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American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial to honor military heroes, caretakers

Despite never serving in uniform, Donna Joyner has felt the effects of the Vietnam War every day for the last 33 years. Her husband, Dennis, is a triple amputee who lost both his legs and his left hand in a land mine explosion while serving in the Army… Read more at: Veterans News Read more […]

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1 Place Where Veterans Can Find Work in the Oil Field

ConocoPhillips Headquarters in Houston, Texas. Source ConocoPhillips. Veterans continue to have a tough time transitioning into the civilian workforce. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate for those who Read more at: … Read more at: Veteran Linked Local Network

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Iraqi forces break militant siege of town after U.S. airstrikes

Iraqi security forces and Shiite militiamen on Sunday broke a six-week siege imposed by the Islamic State extremist group on the northern Shiite Turkmen town of Amirli, following U.S. Read more at: airforcetimes.com Read more at: Veteran Linked Local Network

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Veterans’ Thrift Store needs $10,000 truck to deliver furniture to veterans in need

Nearly every day for six years, Sandy Walker would climb into the cab of a large white truck to pick up donated furniture for delivery to homeless veterans finally finding comfort in a new home. Read more at: Veterans News Read more at: Veteran Linked Local Network

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Veterans push aside uncertainty, find civilian jobs

Thousands of military service members at Joint Base Lewis-McChord are facing major career decisions as the Army and Air Force slash tens of thousands of positions across the services in a postwar drawdown. The good news this Labor Day weekend is that t… Read more at: Veterans News Read more at: Veteran Linked Local Network

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