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By Guest Author On Saturday, October 12th, 2019
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Life After Flight: Former Pilots Find a Place at Centre for Arts and Technology

Not all heroes wear capes, but more than a few sport pilots’ wings. After their flying days are behind them, many pilots retire to the relative comfort of the flight simulator. Others do what they can to support More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, July 30th, 2019
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Trucking School Owner, Emmit Marshall Pleads Guilty in $4 Million Fraud

The owner and president of a San Fernando Valley trucking school pleaded guilty today to federal criminal charges for bilking the United States Department of Veterans Affairs out of more than $4 million in tuition More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, February 16th, 2019
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Three Individuals Sentenced to Prison for Roles in VA Program Bribery Schemes

Two owners and an employee of for-profit, non-accredited schools were sentenced during the last two days for bribing a public official at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in exchange for the public official’s More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, December 26th, 2018
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Navy Veteran, Eric Brown Charged with Kidnapping resulting in Death of Ashanti Billie

A federal grand jury returned an indictment today charging Navy veteran Eric Brian Brown with kidnapping resulting in the death of Ashanti M. Billie, a 19-year-old Virginia Beach college student. According to allegations More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, October 30th, 2018
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Department of Veterans Affairs pleads Guilty to Bribery, Fraud, and Obstruction involving Disabled Veterans

A former U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) official pled guilty today to demanding and receiving bribes from three for-profit schools in exchange for enrolling disabled military veterans in those schools More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, October 26th, 2018
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Robert Garcia Selected as Chief Patrol Agent for U.S. Border Patrol’s Swanton Sector

U.S. Border Patrol Chief Carla L. Provost has appointed Robert Garcia as the new Chief Patrol Agent (CPA) for the Swanton Sector following the retirement of former Chief John C. Pfeifer. A twenty-six year veteran More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, October 12th, 2018
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Montel Williams to host ‘Military Makeover’ for Lifetime

When most Americans hear the name, “Montel Williams,” they remember the Emmy Award-winning host of Montel Williams Show, which aired nationally for seventeen years. Along with being a New York Times bestselling More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, September 15th, 2018
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Bruce Springsteen joins Jim Gaffigan, Seth Meyers, Jon Stewart for New York City Veterans Benefit

Top comedians and musical artists will unite for the 12th annual Stand Up for Heroes (SUFH) event at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden, Monday, November 5th. Jimmy Carr, Eric Church, Jim Gaffigan, Seth More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, July 31st, 2018
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2018 Senate race: Kevin Cramer lets veterans take on Heidi Heitkamp in new campaign ad

“Who doesn’t like Heidi?” asks a new campaign ad for Kevin Cramer in the heated North Dakota battle for Heidi Heitkamp’s seat in the seat. “But I don’t like the way she votes More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, June 7th, 2018
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Sarah Huckabee Sanders crushes Chris Cuomo on spygate, liberal media bias and credibility

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders went into “enemy” territory Wednesday night to answer some tough questions from CNN’s Chris Cuomo, who grew increasingly frustrated by her answers, More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, May 7th, 2018
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CBS reveals Los Angeles VA facility cancelled, postponed dozens of procedures due to fly infestation

 CBS Los Angeles investigative reporter David Goldstein revealed Tuesday that the VA West Los Angeles Medical Center has cancelled or postponed dozens of surgeries due to a fly infestation. The three-month More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018
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Seattle ‘legally’ confiscating guns, Army vet Alexander McKenzie agrees with the move after losing his gun

Seattle police department became the first law enforcement agency in the state to force the surrender of a firearm under a new law known as an “extreme risk protection order.” Alexander McKenzie, a 31-year-old More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, February 6th, 2018
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Illinois’ Tammy Duckworth attacks President Trump as ‘Cadet Bone Spurs’

Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) fired back at President Trump for calling Democrats who didn’t stand and applaud during his State of the Union address “treasonous,” saying she didn’t swear an oath “to More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, November 15th, 2017
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Exciting and Rewarding Career Paths for Life After the Military

When you first sign up for the military, it can be hard to look ahead and imagine where your life will lead you after the military. The military is a huge sacrifice and one that takes all of your energy. But, as More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, October 25th, 2017
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‘Thank You For Your Service’ highlights PTSD struggles for Vets but falls short on the ‘thank you’

The struggles of returning soldiers never appeared on screen in the way Thank You For Your Service highlights PTSD, the incompetence of Veterans Affairs and the arrogance of military leadership. American Sniper More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, October 25th, 2017
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Universal and AMC to offer 10K free tickets for veterans, servicemembers to see ‘Thank You For Your Service’

Universal Pictures and AMC Theatres today announced that, on October 26, up to 10,000 free tickets will be presented to U.S. veterans and active-duty servicemembers for DreamWorks Pictures’ Thank You for Your More...

By deskofbrian On Monday, May 29th, 2017
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Honoring Memorial Day- Great quotes and links

On this Memorial Day, I am proud to thank all of those who served our country defending our freedom and rights as we know them today. While it is easy to thank them it is even more important to understand the long-term More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Wednesday, March 1st, 2017
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Keith Ellison, Debbie Wasserman Schultz refuse to applaud, stand to respect Carryn Owens, spouse of fallen Navy SEAL Ryan Owens

The most powerful moment of President Trump’s address to the Joint Session of Congress came when the President introduced the widow of Navy SEAL Ryan Owens, who was killed in action in Yemen. Carryn Owens, More...

By Butter Bracco On Monday, February 27th, 2017
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Veterans Assisting Veterans blast Elizabeth Warren and defenders of illegal immigration not legal workers, ‘hundreds of veterans dying every day’

Members of the group Veterans Assisting Veterans joined “Fox & Friends” to discuss their opposition to the immigration policies of Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and other lawmakers. Veterans Assisting More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, January 24th, 2017
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Rhode Island Veterans Affairs: Kasim Yarn confesses they’ve buried six or more people in the wrong graves

Veterans Affairs and the conditions for military vets was huge talking point for President Trump and the Trump campaign, so expect news from Rhode Island to fuel more controversy and criticism. Kasim Yarn, director More...


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