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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 […]

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Westminster Village Car Show benefits a local veterans organization

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 […]

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Getting Things Done in Healthcare – Shaw Local

For the editor: I believe most people are so busy and exhausted with the demands of everyday life that they have little time to think about how to change the conditions of our lives. That is why we elect representatives. And I think we have a wonderful one with Lauren Underwood. In health care alone, […]

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Upcoming Comic Book Anthology – Soldier Stories – Shares Four Veteran Stories in November

A brand new comic book anthology from Image Comics, Soldier Stories, comes out in November. Official Image Comics/Soldiers’ stories Press release LOS ANGELES 9/15/2022 – Top Cow gives voice to veterans through sequential storytelling in the upcoming Soldier Stories. This anthology is slated for release Veterans Day week, honoring veterans, and will include contributions from […]

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letters to the editor – Protect seniors from Medigap premium increases – InsuranceNewsNet

This is the time of year when the insured is informed of premium increases for the coming year. I have been informed that the premium for my Medigap policy will increase by more than 50%. Unfortunately, unlike most other health insurance policies, Indiana does not require insurers to offer guaranteed issue Medigap policies, except in […]

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South Africa: A veterans’ organization will demonstrate in Pretoria on September 19

Sep 18, 2022 | 08:23 UTC A military veterans organization will march from Burgers Park to the National Treasury in Pretoria, South Africa, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on September 19. transportation Security ZAF Event Members of the Umkhonto We Sizwe Military Veterans Association (MKMVA) plan to demonstrate in Pretoria on September 19. The […]

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Missouri veterans organization raises money for homeless veterans and job training | State News

JEFFERSON CITY — Twenty-two relay runners ran the MKT Nature and Fitness Trail on Saturday in support of a Missouri veterans organization called Veterans Community Project. Saturday was the last leg of a 5-day, 300-mile relay, called “Run Home”. The project is operated through PCVwhich was founded by veterans and aims to raise awareness and […]

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Protecting seniors from uncontrolled increases in health insurance

This is the time of year when the insured is informed of premium increases for the coming year. I was told that my Medigap the policy premium will increase by more than 50%. Unfortunately, unlike most other health insurance policies, Indiana does not require insurers to offer guarantee-issue Medigap policies except in very limited circumstances. […]

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

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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Cloud Exchange 2022: VA’s Dave Mazik on veteran service transformation

The Department of Veterans Affairs is providing its patients with increased access and control of their health and benefits data as part of an ongoing digital services transformation. Dave Mazik, director of the Lighthouse platform in VA’s Office of Information Technology, said VA has data on more than 9 million patients and about 6 million […]

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Industry Expert Darrius Jones Heads to USAA as Senior Vice President of Enterprise Digital, Design and Innovation

Jones will focus on the innovative future of the business and the digital member experience SAN ANTONIO, September 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — USAA has hired Darrius Jones for a new role as senior vice president of enterprise digital, design and innovation. Jones, a strategic leader passionate about new and forward-thinking thinking, returns to USAA with […]

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Student praises Veterans Services efforts

TSTC HVAC student Adalberto “Beto” Mata Jr. wires a basic electrical circuit during a recent lab session. (Photo courtesy of TSTC.) – Advertising – Texas Border Affairs HARLINGEN, Texas – Texas State Technical College is known for its Military Friendly School designation. For U.S. Army Veteran Adalberto “Beto” Mata Jr., he thanks TSTC Veteran Services […]

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Veterans Organization Creates Columbus State Wetzel Military Student Scholarship

September 15, 2022 With philanthropic support from the Military Order of the World Wars, Columbus State University today announced a new endowment to establish the Lt. Gen. Robert L. Wetzel Military Scholarship. The scholarship will be awarded to veteran undergraduate or graduate students honorably discharged or on full-time active duty, their spouses or dependents attending […]

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Axne-backed bill to help families of deceased veterans receive timely benefits

Today, Representative Cindy Axne (IA-03) voted by a bipartisan majority to pass the Veterans Survivors Payments Acceleration Act, which would modernize and speed up Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) processes to identify, locate and pay hard-to-find survivors of recently deceased veterans. As of September 2020, the VA estimates that the Department owes over $155 million […]

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September is National Life Insurance Awareness Month

September is National Life Insurance Awareness Month. VA Insurance Service highlights its mission to provide our nation’s veterans, service members, and military families with life insurance products and services. There are several life insurance programs available to service-related veterans and upcoming changes will extend the benefit to even more veterans in honor of their service. […]

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Veteran Benefits Event to be Held Oct. 13 in Port Allegany | New

HARRISBURG — A “Making Sense of Finance” veterans benefits event will be held Thursday, Oct. 13 in Port Allegany, Sen. Cris Dush, R-Brookville, announced. Sponsored by members of the PA Military Finance Alliance, the free event for veterans and their families (including lunch and parking) aims to help veterans and their families build financial readiness […]

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Mimecast names cybersecurity veteran Rafe Brown as

LEXINGTON, Mass., Sept. 13, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Mimecast Limited (Mimecast), an advanced messaging security and collaboration company, today announced the appointment of Rafe Brown as President and Chief Operations (COO), effective immediately. Brown will oversee the strategy, operating model and transformation initiatives that will guide Mimecast through its next stage of accelerated growth, focused […]

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UW-Madison climbs US News list, ranked 38th overall and 10th best audience

Bascom Hall is pictured in an aerial view of the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Photo: Jeff Miller The University of Wisconsin-Madison was ranked 38th overall and 10th among public institutions (both tied) in US News & World Report 2022-23 Ranking of the best colleges. Last year, UW-Madison was ranked 42nd in a five-way tie and […]

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Association of body mass index at the end of life with the risk of Alzheimer’s disease: a population-based 10-year national cohort study

Source of data and study population The Korean National Health Insurance Service (NHIS), which is a government-run only compulsory social insurer, has created a public database called National Health Information Database (NHID). NHID contains all health care utilization records (including diagnostic and prescription record information), eligibility database (including socio-demographic variables), and national screening database health17. […]

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Navajo Council delegate meets with AZ Department of Veterans Services

PHOENIX, AZ – Navajo Nation Council Delegate Kee Allen Begay, Jr. met with Gerardo Ochoa, deputy deputy director of the Arizona Department of Veterans Services, to discuss establishing veterans services officers veterans on tribal lands. “I believe the Navajo Nation needs to make a request for five additional Veterans Service officers for our Navajo veterans,” […]

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North Texas Area Veterans Service Organizations to Receive $5.7 Million in Grants | Texas

AUSTIN — The Texas Veterans Commission Fund for Veterans’ Assistance has awarded $5.77 million in grants to 26 North Texas-based veterans’ service organizations, the department announced Friday. The organizations that received funds provide services to about 3,000 North Texas veterans and their families, according to a news release. The Veterans Assistance Fund, or VAF, North […]

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Solano Veteran Services is an excellent resource for those who served

Ask Dr. Scott: Dr. Scott T. Anderson As we remember the attack that happened on September 11, 2001, let us salute our first responders. This column, however, focuses primarily on military veterans, including those trained in later foreign conflicts. The two groups obviously overlap, as firefighters and police officers are often ex-military or current reservists. […]

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Just One Injection Helps Cure PTSD: It’s Not a Miracle Cure, But It’s Close | Inspired by Louisiana

Andrew Ward, veteran and founder of the Acadiana Veterans Alliance, wants to reduce post-traumatic stress disorder and help end suicide among veterans in Louisiana. While it’s not a miracle cure, with the help of a single, fast-acting neck injection, he and a team of people in Acadiana are working to help people with PTSD. While […]

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Veteran walks over 2,000 miles for military suicide awareness. – InspirePlus

Travis Snyder has seen his fair share of fights and he knows exactly how difficult it can be to reintegrate into society after spending time in a war zone. The Michigan man is a Navy veteran who served as a corporal in Afghanistan from 2017 to 2018. After retiring and returning to the United States, […]

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North Texas Area Veterans Service Organizations to Receive $5.7 Million in Grants | New

AUSTIN — The Texas Veterans Commission Fund for Veterans’ Assistance has awarded $5.77 million in grants to 26 North Texas-based veterans’ service organizations, the department announced Friday. The organizations that received funds provide services to about 3,000 North Texas veterans and their families, according to a news release. The Veterans Assistance Fund, or VAF, North […]

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Veteran Raising Assets, Funds for Nonprofit Organizations | Features

Buckeye veteran JC Reece served 22 years in the armed forces, but between tours in 1972 he suffered an ordeal he will never forget. “I became homeless myself,” Reece said. “I lived under railroad bridges in railroad cars, and I was like that for almost two years. I know what it’s like to be homeless. […]

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Organizing veterans to connect the disconnected at the Saturday event

Paul Davis has been on active duty in the Marine Corps for nearly a decade, with deployments to Afghanistan and Jordan supporting America’s wars in the Middle East. When he left the military at the end of 2018, he got a good job at Boston Scientific, but he felt the same feeling that many veterans […]

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Governor Glenn Youngkin solemnly signs veterans tax cut legislation – Royal Examiner

Several construction zones surround the Virginia State Capitol in Richmond, Virginia on June 3, 2022. A new tunnel will connect the Capitol to the new General Assembly building. (Parker Michels-Boyce for the Virginia Mercury) After taking no action on Wednesday on the main case that brought lawmakers back to Richmond, the Virginia General Assembly entered […]

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VA pushes ahead with abortion care as lawsuits and Republican opposition loom

On Friday, the Department of Veterans Affairs pushed ahead with its plan to offer abortion counseling and services at its hospitals for the first time to veterans, spouses and dependents, as abortion is banned nationwide. country and the Republicans promise to block this decision. In an interim final rule published in the Federal Register, the […]

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North Texas Area Veterans Service Organizations to Receive $5.7 Million in Grants | CNHI

AUSTIN — The Texas Veterans Commission Fund for Veterans’ Assistance has awarded $5.77 million in grants to 26 North Texas-based veterans’ service organizations, the department announced Friday. The organizations that received funds provide services to about 3,000 North Texas veterans and their families, according to a news release. The Veterans Assistance Fund, or VAF, North […]

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More security demanded at Vietnam Veterans Memorial | New

Concerns about continued vandalism at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial at Veterans Park were raised at the Porterville City Council meeting on Tuesday. Two veterans who expressed their concerns in oral communications at Tuesday’s meeting said security cameras were needed at the site. Concerns were raised after the American flag and POW/MIA flag were recently stolen […]

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Iraqi veteran helps motivate Miami Valley Young Marines

Miller was born in Kentucky and spent part of his youth in Florida before moving to Ohio and graduating from Miami East High School in Miami County. He joined Marine Reserves in Dayton in 2000 and discovered young Marines through the Reserves Unit. He served in Iraq and is also active in veterans organizations. “By […]

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Frank Dick Obituary – The Daily Telegram

Frank Dick, devoted husband and father, proud veteran and generous philanthropist died on Monday morning September 5, 2022 at Charlotte Stephenson Manor at the age of 96. Frank was born March 8, 1926 on the family farm in Cygnet, Ohio, the son of the late Earl and Edith (Bartz) Dick. Frank met his future wife, […]

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Veteran Suicide Awareness – WNKY News 40 Television

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — This week is National Suicide Prevention in America. Throughout the country, events are organized to raise awareness and train individuals in the identification of warning signs and first aid. One group that is particularly high risk are those who have returned from serving our country and first responders. At the Louisville Veterans […]

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A list of veteran-owned businesses in the Ozarks

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Sentinel Consulting Welcomes Security Veteran as Senior Advisor

Sentinel Consulting has announced that George W. Anderson has joined the firm as a senior consultant. Drawing on his multi-faceted career in law enforcement and security management, the company says Anderson will provide Sentinel customers “a broad and sophisticated perspective to address their security challenges.” During 30 years with the New York Police Department, Anderson […]

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Intensified recruitment and safety training of offshore wind farm workers

New You can now listen to the Insurance Journal articles! At a 131-year-old marine academy located along Buzzards Bay in Massachusetts, the people who will build the nation’s first commercial-scale offshore wind farm are learning the skills needed to stay safe while working around offshore wind turbines. Some perform their duties quite easily since they […]

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New Realtor Group NKY Focuses On Veteran Homeownership

There is a network of veterans and non-veterans working as realtors ensuring that veteran homebuyers and their realtors know the ins and outs of the VA home buying experience. Michael Smith, Keller Williams real estate agent and Navy veteran, has just launched the Northern Kentucky chapter of the Veterans Association of Real Estate Professionals. “I […]

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Desert Dogs offers jobs to veterans | Features

Desert Veterans was born from an idea between two colleagues who saw a way to meet a need. Also known as Desert Dogs, the concept was simple – people need to get rid of their junk, and veterans who are struggling to adapt need work. Why not put them together? Navy veteran Anthony Calderon and […]

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Flagler County Veteran of the Week: Daniel Kerins

If you would like to submit a Veteran of the Week for publication, send the details below, along with photos, to [email protected]. Daniel Kerin Military branch: US Navy Dates of service: 1965-1996 Rank/profession: Master Chief Petty Officer/Quartermaster & Recruiter Hometown: Sharon, Pennsylvania Daniel Kerin. Courtesy picture Daniel Kerins is a Vietnam War veteran who served […]

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In Jackson, Mississippi, football continues despite the water crisis: NPR

The University of Belhaven football team stand on the sidelines as their game against Millsaps College begins on Thursday. Leslie Gamboni for NPR hide caption toggle caption Leslie Gamboni for NPR The University of Belhaven football team stand on the sidelines as their game against Millsaps College begins on Thursday. Leslie Gamboni for NPR Rain […]

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Opinion: Medical assistance in dying has been a blessing for my husband. But a federal law makes it inaccessible for millions of Americans.

Matt passed away on January 21, and while I miss him more than words can describe, I’m grateful he was given the opportunity to end his suffering. Matt loved life, and at only 52 he didn’t want to die. But after going through nearly a decade of chemotherapy, radiation, hospitalizations and surgeries in a valiant […]

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Veterans Endowment Fund Releases Limited Seed Funding | The star

AUBURN — The Veterans Endowment Fund has presented awards to organizations in DeKalb County whose missions include helping veterans. It was announced in 2021 that Jerry Rathburn, founder of Rathburn Tool & Manufacturing, had established the fund to help veterans and their families in northeast Indiana. As the fund continues to mature, it has already […]

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Tennessee VA hospitals to offer abortions to pregnant veterans under new federal rule | New

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Top 12 Finalists Nominated for Best Rookie Military Veteran Pilot

KIRKLAND, Wash. — After receiving entries from a record number of nominators, FASTPORT recently announced its 12 finalists for “Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence,” a program dedicated to finding America’s top rookie military veteran driver. . The program recognizes professional drivers who have successfully transitioned from active duty to driving a commercial fleet. Kenworth has […]

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Hunterdon County Volunteers Plan Veteran Headstone Clean-Up Events Throughout Fall | Hunterdon Review News

Inspired by non-profit founder, Trae Zipperer, and his ‘By Memorial Day’ organization, Hunterdon County volunteers recently cleaned 280 veterans’ headstones at Rosemont Cemetery in Stockton, with the support of the Commissioner’s Council Hunterdon County District Attorney’s Office and Veterans Services Officer (VSO) Rich Booth. “We seem to have moved away from patriotism in this country, […]

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Veterans United Home Loans Ranked #2 in Businesses Who Care in 2022 by PEOPLE and Great Place to Work®

COLUMBIA, Mo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–United Veterans Home Loansthe nation’s largest VA purchase lender, ranked among the nation’s top companies that care. PEOPLE Magazine and Great Place to Work® ranked Veterans United Home Loans second on the Companies that care list for 2022. “Veterans United’s commitment goes beyond making the American dream of homeownership a reality for veterans, […]

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American conservative insurance group created to fight revival!

DALLAS, September 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Like America conservative insurance group, they are committed to providing simple, high quality and affordable insurance solutions, while tirelessly fighting for the shared values ​​we collectively believe in. CEO Tony Lani said, “We reach out to conservative consumers using a variety of non-traditional marketing approaches and alternative media.” By […]

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Vet students fight for veterans benefits on Capitol Hill

Since 2013, members of the VFW and the Student Veterans of America, or SVA, have had the opportunity to make their voices heard on Capitol Hill. This year, five student veterans were selected to be part of the VFW-SVA scholarship program, which gave them a platform to advocate alongside VFW representatives on issues facing veterans. […]

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Army vet will kayak and bike 4,000 miles to raise money for service dogs

GLENVILLE — Jimmy Thomas, a 61-year-old Army veteran from Ballston Spa, plans to kayak from Glenville to Key West, Fla., and bike home, a 4,000-mile round trip. It raises money to help military veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other illnesses receive the help and companionship of a trained service dog. Specialized service dog […]

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New VA mobile app centralizes veteran services

The VA: Health and Benefits app improves the customer experience by centralizing veteran services. The Department of Veterans Affairs has launched a new mobile app, VA: Health and Benefits, which centralizes health and benefits information, allowing veterans to better navigate the agency’s services. VA soft-launched the app in August 2021; since then, more than 800,000 […]

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Hundreds of Veterans Receive In-Person Assistance at Veterans Benefits Live Event

More than 800 veterans and their families were served at the three-day open house held in Mecklenburg County Aug. 18-20, with more than $1 million in benefits likely to pay out in result. Held for the first time since 2019, Mecklenburg County Veterans Services, US Veterans Affairs and other partners sponsored Benefits for Veterans Live: […]

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Security 101 Adds Industry Veteran Tim Whall as Strategic Advisor to Board of Directors

WEST PALM BEACH, Florida–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Security 101, a national full-service commercial security solutions provider, announced the addition of industry veteran Tim Whall as a strategic advisor to the Board of Directors. Tim brings decades of experience to Security 101 and his distinct style of teaching leaders has produced award-winning transformative results across the industry. It determines […]

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Disabled American Veterans organization honors Oshkosh man for his service

OSHKOSH – Early in his life, Adam Alexander said military service was “the furthest thing from his mind.” Alexander grew up in Potosi, in the southwest of the state, where he played baseball and football in high school and kept busy outside of sports playing in a garage band. Alexander said things changed while he […]

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VA Benefits Office for McClellan

The Little Rock Veterans Affairs Regional Office will open an office at the John L. McClellan VA Medical Center to assist eligible veterans, spouses and other recipients with benefit needs, beginning Sept. 1, the agency announced. Thursday. The new Veterans Benefits satellite office will be in room 1C-151B at the John L. McClellan VA Medical […]

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You must beware! UK nationalized healthcare misservice heads to America – InsuranceNewsNet

My friend is a naturalized American citizen of English descent, and he is troubled. His brother, who lives England, was stricken with severe abdominal pain, was diagnosed with an acute gallbladder, and was hospitalized for several weeks. They sent him home and on an outpatient basis, they placed a tube in his gallbladder. With the […]

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New Federal Law Expands Benefits to Veterans Exposed to Fire Pits and Toxic Substances, Allsup Reports – InsuranceNewsNet

Belleville, Ill., August 26, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — President Joe Biden signed into law the bipartisan Promise to Combat Toxic Substances Act (PACT) of 2022, expanding health care and benefits for veterans exposed to combustion fireplaces during their military service. PACT acknowledges that exposure to the burn pit resulted in more than 20 conditions related […]

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New federal law extends benefits to veterans exposed to

Belleville, Ill., Aug. 26, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — President Joe Biden has signed into law the bipartisan Promise to Combat Toxic Substances Act of 2022 (PACT), expanding health care and benefits for exposed veterans. to combustion chambers during their military service. PACT recognizes that burn pit exposure has resulted in more than 20 toxic exposure-related […]

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WWII Museum Announces New Chairman of the Board, Officers and Trustees

Getty Images NEW ORLEANS — From the National WWII Museum: The National WWII Museum announced the election of Ted Weggeland as Chairman of its National Board of Trustees and the installation of a slate of board members and five new trustees. Weggeland follows outgoing President John Koerner, whose leadership from 2020 to 2022 has been […]

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Robert Beresford Williams has died aged 101

by Contributed content August 24, 2022 Menlo Park resident Robert Beresford Williams, born June 23, 1921, died August 17, 2022, having reached the age of 101. Bob left a legacy for his family, friends and the nation. He was a creative thinker, with tireless energy and unparalleled enthusiasm. He had a stubborn determination to make […]

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Mission to Lay Wreaths at Every Veteran’s Grave Arrives in Albany | Military

A nearly 60-foot-long trailer parked Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 23, in a grocery store parking lot, teemed with memories of the war. Stars and stripes decorated its exterior, along with a sea of ​​white tombstones. Under the Sun, Vietnam veterans, community members and sponsors discussed the value of freedom – and its high cost. The event, […]

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Krause’s Law is dedicated to veterans benefits and represents disabled veterans and their families

Krause Law, PLLC is dedicated exclusively to the practice area of ​​veterans benefits and the representation of disabled veterans and their families. Krause Law, PLLC is pleased to announce that its firm focuses exclusively on the legal representation of veterans in need of veterans benefits and disabled veterans and their families. Krause Law, PLLC – […]

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Michael A. Tompkins, 86, of Shrewsbury Michael A. Tompkins, 86, of Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury – Michael A. “Mike” Tompkins, 86, a longtime resident of Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, died peacefully Wednesday, July 20, 2022, at St. Joseph’s Manor in Portland, Maine. Mike had predeceased his wife of 60 years, Marianne (Torrens) Tompkins. He was survived by his sons, Brian A. Tompkins of Norwich, Vermont and Keith W. Tompkins of Portland, […]

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She was the “new prospect” of the Florida Dems. Then a veteran pol came between her and DeSantis.

Fast forward three years and Fried heads into Tuesday’s Democratic primary for governor fighting for his political life against Rep. Charlie Crist, the former Republican-turned-independent-turned-Democrat Florida governor who has decades of electoral experience. Crist outsold Fried, garnered more support and managed to rally swathes of the traditional Democratic Party coalition to his side, including the […]

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Tax preparation scam targeting veterans and active duty members steals $4.8 million.

A tax services company allegedly defrauded Navy veterans. Located just outside the gates of Naval Base San Diego, Go Navy Tax Services has been reaching out to veterans over the past year with the promise of helping them with their finances and taxes. No trap… everything is free! Many saw sailors and veterans walk into […]

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SAVVY SENIOR: Ways to pay for long-term care without insurance or savings | Lifestyles

What types of financial resources are available to help seniors pay for long-term care? My 86-year-old mother will need either an assisted living facility or a nursing home in the near future, but she doesn’t have long-term care insurance and her savings are minimal. The cost of home care and nursing homes in the United […]

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Association Industry Veteran Bill Drohan Joins SquareStack to Help Grow Fast-Growing SaaS Commerce Platform

SquareStack Drohan is a longtime association management executive who will help us build key partnerships within trade associations, which serve most small businesses in America. Drohan is a longtime association management executive who will help us build key partnerships within trade associations, which serve most small businesses in America. —BILL FURLONG CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, USA, Aug. […]

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Ottawa orders ‘full and thorough’ investigation into veterans’ assisted dying discussion – National

The federal government is launching a “full and thorough” investigation into the case of a Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC) employee discussing medical assistance in dying (MAID) with a veteran. In a statement provided to Global News on Friday afternoon, a spokesperson for Veterans Affairs Minister Lawrence MacAulay said the minister “has directed his deputy minister […]

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Georgia veterans’ organization commander pretended to be in the military, feds say

A woman who ran a veterans services organization in Georgia has been accused of misrepresenting herself, state authorities said. Gabrielle Beutler, 31, was the post commander of Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 5897 in Lavonia, Georgia, when local police reported the “suspected criminal misconduct” for the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI), according to a […]

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A scammer went to different types of big houses to scam US veterans and retirees out of $310 million

Scott Kohn, 68, of Newport, Calif., was sentenced to 10 years in prison for running a Ponzi scheme that resulted in losses of $310million for retirees and left thousands of veterans struggling with operating loans, the Justice Department said. (Case) A California man who orchestrated a nationwide Ponzi scheme targeting military veterans and other retirees […]

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A veteran uses his photography skills to give back to people

CLARKSVILLE, TN (NOW CLARKSVILLE) — Going from running a business to serving 20 years in the military and then back into the world of civilian business is something Jayson Rivas, owner of JHR Photography, knows well. Rivas was in business for himself with a restaurant before the September 11 attack in 2001. He decided to […]

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Bills likes veteran depth on the O line, and David Quessenberry is the latest example | Buffalo Bills News | NFL

The importance of David Quessenberry in the offensive line of the Buffalo Bills becomes clearer three weeks before the start of the regular season. The 31-year-old veteran, who started all 18 games for the Tennessee Titans last season, seems to have a good idea of ​​the No. 3 tackle position. Quessenberry started at right tackle […]

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Alexander County Veterans Services Office Now Files PACT Claims

The Alexander County Veterans Services Office now helps local veterans and survivors file claims under the PACT Act. PACT is a new law that extends health care and VA benefits to veterans exposed to fire pits and other toxic substances in Thailand and other areas outside of Vietnam. This law helps the VA provide generations […]

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Champaign County OhioMeansJobs recognized for service to veterans

OhioMeansJobs Champaign County provides priority service to veterans through the state veterans jobs grant program. Accordingly, veterans are asked to indicate whether they served in the military and then complete a questionnaire to help determine their needs and status. The Champaign County office provides assistance and access to equipment needed to search for jobs, develop […]

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Experian Credit Monitoring Review 2022 | Customer Ratings

Experian is a credit reporting agency that provides you with information about your credit rating. It also offers credit monitoring so you can monitor your credit report closely. It is one of three agencies in the United States, along with TransUnion and Equifax, employs 17,000 people worldwide and is an authority on credit monitoring and […]

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American Systems – The Virginia Pilot

Medium-sized companies, ranked #2 For 47 years, American Systems has established and maintained a reputation as one of the most respected federal contractors specializing in information technology, engineering solutions and training. Headquartered in Chantilly, the company has offices across the country and a national workforce of 1,600 people, including 150 working in Virginia Beach, where […]

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Booth, county veterans services officer, advises commissioners on PACT Act 2022 | Hunterdon Review News

Rich Booth, Veterans Services Officer (VSO), briefed the Hunterdon County Board of Commissioners on the “Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxins Act” or “PACT Act 2022” signed into law by President Joseph R. Biden on Wednesday 10 august. “I have followed the PACT Act since it was introduced in the House of Representatives last year and […]

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Billionaire investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, known as ‘Indian Warren Buffett’, dies at 62

Rakesh Jhunjhunwala KNOT VIKAS/ FORBES INDIA AIndian investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, often dubbed the Warren Buffett of India, died Sunday morning at the age of 62. Jhunjhunwala, who had been battling health issues for some time, had amassed an estimated fortune of $5.8 billion. His shrewd stock picks had earned him a cult following and he […]

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Thomas Michael Volatile, retired insurance salesman and former Navy lieutenant commander, dies – Baltimore Sun

Thomas Michael Volatile, a retired insurance salesman and former Navy lieutenant commander, died of cancer Aug. 8 at his home in Lewes, Delaware. He was 92 years old and had lived in Hunt Valley. Born in Baltimore and raised on Broadway, he was the son of Anthony Volatile and his wife, Theresa Volatile. He was […]

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PACT Law Pass, Washington County Veterans Services Responds

The PACT Act extends benefits and health care to veterans who were exposed to outdoor burns in Southwest Asia. ARKANSAS, USA — With the passage of the PACT Act last week, veterans have questions. Today, Washington County Veterans Services answered some of them. Veterans applying for health care benefits are urged to file their claims […]

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Navy Mutual partners with Military Makeover for sixth year

ARLINGTON, Va., August 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Navy Mutual Aid Association (“Navy Mutual”) is proud to announce its sixth year of involvement with Military makeover with Montel® broadcast on Lifetime TV. This season follows renovations to the Stupar family home. Chief sergeant Michael Stupar retired after 20 years of service in the United States […]

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Wash. Co. Veteran Services discusses the PACT Act

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) – Washington County Veterans Services is holding a series of town hall meetings to address the recently passed PACT Act. Ben Dykes is the Director of Veterans Services for Washington County. He said there was a lot of misinformation and confusion being spread. Some veterans may not know they are eligible for […]

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Asylum Seeker and Family Specialist (ASF) – United States of America

Job overview: The reception center is an emergency shelter for migrants and asylum seekers who have recently been released from government custody. The Reception Center aims to provide safe respite and supportive emergency services to asylum seekers while they coordinate their journey to their new home in the United States. The Asylum Seekers and Family […]

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Veterans Services assisting with PACT Act claims

Alachua County Veterans Services informs Alachua County Veterans of the PACT Act signed by President Joe Biden on August 10, 2022. The PACT Act opens up many new conditions and illnesses they may suffer from to be considered service-related. Veterans who served between 1990 and present, and those who served in the Vietnam War, can […]

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Alachua County Veterans Services assisting with PACT Act claims

Alachua County Press Release ALACHUA COUNTY, Fla. – Alachua County Veterans Services informs Alachua County veterans of the PACT Act signed by President Joe Biden on August 10, 2022. The PACT Act opens up many new conditions and illnesses including they might suffer to be considered service-related. Veterans who served between 1990 and present, and […]

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Voices of Veterans – new suicide prevention hotline, new VA insurance, Quilts of Valor

There’s a new way to access the National Suicide Prevention Hotline – dial ‘988’ or text ‘988’ to a cell phone. Selecting option 1 (“Press 1”) will immediately take you to the Veterans Crisis Line. The new system came into effect in mid-July. _e The Veterans Crisis Line can still be reached using the previous […]

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Biden signs veterans health care bill as Jon Stewart looks on

Reuters Now Job 08/10 US President Joe Biden signed the PACT law on Wednesday August 10 under the eyes of veterans and activist Jon Stewart. The bill extends Veterans Administration health care and benefits to veterans exposed to toxic substances in fireplaces and elsewhere. Reuters Now Biden signs veterans health care bill as Jon Stewart […]

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‘Hail to Our Heroes’ festival to raise money for Veterans Services and Leeds Community Center

According to staff reports from The Tribune LEEDS – Birmingham-based Priority Soldier and Leeds-based Moton Community Center are inviting the community to help raise funds for the project this Labor Day weekend, Saturday September 3, during a event “Tribute to our heroes and our community”. (Photo courtesy of Sarah Murray) The idea of ​​a Tri-County […]

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Biden signs fire pit law expanding veterans’ benefits

President Joe Biden signed the Veterans Health Care Bill into law on Wednesday that ends a long battle to extend benefits to people who served near burning fireplaces. This is a personal issue for Biden. His son Beau was a Major in the Delaware National Guard and died of cancer after serving in Iraq. “Toxic, […]

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Biden signs veterans health bill. Home legislation is a personal victory

President Biden shakes hands with veteran John Caruso during a visit to a VA clinic in Fort Worth in March. The president signed a veterans health bill into law on Wednesday. (Patrick Semansky/Associated Press) President Biden, whose eldest son died of cancer after serving in Iraq, on Wednesday signed legislation expanding federal health services to […]

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Biden signs veterans health bill. Combustion fireplace legislation is a personal victory

President Biden shakes hands with veteran John Caruso during a visit to a VA clinic in Fort Worth in March. The president signed a veterans health bill into law on Wednesday. (Patrick Semansky/Associated Press) President Joe Biden, whose eldest son died of cancer after serving in Iraq, on Wednesday signed legislation expanding federal health services […]

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President signs veterans health care bill regarding toxic burning fireplaces

President Joe Biden signed the PACT Act on Wednesday, August 10, 2022, marking what the White House calls “the most significant expansion of VA healthcare in 30 years.” The bill enjoyed broad bipartisan support in the Senate, with the 50 Democrats joining the 34 Republicans in support. The legislation, however, was not widely supported by […]