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Veterans

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Rutgers Helps Army Combat High Soldier Suicide Rate

The Army has been confronting an alarming increase in the number of suicides among soldiers and it’s seeking help from an unusual source: the Rutgers University Cell and DNA Repository.

05/28/2012

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Taking Time To Remember On Memorial Day

In Wildwood, New Jersey Vince Deprinzio touched the names on the Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial Wall. It’s one of only three in the country that is an exact half-size replica of the official wall in Washington D.C.

05/27/2012

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Online School And Financial Institution Join Forces To Help Vets

An online school has teamed up with a local financial institution to help 150 veterans get back to school and work after serving in the military.

05/06/2012

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New Jersey Rakes In The Cash From Sale Of Mega Millions Tickets

All that excitement over the record Mega Millions jackpot last weekend may not have left any of you much richer, but states that participate in the game sure are.

04/07/2012

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The New GED Exam

Research has shown that GED recipients earn no more than high school dropouts. Only one in 10 earns a college degree. The exam is in the process of changing and so is some of the instruction.

11/29/2011

New Jersey Sets Up Program To Help Vets Who Break The Law

“Many of them have come out of Iraq and Afghanistan with real needs. Substance abuse problems, sometimes mental illness, other ailments, anger management that need attention,” attorney general Paula Dow says.

11/11/2011

BLOG: Veterans Eat For Free Friday At Applebee’s

In what is becoming a tradition, Applebee’s will once again thank our nation’s veterans and troops by inviting them to their local Applebee’s for a free meal on Veterans Day, Friday, Nov. 11, 2011.  This […]

11/10/2011

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Governor Corbett Nominates Retired General John Stevens To Civil Service Commission

Governor Corbett has signed a bill that will ensure that military veterans have representation on the state Civil Service Commission.

10/09/2011

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Hundreds Gather In Avalon, Cape May County To Remember Fallen Soldiers

Hundreds gathered in Avalon, Cape May County to remember our fallen soldiers and those still in combat.

05/30/2011

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Ceremony To Take Place At Korean War Memorial

The true meaning of Memorial Day seems to be fading into the distant past, according to the president of the Philadelphia Korean War memorial.

05/29/2011

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Doylestown Hosts Oldest Memorial Day Parade In The Country

Doylestown is gearing up for tomorrow’s holiday celebration featuring the oldest Memorial Day parade in the country and a service remembering the members of the military who gave their lives fighting for our freedom.

05/29/2011

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Ways to Observe Memorial Day

Honor and remember the men and women who have died in military service with these simple ways to commemorate Memorial Day.

05/09/2011

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Career Fair For Veterans Held In Cherry Hill

A career expo to help service members transition from military life into the civilian workforce was held today in Cherry Hill. 

Military.com and the Non Commissioned Officers Association of the United States of America(NCOA) held the event.

05/03/2011

David Bronson won't let a disability keep him from hitting the long ball. (credit: KYW's John McDevitt)

Wounded Vets Get Golf Lessons At Marlton Country Club

About 40 amputee veterans were getting tips from golf pros at the Indian Spring Country Club in Marlton. David Bronson was among them. He wears a prosthetic leg after being wounded in Iraq.

04/21/2011

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Veterans Bring Resumes, Special Skills To Job Fair

Organizers say there are plenty of business reasons to hire veterans, including their skill set and character.

03/31/2011

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