Veterans

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Health: For Some Veterans, A Popular Tradition Can Trigger Painful Memories

Big Fourth of July festivities coming up this holiday weekend, but for some veterans a popular tradition can trigger painful memories.

07/02/2015

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ANC Explorer App

ANC Explorer lets you explore Arlington National Cemetery’s history and search for gravesites and other points of interest by name, location and date of birth or death.

07/02/2015

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Montgomery County Man Prepares To Walk To Pittsburgh To Raise Money For Veterans

Michael Rieg will join a group of walkers leaving from Center City on Sunday for the Pennsylvania Hero Walk.

06/12/2015

Pennsylvania Hero Walk

A Montgomery County man is preparing to leave for the Pittsburgh area this weekend — by foot. He’ll join a group of walkers leaving from Center City Sunday for the “Pennsylvania Hero Walk,” which raises money for veterans’ causes.

06/11/2015

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Tuition Breaks For Veterans Could Help Colleges

College enrollment rates have been dropping but making it easier financially for veterans to attend college may help both the vets, and the schools.

06/01/2015

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Positively Philadelphia: Paying Tribute To Veterans On Memorial Day

On this Memorial Day, we pay tribute to our many area veterans.

05/24/2015

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African American Civil War Veterans Honored At Dedication Ceremony In Camden

Before Johnson Cemetery Memorial Park was an honored hallowed ground for fallen African American troops, it was just Johnson Park.

05/22/2015

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Philadelphia Jobs Report: Some Veterans Will Face Unemployment As They Seeks Jobs Outside Of Military

Jill Schlesinger reports about one of two post 9/11 veterans will face a period of unemployment as they seek new jobs outside of the military.

05/21/2015

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Wounded Vet Group Leader After Drunken Abuse By Fraternity: ‘Do Not Take Justice Into Your Own Hands’

Linda Cope, founder of the Warrior Beach Retreat, spoke about the recent incident in Panama City where many of the wounded veterans in her group were abused by drunken members of the Zeta Beta Tau fraternity.

04/27/2015

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Veteran Launches Designated Driving Service That Promises To Get Customers And Their Cars Home Safely

A new designated driver service now operating in Philadelphia and South New Jersey promises to get customers and their cars home safely just in time for New Year’s celebrations.

12/30/2014

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Meet The Granny Handymen: Veterans Helping Seniors

Earlier this year, veterans Valen Cianni and Richard Lorah decided they wanted to give back to the community, so they started Granny Handymen, Inc. in May, to help seniors 60 and older living in Chester County.

12/13/2014

Spc. Javier Mendoza works under the hood of a 2014 GM vehicle at the Raytheon and GM training center at Fort Hood, Texas. Mendoza, a newly GM-certified automotive technician, hopes to find work at a GM dealership in his hometown, Houston, Texas. Photo by Pat McKenna/Raytheon

From Trenches To Wrenches: Training Soldiers For Civilian Success

Raytheon Professional Services provided this first-of-its-kind training at Fort Hood, teaching the same curriculum that every dealership’s GM-certified automotive technician receives.

11/24/2014

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Conversations With Veterans: The Struggle Post Military Life

Female vets, who currently number close to two million, may have it even tougher than their male counterparts. One such veteran is Donna, a Denver-based, single mom, whose struggles lasted far longer than her deployment.

11/24/2014

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Disabled American Veterans Organization Giving Back To Those Who Serve Our Country

Through the Disabled American Veterans organization, veterans can find programs for financial, physical and emotional needs.

11/24/2014

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Supporting Our Military On Campus

Under the GI Bill, veterans are provided with financial support for education, making college a viable dream.

11/17/2014

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