Monthly Archives: August 2015

Baker students writing letters for Honor Flight veterans

Baker students writing letters for Honor Flight veterans Clark County students are joining an effort to honor America’s veterans. Students at Baker Intermediate School are writing letters, making cards and sending heartfelt notes of gratitude to participants of an upcoming … Continue reading

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House in Columbus gives veterans the chance to get back on their feet and change their lives

House in Columbus gives veterans the chance to get back on their feet and change their lives On Thursday, Connecticut Governor, Dannel Malloy announced his state was the first to end chronic homelessness among the veteran community. A group in … Continue reading

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World War II Veteran Victim Of “Slamming” Scam

World War II Veteran Victim Of “Slamming” Scam A 91-year-old World War II veteran says he was a victim of “slamming.” Raymond Tallman served as a combat medic in the 114thInfantry in France in 1944. He’s lived in Columbus since … Continue reading

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New app to help Texas veterans get services

New app to help Texas veterans get services Officials last week announced the launching of an app that can be used by veterans to get information on services. The app — which can be downloaded on smartphone and tablets — … Continue reading

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Veterans discharged for misconduct have higher risk of homelessness

Veterans discharged for misconduct have higher risk of homelessness U.S. veterans returning from Afghanistan and Iraq who were discharged due to misconduct are more likely to be homeless than other returning vets, according to a new study. “The most significant … Continue reading

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‘Women+Veteran+Entrepreneur’ workshops target key demographic

‘Women+Veteran+Entrepreneur’ workshops target key demographic Florida has 153,830 women veterans. Shevonica M. Howell, a Jacksonville resident who served in the Army, is one of them. She’s headed to Tallahassee this week hoping to add to her entrepreneurial tool box at … Continue reading

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Armed veterans outside Middletown recruiting center won’t budge

Armed veterans outside Middletown recruiting center won’t budge More than three weeks after the Pentagon formally requested that armed volunteers stop standing guard outside military installations across the U.S., a small group of local veterans remains posted in front of … Continue reading

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Hundreds of homeless veterans found in Central Florida

Hundreds of homeless veterans found in Central Florida More than 400 veterans have been found living on Central Florida’s streets or in the woods in the past month as officials and volunteers work to get every remaining homeless service member … Continue reading

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Servicemembers At Failing For-Profit Schools Not Protected By Veterans Affairs

Servicemembers At Failing For-Profit Schools Not Protected By Veterans Affairs When a for-profit college closes its doors, students are often left with hefty student loan tabs and little recourse. Some of those borrowers may be eligible for a discharge of … Continue reading

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Jeb Bush unveils veterans policy as 12 Medal of Honor recipients endorse him

Jeb Bush unveils veterans policy as 12 Medal of Honor recipients endorse him If Jeb Bush becomes president, he would push to privatize more veterans’ health care, trim the size of the Department of Veterans Affairs and make it easier … Continue reading

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