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Support Our Nations Veterans

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#ThePowerOf1 can make a difference for #Veterans this #SuicidePreventionMonth. Visit VeteransCrisisLine.net/ThePowerOf1
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Iraq veteran faces fine for therapeutic pet ducks - Fox News

Iraq veteran faces fine for therapeutic pet ducks - Fox News | Veteran | Scoop.it
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Iraq veteran faces fine for therapeutic pet ducks
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WEST LAFAYETTE, Ohio – An Army veteran who was wounded during the Iraq War is worried a citation will result in him losing his 14 pet ducks, which he says are therapeutic.
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WTH???  

 

I wonder why I read the news at all... I hope this "citation" is done away with.  Outrageous.

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Residents reach into pockets to aid displaced veteran - Napa Valley Register

Residents reach into pockets to aid displaced veteran - Napa Valley Register | Veteran | Scoop.it
Residents reach into pockets to aid displaced veteran
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James Farrell, a ukulele-playing veteran, had been living at the Redwood Retirement Residence in northwest Napa until he was evicted in early July.
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The Next VA Secretary

The Next VA Secretary | Veteran | Scoop.it
Now it's time for Obama to demonstrate his faith in them by appointing an Iraq or Afghanistan veteran Secretary of Veterans Affairs.
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Saranac Lake plans to open new veteran treatment center - WCAX

Saranac Lake plans to open new veteran treatment center - WCAX | Veteran | Scoop.it
Saranac Lake plans to open new veteran treatment center
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A new veteran treatment center opens soon in Saranac Lake. It's the first long-term care facility for veterans in the North Country. Steven Bowman is a U.S.
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Navy veteran, EMT attacked, beaten during home invasion on Memorial Day - KHOU

Navy veteran, EMT attacked, beaten during home invasion on Memorial Day - KHOU | Veteran | Scoop.it
Navy veteran, EMT attacked, beaten during home invasion on Memorial Day
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SPLENDPORA, Texas – A Navy veteran and Harris County EMS worker is recovering after being attacked and beaten in his own home on Memorial Day.
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Habitat, Servicemaster restore local veteran's home | WREG.com

Habitat, Servicemaster restore local veteran's home | WREG.com | Veteran | Scoop.it
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — While veterans nationally struggle to get answers in the VA hospital scandal, two groups in Memphis are working to take care of vets here. Habitat Memphis and Servicemaster joined forces to help restore ...
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Saving Private Ryan movie review - No End to Books (Christian reviews)

Saving Private Ryan movie review - No End to Books (Christian reviews) | Veteran | Scoop.it
Four brothers from Iowa went to war; three of them died in action. The U. S. Army was no going to let the fourth (Saving Private Ryan movie review)
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Veteran of Afghanistan and Bosnia earns law degree | UToday | University of Calgary

Veteran of Afghanistan and Bosnia earns law degree | UToday | University of Calgary | Veteran | Scoop.it
Veteran of Afghanistan and Bosnia Alex Watson earns law degree, aims to serve in Judge Advocate General. #abpse http://t.co/SDcm8rtSYr
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Thank you for your continued service to the world's heroes, hero!

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Tweet from @USNATO

Tweet from @USNATO | Veteran | Scoop.it
#PersistentPresence: Paratroopers from U.S. Army Europe's 173rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne) in Poland http://t.co/yMs4QCM5tS
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Chicago colleges offer veteran service programs - ABC7Chicago.com

Chicago colleges offer veteran service programs - ABC7Chicago.com | Veteran | Scoop.it
Chicago colleges offer veteran service programs ABC7Chicago.com As a result, many schools have established a veterans services center. Truman College in Uptown is one of seven city colleges that has a veterans services center.
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Veteran's daughter sues over father's remains - Merced Sun-Star

Veteran's daughter sues over father's remains - Merced Sun-Star | Veteran | Scoop.it
Merced Sun-Star Veteran's daughter sues over father's remains Merced Sun-Star The daughter of a Vietnam War veteran who died in 2005 has sued county officials, saying they mishandled her father's remains by burying him in a pauper's grave when he...
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Tweet from @jgillardi

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107-year-old Richard Overton, America's oldest living War Veteran... Salute!!! from #GillardiOlogy101 http://t.co/jfkeYvWm5E
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I love seeing our oldest living veteran pop up in my scoop.it curation feed. Thank you for your service!
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At veteran homeless center, sketches of war, regret and mistakes - Stars and Stripes

At veteran homeless center, sketches of war, regret and mistakes - Stars and Stripes | Veteran | Scoop.it
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At veteran homeless center, sketches of war, regret and mistakes
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Two hundred miles southeast of Denver, in a meander of the Arkansas River, is an old military base called Fort Lyon.
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Wounded veterans take to kayak course - Wausau Daily Herald

Wounded veterans take to kayak course - Wausau Daily Herald | Veteran | Scoop.it
Wounded veterans take to kayak course
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Green, a 23-year Army veteran, suffered a severe neck injury in a 2003 traffic accident that left him paralyzed for two and a half years.
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Oldest female veteran loved serving her country - Ultimate Alief

Oldest female veteran loved serving her country - Ultimate Alief | Veteran | Scoop.it
Oldest female veteran loved serving her country
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Now, at 108, the nation's oldest woman veteran has one more trip she wants to make, this time an Honor Flight, an all-expense-paid salute to World War II veterans.
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2 men arrested in robbery of 100-year-old veteran

2 men arrested in robbery of 100-year-old veteran | Veteran | Scoop.it
Two people have been arrested in the robbery of a 100-year-old Carson City veteran at his home over the Memorial Day weekend.
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Veteran's suicide note highlighted Phoneix VA problems

The parents of a veteran who received treatment at the Phoenix VA facility speak out after their son took his own life.
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This is unacceptable... Not one more MEANS NOT ONE MORE.

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Obama accepts US veterans affairs chief resignation with 'regret' - Reuters

Obama accepts US veterans affairs chief resignation with 'regret' - Reuters | Veteran | Scoop.it
Obama accepts US veterans affairs chief resignation with 'regret'
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"Ric's commitment to our veterans is unquestioned. His service to our country is exemplary," Obama said.
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Veteran Fights Hard To Adopt the Combat Dog Who Saved His Life

Veteran Fights Hard To Adopt the Combat Dog Who Saved His Life | Veteran | Scoop.it
... Geographic tells the story of Layka the combat dog who put herself in harm's way to save the lives of the soldiers she was trained to protect and of Sgt. Julian McDonald, the determined veteran who fought hard to adopt the ...
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After 40 years, Aiken veteran gets VA disability | The Augusta ...

He fought the Department of Veterans Affairs for 40 years to get total disability, and on Dec. 1, 2012, he finally received approval for $154,314 in past-due benefits and $3,309 in monthly payments to take care of all living costs.
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NY Rabbi Pomerantz Dies, Advocate of Conservative, Veterans Causes - Newsmax.com

NY Rabbi Pomerantz Dies, Advocate of Conservative, Veterans Causes - Newsmax.com | Veteran | Scoop.it
NY Rabbi Pomerantz Dies, Advocate of Conservative, Veterans Causes
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A prominent New York rabbi who was a strong advocate of conservative and veterans causes and a longtime friend of the late Cardinal John O'Connor has passed away.
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VETERAN'S CORNER: Recruit Military, DAV join forces for veterans - Weatherford Democrat

VETERAN'S CORNER: Recruit Military, DAV join forces for veterans - Weatherford Democrat | Veteran | Scoop.it
VETERAN'S CORNER: Recruit Military, DAV join forces for veterans Weatherford Democrat Recruit Military, the nation's leading full service veteran recruitment company, and DAV (Disabled American Veterans), have formed a partnership to promote the...
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After waiting nearly 70 years, island veteran presented with World War II medals - Bangor Daily News

After waiting nearly 70 years, island veteran presented with World War II medals - Bangor Daily News | Veteran | Scoop.it
Bangor Daily News After waiting nearly 70 years, island veteran presented with World War II medals Bangor Daily News Local resident Richard A.
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How women are scaling barriers to combat (+video) - Christian Science Monitor

How women are scaling barriers to combat (+video) - Christian Science Monitor | Veteran | Scoop.it
Christian Science Monitor How women are scaling barriers to combat (+video) Christian Science Monitor Cpl. Jacqueline Beachum steels herself for the daunting task ahead: saving a fellow Army soldier who lies unconscious a few yards away.
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