Veterans

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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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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

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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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