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WASHINGTON — More than half of America’s veterans say they have little or no understanding of the benefits due them, despite efforts over recent years to match returning soldiers with the help and services they need. An analysis of Department of Veterans Affairs survey data found that younger veterans — those who served in the [...]

By Meghan Chandler | [email protected] The Kalamazoo Gazette on November 22, 2012 at 9:00 AM, updated November 22, 2012 at 11:03 AM Brought to you by                                                           [...]

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Exchange Club honors veterans By David Proctor/The Clay Times Journal Wednesday, November 21, 2012 9:43 AM EST The Clay County Exchange Club held their annual program honoring veterans at Lineville Baptist Church last Thursday, November 15. President David Proctor welcomed everyone, especially the veterans and thanked them for their service to the United States, mentioning [...]

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WASHINGTON, Nov. 21, 2012 — National Press Club President To Host Honor Flight Film Screening and Moderate Panel Discussion WASHINGTON, Nov. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — On November 27, at 6:30 p.m., The National Press Club will show a free screening of the documentary Honor Flight followed by a presentation of WWII veteran Harvey Kurz’s story [...]

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Meet deported Vietnam combat veteran Hector Barrios. Barrios was deported to Mexico due to a criminal conviction related to possession of marijuana. Today, he lives in an impoverished section of Tijuana, where he works at a taco stand and earns a few dollars a week. Here’s Barrios, in his own words. This interview was recorded [...]

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<!– –> Tweet – A A A + <!– –> LEWISTON, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — The veterans benefits system is constantly changing, and can be difficult to navigate. In Lewiston, veterans received some direction at a fair on Saturday. Organized by the Maine Military Community Network, about 45 local and state organizations sent representatives to [...]

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Are you a veteran who is not enrolled in VA Healthcare? If so, read the following and, if you are eligible, enroll now. VA operates the nation’s largest integrated health care system with more than 1,500 sites of care, including hospitals, community clinics, community living centers, domiciliaries, readjustment counseling centers and various other facilities. For [...]

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WASHINGTON, Nov. 21 (UPI) — Many U.S. military veterans are confused about, or ignorant of, benefits they are entitled to, a Government Accountability Office survey found. About 40 percent of recent veterans — those who served after the terrorist attacks of 2001 — said they do not understand what they are eligible for, McClatchy Newspapers [...]

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WASHINGTON (Army News Service, Nov. 20, 2012) — The Army’s Warrior Transition Command unveiled its three-pronged Hire a Veteran education campaign plan Monday. The plan aims to help employers understand that wounded warriors can bring a wealth of leadership experience and skills to the table and to their bottom line. “This campaign is about setting [...]

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WASHINGTON More than half of Americas veterans say they have little or no understanding of the benefits due them, despite efforts over recent years to match returning soldiers with the help and services they need./ppAn analysis of Department of Veterans Affairs survey data found that younger veterans those who served in the post-9/11 war period [...]

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