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By Guest Author On Wednesday, November 12th, 2014
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Paths To Becoming An Airline Pilot

If you dream of becoming an airline pilot, you’ll need to know about common paths that people use to enter the profession. Since you have several options, it makes sense to review them to help you decide which More...

By Butter Bracco On Thursday, October 30th, 2014
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Ohio Vet, Darin Welker, found guilty and fined for keeping ducks to cope with PTSD

A veteran Ohio who was cited for keeping ducks within city limits to cope with PTSD was found guilty Wednesday. Credits: United States Government photo Darin Welker, 36, was fined $50 for violating the county’s More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, October 10th, 2014
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Russ Russo interview: ‘Catch Hell’ ‘The Projectionist’ ‘The Green Fairy’ and Michael Caine

Ryan Phillippe’s directional debut opens today in theaters, Catch Hell, and one of the stars from the film, Russ Russo, talks about the film, what fans can expect and previews his other upcoming projects. Russo More...

By Laura Jones On Saturday, August 23rd, 2014
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New survey shows 1 in 7 family rely on food bank, 1 in 5 of military families

While NPR began their coverage noting the “economic recovery,” a new survey indicates more Americans are struggling to put food on the table and are relying on food banks for help. The data is even worse More...

By Guest Author On Monday, August 18th, 2014
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Veterans and Mesothelioma: Coming Home with a Covert Condition

Veterans comprise about one-third of mesothelioma diagnoses. The Veterans Administration urges veterans to watch for mesothelioma signs and symptoms. Unfortunately, those having worked within the military (doing More...

By Guest Author On Friday, August 15th, 2014
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Military Collections and Archives: Museums of World War I

The Battle of the Somme photo by Geoffrey Malins, public domain via wikimedia commons There are a vast amount of war museums dotted around the globe and as you would expect, many of the countries directly involved More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, May 31st, 2014
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VA head Eric Shinseki and Press Secretary Jay Carney resign

Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki has resigned the growing VA scandal as charges of mismanagement, falsification of records and systemic problems at veterans health facilities continue. Also, press secretary More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, May 27th, 2014
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President Obama honors fallen soldiers with Memorial Day speech TRANSCRIPT

President Obama spoke at the Arlington National Cemetery Monday to honor America’s falllen soldiers on Memorial Day. In the wake of a broadening VA scandal, the President stayed focused on these heroes and More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, May 26th, 2014
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Unclaimed bodies of deceased Veterans left in morgue for over a year

In just shocking news from California, the bodies of 28 veterans at the L.A. County Morgue were finally moved for burial to the Riverside National Cemetery reports CBS Local. U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Bennie More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, May 16th, 2014
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VA Head Eric Shinseki won’t resign as the investigation of coverup continues

Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki told the Senate committee on Thursday that he was “mad as hell” about allegations of deadly waiting times and coverup at VA hospitals and reaffirmed that More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Tuesday, May 13th, 2014
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Judge lowers bond for Kenan-Adams Kinard in Delbert Belton murder case

One of the two teeens connected to the brutal murder of a World War II vet had his bond reduced by a Spokane, Wash. judge. Kenan Adams-Kinard After hearing arguments from the attorney of Kenan-Adams Kinard, Judge More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, December 30th, 2013
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The Valhalla Project is working to help veterans decompress, return to civilian life

PTSD and trauma disorders have been a burden of returning soldiers since there were soldiers. One group, 100% non-profit, is working to assist these veterans assimilate and prepare for civilian life: The Valhalla More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, November 12th, 2013
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President Obama honors Richard Overton, oldest living World War II vet, and Honor Flight program

In honor of Veteran’s Day President Obama praised Richard Overton, the oldest living World War II Veteran, and the Honor Flight Program. The latter is noteworthy considering it was shut down during fiscal negotiations More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Wednesday, October 30th, 2013
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Officer who shot Andy Lopez, Erick Gelhaus, is a firearms instructor and veteran

The death of Andy Lopez Cruz has rocked the California community as details emerge about the officer who pulled the trigger. Image/Video Screen Shot The deputy, identified by sheriff’s officials as Erick Gelhaus, More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, October 21st, 2013
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Trial for Kenan Adams-Kinard, Demetrius Glenn in murder of Delbert Belton delayed until March 2014

The trial for Kenan Adams-Kinard and Demetrius Glenn, the two teens who murdered a senior WWII vet has been delayed. On left, suspect Kenan Adams-Kinard. On right, suspect in custody Demetrius Glenn photos: Facebook/My More...

By Butter Bracco On Monday, October 21st, 2013
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Pennsylvania school moves to block prayer for Veterans Day celebration, American Legion says they won’t come

American Legion Post 311 in Hawley, Pennsylvania is taking a stand: If reciting poems, veterans day quotes along with prayer by its chaplain, is not allowed for a school’s Veterans Day celebration, Legion members More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, October 8th, 2013
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Vietnam Vets arrested at Memorial for violating ‘curfew’

Police reportedly arrested several anti-war veterans and other protesters at the Vietnam war memorial in New York City Monday night after they refused to leave the site after the 10 p.m. curfew time. Police gave More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013
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Democrats block GOP bills to fund national parks, veteran affairs, DC in government shutdown battle

The House of Representatives will make another attempt Wednesday to pass three emergency funding bills after each failed to obtain the required two-thirds majority Tuesday.  Harry Reid caricature by donkeyhotey More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Wednesday, September 18th, 2013
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Michael Bray, teen turned over to police by mother after watching video of gang robbing 85-year-old vet

A Kansas City mother is now being praised by for turning over her son to police after she identified him in a surveillance video among a gang of nine young men who staged a gunpoint robbery of a disabled 85-year-old More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, August 26th, 2013
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Demetrius Glenn transferred to main jail for Delbert Beltron murder, family pleads for Kenan Adams-Kinard to surrender

Police transferred one of the suspect’s accused of killing a World War II veteran on Friday. Investigators were still searching for the second suspect Saturday afternoon as the teen’s family is pleading More...


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