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City to recognize ‘outstanding’ veterans

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Nearly 30 local veterans will be recognized during the Jacksonville City Council’s Tuesday night meeting.

November 18th, 2014 | Posted in Regional,Vet News | Read More »

VetLikeMe Weekly 10/16/2014

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For the last two years we have been working on launching the National Veteran Business Development Council (NVBDC), a new Veteran Business Certification program to help our Veteran Business Owners to be able to share in the Supplier Diversity spend of Corporate America.

November 17th, 2014 | Posted in Economy,Vet News | Read More »

Veterans Of Oakley – Dedicated To Service

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The heart and soul of this story is Seniors and Veterans working together to make the Oakley community stronger and in the process serving as a model for other communities to emulate their success and dedication to service

November 17th, 2014 | Posted in Editor,Heroes,Military,Regional,Support the Troops,Vet News,Veterans Affairs | Read More »

VetLikeMe November 13, 2014

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U.S. Senate Veterans’ Affairs’ Committee Chairman Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) issued the following statement on Tuesday’s observance of Veterans Day:

November 16th, 2014 | Posted in Vet News | Read More »

Veterans’ Care Card program is off to a promising start

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Veterans groups are optimistic that the first Choice Cards entitling vets to care from private doctors are going out smoothly, marking a small victory for the embattled VA.

November 14th, 2014 | Posted in Vet News,Veterans Affairs | Read More »

Chairman Sanders on Veterans Day

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U.S. Senate Veterans’ Affairs’ Committee Chairman Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) issued the following statement on Tuesday’s observance of Veterans Day:

November 11th, 2014 | Posted in Vet News | Read More »

I Was A Soldier, I Am A Veteran

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I was a Soldier or I am a Veteran: That’s the way it is, that’s what we were…ARE.

November 11th, 2014 | Posted in Vet News,Veterans Affairs | Read More »

Veterans Day 101: The History

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Originally called “Armistice Day” as well as a U.S. holiday to honor the end of World War I. However, Nov. 11th became a day to honor American veterans of all wars.

November 11th, 2014 | Posted in Editor,Top 10,Vet News,Veteran Service Organizations,Veterans Affairs | Read More »

VetLikeMe November 6, 2014

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  VetLikeMe, November 6, 2014   CVE “White Paper”   DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Center for Verification and Evaluation U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs | 810 Vermont Avenue, NW Washington DC 20420 Phone: (866) 584-2344 Email: Vip@va.gov | www.VetBiz.gov White Paper   CVE Transformation: Over the past two years the Center for Verification and Evaluation […]

November 9th, 2014 | Posted in Vet News | Read More »

On Being a Veteran

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Many of us have been to the dark side and never returned to
the light.

November 8th, 2014 | Posted in Civil War,Cold War,Editor,Gulf War,History,Iraq War,Korean Conflict,Vet News,Vietnam War,World War I,World War II | Read More »

Stop VA’s Inhuman Treatment of Disabled Homeless Veterans

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When will President Obama declare the VA’s inhuman treatment of disabled homeless Veterans a major crime against humanity?

November 5th, 2014 | Posted in Vet News | Read More »

Standing Up

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“Standing Up” is a documentary film on the story of one man’s fight for justice to uncover the murder of Marine Colonel James E. Sabow, his older brother.

November 4th, 2014 | Posted in Vet News | Read More »

Veterans Week NYC Honors Vets Through November 20

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New York City Veterans Community leaders today announced details for the third annual Veterans Week NYC — an ambitious schedule of both public and invitation only events and benefits.

November 4th, 2014 | Posted in Regional,Vet News,Veterans Affairs | Read More »

Quilts of Valor Foundation honors nearly 70 veterans with blankets, gratitude

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As Joe Wilkerson received one of the handmade quilts made for nearly 70 veterans during the ceremony in Wilsonville, the token of appreciation came on a day that will always be special in his life.

November 3rd, 2014 | Posted in Vet News | Read More »

Sanders Assesses VA Implementation of Reform Law

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As the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs implements a new VA reform law, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) praised “aggressive” efforts to eliminate long waiting times for medical appointments.

November 2nd, 2014 | Posted in Benefits,Regional,Vet News,Veterans Affairs | Read More »

HUD Reports Homelessness in U.S. Continues to Decline

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U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro today announced HUD’s latest estimate of homelessness in the U.S., noting a continued general decline and specifically among veterans and persons living on the street.

November 1st, 2014 | Posted in Vet News | Read More »

Rio Hondo Presents Original Plays to Honor Veterans Day

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Rio Hondo College’s Division of Arts and Cultural Programs will present in early November two original plays written by members of the college community that explore the experiences of America’s military veterans.

November 1st, 2014 | Posted in Vet News | Read More »

New method shows progress for veteran PTSD sufferers

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They fight the enemy and witness death and destruction before returning home. But sadly, the mental effects of war don’t go away for many veterans who suffer from post traumatic stress disorder.

October 31st, 2014 | Posted in Vet News | Read More »

VetLikeMe, October 30 2014

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The Small Business Administration (SBA) has proposed sweeping changes in federal small busslaminess size standards based on inflation that could force thousands of small business that depend on federal contracts to close their doors.

October 30th, 2014 | Posted in Economy,Of Interest,Vet News | Read More »

Does the VA Have a Women Veterans Problem?

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October 26, 2014 When Angela King left the Navy and enrolled in Ohio State University, she struggled to find classmates who could understand her military experience.

October 28th, 2014 | Posted in Vet News,Veterans Affairs | Read More »

State plan is aimed at helping Alabama veterans

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State officials have a new plan they say will improve and coordinate services for Alabama veterans and their families.

October 27th, 2014 | Posted in Regional,Vet News | Read More »

Sue Young’s Endless War on War-Injured Homeless Veterans

Non-Veteran Sue Young denies Disabled World War II

Veteran from attending her private party on VA Veterans land.

- “Sue” Young, an affluent & influential environmental activist has long coveted the sacred land at the Los Angeles National Veterans Home, aka the Los Angeles VA Healthcare System (VA).

October 25th, 2014 | Posted in Corruption,Of Interest,Vet News | Read More »

VetLikeMe Weekly 10/23/2014

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- Lloyd Chapman is a nationally-known advocate for small businesses that primarily do business with the federal government. He is a contributor to VetLikeMe.

October 23rd, 2014 | Posted in Vet News | Read More »

Veterans Stand Down gives helping hand to vets in need

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It’s once again time to stand up for veterans.homeless_stand down

The ninth annual North Valley Stand Down to help homeless and at-risk veterans begins Thursday at the Shasta District Fair grounds.

October 22nd, 2014 | Posted in Regional,Vet News | Read More »

Sanders Reacts to Social Security Adjustment

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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), chairman of the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, said he is “disappointed” by today’s announcement of only a 1.7 percent increase in the cost-of-living adjustment for Social Security beneficiaries and disabled veterans.

October 22nd, 2014 | Posted in Benefits,Vet News,Veterans Affairs | Read More »

Veterans groups work to reopen homeless shelter in NY

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A small puddle formed on a dust- and dirt-covered floor as water dripped from a huge hole in the ceiling.

October 21st, 2014 | Posted in Benefits,Regional,Vet News,Veteran Service Organizations | Read More »

VA to Offer GI Bill Scholarships for Surviving Spouses

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U.S. Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee Chairman Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) announced today that the Department of Veterans Affairs will begin accepting applications for college scholarships for surviving spouses of service members who died in the line of duty.

October 21st, 2014 | Posted in Vet News,Veterans Affairs | Read More »

Younger Veterans bypass VFW, American Legion for service, fitness groups

A new mission: After serving eight years in the Army Reserves, including a tour in Iraq, Kate Hoit wants to stay active in community service. She and other post-9/11 veterans say they feel more welcome in modern groups. (Andrew Harnik/The ... more >

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Kate Hoit served eight years in the Army Reserves, including a tour in Iraq, but when she tried to join her local Veterans of Foreign Wars chapter, someone asked whether she needed an application for military spouses instead.

October 20th, 2014 | Posted in Vet News | Read More »

Where Are The Good Samaritans?

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- All that is necessary for evil to succeed is that good men do nothing.

October 18th, 2014 | Posted in Editor,Vet News | Read More »

Remaining Space Limited for the 2014 NCHV Vets Access to Housing Summit

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Download the 2014 NCHV Veterans Access to Housing Summit brochure, which features an overview of the schedule for the event, Summit objectives, and hotel information.

October 17th, 2014 | Posted in Vet News | Read More »

 

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