Veterans

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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

(World War II vets James Forziati, left, and George Fuller, center, chat in Patrick Ward Park, at 24th and Aspen, in Fairmount.  The park was created in honor of all US military veterans.  Photo by Lauren Lipton)

Positively Philadelphia: Paying Tribute To Veterans On Memorial Day

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

05/25/2014

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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

2013 Spring Bridal Trends

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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Health: Mental Health Issues & The Military

Could the bloodshed in Washington, D.C. have been prevented? 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on that part of the story.

09/17/2013

Tourists visit the World War II Memorial on the National Mall in Washington, DC. Dedicated to Americans who served in the armed forces and as civilians during World War II, the memorial consists of 56 pillars and a pair of arches surrounding a plaza and fountain. (Photo by Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

Philadelphia Organization Looking For Veterans To Participate In ‘Day Of Honor’

Pa. Senator Pat Toomey announced that Honor Flight Philadelphia is looking for WWII vets who want to travel to Washington, D.C. to view the memorials dedicated to their service and sacrifice.

09/10/2013

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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