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Thousands Attend Opening of First Memorial for Disabled Veterans in DC

First envisioned in 1997, and funded by $80 million in private donations, a new memorial was dedicated yesterday in Washington, DC, to honor past and...

Battlefields to Farm Fields: Veterans Heal Themselves and Feed a Nation

Because the vast majority of America's farmers are aging fast, the country needs one million new farmers over the next 10 years to continue...

Israeli Intelligence Veterans Refuse to Spy on Palestinians

Dozens of veterans of an elite Israeli military intelligence unit have said they will no longer serve in operations spying against Palestinians. 43 officers and staff,...

Veterans Replace Stolen Coins at War Hero’s Grave (w/ Video)

60 veterans stood as honor guard at a cemetery in the town of Gardiner, Washington during a ceremony to replace three special military coins...

Health Care Wait Times for US Veterans Have Decreased, New Data Show

The Department of Veterans Affairs has reduced by half the number of veterans waiting more than three months to see a doctor since a...

Veterans Find Fresh Life in Farming

When Iraq war veteran Mike Simester returned to Iowa, his time in the Army had expired -- and so did his identity and sense of purpose. The...

Amputee Veterans Teach Sports to Kids Who Also Lost Limbs (Video)

Veterans who have learned to cope without limbs are instilling confidence in young amputees by teaching them to play softball at a camp in...
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Arizona Parks Program Helps Homeless Veterans Become Rangers

Working as an Arizona State Park Ranger isn't just a job for Army veteran Carlos Garcia, it's a second chance. Under a program the...
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10 Awesome Entrepreneurs Serving Veterans

In honor of Veteran's Day Monday, Brad Aronson sent this great list of unique organizations that serve returning warriors. From pets, to homes, to jobs...
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120 Banks Pledge to Lend More to Veterans

The Small Business Administration said today it has lined up pledges from more than 120 banks to increase lending for an additional 2,000 veterans...
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Veterans to the Rescue in Oklahoma, Doing the Heavy Lifting in Tornado Ravaged Towns

They volunteered for Iraq and Afghanistan. Now they are volunteering to help people in Oklahoma dig out from utter devastation. These veterans have answered the...
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New Foster Families Adopt Elderly U.S. Veterans, Call it a Privilege

A program run by the Veterans Administration has successfully placed elderly U.S. vets with families who receive stipends for providing room and board. 1500 veterans...
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New Foster Families Adopt Elderly U.S. Veterans, Call it a Privilege

A program run by the Veterans Administration has successfully placed elderly U.S. vets with families who receive stipends for providing room and board. 1500...
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300 Veterans Lead Grueling Sandy Cleanup in Rockaway Beach (Video)

300 veterans, some trained in crisis management, have been donating their time and leading the cleanup effort in the hard hit Rockaway neighborhood in...
Vets Volunteer with Team Rubicon Photo by Thomas Hudson

300 Veterans Lead Grueling Sandy Cleanup in Rockaway Beach (Video)

300 veterans, some trained in crisis management, have been donating their time and leading the cleanup effort in the hard hit Rockaway neighborhood in...
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From Waterboy to War Hero, a Veterans Day Story

Ben Overstreet badly wanted to play football, but when he started his senior year at Gulf High School in 1949, he stood 5-feet-5 and...
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Veterans Volunteer for One More Mission, a Hurricane Sandy Response Team

Armed simply with chainsaws, a corps of military veterans has arrived on the Jersey Shore to help Sandy-stricken residents trapped by a maze of...
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Veterans Retrained for Forest Service Grab Chainsaws to Help New Yorkers

Armed simply with chainsaws, a corps of military veterans has arrived on the Jersey Shore to help Sandy-stricken residents trapped by a maze of...
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White House Improving Access to Mental Health Services for Veterans

President Obama signed an Executive Order that will help the federal government better meet the current and future demand for mental health services and...
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White House Exceeds Private Sector Hiring Goal for Veterans

First Lady Michelle Obama announced at a Naval base today that 2,000 businesses around the country have hired or trained more than 125,000 military...