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Veterans see VA scandal as key in Congress races

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Late summer means back to school, so the leather waiting room chairs at the community college veterans center are full of former service members seeking help with course mix-ups, education benefits and any other obstacle to a degree or new job qualification. Like many voters, most … Read more at: Veterans […]

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U.S. journalist thankful for work to secure freedom

A U.S. journalist speaking publicly for the first time since his release from a Syrian extremist group said Wednesday that he was overwhelmed to learn that so many ‘brave, determined and big-hearted’ people were behind efforts to secure his release. Re… Read more at: Veteran Linked Local Network

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Veterans groups say Ottawa spending too much remembering old wars

A growing number of Canadian veterans’ groups are upset that the federal government is spending millions commemorating old wars while current veterans are suffering from post-traumatic stress and other issues that they say are not being dealt with. “I think it’s obscene,” said Michael Blais, the president of Canadian Veterans Advocacy after attending a small, […]

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Two heroes from Vietnam will receive Medal of Honor

Two soldiers who served in Vietnam will receive the Medal of Honor in a Sept. 15 ceremony, the White House announced Tuesday. A third soldier, who fought in Gettysburg during the Civil War, will also receive the top valor award. Read more at: airforcet… Read more at: Veteran Linked Local Network

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