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Veterans Services offered at Glendale Community College – El Vaquero

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

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When veterans make entrepreneurship their next mission

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Lather struggles with the weather at Camp Lejeune |

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

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Veterans organization seeks opportunities in agriculture | New

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

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Chronic pain study suggests medication management is better than therapy

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

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

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

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Recovering veterans give back to the community | New

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

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Little Free Pantry to help feed families this Thanksgiving – InsuranceNewsNet

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

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

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

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

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

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County Department of Veterans Services to open new office in Greensboro

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

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How to Choose the Right Health Law Program – Forbes Advisor

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

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

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

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Principal® Achieves 2023 Military Friendly® Employer Designation

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

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SSU Military & Veteran Services Supports Veteran Student Success

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

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Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Helps Vets Overcome PTSD

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

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

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

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How You Can Support Missouri Veterans

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

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

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

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Recognize the difficulties faced by veterans

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

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

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

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Decorated Veteran leads MHCC’s dedicated Veteran Services team

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Veterans Services – EIN Presswire

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

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

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

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

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

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Major repairs are needed at the Vista house housing veterans

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

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Honoring Our Veterans – Cassville Democrat

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

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Local veterans organizations consider joining | New

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

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

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

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6,971 NM veterans used VA home loans last year

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

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Veterans organization honors WDHN’s Mike Gurspan | WDHN

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

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Veterans Day 2022 Military Grocery Discounts

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

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

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

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

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

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Veterans Benefits for Divorced Spouses: What Happens After Separation?

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