AP News
November 18, 2019 - 11:42 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A lack of notice. Past failures to level with the American people. A tough week for the White House as public impeachment hearings got underway. Add it all up, and President Donald Trump’s unscheduled weekend visit to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center raised suspicions...
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Rebekah Sager
November 11, 2019 - 4:00 pm
A new study from the University of California, Irvine is the first to focus on veterans' grief. “Our goal was to better understand how combat veterans experience the deaths of their military comrades in battle or by suicide and what factors predict the nature and level of their grief,” said the...
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CBS News
November 11, 2019 - 11:00 am
Grammy Award winner and philanthropist Jon Bon Jovi is honoring veterans and their service with his new song, "Unbroken." Bon Jovi wrote the anthem for the new documentary "To Be of Service," about veterans who live with PTSD, and the service animals who help them heal. To hear Jon Bon Jovi's "...
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KNX 1070
November 08, 2019 - 12:21 pm
A big celebrity auction is underway to benefit a non-profit that builds and donates special custom homes for severely injured post 9-11 veterans across the country. Items up for bidding include lunch for two with the "Fonz," Henry Winkler in Los Angeles, George Clooney's Omega watch with his...
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Connecting Vets
November 06, 2019 - 3:50 am
Veterans Day is on Nov. 11! Here is a listing of some of the great discounts and deals offered to veterans and active duty service members on Veterans Day to thank them for their great service. Free Food Applebee’s | Free meal for active duty and veterans on November 11, 2019. BJ's Restaurant...
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Veterans and Athletes Unied
June 30, 2019 - 8:32 am
( Connecting Vets ) A 28-foot wide American flag that is comprised entirely of the dog tags of fallen service members is traveling the country to "raise awareness of the sacrifice paid by our nation's heroes." According to Veterans & Athletes United, the group behind the Fallen Heroes Memorial...
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June 25, 2019 - 8:52 am
By Ronald Bailey (SMDC/ARSTRAT) ( Connecting Vets ) - U.S. Army Lt. Col. Anne C. McClain departed from the International Space Station to return to earth aboard a Soyuz "Union" MS-11 spacecraft June 24 at 7:25 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time, following her 204-day mission with Expeditions 58 and 59,...
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June 10, 2019 - 12:19 pm
By Jacquie Cadorette Combat veterans Kirstie Ennis, Scott Huesing, and Boone Cutler are sharing their traumatic war experiences that shape these vets in the first episode of RADIO.COM’s “To War and Back” podcast. The episode begins by telling the story of Ennis, a helicopter door gunner in the...
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May 27, 2019 - 8:14 am
When Traci Voelke's husband, Army Major Paul Voelke, was killed in action seven years ago, she not only had to deal with losing her spouse – she also had to worry about her family's financial future. "There's an archaic rule on the books that [says] if you get money from the VA, that money offsets...
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May 24, 2019 - 1:32 pm
It's a special KNX In-Depth hour in celebration of Memorial Day Monday. They're veterans of combat in Iraq and the first Gulf War but now they crack jokes. They're stand-up comics who have served in various branches of the military and want to help fellow military soldiers get through trauma and...
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