Veterans

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Conversations With Veterans: Nick Lopez’ Success Post Military Life

Technically savvy and patriotic, Nick Lopez always knew he wanted to use his talent to serve his country.

11/17/2014

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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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Millions Spent To Accommodate Growing Demand For Veteran Burial Plots In New Jersey

As New Jersey commemorates Veterans Day this year there are about 17,000 fewer Vets in the state than last year.

11/11/2014

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Health: A Local War Veteran’s New Lease On Life

New hope for Vietnam veterans who have higher rates of Hepatitis C, and millions of others who suffer from the illness.

11/11/2014

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Man Arrested In Bensalem For Allegedly Burning Flags And Other Items From Veterans’ Gravesites

Anthony Davis Carter, 29, is accused of five incidents that took place on the property of Roosevelt Memorial Park at 2701 Old Lincoln Highway and Rosedale Memorial Park at 3850 Richlieu Road.

11/11/2014

NJ Governor Chris Christie, in a file photo. (Credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Gov. Christie To Attend Veterans Day Ceremony In Burlington County

Gov. Chris Christie is scheduled to attend an event at the Brig. Gen. William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Wrightstown Tuesday.

11/11/2014

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Freeze, Burn, Shake: Extreme Testing Ensures Satellite Equipment Will Withstand Space

Protecting the military’s most sensitive information begins in the most unusual of places.

11/10/2014

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Old World Craft, New Tech Marvels: How a Glassblower Helps Create Chips That See in the Dark

Suited up in his white shop apron, tinted goggles, heat resistant gloves and earplugs, Konrad Gleissner switches on an industrial lathe and fires up his blow torch, producing a loud “pop!”

11/10/2014

Brian Aft poses for a photo with fellow wounded warrior and home recipient, Brandon Byers (left) and Raytheon Missile Systems employee and North Texas RAYVETS president James Bishop (middle). Photo Credit: Conner Howell

Coming Home: A Community Gives A Wounded Warrior A New Start

Corporal Brian Aft and Buckshot, his bomb-sniffing dog, were in line to jump an irrigation ditch near Kajaki, Afghanistan, an area known for being littered with roadside bombs. The explosion lifted Aft and Buckshot into the air. Both survived, but Aft’s legs would have to be amputated almost to the hip.

11/10/2014

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How The Montgomery GI Bill Is Motivating Our Servicemembers

From providing support for entrance exams to tuition for college courses, the Montgomery GI Bill provides education benefits for members of the military.

11/10/2014

(Philadelphia city councilman David Oh.  File photo credit: Mike Dunn)

Bill Approved In City Council Committee Hopes To Coax Philly Employers To Hire More Vets

Philadelphia officials are looking to expand the tax credit that goes to local companies that hire veterans.

11/09/2014

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Getaway Guide: Veterans Day Destinations

On November 11th, we’ll celebrate Veterans Day, a tribute to the men and women who served in the armed forces during times of both conflict and peace.

11/06/2014

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The Veterans Multi-Service Center (VMC)

The Veterans Multi-Service Center (VMC) exists solely to “serve those who served” this great nation, our veterans.

11/04/2014

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In the Service of Soldiers: Raytheon’s 2014 Week of Service Honors Warfighters

The tour bus always goes quiet as the granite pillars and archways come into view along 17th Street in Washington D.C. An announcement from the tour guide breaks the silence and tells the old soldiers on board what they already know: They’ve arrived at the National World War II Memorial.

11/03/2014

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