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The ‘Iron Nickel’ is Decommissioned After 34 Years of Service

Hundreds of current and former crew members, 10 previous commanding officers, and their family members crowded onto the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) to bid farewell to the “Iron Nickel” during the ship’s decommissionin… Read more at: U.S. Navy News Top Stories Read more at: Veteran Linked Local Network

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Soldiers, from the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, pull security during a training exercise at the National Training Center on Fort Irwin, Calif.

Allyn: Army needs ‘predictable, consistent funding to get at readiness’

The Army’s vice chief of staff said the $613 billion Overseas Contingency Operations, or OCO, funding does not allow the Army the flexibility required to get at home-station readiness for units that are not deploying. Gen. Daniel B. Allyn testified […] Read more at: Army News at DefenceTalk.com Read more at: Veteran Linked Local Network

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CNO Holds All—Hands Call for Pensacola Sailors

The Chief of Naval Operations held an all hands call for area Sailors at the Naval Air Technical Training Center (NATTC) on board Naval Air Station (NAS) Pensacola March 31. Read more at: U.S. Navy News Top Stories Read more at: Veteran Linked Local Network

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VA Secretary, Sen. Tester to meet with veterans in Montana

HELENA, Mont. (AP) – U.S. Sen. Jon Tester and Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald will tour Montana VA facilities on Tuesday and Wednesday. They will speak with veterans, VA employees, local health care providers and community leaders to better … Read more at: Veterans News Read more at: Veteran Linked Local Network

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Funds Sought for Veterans’ Flight

Polk County veterans organizations, volunteers and family members are rasing money to fly 80 veterans to Washington, D.C., to see the World War II Memorial and other monuments to the nation’s history. Read more at: Veterans News Read more at: Veteran Linked Local Network

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