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Veterans

Local veterans honored in Roxborough on August 3, 2013. (credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Local Veterans Honored At Party In Roxborough

Local veterans were celebrated at a party in Roxborough Saturday.

08/03/2013

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Policy Trends In Higher Education

Just as public schools are making changes due to demographics and funding, higher education is undergoing change as well.

07/30/2013

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Unemployment Hits Five Year Low For Vets, Underemployment Remains A Problem

The Labor Department doesn’t break its’ figures down enough to say, statistically, whether Philadelphia area veterans are enjoying the same employment gains as younger vets elsewhere in the country.

07/17/2013

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Top Memorial Day Events In The Philadelphia Area

Celebrate Memorial Day in Philadelphia with these celebratory events.

05/26/2013

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Montgomery County Town To Rename Fields On Memorial Day In Honor Of Veterans

Memorial Day will be marked in Cheltenham Township Monday at 10:30 a.m. with a ceremony remembering veterans dating back to the Civil War and the renaming of some township fields for those who answered our country’s call in its time of need.

05/26/2013

Lavender, a Cattle Dog blend, is one of the pets available for adoption. (credit: Delaware County SPCA)

Delaware County SPCA Offering Free Pet Adoptions For Vets And Military Families

Veterans and active military family members can adopt an adult pet for free from the Delaware County SPCA throughout the holiday weekend.

05/23/2013

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Veterans Advisory Commission Holds Resource Fair At City Hall

“We’re going to have approximately 26 tables where people will be able to come over and get information, get counseling,” says council president Darrell Clarke.

05/22/2013

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Interviews With Veterans: What Memorial Day Means From A Hero’s Perspective

How do you celebrate Memorial Day, and what does this federal holiday mean to you and your family? Read what some of our country’s veterans had to say about Memorial Day, patriotism and what this annual holiday means to them.

05/13/2013

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Analysis: Challenges, Opportunities For Young Returning Veterans

The jobless rate is above 7.5 percent; the same rate for young returning veterans is four times that.

04/14/2013

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VALOR Study

Learn more about the VALOR Study.

04/11/2013

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Veteran Tells College ‘I Belong’

Only 16% of veterans use the GI Bill to go to private colleges, and they’re rarely accepted at the top schools. One veteran, now enrolled at Brown, is trying to change that.

01/29/2013

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Tracking The Success Of The GI Bill

The GI Bill is the government’s way of repaying veterans who, as a result of their service, can go to college fulltime with their living expenses covered. Does it pay off?

01/15/2013

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ANC Explorer App

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

12/21/2012

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South Jersey Vets Face Issues Accessing Government Health Care Services

The deeper you are in South Jersey, the harder it is to find government-funded care close to home, with many vets forced to travel to Philadelphia, Delaware or North Jersey.

12/15/2012

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Opinion: Shame Of The Senate

The Brain Dead Republican Congress has had some low points, but last week’s Senate vote on a United Nations treaty for the disabled was notable in its outrageousness.

12/10/2012

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