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

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

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National veterans organization leader to speak in Arlington Heights

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

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Eastside veterans organization completes mission before closing

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

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Clovis Veterans Memorial District Hosts Roundtable of Veteran Organizations

Veterans representing various organizations discuss upcoming events at the Clovis Veterans Memorial District Roundtable Feb. 5. The Clovis Veterans Memorial District recently hosted a roundtable where members of the organization came together to discuss different events around Clovis. Primarily, the members met and were kind enough to share separate events with each member under their […]

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National organization for WWII veterans names former Lodi mayor Paul Fisk Wisconsin as president | Local

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The Cleveland Veterans Organization will hold a rally

CLEVELAND — On Friday, March 25, a rally is being hosted by Burn Pits 360 Veterans Organization in downtown Cleveland. The rally is expected to be held in support of the Honor Our Pact Act, which would grant veterans presumed benefits, which include at least 24 illnesses linked to toxic exposure. The Department of Defense […]

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National Organization of World War II Veterans Appoints State Presidents of North Dakota and Wisconsin, Messrs. Rindy and Fisk

Logo for State Funerals of World War II Veterans Bill McNutt, National President, announces that Mr. Bill Rindy is the first President of the State of Wisconsin and Mr. Paul Fisk is the first President of Wisconsin. President Joe Biden has sole authority to designate a state funeral for the last World War II Medal […]

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Local veterans organization honors SSG Knauss through art

LUTZ, Fla. — It has been more than six months since 13 American servicemen were killed at Kabul airport during the withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan. During this time, we have shared many emotional stories. One that hit close to home for many was a track with Paula Knauss Selph, the mother of U.S. Army […]

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Veterans’ organization takes a stand on the conflict in Ukraine | Local News

INDIANAPOLIS — The executive committee of the American Legion, the nation’s largest veterans organization, adopted an official statement Monday calling for “a peaceful resolution to the conflict in Ukraine.” The organization also opposes combat operations by US troops in the conflict unless certain conditions are met. “The American Legion was founded after World War I […]

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veterans club looking for new home after ownership dispute in Shelbyville | News

SHELBYVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – An organization dedicated to helping veterans in Kentuckiana faces a new challenge. For the past year, the Veteran’s Club Inc. has managed the Shelbyville Veterans Village. The tiny house community on Bradshaw Street has been run by the Veteran’s Club and has helped dozens of veterans get back on their feet. […]

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Local Veterans Organization Receives Major Donation of Coats

Inside the Veterans Miracle Center, Barry Feinman and his team try to make room for all the boxes. This is one of the largest donations the Colony organization has ever received. Each box contains winter coats – 5,000 in total. ” I need to tell you something. The first time they called us was 3,000 […]

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LSP, partner of local veterans’ organization for toy collection

The Acadiana Area State Police is partnering with a local veterans organization for a toy drive and toy giveaway this holiday season. LSP Troop I says they’ve partnered with Once Was, Inc. to collect unused toys from those less fortunate in the community. Once Was Inc says on their website that the campaign will honor […]

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Arizona veterans organization to host Pearl Harbor remembrance ceremony on Tuesday

PHOENIX — An Arizona veterans organization will honor the 80th anniversary of the deadly Pearl Harbor attacks on Tuesday with a remembrance ceremony at Wesley Bolin Memorial Plaza in downtown Phoenix. Prior to the event, which is open to the public and hosted by the Arizona Department of Veterans’ Services, H5 helicopters will land at […]

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The Wesleyan Argus | Wesleyan Veterans Organization supports off-campus community with Share-the-Warmth donation campaign

c/o Sam Hilton, Editor The Wesleyan Veterans Organization (WesVO) is hosting a winter Share-the-Warmth campaign from Monday November 1 through Saturday December 18 in support of three organizations: Integrated refugee and immigrant services (IRIS), the Children’s Rights Advocacy Center, and the Women and Family Center from Connecticut. WesVO is asking that donations of warm clothes, […]

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Bridgeport Nonprofit Veterans Organization Celebrates 10 Years

BRIDGEPORT, CT — Homes for the Brave, a nonprofit dedicated to helping veterans overcome homelessness, is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its Female Soldiers: Forgotten Heroes program, according to a statement from the organization. Since November 2011, the organization has provided shelter and support services to 149 female Veterans and their young children. Female Soldiers: […]

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CPN veterans organization calls for participation

Many members of the CPN Veterans Organization find the camaraderie of the group and the opportunities to represent the tribe fulfilling. From time immemorial, the Potawatomi have served as warriors to protect the welfare of others. The Citizen Potawatomi Nation Veterans Organization exists to bring together Citizen Potawatomi veterans, active duty members, and their families, […]

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Weis donates $450,000 to veterans’ organization | Local

SUNBURY — Weis Markets announces it has donated $450,000 to Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) — the nation’s only nonprofit dedicated solely to supporting veterans with injuries, disorders and illnesses of the spinal cord, such as MS and ALS, and all people with disabilities. Weis Markets officials presented the check to PVA on Friday at […]

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Local veterans organization offering assistance with benefits during the Friday event

WACO, Texas (KWTX) — Transitioning out of the military and sorting out benefits can be tough, but a local group is ready to help veterans this Friday, and they can even get a free meal. Starting at 10 a.m., officers from Disabled American Veterans will be at The Backyard to help veterans with everything from […]

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Returning Indigenous soldiers lack support in Alberta, veterans organization says

Canada is not supporting Indigenous veterans after they return from military service, especially in rural Alberta, according to an Indigenous veterans organization. The Royal Canadian Legion provides help to veterans in cities, but more help is needed in remote areas and on reserves, said Chuck Isaacs, president of the Aboriginal Veterans Society of Alberta, a […]

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Manhattan College Veteran Student Organization Responds to Call for Veterans in Need

November 11, 2021, 12:47 p.m.Updated on November 11, 2021 Through: News 12 Staff For those Veterans readapting to civilian life, it can be difficult to find a job or continue your education. Manhattan College has a program to help you. At Manhattan College, there’s a hall unlike any other on campus, not only because of […]

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Utah veterans organization helps veterans adjust to everyday life

SALT LAKE CITY — As Veterans Day approaches, people often think of those who served and what those men and women went through. Perhaps they are thinking of those we have lost. This is where the spirit of Shallon Cayias will be this year. “My best friend, Staff Sergeant Hoover,” said the US Marine Corps […]

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Veterans organization sells Norman Rockwell painting for $4.3 million – ARTnews.com

The Massachusetts branch of the American Legion Post, a veterans service organization, last week sold a Norman Rockwell painting to Heritage Auctions for $4.3 million. Title House for Thanksgiving (1945), the painting was sold in Dallas, Texas, and was auctioned off to raise money for the organization, which said it was facing financial fallout as […]

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Love’s donates $150,000 to veterans’ organization Operation Homefront

Stops on the journey of love honored veterans by donating $150,000 to Operation Homefront and giving them food and drink on Veterans Day. The donation will come from the sale of special edition Operation Homefront mugs, combined with a corporate giveaway. Operation Homefront is a national, nonprofit organization whose mission is to build strong, stable, […]

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Former employees of Ocean County veterans organization charged with theft | criminality

Three people in southern Ocean County have been charged after they were accused of stealing money from a local veterans organization, Ocean County District Attorney Bradley D. Billhimer said Thursday. Jesse Violante, 34, of Tuckerton; Mary Anne Dileo, 67, of Manahawkin; and Garry Mclain, 34, of Little Egg Harbor Township, were each charged with theft […]

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Gordon Supply donates to veterans organization | Business, finance and technology

Representatives from Gordon Electric Supply presented a $1,000 donation to the organization’s Local Chapter Buddy Check 22 on October 9 at its sixth annual Veteran Suicide Awareness Golf Tournament held at Oak Springs Golf Club in Sainte-Anne. The donation was part of a biannual corporate program that recognizes an employee nominated by his peers for […]

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Free live music and auction to benefit the local church and veterans organization

Atascadero United Methodist Church is located at 11605 El Camino Real in Atascadero. Event taking place on Saturday 6 November — Atascadero United Methodist Church, located at 11605 El Camino Real in Atascadero, will hold its annual fundraiser auction on Saturday, Nov. 6, but a little differently than in previous years. This year’s event will […]

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Inverness man charged with robbing veterans organization | Crime and courts

An Inverness man was arrested after stealing railings and railings from a local veterans organization to recycle for cash, according to an arrest affidavit from the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office. Alan Lemay, 60, was arrested and charged with grand larceny and two counts of trafficking or attempted trafficking in stolen property. Bail was set at […]

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Marlboro couple honored by Independence for Veterans

× MARLBORO – Mike and Kathleen Robbiani of Marlboro received the Independence for Veterans Volunteers of the Year 2021-22 award. According to a press release from Independence for Veterans, for more than 10 years the couple have been steadfast in their efforts to help New Jersey veterans in need. Each Christmas season, they open their […]

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Veterans’ organization commemorating Gold Star Mother’s and Family Day with display this weekend

In honor of the 13 service members recently killed in Afghanistan – and ahead of Mother’s Day and Gold Star family – members of the Owensboro-Daviess County Veterans Organization will place 13 pairs of combat boots at the Gold Star Families Monument on Saturday. The Veterans Organization will place the boots, with 13 flags and […]

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Young veterans organization takes on challenges in Philadelphia neighborhoods

When Matt Miclette and nine other young men and women dined together in Center City on Veterans Day in 2016, they had more than military service in common. They were earning degrees, building careers, starting families – and felt the need to do more. From the conversations around the table that night at Fogo de […]

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Omaha veterans organization helps frontline healthcare workers with PTSD

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) – A local organization dedicated to helping veterans with post-traumatic stress is now adding another career to their treatment plan – front-line healthcare workers. Post-traumatic stress disorder is well documented in the military, but with the world turned upside down during the pandemic, frontline healthcare workers are starting to experience the same. […]

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County Veterans Organization Hosts 39th Meeting | News

GREENTOWN — The Howard County Vietnam Veterans Organization meeting started on a very personal note for Tom McCandless. As veterans and their families prepared to hoist the organization’s massive American flag at the opening ceremony, the voice of McCandless’ granddaughter echoed through the field. She had recorded an essay she wrote that describes how her […]

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Chevy Chase man charged with robbing veterans organization

A federal grand jury has returned an indictment charging a Chevy Chase, Maryland man with stealing $750,000 from a nonprofit veterans organization. A federal grand jury has returned an indictment charging a Chevy Chase, Maryland man with stealing $750,000 from a nonprofit veterans organization. Brian McQuade, 70, was charged with two federal wire fraud charges […]

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Gulf Coast Media | Silverhill Veterans Organization organizes 9/11 commemoration

Flag raising by members of the United States Armed Forces Baldwin County Honor Guard. Salute the flag. Pat and Pat Burke, members of the Silverhill Veterans Memorial Organization, lay a wreath in honor and remembrance of the 13 soldiers who were killed Thursday August 26 in Kabul, Afghanistan. Residents wave flags during ceremonies held Saturday […]

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Veterans organization to host free event Saturday at Thunderbird Lake | News

Reveille Bridge, a Norman veterans organization, will host a free event at Lake Thunderbird on Saturday for veterans, active duty, reservists, first responders and their families to celebrate their dedication to country and community. The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the South Dam Pavilion and will feature free food, […]

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Organization of veterans organizing the commemoration of September 11 on Saturday

WACO, Texas (KWTX) — On Friday and Saturday, people in central Texas and across the country will gather to remember the September 11 terrorist attacks, 20 years later. There are celebrations happening in the area, including one that will be held at the Lee Lockwood Library and Museum on Saturday morning. The Stan C. Parker […]

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Amid criticism, veterans organization calls Biden administration ‘less culpable’ in Afghanistan

Many veterans of the post-9/11 wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are frustrated with the execution of President Biden’s withdrawal from Afghanistan, Politics reports. For some, this would have led to an increase in PTSD symptoms. “I haven’t spoken to anyone who isn’t angry or disappointed with how this has been achieved,” said Tom Porter, executive […]

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Veterans’ organization scrambles to evacuate Afghan interpreters desperate for safety as US troops retreat

As the last US troops left Afghanistan early Tuesday, veterans’ organizations played an active role in helping allies flee the country that fell under Taliban rule. Among the allies: Akbar, who worked alongside the US military as an interpreter, and who uses a pseudonym to protect his identity. He told Fox News that the Taliban’s […]

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National Veterans Organization holds back-to-school event in Richmond

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) – The national veterans organization, Travis Manion Foundation (TMF), is hosting a character day and school supply giveaway event for middle and high school students in Richmond. The event will take place on September 2 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at Chimborazo Elementary School. Students will receive backpacks full of school supplies […]

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Malone AMVETS couple at the head of the New York veterans organization | State News

Two members of the Malone AMVETS were elected to lead the organization’s New York department for 2021-22. Former Malone AMVETS Commander Hal Queyor was elected State Commander, while his wife and former AMVETS Malone Ladies Auxiliary President, Cindy Queyor, was elected Department Ladies Auxiliary Chair. from NY AMVETS. The AMVETS department held its annual convention […]

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Gary Native Named Head of Veterans Organization at Veterans Service | News

Gonzales Calloway Sr., a childhood resident of the Shady Grove “TAP” community in Gary, was selected to lead a veterans organization serving veterans. First Sergeant (Retired) Calloway attended Southside Primary School and graduated in 1974 from Carthage Secondary School. He was elected by members of the Louie V. Hider Memorial AMVETS Post 99 to serve […]

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Veteran Student Organization Receives Local Community Service Award

ManhattanTan College’s Veteran Student Organization won the Irving Ladimer Community Service Award, presented by the Bronx Community Board 8 (CB8). The CB8 Parks and Recreation Committee and Special Committee on Veterans Services named the Manhattan College Veterans Organization for Beautification and Van Cortlandt Park Memorial Grove cleanup and other green spaces, participating in the American […]

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Hardee’s donates food to veterans’ organization

NEWTON COUNTY, Miss. (WTOK) – Hardee’s is using the month of June to salute our veterans. There was a food drop off at Newton Veterans Memorial Cemetery on Wednesday morning. “It’s important to us at Hardee’s because a lot of our employees who come to eat at our restaurants are veterans, and they give to […]

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Airsoft tournament in Bristol to raise money for veterans organization this weekend | Local News

JILL TATGE-ROZELL BRISTOL – The 3rd Annual Veterans Charity Game for Airsoft will take place this weekend at the Bristol Black Ops Airsoft Outdoor Arena, 8025 128th Ave. About 400 people are expected to attend, said venue owner William Pace. Some will stay at the 80 available campsites, whose permit was approved by the Bristol […]

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The legacy of the organization of Civil War veterans lives on in Needham’s history

wow! Time flies! Looking at my list, I realized I’d been writing these stories for exactly three years, since Memorial Day 2018. Factoring in vacations, summer breaks, and (we can tell) the occasional rerun, I ‘ve now done about 125. . I am very grateful to you for reading them, to the Needham Times for […]

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Students Made Custom Trailer Hitches for the Montana Veterans Organization

HELENA – Mending Waters Montana is a Helena-based non-profit organization that aims to improve the well-being of military veterans through fishing and boating tours. On May 6, they received a special donation from the students of Capital High School. After many fixings and hundreds of hours of work throughout the school year, August Nelson and […]

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Capital secondary school students made custom trailer hitches for veterans’ organization

HELEN — Mending Montana Waters is a local non-profit association serving the well-being of veterans through fishing and boat trips. On May 6, 2021, they received a personalized donation made by the students of Capital High School. Designing and creating metal works is not an easy task, according to a Capital High Machining student. “It […]

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New veterans organization in the Poconos seeks new members

The non-profit organization called Seasoned Veterans is designed to help veterans. MARSHALLS CREEK, Pa. — Inside the Middle Smithfield Community Center, a group of retired military personnel introduced themselves and their mission. Seasoned Veterans, a nonprofit group, hopes to help other veterans in the Poconos. “We go out and volunteer to help other veterans. It’s […]

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Veterans organization asks for help restoring equipment lost in floods

PAINTSVILLE, Ky. (WSAZ) — Cleanup efforts at Veterans Reference Center in Johnson County, Kentucky are underway. The doors may be open again, but there is still work to be done and the equipment still needs to be replaced. Dozens of nail marks are visible inside Doug Murphy’s office as floodwaters washed away priceless military memorabilia. […]

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Teens vow to ‘serve those who serve us’ with veterans organization

Sam Chon, 17, said he had a “longtime dream” of enrolling in the US Naval Academy. But before we get there, he honors those who have already served by raising funds, collecting donations and raising awareness. Chon texted his friends: Michael Khalfin, Daniel Shemetov, Andre Oganesian, Matt Lim and Aidan Davis. They are all juniors […]

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Cross-country flight raises funds for veterans organization and others

When Luc Zipkin soloed a Piper Cub on its 16th birthday in January, he knew it was just the start of his plans for 2021. The Young Pilots USA founder is a firm believer in giving an example for his peers to follow in aviation – and that keeping historic aircraft flying is a cause […]

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Irish pub owner honored for dedicated service to local veterans’ organization | Journal-news

MARTINSBURG — A Berkeley County Irish pub owner and veteran was honored with the 2020 Business Donor of the Year award by the Mountain Warrior Alliance on Monday night for his dedicated support of the organization to help veterans cope with the difficulties of life after service. With so much uncertainty caused by the pandemic, […]

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Veterans organization launches service projects in hurricane-damaged Houston neighborhoods

Like many across the country, Army veteran T’Liza Kiel has been quarantined in her Houston home since March and the isolation has begun to weigh on her. She and approximately 200 other veterans and community partners participated in Operation Bayou City Blitz, a voluntary initiative organized by the veteran association The Mission Continues. The series […]

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Veterans organization recognizes volunteers | Special reports

COVID-19 has brought changes but hasn’t stopped the North Alabama Veterans & Fraternal Organizations Coalition from sharing information about and supporting events, according to President KC Bertling. For example, the annual NAVFOC awards are typically presented at the annual Huntsville-Madison County Veteran’s Dinner hosted by the Redstone-Huntsville Chapter of the Association of the United States […]

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Cunningham to donate 10% of his October salary to Central Coast Veterans Organization • Atascadero News

SAN LUIS OBISPO — State Assemblyman Jordan Cunningham (R-San Luis Obispo) announced Wednesday that he will donate 10% of his October salary to the State Assembly Central Coast Veterans Helping Veterans (CCVHV)a local organization dedicated to helping the 45,000 veterans living there. “Our military heroes risked everything to fight for our country and protect our […]

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Organization of veterans working to bring coffee to GR

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Ten years after the death of Marine Daane Deboer, the owner of a new cafe is struggling to honor his legacy. TO HEART [hasheart.us] hopes to open a new cafe located in Veterans Memorial Park across Sheldon Street in Grand Rapids. The local veterans organization was started by Seabee Navy veteran […]

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The Vietnam Veterans Organization supports leaving the Confederate Monument where it currently stands

TEXARKANA, Texas — A recent protest in downtown Texarkana calling for the removal of the Confederate monument here prompted a response from one of Texarkana’s veterans organizations. Texarkana Chapter #278 of Vietnam Veterans of America met last week and voted to keep the Confederate Mothers Monument standing and where it is. Merle Morris, an auxiliary […]

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Oklahoma veterans’ organization receives grant to train and place service dogs

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be out of date. Please look at the timestamp on the story to see when it was last updated. OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – A local veterans organization has received part of a $10 million federal grant to help Oklahoma veterans. Officials say Honoring […]

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Veterans organization speaks out against bill to create ‘Make America Great Again’ license plates

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be out of date. Please look at the timestamp on the story to see when it was last updated. OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) — An Oklahoma veterans organization is speaking out against a bill that would bring “Make America Great Again” back to some […]

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Wounded veterans organization sends Rupert man on hunting trip | Mini-break

RUPERT — Wounded Heroes Hunting Camp has given a Rupert veteran the chance to go on a deer hunting expedition and, at least for a short time, forget about the chronic pain that gnaws at his body. David Hutchings, 47, was one of two Western men chosen to travel to the East Coast to hunt […]

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Local veterans organization wins national award | News

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – A local veterans organization is now in the national spotlight after winning a major award. The Veteran’s Club works every day to improve the lives of servicemen in Kentucky. “I want to create as many opportunities as possible for veterans to improve,” said veteran and club founder Jeremy Harrell. The group […]

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‘An angel’: Business owner donates building to veterans’ organization

HANOVER, YORK COUNTY, Pa. — Chris Waltz spends more time in his garage than even in his own home in Hanover. She is the founder of the non-profit… HANOVER, YORK COUNTY, Pa. — Chris Waltz spends more time in his garage than even in his own Hanover home. She is the founder of the non-profit […]

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Helping veterans: the organization gives veterans the opportunity to explore the creative side of art

The transition from military to civilian life can be difficult. But one organization gives veterans a chance to explore their creative side, which can help open up new opportunities. That’s what the United States Veteran Artist Allianceor USVAA, is designed to do so. Executive Director Keith Jeffreys, who is a former Green Beret, says veterans […]

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A veterans’ organization needs money to fix an elevator

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) — A Richmond organization that helps homeless and disabled veterans says it needs thousands more dollars to fix its only elevator. Lee Conner, 89, volunteer for Liberation Veterans Services, raised nearly $10,000 to fix the long-broken elevator, but city inspectors said the repairs weren’t enough. Now the group faces another huge price. […]

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National veterans organization CHamoru seeks to be strong advocates | Local News

The National Organization of Chamorro Veterans in America is in Guam to raise awareness of the group and its mission to CHmorus on the island. The group met with various local officials, veterans groups, and spoke to the media to engage Guam residents in the organization. Roland Taitano, chairman of the organization’s board of directors, […]

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CSRA Women Veterans Organization

Did you know there are over 2 million women veterans living in the United States? We have over 140,000 here in the state 2. Now, a nonprofit serving these female veterans is becoming a visible presence in the Augusta area. The Augusta chapter of Veteran Women’s Organization started in 2009. It provides services to female […]

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Albany veteran gets new home thanks to construction companies and veterans organization

ALBANY, GA (WALB) – An Albany veteran has gotten a new home thanks to two construction companies and a veterans organization. Owens Corning Platinum Contractors, Purple Heart Homes Inc. and S&S Roofing and Construction worked together to give Doug Ellis and his family a new home. S&S chief executive Curtis Stanfield said Ellis had an […]

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Local News: Veteran Student Organization Counselor Receives Patriot Award (4/29/19)

Amanda Woods (right) gets emotional after receiving the Patriot Award from Michell Lang on April 24 at the Office of Military and Veteran Services Photo by Rebecca Gangemella ~ Media Editor Military and veterans services officer Amanda Woods received the Patriot Award April 24 during the common hour from her nominator, Michell Lang. Lang said […]

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Local veterans organization works to help fellow veterans

Congress failed to pass legislation to address this issue in 2018, and in mid-January, new legislation was introduced in Congress. The Congressional Budget Office estimated it would affect about 90,000 veterans and cost about $1.1 billion over 10 years, according to Military.com. Wick was an aviation storekeeper and also worked on pest control aboard the […]

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Shooting victim donates to veterans organization

Denise Slaughter thinks the man who nearly killed her three years ago fell through the cracks. He was a veteran who suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder; a loving person who broke down, her parents said. He eventually opened fire for a terrifying 55 minutes on a west Houston neighborhood, shooting unsuspecting bystanders with a pistol […]

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Sailor killed in California shooting was head of veterans’ organization

One of 12 people murdered in a mass shooting at a bar in Thousand Oaks, Calif., on Wednesday night was a Navy veteran who worked full-time to help other vets find community. Leaders of veteran support organization Team Red White and Blue confirmed that full-time staff member Dan Manrique was among those who perished in […]

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Veterans organization invests $160 million in mental health care for veterans

ROANOKE, Va. – A multimillion-dollar investment in veterans’ mental health care will help more veterans in Virginia and across the country get the help they need. “When you go to war, you’re not the same person when you come home, and nobody recognizes you when you come back,” said Geneo Graves, a 30-year-old Army veteran […]

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Veterans’ organization places 5,520 flags to raise awareness of veteran and military suicides this year

The suicide rate among veterans is higher than in the general population. October 3, 2018, 6:56 p.m. • 4 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article A veterans services organization placed 5,520 American flags on the National Mall in Washington, DC on Wednesday to raise awareness of veteran suicide. Iraq & Afghanistan Veterans […]

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Donald Trump Jr. attends fundraiser in Denver for military veterans organization

Donald Trump Jr. attended a fundraiser this week in Denver — but not for Republican candidates in the state. The president’s son has come to Colorado to help launch a new nonprofit called Our Values ​​that is committed to registering military veterans to vote. The organization is led by Marc Geistbetter known as “Oz” for […]

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Home Depot, partner with local veterans organization to renovate veterans home

After risking their lives to fight for our country, many of our veterans are homeless. A Mid-Michigan woman is doing something about it by starting her own nonprofit group. The National Veterans Network organization in Lansing helps find homes for veterans, and the organization itself receives much-needed help. The Home Depot Foundation has partnered with […]

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Veterans Day is Heartfelt for the Patriot Project Veterans Organization in Wheaton, IL

Wheaton, IL, Nov. 09, 2017 — (PR.com) — Veteran suicide is not just a national issue, it’s one the Wheaton, IL Patriot Project is focusing on with programs and initiatives to make suicide prevention everyone’s business The Patriot Project is a national 501(c)(3) nonprofit veterans organization aimed at reducing the number of veteran suicides with […]

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A veteran student organization will present a one-night production in New York

A story of being nearly shot from the sky and a story of a near rape intertwine as Veteran Student Organization President Kierston Whaley and SVO member Ginger Peterman sit on a stage and recite their songs. The “peril duo,” as playwright Kyle Bass describes it, brings viewers to tears. “Separated,” a stage show performed […]

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Veterans’ organization under siege for taking part in inauguration parade

On the morning of Jan. 20, as Donald Trump prepared to take the presidential oath, a few dozen national representatives from AMVETS, one of the nation’s largest veterans service organizations, stood in loose formation on a road narrow bordering the National Mall. in Washington DC At their six o’clock, a phalanx of girl scouts in […]

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VFW Donation Aids Veterans Organization | Local News

Donations from the local VFW post will help a veterans organization for area veterans continue its mission of providing essential services to veterans. Last week, Andrew Johnson Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1990 of Greeneville presented cash and meat donations to K3M founders, according to a news release. “I saw an article in the local […]

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FSU grad named CEO of national veterans organization

Jared Lyon, a former U.S. Navy submariner and diver who graduated from Florida State University in 2011 after multiple deployments in support of the War on Terror, has been named president and CEO of Student Veterans of America. Lyon’s appointment was announced by the SVA board on Monday. He joined the professional staff of Student […]

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Utah County Veterans Organization is a valuable asset to the community | News, Sports, Jobs

1 / 2 Randy Edwards, the Utah County Veterans Services Coordinator, poses for a portrait next to a line of historic American flags Tuesday, May 19, 2015. SAMMY JO HESTER, Daily Herald Sammy Jo Hester 2 / 2 Randy Edwards, the Utah County Veterans Services Coordinator, poses for a portrait in his office Tuesday, May […]

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Veterans organization heals wounded warriors – The Vicksburg Post

SPECIAL PLATES: The proposed license plate for the Warrior Bonfie project Soldiers injured in combat have physically demonstrated a commitment to their country, and for those wishing to show their support for these veterans, a special car tag will be offered with the proceeds to benefit a program that aims to improve the lives of […]

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Veterans’ organization offers free advice, camaraderie

Laura Tichy-Smith | Special in Cape Town Ralph Santillo never intended to open a 34,000 square foot museum. He also never intended to invite dozens of friends to lunch each week. He and his friend and fellow veteran Stanley Weinberg just wanted to help other armed forces veterans. Together, the couple formed the Invest in […]

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A new not-for-profit veterans organization launched today to connect veterans with networking opportunities

The American Committee of Veterans Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 02, 2013 Veterans looking for networking opportunities with potential employers in the United States and around the world have a new ally to help them achieve this goal. The American Veterans Committee (AVC) is a new veterans organization that intends to help host networking receptions […]

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Members of the student veteran organization push for veteran-specific resources

Members of the veterans organization attempt to secure resources for veterans on campus, including a resource center and a college staff member to manage veterans affairs. AJ Johnson, president of SVO, said veteran students are not typical university students and have specific needs that are not currently being met by the university. SVO member Landon […]

Veterans organization

Veteran Student Organization Named “Chapter of the Year” – News @ Northeastern

At its annual national conference last weekend, the Veteran Students of America recognized the northeast Student Veterans Organization as its top chapter in the United States. This prestigious honor exemplifies the group’s excellent service on behalf of students who have served in the nation’s armed forces. SVO edged out 700 other veteran student college programs […]