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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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‘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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PNW Veteran Services helps student veterans develop a new mission – ValpoLife

The transition from the military to higher education can be a struggle for many veterans. Fortunately, Purdue University Northwestern (PNW) Veterans Services is committed to building a community of support and resources for those who served in the armed forces. “We recognize that veterans come to Purdue Northwest with unique needs and deserve an environment […]

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WWII veteran James Schaffner to be inducted into Missouri National Guard Hall of Fame

James Schaffner’s military career has many unique aspects. Beginning with combat service in World War II, followed by his recall to active duty in the Korean War, and ending with more than 30 years in the Army Reserve and National Guard, the former soldier has invested many years in the service of his country. It’s […]

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Injured Houston veteran gets mortgage-free home near Katy

On Cherry Vine Road in the Jordan Ranch subdivision of Fulshear, a house is under construction. The frame is ready and the pipes and wires are installed. However, this is no ordinary suburban home. Words were noted on its plywood panels and gray drywall primer, but they are neither measurements nor instructions. They are messages […]

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DGP pays tribute to veteran police personnel in Sikkim

To share Tweeter To share To share E-mail DGP pays tribute to veteran police personnel in Sikkim Pakyong, August 6: 94-year-old retired policeman Shri Dhan Bahdur Tamang, resident of Nesar Busty, Soreng, visited the police headquarters, he picked up his ID card issued by the police headquarters. police.Shri […]

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Veterans Database | | enewscourier.com

What began several years ago as an effort to locate all deceased veterans buried in Limestone County cemeteries has not expanded to creating a database for all veterans in Limestone County. Limestone or those with family ties to the county. Database manager Bob Borden worked countless hours as a volunteer at the Alabama Veterans Museum […]

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PNW Veteran Services helps student veterans develop a new mission

August 5, 2022 Veterans Services Coordinator Anthony Pilota is working to create a support network for student veterans at PNW. The transition from the military to higher education can be a struggle for many veterans. Fortunately, Purdue University Northwestern (PNW) Veterans Services is committed to building a community of support and resources for those who […]

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KANE’S CORNER ~ Haverhill Veterans Services Officer Jeffrey Hollett – The Valley Patriot

By Kane – July 2022 Kane went into the field to interview Haverhill Veterans Services Officer Jeffrey Hollett at his office in Haverhill, MA. Jeffrey has dedicated his professional life to helping veterans navigate civilian life after serving our country with honor. Jeffrey, who originally served as a VSO in Dracut, said Haverhill gave him […]

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Veteran and Surviving Spouse Benefits Information Meeting – myMotherLode.com

Tuolumne County Veterans Services Office105 Hospital Road. -SoundEvents 37.974306 -120.377816 Date hourDate(s) – 08/04/202210:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. LocationTuolumne County Veterans Services Office Categories Spouses and surviving spouses of Veterans join us here at the Office of Veterans Services to explore the benefits and resources […]

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Q&A with veteran teacher, author, and blogger Larry Ferlazzo

By day, Larry Ferlazzo is an English and social studies teacher at Luther Burbank High School in Sacramento, California. In his spare time he has written 12 books and is the face behind the Classroom Q education week blog series.& Aas well as other blogs. Ferlazzo’s blogs, which essentially bring together advice from educators and […]

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Church’s Texas Chicken™ and Texas Chicken™ Appoint Industry Veteran Joe Guith as CEO | national company

ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–August 2, 2022– Church’s Texas Chicken™ and Texas Chicken™, one of the world’s largest quick-service chicken restaurant chains, announced that it has named industry veteran Joe Guith as brand CEO, effective August 1, 2022. As Church’s Texas Chicken looking to accelerate a new phase of growth, Guith brings extensive experience in the consumer and […]

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USPS veteran Cheri Haider hired as Victorville’s new postmaster

Cheri Haider was recently named postmaster of the Victorville Post Office, a role that oversees USPS services in the city, as well as the Spring Valley Lake and Oro Grande communities. Haider, who replaces Postmaster Oscar Gonzalez, will oversee 135 employees and oversee retail services and daily mail distribution across 59 delivery routes and to […]

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97-year-old World War II veteran awarded six medals at family ceremony in San Antonio Chabad

Gerald Teldon, a veteran of the Allied air war over Italy and the Balkans during World War II, was decorated for his service at a ceremony in San Antonio on Friday. Teldon, now 97 and living in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, fought with the 85th and 87th Fighter Squadrons, both part of the 79th […]

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Kent County Veterans Services Mileage: What You Need to Know

Renewing the Veterans Services Village would cost just over $1.3 million. Proponents say it’s crucial funding, others say the money shouldn’t raise taxes. KENT COUNTY, Michigan — With less than a week to go until the Aug. 2 primary election, voters are gearing up to head to the polls. More than just party candidates, Tuesday’s […]

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Honor Flight San Diego will operate two all-Vietnamese veteran flights to Washington, D.C. –

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – Honor Flight San Diego will operate two flights this fall dedicated to Vietnam veterans. The first was announced in February and is scheduled for September 30 for Navy HA(L)-3 Seawolves. The second flight will be an “Award Flight” for Vietnam Veterans who have won the Purple Heart Medal or higher awards. […]

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Back. Lieutenant Colonel Ted Blickwedel, Veterans Administration

Findlay, July 27, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Findlay, Ohio — The AMPED for Change Leaders Experience showcases authenticity, musical celebrities, philanthropists, entrepreneurial icons and veterans of distinction. Ted Blickwedel will deliver the keynote address for The Leaders AMPED for Change Experience to be held at the Cambria Arundel Hotel and Conference Center, located at 7700 […]

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Undersecretary of Veterans Affairs pledges further support in the fight against veteran suicide

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KRDO) – At the US GI Forum in Colorado Springs on Tuesday, the US Department of Veterans Affairs said the VA is prioritizing increased support for veterans struggling with the transition to life civil. This includes veteran suicide prevention. In 2021, the United States Department of Veterans Affairs released an “Annual National […]

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Army veteran who faked blindness for nearly $1 million goes to jail

A former soldier who defrauded Veterans Affairs out of nearly $1 million by claiming to have a service-related disability has been sentenced by the court to less than a year in prison, according to the Justice Department. John Paul Cook, 58, of Marshall, North Carolina, received about $978,138 in VA disability benefits between 1987 and […]

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Inside Real Estate Welcomes Industry Veteran Jack Markham — RISMedia

Inside Real Estate announced that Jack Markham has joined its leadership team as Executive Vice President of Homeownership. In his new role, Markham will lead the company’s homeownership division, focused on helping agents and teams build stronger relationships with their customers, increase repeat and referral business, and increase brokerage profitability by offering affiliate services directly […]

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Livingston County director of veterans services steps down

Livingston County Veterans Services Director Jason Skinner will serve his last day today after more than six years as head of the county’s Department of Veterans Services. Skinner began working with county veterans in this role in September 2015. During his tenure as head of the department, he worked tirelessly to improve the lives of […]

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3 veteran officers appointed to highest levels of Montgomery Police Department

Three veteran Montgomery police officers were named Thursday to lead the department’s three main divisions. Chief Darryl Albert, joined by Mayor Steven Reed, announced the positions as part of the new chief’s force restructuring. These appointments are: Chief of Staff Zedrick Dean, Chief of Operations Denise Barnes and Chief of Investigations John Hall. “I restructured […]

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St. Francis Reflections Appoints US Army Veteran and West Point Graduate Steve Griffin as ‘We Honor Veterans’ Coordinator

The We Honor Veterans program improves the care Veterans receive from hospice and palliative care providers Steve Griffin, PMP, has been named interim coordinator of the St. Francis Reflections We Honor Veterans Level 5 program. A spokesperson for St. Francis Reflections said Griffin is the ideal person to oversee the We Honor Veterans program, a […]

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Goodwill Manasota Recognizes National Veteran Hire Day

The coast of the gift DAILY SRQ WEDNESDAY PHILANTHROPY EDITION WEDNESDAY JULY 20, 2022 | Pictured: Goodwill Manasota Veterans Services Team Member Randy Wright (left) and Program Manager Todd Hughes with his service dog, Ghost. This month, ahead of National Veteran Hire Day (July 25), Goodwill Manasota affirms its commitment to helping veterans reintegrate into […]

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CMSPI ADDS INDUSTRY VETERAN TO BOOST PARTNERSHIPS

New hire aims to catapult company’s vision of making payments more productive ATLANTE, July 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — CMSPI, the world’s leading retail payments advisor, today announced the hiring of Angie Grunte as network relationship manager, acquirer and gateway. Angie Grunte, Network Relations Manager, Acquirer and Gateway at CMSPI Grunte, a former Managing Director of […]

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DuPont Police Honor JBLM with Military and Veteran Support Vehicle – The Suburban Times

City of DuPont press release. The DuPont Police Department (DPD) is dedicating one of its new police vehicles as part of its military and veteran outreach and support efforts. The official deployment will take place in a private ceremony Friday, July 15, 2022 at Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM) Garrison Headquarters attended by JBLM leadership. Along […]

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Korean War veteran donates original Donald Dickson artwork to Combat Café

UMATILLA — Korean War veteran Gene Packwood of Dona Vista presented Combat Café owners Bruce and Beth Chambers with a piece of vintage Marine Corps art during an informal presentation earlier this month- this. Packwood, featured on the Daily Commercial’s SALUTE page in the July 6, 2019 edition, previously worked for the artist – WWII […]

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Asheville veteran helps turn dogs into service animals

ASHEVILLE, NC — A group of volunteer veterans are using their time to help other veterans by raising dogs to be service animals for them. The Asheville branch of Warrior Canine Connection trains about four to five dogs at a time and has been in business for four years. The non-profit organization Warrior Canine Connection […]

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Wise words from industry veteran Rob Weitzer of Artist Growth

Experienced music executive Rob Waiter talks about music industry earnings, artist growth, and how he got to where he is today. by A2IM Rob Weitzner has always ensured the success of innovative artists, influential labels and cutting-edge startups at the crossroads of music and technology. After a decade of managing artists, eMusic recruited him as […]

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Meijer named Michigan Gold Certified Veteran Friendly Employer by the Michigan Veterans Agency

“Given the many Michigan team members identifying as veterans or active duty men and women, this recognition means a lot to us,” said Tim Williams, Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion at Meijer. “Our goal is not only to hire those who have served, but also to provide a workplace that values ​​the unique strengths […]

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Ex-VFW commander accused of impersonating injured veteran to admit fraud

PROVIDENCE — A former North Kingstown VFW commanding officer agreed Tuesday to plead guilty to charges of defrauding veteran charities of more than $250,000 by posing as an ex-Marine battling a cancer diagnosis severe due to toxic exposure on battlefields. Sarah Jane Cavanaugh, 31, of East Greenwich, will plead guilty to charges of fraud, aggravated […]

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Telecommunications veteran David Joss joins Prvidr as new CEO

Telecommunications industry veteran David Joss has joined SaaS platform provider Prvidr as its new CEO as the company further expands its customer base and verticals. Joss’ most recent role before joining Prvidr was as CEO of Southern Phone, where he led the business until it was sold to AGL in 2019. He was also previously […]

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NH D-Day veteran Joseph Goulet dies July 4 at 99 – NBC Boston

Joseph Raymond Goulet, a veteran who landed at Omaha Beach in Normandy, France on D-Day, has died. The New Hampshire resident died on July 4. He was 99 years old. Born in Lawrence, Massachusetts, to parents who emigrated from Canada, Goulet voluntarily enlisted in the U.S. Army during World War II, according to an obituary. […]

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Senator sees progress on veterans legislation, funding for senior center (letters)

Hope everyone enjoyed a safe and happy 4th of July Monday! The Fourth is one of my favorite holidays, and as a Major in the US Army Reserves, I took the time to reflect on the hard-won American ideals this holiday represents. Celebrations were in full swing across the district, honoring our nation’s independence. This […]

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A veteran of the Gulf War Memorial in Summerwood will participate in the national inauguration

The quiet evening of January 17, 1991 turned into hell when US and allied forces began raining down Tomahawk missiles on Iraqi targets, the first coming from the destroyer USS Paul F. Foster and a volley of more than 100 all through the night. . At 550 mph, the missiles found their first target just […]

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Veterans Services Outreach Event Planned for South Bannock County | Community

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Two years after its creation, the Westbrook Veteran Services Office takes off

Director Arty Ledoux, left, speaks with American Legion Post 197 Commander Steve Girard at the community center office during the opening in 2020. File photo Maine’s first municipal veterans services office has taken off after two years, focusing on connecting Westbrook veterans to their benefits and each other, according to its director. Westbrook’s Veterans Services […]

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South Florida WWII veteran receives Congressional Gold Medal

More than 75 years after his service in World War II, a 98-year-old Chinese-American veteran in Deerfield Beach has received a Congressional Gold Medal to honor his service to the United States. US Air Force veteran Richard Goon was a cryptographer in units that served in the China-Burma-India corridor, where he cracked enemy radio codes […]

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Vigil and procession mark birthday of decorated army veteran killed by police | Opinion

Family and community members gathered on Saturday July 2 to honor the memory of retired Army Major Gulia Dale III who was tragically killed by Newton police officers on July 4. They held a memorial in Newton where Dale lived with his family and held a procession to his resting place to honor the decorated […]

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WWII veteran celebrates 100th birthday in Pensacola

Recently, Navy veteran Ralph J. Morris celebrated his 100th birthday with Gulf Coast VA staff. The World War II veteran, who enlisted in 1942, was recognized during the celebration at the Pensacola Joint Ambulatory Care Center by Director Bryan C. Matthews. “Our veterans are our raison d’être. Celebrating the 100th birthday of someone involved in […]

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Flagler County Veteran of the Week: Linwood Farmer “Nemo”

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: US Navy Dates of service: 1942-1961 Rank/Profession: Chief Petty Officer/Fire Control Technician Hometown: Richmond, Virginia Linwood’s “Nemo” Farmer. Courtesy picture Nemo Farmer is a well-known local veteran who served bravely in […]

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Top 5 stories of the week

Parties and protests mark Canada Day in Ottawa, a mother and daughter killed in a southern home and a newcomer to the mayoral race. CTVNewsOttawa.ca takes a look at the top five stories on our website this week. Thousands of people wearing red and white and waving Canadian flags gathered in downtown Ottawa to celebrate […]

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Grateful Blind Veteran at Houston VA Low Vision Clinic

While serving in the Air Force, doctors diagnosed Alexander Brown with multiple sclerosis and he retired from medical service after just nine years of service. As a civilian, his condition gradually worsened and significantly affected his quality of life. “Simple things like putting toothpaste on a toothbrush became a difficult task for me,” Brown said. […]

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Cancer survivors honored by local veterans services organization | Herald of Copperas Cove

For the second year in a row and in honor of June being National Cancer Survivors Month, local veterans services organization Star Group Veterans Helping Veterans hosted a luncheon for cancer survivors. The event, which took place last Saturday, allowed several survivors to tell their stories. “It means a lot to be able to listen […]

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Veteran school administrator Mass. will be the next Boston school superintendent

The Boston School Board selected Somerville Superintendent Mary Skipper to lead Boston Public Schools with a 4-3 vote Wednesday night. “We need leadership that can get the ball rolling,” committee chairman Jeri Robinson said in the deciding final vote. “And I believe it’s Mary Skipper.” Skipper returns to the Boston school system after leading Somerville […]

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Mysterious death of mother-of-two and veteran firefighter after ‘suffering a catastrophic accident’ while teaching

MYSTERY surrounds the death of a firefighter and mother of two, who died while teaching a water rescue course. Alicia Monahan, 41, had served Chesterfield County Fire & EMS for over 11 years and recently helped recover a body from a tank in March. 4 Alicia Monahan, 41, died while teaching a training course on […]

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Veteran CPM leader T Sivadasa Menon dies at 90 | Kerala News

Kozhikode: Veteran CPM leader and former minister T Sivadasa Menon is no more. He was 90 years old. He was undergoing treatment at Aster MIMS Hospital in Kozhikode. Menon’s remains will be transported to his daughter’s home in Manjeri, Malappuram district on Tuesday. The funeral will be held with state honors Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. […]

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Dataiku Hires Tech and Data Industry Veteran Bridget Shea as New Chief Customer Officer

Shea’s appointment comes as leading AI company sees growing demand for its platform among global enterprises Bridget Shea, Chief Client Officer, Dataiku Shea’s appointment as CCO comes as Dataiku faces growing demand for its platform among global enterprises New York, June 27, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Dataiku, the platform for Everyday AI, today announced the […]

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Volunteers Help Clean Up Veteran’s Yard | Local News

After cleaning up local parks, the grounds of a nonprofit agency, and the Marshfield Pioneer Cemetery, Oregon’s Bay Area Beautification volunteers got a little smaller over the weekend. end when volunteers cleaned up a veteran’s yard. Penny Moloso, a board member for the organization, said she is always looking for new ways to give back […]

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Growing numbers in Adair County Veterans Services | Atlantic

ADAIR COUNTY – Adair County Veterans Affairs Commissioner John Schildberg told the Adair County Board of Supervisors on Wednesday that the number of veterans taking advantage of veterans services is growing every day. “We have at least four new vets a month, and often it’s in teenagers,” Schildberg said. Board member Jodie Hoadley said the […]

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Tampa Bay-area veteran withdraws from treatment, ready to die for exposing flaws in AV transplant process

TRINITY, Fla. (WFLA) — Paul Umbaugh was a member of the honor guard who served President Ronald Reagan and also provided a presence at the funeral service as countless veterans were laid to rest during his career. After delays and other issues that put off a kidney transplant until early next year, the 61-year-old has […]

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Selfless Among Us: Married Air Force Veterans on a Mission for Veteran Mental Health Care

Cindy and Chad Miller, married to Air Force veterans from Clarence Center, go to great lengths to help other vets who are suffering mentally on the home front. CLARENCE, NY – Chad and Cynthia Miller of the Clarence Center married in 2011, and their shared passion for serving their country was perhaps their greatest bond. […]

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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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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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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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Lewis and Jefferson counties merge veterans services offices

June 17 – 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 […]

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

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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 […]