life insurance company opens its first non-commercial office outside of Massachusetts in its 130 years of history CANTON, Mass., June 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Boston Mutual Life Insurance Companynational provider of personal and commercial insurance solutions, today announced the opening of its dedicated corporate office space for employees of Omaha, Nebraska. As a national […]

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Veteran Connection Support Group Meeting June 16 | KAMR

AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — June is PTSD Awareness Month, and the Panhandle Independent Living Center hosts the Veterans Support Group meeting every third Thursday of the month beginning June 16. The meeting is open to any veteran in the community who needs support and begins at 6 p.m. at the PILC located at 417 SW […]

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Significant Service for a Vietnam Veteran | News, Sports, Jobs

Staff Photo / Raymond L. Smith Timothy L. Fonderlin of Howland, 75, talks about his military service in Vietnam as part of a Marine Corps reconnaissance unit. He has a Purple Heart and a Bronze Star, among other honors, and was trained in map reading and aerial photography. HOWLAND — Service […]

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Misinformation Obscures America’s Most Popular Emergency Contraception

A brand of specialty mozzarella cheeses. A set of natural gas storage terminals. And the best-selling emergency contraception in the United States. At a time when half of America’s states are on the verge of banning or drastically reducing abortion services, the latest pill for women to avoid an unwanted pregnancy hinges on the unlikely […]

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Flagler County Veteran of the Week: Kenneth Klinkenberg

If you would like to submit a Veteran of the Week for publication, send the details below, along with photos, to [email protected]. Military Branch: United States Army Dates of service: 1954-1956 Rank / Profession: Private First Class / Transport Specialist Hometown: Jamaica, New York Kenneth Klinkenberg was inducted into the US Army in 1954 and […]

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Utah bank flagged for issuing 189% interest loans through auto repair shops

OGDEN, Utah (ABC4) – If you’re considering financing an auto repair loan, you might want to read the fine print. A Utah-based online bank was recently reported by the National Consumer Law Center (NCLC) to issue up to 189% interest in loans. The company, EasyPay Finance, works in tandem with Ogden, Utah-based TAB Bank. The […]

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Capture and PhotoRepairPro Join Forces to Give Back to Military and Veteran Families

JUPITER, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#Deserving Veterans—Capture and PhotoRepairPro have partnered to create The Memory Makeover Project, an initiative to give back to military and veteran families while helping others preserve photo, film and video memories. “Our two companies have worked together for more than a decade to support leading photo retailers including Walmart, Costco, CVS and others. […]

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Light Lounge light therapy company opens in Boulder

BOULDER, Colo. — For the past three years, Robert Wells has used light therapy to manage his physical pain and stress. Wells is a veteran and also worked in law enforcement. Over the years, he suffered multiple injuries. “I was shot in the left shoulder, I had a redone ankle. I have a lot of […]

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Vietnam veteran receives new medals after losing everything in Tunnel Fire near Flagstaff | Local

First Lieutenant David Barthman was in good spirits Wednesday afternoon. The sounds of Simon and Garfunkel’s “Mrs. Robinson” pulled out of her cell phone and filled the nearly empty living room. The pungent smell of fresh paint wafted from the interior walls of her modular home. Through the back window, burning logs littered the dirt […]

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Veterans’ health care is at stake

This past Memorial Day, Americans honored the many military service members who died for their country. Thanks to the strong programs of the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) – the health care system run by the Department of Veterans Affairs – there are fewer combat casualties as well as health problems related to the rigors of […]

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Veteran Sonoma County prosecutor Carla Rodriguez is set to take over as district attorney

For the first time in more than a decade, Sonoma County will see a new face in the office of its chief prosecutor. Carla Claeys Rodriguez, a 25-year veteran of the district attorney’s office, ran unopposed in Tuesday’s primary and will succeed Jill Ravitch early next year. “It’s a humbling experience to watch these election […]

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Veterans Festival weekend in Pahrump commemorates US military

Pahrump veterans should plan to attend the Veterans Festival this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the ballroom at the Pahrump Nugget with their families. The event is sponsored in large part by Humana, which employs many veterans. “It’s not about insurance,” says Dean Taylor, president of Pro Expo. “These events are organized […]

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City says veteran banners can’t be placed on lampposts due to safety concerns | Local News

Santa Fe Army veterans got a boost when the city announced that banners honoring veterans were to descend from streetlights on Cerrillos Road. But the controversy may not end there, with program leaders and a city councilman expressing anger over the city’s handling of the Hometown Heroes program, launched in 2019 as a way to […]

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Your Complete Guide to the June 21 Primary Runoff

As the critical midterm elections on Nov. 8 approach, Georgians have one more chance to weigh in on Democratic and Republican candidates in key races. Monday kicks off a week of early voting for each party’s primary playoffs in statewide races for lieutenant governor, secretary of state, commissioner of labor and commissioner of insurance, as […]

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Correct misinformation about how “plan B” works

A brand of specialty mozzarella cheeses. A set of natural gas storage terminals. And the best-selling emergency contraception in the United States. At a time when half of America’s states are on the verge of banning or drastically reducing abortion services, the latest pill for women to avoid an unwanted pregnancy hinges on the unlikely […]

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🌱 Bread On The Bay Open + Hillsborough Co. Veterans Services Grant

Hello everyone! It’s me, Carlos Hernandez, your host of the Daily. Follow the most important things happening around town… First, today’s weather forecast: A storm around the afternoon. High: 89 Low: 78. Our local sponsor has great things to offer: Looking to buy or sell a luxury home in the Tampa area? Talk to Dan […]

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How can I get a medical alert system for free? – Forbes Health

A medical alert system is also known as a personal emergency response system (PERS), medical emergency response system (MERS), health monitor, or fall monitor. It is designed to monitor and report an emergency situation requiring immediate assistance. Usually these are household devices that allow a person to quickly contact emergency help. They are primarily marketed […]

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GNC Establishes Veteran Hiring Initiative Through University of Health and Performance Partnership

Company Partners as an Affiliate Company to Diversify Talent Pool in Support of Military Community PITTSBURGH, June 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — With thousands of retail outlets and franchises across the United States, a thriving e-commerce business and a need for staff to meet consumer demand, GNC is positioned for growth. To achieve this, the company […]

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Korean War Veterans Organization to Disband | Local

Paul O’Keefe graduated from high school in 1950. Four days later, the Korean War began. O’Keefe served as commander of No. 60 Adirondack Chapter of the Korean War Veterans Association for two years. But with most of its members in their 90s, the Adirondack chapter is disbanding. O’Keefe blamed the band’s breakup on “old age”. […]

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Governor Hochul Announces Senate Confirmation of Administration Candidates

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced the confirmation of the new administration nominees by the Senate. “New Yorkers deserve the best and brightest public servants to lead us into a new era for New York,” Governor Hochul said. “These nominees will help ensure that every corner of New York is served by the best of the […]

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Veteran Keizer University student advances to play in American Golf Championship of the Century

Veteran Keizer University golf management student Adam Napier is fine-tuning his swing in preparation for the U.S. Championship of the Century to be held in Lake Tahoe, Nevada, July 6-10, 2022. Having served as a caddy for the event in 2021, Napier, a combat-wounded Army veteran, is grateful to participate in the event thanks to […]

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The future of veterans’ health care hangs in the balance

VA Secretary Denis McDonough This past Memorial Day, Americans honored the many military service members who died for their country. Thanks to the strong programs of the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) – the health care system run by the Department of Veterans Affairs – there are fewer combat casualties as well as health problems related […]

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Army veteran Tim Thomas and Heidi Arnold of Dancin Dance Studio perform patriotic dance to win 2022 Dancing for the Space Coast

event raised over $400,000 for charity – NEW BREVARD COUNTY RECORD VIDEO ABOVE: Army veteran and Melbourne councilor Tim Thomas won the 8th annual ‘Dancing for the Space Coast’ with his dance teacher Heidi Arnold from Dancin Dance Studio at Indialantic on Saturday at the Clemente Center. WATCH ON REPLAY: 2022 The ‘Dancing For the […]

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The best products to help older people with Parkinson’s stay mobile

Finding the right equipment to keep seniors with Parkinson’s mobile and safe is paramount to helping them live a better life. From the time of diagnosis, the average person lives with Parkinson’s disease – a neurodegenerative disease that affects motor and cognitive functioning – for about 15 to 16 years, according to Jennifer Prescott, RN, […]

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Matthew in the middle | Aging Without Grace – Times-Standard

In your twilight years, if you have health and wealth, life is good. If you only have one, then you’re on your own. If you don’t have your health or your wealth, then life can be bad. I know many people in their 70s and 80s who have comfortable lifestyles with pensions, social security, real […]

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WWII Nebraska veteran celebrates 100th birthday with helicopter ride | Local News

On his 100th birthday on Saturday, Bob Reisser took flight. Lifting off from the grounds of the Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum in a helicopter, Reisser returned home to Elk Ridge Village, where he has been a beloved resident since the seniors’ community opened in 2007 in the Elkhorn area. . The helicopter, piloted […]

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Veterans Affairs denies life-saving lung transplant to unvaccinated veteran

The US Department of Veterans Affairs has denied a life-saving lung transplant to a US Army veteran because he is not vaccinated against COVID-19. James Jooyandeh’s requests for a transplant recommendation and religious exemption from the vaccine were recently denied by the Veterans Affairs (VA) Hospital in Wisconsin, where Jooyandeh has been treated for several […]

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Binghamton Mayor Proclaims Next Week “Mutual Safety Week” | WIVT

BINGHAMTON, NY – Binghamton is celebrating one of its oldest businesses and thanking it for all of its charitable work for the community. Mayor Jared Kraham proclaimed next week Mutual Security Week in the city and helped President and CEO Kirk Gravely raise the Mutual Security Flag outside City Hall. The life insurance company launched […]

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Veteran Tickets Foundation and Merging Vets and Players Partner to Serve the Military and Veteran Community | New

Two leading non-profit organizations, Veteran Tickets Foundation (Vet Tix) and Merging Vets and Players (MVP) have officially partnered to raise awareness of their respective missions and advance their shared goal of providing serving military and veterans resources and support to help fighters achieve and maintain a more positive lifestyle. SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., June 2, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ […]

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Helping active duty military, veterans and their families with financial education nationwide

Darius D. Stover is an independent insurance agency owner and retired US Army Chief Warrant Officer. He is proud of his service to our country, to veterans and their families. We recently had the opportunity to interview him and learn more about the details of how and why he decided to dedicate his life to […]

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TrustedPals Pet Insurance Review 2022

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Senator Ernst visits a Veterans Health Care Clinic and answers questions about the Uvalde shooting

MASON CITY, Iowa (KTTC) — Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) made four stops Tuesday, the last of which was at a new community ambulatory care facility in Mason City. “We want to make sure veterans get high-quality care, and we want to make sure employees have a great place to work, too,” Ernst said. The hope […]

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Senator Ernst visits a veterans healthcare clinic and answers questions about the Uvalde shooting

MASON CITY, Iowa (KTTC) — Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) made four stops Tuesday, the last of which was at a new community ambulatory care facility in Mason City. “We want to make sure veterans get high-quality care, and we want to make sure employees have a great place to work, too,” Ernst said. The hope […]

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Over 150 vets and families receive tips and resources at Veterans Benefits Fair | New

EAST TAWAS – Many programs and resources are available to our country’s veterans who have served selflessly in the military, and rightly so. However, Iosco County Veterans Services Officer Ron Whitney said the number of people who aren’t aware of the benefits available — let alone how to acquire them — is astounding. But Whitney […]

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Massachusetts veterans benefits change would fix discriminatory policy for LGBTQ veterans (editorial)

Doing the right thing doesn’t need to come with a deadline or timestamp. Nearly 11 years after “don’t ask, don’t tell” was repealed as official United States Army policy, the Massachusetts Senate has unanimously passed an amendment that would make LGBTQ veterans free under the policy eligible for state veterans benefits. It was submitted as […]

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John Bryan Reichenbach | News, Sports, Jobs

John Bryan Reichenbach, 76, of Richfield, entered eternal life on Sunday, May 29, 2022 at Richfield Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was born September 25, 1945 in Danville, the son of the late Bryan and Esther (Henry) Reichenbach. Although John was born with a severe disability, he strived to live his life to the fullest. […]

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Patriots Veteran Starter Skipping OTAs: 3 Potential Business Partners

During last week’s New England Patriots OTAs at Foxboro, a few things became clear. The team has a solid if not spectacular stable of safeties. Some players are due to “arrive” in 2022. Some may end up leaving. Others, like offensive tackle Isaiah Wynn, are in limbo. Photo credit: Winslow Townson/Associated Press Isaiah Wynn Winslow […]

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Repatriation of bodies of WWII soldiers began 75 years ago

Placeholder while loading article actions When the United States began bringing home its World War II dead, the corps of Army Staff Sgt. Themistocles Zombas was among the first shipment of flag-draped coffins from European battlefields. But he would be among the last to reach his final resting place. Years will pass before Zombas is […]

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5k Warrior Run in Rusk Raises Money for Local Veterans Organization | Local News

In its second year, the 5K Warrior Run in Rusk more than doubled its number of sponsors by raising funds for the Military Veteran Peer Network of Cherokee and Anderson County. Participants gathered at Rusk Footbridge Park on Saturday for the race created by Jennifer Pacheco, who lost her veteran husband to suicide in 2014. […]

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Organization of military veteran credits for helping save his life – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Hundreds of people will fill Dallas’ Reverchon Park this weekend to mark the true meaning of Memorial Day. Carry the Load honors the sacrifice of military veterans, first responders and their families. One of the participants says it saved his life. When you meet Corena Mitchell today, you meet a determined military veteran. But she’ll […]

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Omaha nonprofit At Ease USA aims to reduce veteran suicides

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — A local nonprofit organization offers many ways to help active duty military and veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder. According to a 2021 report from the US Department of Veterans Affairs, approximately 6,000 veterans committed suicide each year between 2001 and 2019. The “National Annual Report on Veteran Suicide Prevention” shows that […]

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USAA brought Top Gun: Maverick to active duty and veterans aboard the USS Intrepid

Clad in specially treated steel, armed with over 54 mounted guns and capable of carrying over 100 aircraft, the USS Intrepid played a crucial role in the Pacific Theater of World War II. Since 2008, it has served as a museum that honors American military and maritime history in New York City. It was the […]

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Iowa VA director resigns, agencies to shore up veterans services

(Des Moines, IA) – The executive director of the Iowa Department of Veterans Affairs is leaving his post for a job in the private sector. Steve Luken led the IDVA for almost five years. “I would like to thank Director Lukan for his military service to our nation and the veterans of Iowa throughout his […]

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Nobody Claimed Veteran’s Remains, So St. Louis Hospital Held Military Funeral | Subway

ST. LOUIS – “He had no family,” Chandra White told the group before leaving a hospital parking lot during a funeral procession to Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery. A US veteran who died alone in August at Barnes-Jewish Hospital was laid to rest on Thursday with all the military honors he deserved, something hospital staff worked […]

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Discuss Veteran Benefits You and Your Family Should Know About – WIZM 92.3FM 1410AM

With Memorial Day just days away, it’s important for veterans to know what benefits are available to them and their families and to plan ahead. Your local County Veterans Service Office (CVSO) is designed in each county to help veterans and their families meet all of their needs and navigate the VA benefits available to […]

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Fire pit bill offers veterans health care to overcome current crisis

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Among the great injustices of recent American history is the government’s continued failure to provide care and benefits to military veterans suffering from exposure to toxic combustion fireplaces. Finally, after years of inaction, this injustice is potentially coming to an end. When U.S. military service members voluntarily […]

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Help military members avoid scams and questionable calls during Memorial Day

Memorial Day is a time to honor those who lost their lives for our country. Unfortunately, it is also a time to be on the lookout for schemes that target our serving military with a patriotic or military approach. In 2021, active duty military members reported losing significantly more money ($300) than military spouses ($170) […]

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Long COVID at center of Veterans Affairs Canada research study

COLORADO SPRINGS — It’s estimated that one in three Americans who have recovered from Covid have persistent symptoms of the virus, or “long Covid.” Commonly associated symptoms are fatigue, brain fog, dizziness and pain. Emerging studies continue in the public and private health sectors, including the National Institutes of Health and veterans affairs. For veterinarians […]

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Vaccines offer modest protection against long COVID, new study finds

A new study finds that being vaccinated against COVID-19 does not fully protect you against long COVID. One study looked at data from the Department of Veterans Affairs. They found that vaccinated people were only 15% less likely to get long COVID than unvaccinated people. Although vaccination remains our best defense against the most serious […]

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Syneos Health promotes industry veteran as CEO

With Alistair Macdonald set to retire after 20 years at Syneos Health, the integrated search solutions company needed someone to take over as CEO. Company management chose to promote Michelle Keefe, currently president of medical affairs and business solutions, for help. Keefe will take on his new role and responsibilities as CEO during a dynamic […]

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Rotterdam veteran raises awareness of military suicide – The Daily Gazette

When Rotterdam resident and Navy veteran Daniel Paige sets out on one of his 17-mile rides, he’s carrying far more than his 60.4-pound bag. “So many veterans, when they go home, it doesn’t matter. . . the things they’ve seen, they feel like they have to carry the weight themselves,” Paige said. “The 60 pounds […]

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THE VETERANS PRESS: Kootenai County Veterans Services Office

Kootenai County Veterans Services Office 120 E. Railroad Ave. Post Falls, ID 83854 Phone: 208-446-1090 Online: https://www.kcgov.us/533/Veterans-Services We are open Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Veterans Services Officer acts as an advocate for veterans and their dependents. The agent provides technical assistance and referral service in obtaining a wide range […]

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Thieves steal Navy vet’s house, medals and other possessions

article Johnny Wilson said thieves stole his trailer that he used as a small mobile home in Palo Alto. The Navy veteran returned from a trip on April 2, 2022 to find the house was missing. (Johnny Wilson/GoFundMe) PALO ALTO, Calif. – A Bay Area Marine veteran who recently had his home and nearly everything […]

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Registration opens for the National Veteran Business Development Council-Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Connect on August 9.

2022 NVBDC and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Connect Conference provide access and opportunity to build veteran entrepreneurship. Keith King, Founder and CEO, National Veteran Business Development Council (NVBDC) National Veteran Business Certification Organization The National Veteran Business Development Council is proud to partner with the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago for its 6th annual […]

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Lawmakers take action to secure higher cost of living for veterans benefits

In recent days, lawmakers have taken the first steps to ensure veterans receive a cost-of-living increase in their federal benefits later this year, introducing legislation that would ensure veterans’ checks see the same increase. than social security payments. The measure was filed by Reps. Elaine Luria, D-Va., and Troy Nehls, R-Texas, late last week and […]

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Financial assistance for long-term care for the elderly – What are the options?

Financial assistance for long-term care of the elderly – What are the options? The cost of medical care is a common concern for seniors and caregivers. Expenses for long-term care for the elderly can add up and use up a significant portion of a person’s monthly income, even for families who think they have saved […]

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Steven Kaiser, 68, veteran of the American watch industry

Steven Kaiser Steven Kaiser’s family Watch industry veteran, devoted father, husband, friend and mentor to countless people, Steven Kaiser, died suddenly on May 20. He was 68 years old. Mr. Kaiser’s illustrious career spans decades. He worked with luxury Swiss watch brand, Baume & Mercier, for over 16 years, serving as President and CEO during […]

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The Subject of Pacific Islanders Today at the Shiloh Museum

historical society A program of local speakers will discuss the growing role of Asian American and Pacific Islander cultures in the region from 3:30-5:30 p.m. today, May 22, at the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, 118 W. Johnson Ave. in Springdale. The roundtable is sponsored by the Washington County Historical Society through its Diverse Settlers […]

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Herschel Walker’s ties to veterans program come under scrutiny

WASHINGTON — Herschel Walker, football legend and leading Republican candidate for the Georgia Senate, often brags about his work helping service members and veterans struggling with mental health issues. In interviews and campaign appearances, the former Dallas Cowboy and Heisman Trophy winner takes credit for founding, co-founding and at times operating a program called Patriot […]

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Governor Glenn Youngkin solemnly signs legislation to support the Army of Virginia, the veterans community and the proclamation honoring Armed Forces Day – Royal Examiner

RICHMOND, VA — Governor Glenn Youngkin solemnly signed 23 bills outlining priorities for Virginia’s military and veteran community. After delivering remarks, Governor Youngkin also signed a proclamation to honor Armed Forces Day, which will be observed on May 21, 2022. Governor Glenn Youngkin recognizes Dr. Bridgette Williams after signing the Armed Forces Day proclamation at […]

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WBU’s Bangor Campus Hosts Veteran Resource Fair Wednesday

BANGOR – The Greater Bangor Maine Military and Community Network will host its Veterans Resource Fair on Wednesday, May 25 from 3-6 p.m. at the University of Maine on the Augusta Bangor campus. The event will take place at Eastport Hall, 128 Texas Avenue. The event is free for all veterans and their families. Food […]

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Local History: BUHS Service to Highlight WWI Tablet, WWII Veteran | Community News

Memorial Day can be many things. Since time immemorial, people around the world have celebrated the arrival of spring. With the welcoming of a new season, it is also a tradition to remember those loved ones who are no longer with us. We pause to enjoy the colorful beauty of a new growing season and […]

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3 ways to invest in veteran employees

(Photo: Shutterstock) In May, we celebrate and recognize the sacrifices made by members of our nation’s armed forces with Military Appreciation Month. If your company has dedicated time and resources to recruiting veterans or is actively stepping up those efforts, you also need to think about ways to invest in their success once they’ve been […]

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‘I Heart Mac & Cheese’ in Palm Springs is looking to fill positions ahead of grand opening

I Heart Mac & Cheese, a restaurant opening next month in Palm Springs – its first location in California – announced Thursday that it is looking to fill up to 50 jobs. “I am personally dedicated to hiring an inclusive team and finding employees who will engage with our customers and go above and beyond […]

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Storytellers Share Stories at UMich Medicine Big Hearted Stories Fundraiser

Big hearts for seniors celebrated its 17th birthday and held its annual fundraiser at the Lydia Mendelssohn Theater on Tuesday night. This year’s fundraiser, “Big Hearted Stories: Journeys,” featured a live performance featuring five storytellers, who each shared personal stories around the evening’s theme of “journey.” Big Hearts for Seniors is a collection of five […]

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US Veteran Disability Claims Assistance | Eligibility Assessment Services Update

Wilkes-Barre, United States – May 17, 2022 — The updated educational service shows veterans how to prepare a complete and accurate application. Veterans have access to the agency’s exclusive resources, including medical professionals, disability assessments, independent medical opinions, and more. This updated educational service shows veterans how to prepare an accurate, complete, and fully developed […]

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Meta Hires Intel Veteran to Lead Data Center Silicon Team

Analysis Here’s something that should raise eyebrows in the data center world: Facebook’s parent company Meta has hired a veteran network chip engineer from Intel to lead silicon design efforts in the engineering group. infrastructure hardware from the Internet giant. Jon Dama started as Director of Silicon in May for Meta’s Infrastructure Hardware Group, a […]

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Forrest Solutions Welcomes Industry Veteran Jose Cruz, Senior Vice President of Learning, Development and Diversity

Our commitment to superior development and support of our company’s talent requires an exceptional leader like Jose. We look forward to the value it will create internally for our professionals and how this will naturally flow into our unparalleled work experience delivery to our clients. NEW YORK (WEB PR) May 16, 2022 Forrest Solutions, […]

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Expanding Oakland County Services for Military Vets – The Oakland Press

Oakland County Veterans Services representatives will be on site at Michigan Works! centers in Novi, Southfield and Oak Park one day a week. They will provide veterans and their family members with convenient access to a wide range of services. County MichiganWorks! will host Veterans Benefits Counselors in Novi and Southfield on Tuesdays and in […]

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VA and Elks Lodge will host a Veterans Benefits event in Miami, Okla. | Services

MIAMI, Okla. – On May 20, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and Elks Lodge in Miami, Oklahoma, will host a presumptive conditions campaign event focused on identifying and assisting veterans in northeast Oklahoma who may have suspected disabilities and may be eligible for a VA Pension Application. The event will take place from 9 […]

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Former parks director prepares to retire after 52 years at city hall

San Mateo native Sheila Canzian has worked for her hometown since 1970, a 52-year career at City Hall that spanned many civic achievements in her longtime role as director of parks and recreation for the city. Canzian, who has had an influential and award-winning career with the city of San Mateo and is one of […]

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World War II Veterans Organization nominates Joe Griffies in New Jersey. Bill Whitmoyer Pennsylvania as State President

State Funeral Logo for WWII Veterans USCG rescue helicopters State Funeral for World War II Veterans announces the appointment of Joe Griffies as the first President of the State of New Jersey and Mr. Bill Whitmoyer as the first President of the PA. NEW ORLEANS, LA, US, May 12, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — The National Organization […]

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Santa Barbara Unified School District hires two veteran assistant superintendents

Press Releases are displayed on Independent.com as free community service. Santa Barbara, CA – The Santa Barbara Unified School District has confirmed the hiring of two new assistant superintendents, with Dr. Stanley Munro takes over as Deputy Superintendent of Elementary Schools and ShaKenya Edison join the district as Assistant Superintendent of Student Services. Dr Munro […]

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Advocacy group calls for new thinking on veteran suicides and federal spending

(The Center Square) – More than 17 veterans die by suicide every day in the United States. Mission Roll Call wants President Joe Biden and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to make preventing veteran suicides their top priority. Mission Roll Call executive director Cole Lyle said changes at the Veterans Health Administration, the largest […]

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Two former YouGov executives leave to create a new Vision Insights store

Scott Horowitz, who left Nielsen at the end of 2017 to become YouGov’s chief revenue officer, will serve as CEO of the new company. SCOTT HOROWITZ and TRACY SCHÖNADEL, sports research veterans whose combined careers total four decades in the business, have created their own store, Vision Insights, designed to help properties and brands maximize […]

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Socure Appoints Security Veteran Chad Kalmes as Chief Information Security Officer

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nevada–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Socure, the leading provider of digital identity verification and anti-fraud solutions, today announced the hiring of Chad Kalmes as Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). In this role, Kalmes will lead Socure’s strategy and operations across security, technology, risk and compliance functions and continue to foster a culture of security and trust across […]

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Secure Digital Markets Appoints Wall Street and Investment Banking Veteran Alan Mittleman as Chief Operating Officer

TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Secure Digital Markets (SDM), Canada’s leading virtual currency broker offering premium service for digital trading, lending and asset management services, announces the addition of Alan Mittleman to the position Chief Operating Officer of the business, effective May 2, 2022 Alan will report to David Shafrir, Managing Director. Following Alan’s addition to the team, former […]

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John L. Scott Real Estate’s Hoekema Team Talks the Power of VA Loans

The American military does so much for our country. As such, the United States Department of Veterans Affairs offers them a host of benefits. Among these, the main ones are favorable conditions for home ownership thanks to the VA loan program. Whether someone is active duty or a veteran, learning how to get the most […]

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Stirista Names Data Tech Veteran Anthony Lucia Chief Technology Officer | News

Latest C-Suite Appointment to Accelerate Innovation for Future Data-Driven MarTech and AdTech Solutions SAN ANTONIO, May 10, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Stirista, the leader in data-driven SaaS marketing solutions, today announced that Antoine Lucia joined its leadership team as Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Lucia brings over 20 years of proven experience in technology, business and data […]

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GAD Capital: Buying a property with the help of the VA

As a well-known benefit for veterans, the Department of Veterans Affairs provides housing aid. It aids veterans, active-duty personnel, and their surviving spouses in purchasing, construction, refinancing, or upgrading their residences. A sampling of the programs and their findings are outlined below. Home Loans from the Veterans Administration  It is a type of loan backed […]

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An Arizona veteran’s journey from prison, his addiction to helping others

At the age of 19, Raymundo Perez decided to enlist in the United States Armed Forces to leave behind a troubled life in Los Angeles, California. Gangs, drugs and alcohol brought him down. His service in the US Army began in 1998. It was meant to be an escape valve through which he could start […]

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Gig Line: A Mother’s Love – The Coastland Times

To all women who have had children, adopted children or simply children in love, no matter who gave birth to them, God bless you and thank you. Sunday, March 8 is that special day set aside this year to honor and celebrate motherhood in particular. Mothers, as we know, come in all shapes and sizes. […]

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Generac certified Veteran Electric to perform generator installation and repair

Spring, USA – May 7, 2022 — Veteran Electric Inc, is a leader in backup power for residential and commercial use. The power company is pleased to announce that Generac has certified Veteran Electric Inc to install and repair emergency generator services in the southern part of Texas. Generators are the perfect solution for residents […]

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Tesla 2021 Impact Report – Moving Out of the Fossil Fuel Age

You’re here published its 2021 Impact Report yesterday and shared details on the environment, supply chain and how it is leading the way out of the fossil fuel age. Last year alone, Tesla customers avoided 8.4 million metric tons of CO2e. This declaration in itself is an incredible step. Here are some highlights from Tesla’s […]

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Louisiana Veterans Fest returns to Slidell to benefit home building | St. Tammany Community News

United States Navy and Vietnam War veteran Clarence Buxton has seen a lot in his life. The 72-year-old patrolled the waters between Vietnam and Hawaii, made a career out of welding and spent most of his golden years volunteering at the veterans clinic. He dealt with extreme bouts of post-traumatic stress disorder and the bad […]

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Veteran Benefits You May Not Know About

It is common knowledge that the Department of Veterans Affairs offers many benefits, including the GI Bill and TriCare. Many other programs are also available to help veterans and their families. Financial assistance for medical bills and other expenses, such as health care and educational programs, may be available for veterans and active duty military […]

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National veterans organization leader to speak in Arlington Heights

An Arlington Heights restaurant will host a gathering of current and former military officers at an event spoken by the leader of the group. Retired Air Force Lt. Gen. Dana Atkins, president and CEO of the Military Officers Association of America, will address members of the North Shore and Chicago chapter of the organization on […]

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Insurtech Ennabl Startup and Insurance Data Innovator Fenris Digital Launch Partnership

Insurance brokers on the ennabl platform can now leverage Fenris Digital’s vast universe of data Tweet that Fenris is a leader in the growing insurance data market and brings a comprehensive database of companies, customers and automobiles to brokers and agents on the ennablCROSSCHECK app. enablCROSSCHECK allows insurers to accelerate their search for leads from […]

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Eastside veterans organization completes mission before closing

A veterans’ organization in eastern Harris County has written its final chapter and will end on Memorial Day at the end of the month, but not without first completing its nearly decade-old mission to remembering his brothers in arms. Eastside Veterans was an early effort between several community groups. “I believe it was in 2011 […]

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Pair of political veterans and newcomer face off in San Bernardino County Supervisory District 4 race – San Bernardino Sun

A prominent incumbent with deep pockets and strong notoriety in Republican circles. A beloved Democratic lawmaker with strong union ties. A foreigner with no ties to any of the parties and no previous political experience. Voters have three distinct options in the June 7 race for San Bernardino County’s Fourth Supervisory District: current Supervisory Board […]

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Pair of political veterans and newcomer face off in San Bernardino County Supervisory District 4 race – Daily Bulletin

A prominent incumbent with deep pockets and strong notoriety in Republican circles. A beloved Democratic lawmaker with strong union ties. A foreigner with no ties to any of the parties and no previous political experience. Voters have three distinct options in the June 7 race for San Bernardino County’s Fourth Supervisory District: current Supervisory Board […]

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Learn About Your Veteran Benefits at a Local Event – Shaw Local

The Grundy County Veterans Assistance Commission continues to work with the Edward Hines VA Medical Center Outreach Team to educate veterans about their federal VA benefits. The Hines Outreach Team and Grundy County VAC, with support from the Village of Channahon, will be available to answer questions and provide information on a variety of veteran […]

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Book Review: My Whirlwind Lives: A Chronicle of Decades of Resistance and Struggle

Minneapolis, MN – Dee Knight’s My whirling lives is both a memoir and a manifesto – chronicling more than five decades of anti-imperialist resistance and revolutionary engagement. “Being a revolutionary is like being a midwife for the future,” he writes. “Although there is blood and pain, its essence is hope and excitement for a future […]

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MHA Dutchess will provide a one-stop-shop for veteran services in the new building

POUGHKEEPSIE – Mental Health of America Dutchess County (MHA Dutchess) has taken possession of a building in Pleasant Valley thanks to a valuable donation. The building is slated to become the new headquarters for the agency’s veterans services programs. The owners of Pleasant Valley Medical Arts LLC voted unanimously to approve the donation of the […]