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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Veterans Affairs denies life-saving lung transplant to unvaccinated veteran

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

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

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

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Patriots Veteran Starter Skipping OTAs: 3 Potential Business Partners

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

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

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

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Omaha nonprofit At Ease USA aims to reduce veteran suicides

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

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Iowa VA director resigns, agencies to shore up veterans services

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

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Syneos Health promotes industry veteran as CEO

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

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THE VETERANS PRESS: Kootenai County Veterans Services Office

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

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

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

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Steven Kaiser, 68, veteran of the American watch industry

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

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

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

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

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

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3 ways to invest in veteran employees

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

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US Veteran Disability Claims Assistance | Eligibility Assessment Services Update

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

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Meta Hires Intel Veteran to Lead Data Center Silicon Team

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

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

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

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

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

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Santa Barbara Unified School District hires two veteran assistant superintendents

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

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

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

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Socure Appoints Security Veteran Chad Kalmes as Chief Information Security Officer

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Generac certified Veteran Electric to perform generator installation and repair

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

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

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

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Industry veteran Mike Buzzard joins Schwartz advisory team

Schwartz Advisors’ announced the addition of Mike Buzzard, AAP, to its team of secondary market experts, effective April 18, 2022. Click here to read more As a partner in the firm, Buzzard will be involved in all three practice areas: advising private equity firms on acquisitions, managing sale projects and working on strategic advisory projects. […]

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Mitchell’s Home Place Recognized as South Dakota Veteran-Owned Small Business of the Year – Mitchell Republic

MITCHELL — A Mitchell company earns recognition from the Small Business Administration (SBA) days before the annual National Small Business Week in the United States. Home Place, based on Havens Avenue in Mitchell, has been named South Dakota Veteran-Owned Small Business of the Year, the SBA announced Wednesday. The Mitchell Company, which has a satellite […]

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National Veteran Business Development Council (NVBDC) growth is widespread with over 2,000 SD/VOBs certified

National Veteran Business Certification Organization Keith King, Founder and CEO, National Veteran Business Development Council (NVBDC) National Veteran Business Development Council (NVBDC) Disabled Veteran Owned Business Companies that spend $1 billion or more per year with various suppliers NVBDC is the original veteran certification program with access and opportunity to US corporations. Over 135 member […]

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Sandis Civil Engineers Help Rebuild 100-Year Veteran

3-Band Army Sergeant and World War II veteran Edward Garcia 100-year-old World War II veteran Edward Garcia It’s National Reconstruction Month and local civil engineering firm Sandis is giving back to San Jose resident Edward Garcia, a 100-year-old World War II veteran. By advancing the work of local community organizations like Rebuilding Together, we are […]

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Albanese unveils major veterans services plan

The federal Labor opposition has pledged more than half a billion dollars to streamline access to support services for veterans. The federal Labor opposition has pledged more than half a billion dollars to streamline access to support services for veterans. Labor leader Anthony Albanese has pledged to invest $519.2 million to improve the delivery of […]

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Livingston County director of veterans services resigns

April 23, 2022 By Jessica Mathews / [email protected] Livingston County’s Director of Veterans Services has resigned. Director Mary Durst tendered her resignation to the Veterans Services Committee at their April 20 meeting. A press release says the committee and the entire LCVS team express their sincere gratitude to Durst for his hard work, dedication and […]

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Industry veteran Crystal Pham joins TPN at critical stage in program growth

The Motion Picture Association’s film and television content security program, the Trusted Partner Network (TPN), today announced the appointment of Crystal Pham as Vice President, Operations and Product Management. Pham will report to TPN President Terri Davies. Pham will work closely with Davies to improve the operational experience of the TPN platform and manage the […]

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Pamplin Media Group – Seasoned Nonprofit Veteran Hired to Lead Tualatin Chamber

After a six-month search, Anneleah Jaxen was hired as CEO of the Tualatin Chamber of Commerce. The new CEO of the Tualatin Chamber of Commerce is armed with extensive experience working in marketing and with non-profit organizations, many of which are related to medical specialties. Anneleah Jaxen was hired on April 1 and officially started […]

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City and Veterans Coalition Launch New Residents’ Project to Honor Loved Ones of Veterans

City officials and members of the West Tennessee Veterans Coalition (WTVC) came together last week to introduce a new project honoring local veterans of the “past, present and future.” The project, titled “Our Faces of Freedom,” is a partnership between the city and WTVC that allows local residents to purchase banners to display their veterans […]

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Dalrada Corporation Adds Hospitality and Real Estate Veteran Phil Marriott to Company’s Board of Directors

Dalrada Corporation (OTCQB: DFCO) said it has appointed industry veteran Phil Marriott to the company’s board, to strengthen its position, particularly in the hospitality sector, as the industry hotel tries to meet energy saving and sustainability standards. A successful businessman, Marriott has over 50 years of experience in the hospitality industry. The Phil Marriott Company […]

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National Veteran Business Development Council partners with New York’s World Trade Week in May 2022

Keith King, Founder and CEO, National Veteran Business Development Council (NVBDC) National Veteran Business Certification Organization Bethann Rooney, Deputy Director of the Port Authority Port Authority of New York and New Jersey For the second year, NVBDC is partnering with World Trade Week NYC’s national celebration of international trade that observes trade-related organizations. It’s an […]

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Capital Square Appoints Branding and Marketing Veteran Jacqueline Rogers as Chief Communications Officer

RICHMOND, Va., April 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Capital Square, a national investment sponsor specializing in tax-efficient real estate investments, today announced that Jacqueline Rogers joined the firm as director of communications. Rogers has built his career at many of the most influential companies in the country, with a focus on advanced technology, branding and marketing. […]

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96-year-old WWII veteran named hometown hero for decades of service

SHERMAN, Texas (KXII) — A 96-year-old Sherman was named a hometown hero Thursday afternoon for his long list of service to his country and community. But, Ray Ferman does not consider himself a hero. “Those guys in the trenches, the guys who lost their lives, the guys who got hurt, those are the real heroes,” […]

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Monson veteran praises organizations for home repairs

MONSON – A recent collaboration between Purple Heart Homes (PHH) and Greater Springfield Habitat for Humanity (GSHFH) restored the residence of a military veteran and his family. PHH is a veterans service agency that focuses on housing solutions. Although based in North Carolina, PHH serves veterans nationwide. GSHFH is a nonprofit, nongovernmental organization that helps […]

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Are you a veteran? GRCC Veteran Services is available to help you succeed!

GRCC Veterans Center (Photo courtesy of the GRCC) Elizabeth Preston GRCC Veterans Services provides support to students as they transition from the military to student life. Patrick Coleman is the GRCC’s Veteran Success Coordinator and knows firsthand what it’s like to go from “combat to college.” He served in the military and then went to […]

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Mission Healthcare Achieves Highest Level of NHPCO Veterans Program

SAN DIEGO, April 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Mission Healthcare, one of the West Coast’s largest home healthcare, hospice and palliative care providers, is proud to announce that it is now a Level 5 Partner with We Honor Veterans, a program of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization. Progression to this new level demonstrates a […]

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People gather to remember Vietnam War veteran; services arranged for Phoenix man who died without family

Services held for Phoenix veteran of the Vietnam conflict who died without family Norman Coulter, a well-decorated soldier and veteran of the Vietnam conflict, has been laid to rest at the Arizona National Cemetery, as people who otherwise did not know the man gather to remember his life and his legacy. Reporting by FOX 10’s […]

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Heinrich, Luján oppose VA recommendation that could hurt veterans services in rural New Mexico

Monday, March 14, 2022 WASHINGTON — U.S. Senators Martin Heinrich (DN.M.) and Ben Ray Luján (DN.M.) oppose recommendations the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) provided to the Assets and infrastructure (AIR), which could impact the delivery of health care services in community outpatient clinics (CBOCs) in Gallup, Las Vegas, Española and Raton. In a […]

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Open House: Volunteers of America Veterans Services Office in Cody | People

On March 17, Volunteers of America Northern Rockies will host an open house and ribbon cutting to celebrate the opening of their new Veterans Services office in Wyoming. The open house will be held at their new Cody office, located at 1026 19th Street from 1-2 p.m., with the ribbon cutting at 1:30 p.m. VOA […]

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Volunteers of America Northern Rockies Opens New Veterans Services Office in Miles City |

Volunteers of America Northern Rockies (VOA) will host an open house and ribbon cutting to celebrate the opening of their new Veterans Services office in Montana on March 15. The open house will be held at their new Miles City office, located at 517 N. Strevell Avenue, Unit A, from 1-2 p.m., with the grand […]

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Volunteers of America Northern Rockies Opens New Veterans Services Office in Miles City | State

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Veterans Services Representative Outreach Visits – The McPherson Sentinel

Staff report A Veterans Services Representative (VSR) from the Kansas Commission on Veterans Affairs Affairs (KCVAO) The Salina Field Office will make regular visits to McPherson on March 8 to help veterans and their family members apply for state and federal benefits. Some of the important benefits available to veterans and their family members are: […]

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Solano County Hires New Director of Veterans Services

FAIRFIELD — Solano County has chosen its next veterans services director from San Francisco. Al Sims, 50, has been hired and will begin on March 28, the county announced in an online posting on its website. He is a veteran of the United States Army. “I served in the first Gulf War as a radio […]

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Two years later, Mountain View Library’s Veterans Services benefits the community of Randle and becomes a model for Grays Harbor County

By Isabel Vander Stoep / [email protected] For veterans in rural areas, finding medical or financial support can mean hours of driving to the nearest Veterans Affairs (VA) office. Fighting this was the motivation for the WestCare Foundation to open its first Veterans Connection cafe at the Mountain View Library in Randle in November 2019. Following […]

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Cattaraugus County Veterans Services to Host March Sessions | News

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Cattaraugus County Veterans Services to Host February Sessions | Cattaraugus County

.The combination of run-off from snow melt and rain will cause levels on creeks and rivers to rise, potentially resulting in flooding. …FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING… * WHAT…Flooding caused by rain and snowmelt is possible. * WHERE…A portion of western New York, including the following counties, Allegany, Cattaraugus, […]

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Pamplin Media Group – Crook County Veteran Services welcomes new faces

Sean Kirk and Nancy Laude have joined the Crook County Veterans Services team and are willing and ready to serve local veterans. The faces of the Crook County Veterans Services office have changed, but the friendly service and hours have not. Sean Kirk and Nancy Laude joined the office about a month ago, and both […]

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Blaise Ingoglia seeks funds to improve veterans services and medical research

Rep. Republican. Blaise Ingolgia files a slew of appropriation requests, including a proposal to expand mental health services for veterans in Florida. The Spring Hill legislator is asking the Legislature to allocate $175,000 to K9 Partners for Patriots. Based in Brooksville, the nonprofit rescues shelter dogs and matches them as service animal candidates with veterans. […]

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Camden and Burlington counties recognized for service to veterans.

A most unusual recognition was given to a family at a recent ceremony to present dozens of military service medals to veterans. Gold Star mother Lisa Marie Brunner of Southampton accepted four posthumous Burlington County Military Service Medals for four veterans from different generations in her family during a ceremony at the Burlington County Library […]

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Gage County Veterans Services Needs Volunteers | Local News

John Grinvalds Editor of the Daily Sun Leon Hagan began volunteering to drive veterans to medical appointments in Omaha and Lincoln more than a decade ago. Then the transport van could afford to go whenever the veterans needed it. With a pool of 27 volunteer drivers, going every day of the week wasn’t too much […]

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Making a Difference: Jay Patrick, Executive Director of Liberation Veteran Services | Richmond Local News

Jay Patrick, Founder and Executive Director of Liberation Veterans Services, poses for a photo Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2021, at the Liberation Veteran Service Center in Richmond, Va. Pastor Jay Patrick is the founder and executive director of […]

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Nonprofits join forces to add veteran services to art center – Huntington Now

the Spirit of Huntington Arts Center and Life services on the rise said Friday they were joining forces to expand and add resources for veterans while continuing to operate as a center for people with autism and special needs. The combined center will be called Rise in Spirit Community Arts Center and purchases the building, […]

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An administrative staff member will direct Veterans Services until the director is found

FAIRFIELD — Solano County supervisors on Tuesday named Michelle Heppner as acting director of Veterans Services. The announcement followed a closed session. Heppner, the legislative, intergovernmental and public affairs officer for the county administrator’s office, will hold the position until a full-time director is found to replace Ted Puntillo. She is a member of the […]

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Saratoga County Director of Longtime Veteran Services Honored Posthumously – The Daily Gazette

BALLSTON SPA — The revival of a Saratoga County program that has honored more than 300 veterans who have died over 22 years took on an extremely personal tone Tuesday. The last recipient, Robert G. Mitchell, a U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean War, went on to serve as the county’s director of longtime veteran […]

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Southwest Metro Veterans Services Aims to Meet the Needs of Veterans | News from Chanhassen

County Veterans Services offices offer a wide variety of aids and benefits. Whether it’s disability compensation, retirement, dental and optical assistance or even door-to-door transport for medical appointments. When veterans contact the office seeking a service it does not provide, staff members work to connect them with other community organizations, nonprofits, or other groups, said […]

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UW-Stevens Point students find support through Veterans Services, Veterans Club

Members of the UW-Stevens Point Veterans Club in front of Old Main For U.S. Army veteran and University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point senior Julian Phan and other veterans on campus, the University Veterans Club office at Dreyfus University Center is a safe area. “When we’re out there, we can joke around, we can let off steam, […]

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WITH VIDEOS: Veterans services available, despite shortages, but vets must ask | News, Sports, Jobs

News Photo by Darby Hinkley Robert Hunt, Commanding Officer of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2356 in Hillman, speaks at the post on Monday. ALPENA — Struggling with needs ranging from health crises to utility shutdown notices, Northeast Michigan’s aging military population can find help from local veterans’ offices and vet groups — if only […]

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Lansing Restaurant serves services to veterans on Veterans Day

LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) – Today is Veterans Day and across the country people in central Michigan are reflecting on the sacrifices of veterans and their families. A Lansing business brought the community together to say thank you and give back to those who served. Veterans Day is usually marked with parades, but for the second […]

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Sarasota County Veterans Services Serving Those Who Served to Navigate Life

Veterans Services Available in Sarasota County Kimberly Kuizon reports SARASOTA, Florida. – At 20, Douglas Kremer enlisted in the US Army. He served in the 101st Airborne Division as a paratrooper during the Vietnam War. “I worked search and destroy in the Vietnam War and the place that scared us the most was going to […]

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Helen Ayer Patton appointed to Veteran Services USA Advisory Board

On Veterans Day, Helene Patton and David WebbSirius XM host Patriot, Fox Nation host and Fox News contributor to represent Veterans Services United States in the City of Tulsa parade. VSUSA will invest $30 million in the former Tulsa Crowne Plaza Hotel located at 7902 S. Lewis Ave. at Tulsa, Oklahoma. to revitalize the hotel […]

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FRC celebrates local VFWs and veterans services

In honor of Veterans Day, Feather River College invited its veteran students and staff, along with local VFW members, Plumas County Veterans Services, and the community to join a small celebration on campus. The event was organized by the FRC’s Diversity Committee and featured a traditional flag-raising ceremony led by local veterans. The day’s events […]

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University of Montana Launches New Office of Military and Veteran Services | Local News

The University of Montana is opening a new office to better serve veterans and active duty military. The rebranding of the former office of Veterans Education and Transition Services aims to reach more people connected to the military, whether they are veterans, active service members or members of their family. Through these relationships, the university […]

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Explain Guilford County Veterans Services

There are approximately 31,329 veterans living in Guilford County, many of whom are returning home after active duty. GUILFORD COUNTY, NC – Jeff Thigpen of the Guilford County Deeds Registry and Robert Shelly of Veterans Services answer your questions. Veterans Services What types of services are provided by Veterans Services and do you assist in […]

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GRCC Student Alliance Dedicates Town Hall to Discuss Veterans Services on Campus

New installation of a wooden GRCC wall on the 4th floor of Raleigh J. Finkelstein Hall. (Breegan Petruska/The Collegiate Church) By Tara Black Jhe Grand Rapids Community College Student Alliance invited Patrick Coleman, GRCC Veteran Success Coordinator, Janice Holton, Veteran Benefits Coordinator, and Valerie Butterfield, Registrar of Veterans Services, to discuss services and benefits available […]

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Wisconsin Union, University Veteran Services to Host Veterans Day Event

November 7, 2021 11:59 am Job : November 7, 2021 11:59 am ME Parker // Shutterstock While traditional religion may have had only a brief resurgence after 9/11, patriotism, or civil religion, has had a much longer resurgence. One year after the terrorist attacks, Research bench reported that 62% of individuals felt more patriotic than […]

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UWSP students find support through Veterans Services, Veterans Club

By Carrie HeiblerSpecial for the Metro Wire For U.S. Army veteran and University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point senior Julian Phan and other veterans on campus, the University Veterans Club office at Dreyfus University Center is a safe area. “When we’re out there, we can joke around, we can let off steam, we can be real with […]

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Montgomery County Veterans Services Commission Seeks Volunteer Mentors

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – The Montgomery County Veterans Services Commission is looking for men and women to serve as mentors to veterans in the Dayton area. The new program helps mentors help veteran mentees navigate their recovery process through the VA. The program is overseen by the Montgomery County Veterans Services Commission Mentor Coordinator and […]

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Jana Moser Moore appointed Director of Veterans Services Office | VTX

Janette “Jana” Moser Moore, Assistant Director of Student Services for Virginia Tech Language and Culture Institute, was appointed director of the university Veterans Services Bureau (OVS). In his new position, Moore provides oversight and leadership for OVS and the Veterans Resource Center (VetZone). Veterans and military-related students work with OVS for certification of veteran educational […]

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Swansea Veterans Services is encouraging residents to attend the next annual Veterans Meat Supper fundraiser

For immediate release SWANSEA – Swansea Director of Veterans Services Kevin Serpa would like to share information regarding the upcoming First Christian Congregational Church Veterans Meat Pie Dinner fundraiser. On Friday, November 5 from 4-7:30 p.m., the First Christian Congregational Church will host its 14th Annual Veterans Meat Supper fundraiser in honor of Swansea veterans […]

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Shane Gustafson takes office as new Beltrami County Veterans Services Officer – Bemidji Pioneer

BEMIDJI — After several months of on-the-job learning, Robert Shane Gustafson has officially taken over as the Beltrami County Veterans Services Officer. Gustafson was sworn in at the Beltrami County Board of Commissioners meeting on Tuesday, October 19. The oath was read by Gustafson’s predecessor, Scotty Allison, who signaled his intention to retire in 2020 […]

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The New Mexico Department of Veterans Services makes a video highlighting the funeral

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Medford officials ask mayor to reinstate director of veterans services

As Medford City Council discussed a formal vote on Tuesday to demand that Mayor Breanna Lungo-Koehn fire the Director of Veterans Services after placing him on paid administrative leave pending a psychiatric evaluation, Councilor Michael Marks said the administration was on a “slippery slope,” taking action against a whistleblower employee. “Here is an employee reporting […]

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Principles of Excellence | Veterans Services

The University of Nevada, Reno participates in the Principles of Excellence defined by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs. Veterans Services adheres to the principles of excellence defined by VA. Among other things, a guideline is to provide tools to our students to calculate the cost of a college education. There are several tools […]

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Clatsop County Veterans Services Program

A Veterans Services Officer (VSO) assists with matters relating to the Oregon Department of Veterans Affairs (ODVA), United States Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA), and related government agencies. VSOs can help acquire DVA compensation, pension, education, and death benefits for county residents. If an application is denied, this program can help with the appeal process. […]

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Hays receives $400,000 for services to veterans

By Sahar Chmais Two veterans service systems have received a collective $400,000 to help veterans in Hays County. The Hays County Veterans Affairs Office received $100,000 and the Hays County Veterans Processing Court received $300,000 through the Texas Veterans Affairs Commission (TVC). The TVC awarded $6.8 million in grants to Veterans Services in Central Texas, […]