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Conversations With Veterans: Michael Newcombe’s Struggle Post Military Life

When Michael Newcombe became an active duty combat engineer for the Army, he had the world on a string, but an injury received in Afghanistan changed all that. Plagued by homelessness, unemployment and addiction, this young veteran refused to give up. This is his story.

10/23/2014

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Conversations With Veterans: Howard Wasdin’s Success Post Military Life

Elite Navy SEAL sniper Howard Wasdin survived the infamous battle made famous in the hit movie “Black Hawk Down,” but medical retirement and coming home, presented him with challenges he never expected.

10/23/2014

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Resources For Veterans In Need Of Financial Help

How to navigate the web of financial services for veterans.

10/23/2014

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EXCLUSIVE: New Chapter In Veterans Affairs Scandal, Local Whistle-blower Shares Details

The revelations come from whistle-blowers who are working inside the center. One talked exclusively to Stephanie Stahl.

07/14/2014

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Cooper University Hospital Announces Priority Program For Veterans

Veterans will go to the front of the line at a New Jersey health care system.

06/17/2014

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Sen. Casey: VA Scandal Highlights Nation’s Doctor Shortage

Standing before residents at Jefferson Hospital, Casey said a bill he has co-sponsored would remove the current cap on Medicare residency positions, providing 15,000 more slots by 2019.

06/09/2014

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VA: Audit Shows Long Waits At Philadelphia Center

Among Pennsylvania’s Veterans Affairs facilities, Philadelphia’s medical center has the most new enrollees waiting at least two months for an appointment, according to an audit released Monday.

06/09/2014

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College Success For Veterans

Data from veterans who used education benefits from the post 9/11 G.I. Bill seem to graduate with rates comparable to their non-veteran peers.

04/15/2014

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Brotherly Love: Woman Collects for Vets

Every year, there is a need for holiday cheer at Veterans Administration hospitals. No one wants to be in the hospital over the holidays. So a Clifton Heights woman has made it her tradition to bring Christmas to some of the people there.

12/03/2013

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Retailer Offering Special Discount For Vets, Active Military Planning A Wedding

David’s Bridal, the nation’s leading bridal and special occasion retailer, is offering active and former service members 20 percent off bridal gowns beginning on Veterans Day and running through Friday, November 15th.

11/11/2013

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Retreat Facility Helps Female Veterans Find Peace Through Music And Art

The Farmhouse is a small retreat facility in Kennett Square, Chester County and founder Barbara Montgomery says it’s the perfect place to bring female veterans together to connect following the horrors of combat in Iraq and Afghanistan.

11/09/2013

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Veterans Day Events Guide

Looking for something special to do to celebrate Veteran’s Day? Honor America’s servicemen and women at these special events.

11/08/2013

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Hundreds Attend Job Fair As Veterans Battle Unemployment At Home

Veterans come together at Lincoln Financial Field hoping to chart the next step in their lives — post-military service.

11/07/2013

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Starbucks To Hire 10,000 Vets And Military Spouses

The Seattle-based coffee company says it will develop a system dedicated to matching the skills of veterans and military spouses with jobs throughout its organization.

11/06/2013

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New Camden County Program Pairs Vets With Shelter Animals, Free Of Charge

A project of the Camden County Freeholder Board and the Camden County Animal Shelter, the new program is open to all active military, reservists or veterans who provide valid military ID.

10/15/2013

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