Top 5 Veterans News: Jan. 13, 2018

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  1. New York among states setting aside special cellblocks for veterans. The military veterans playing cards in the Albany County jail wear the same orange uniforms as everyone else, with “INMATE” printed down the legs.
  2. VA Promises Action to Protect Veterans from Predatory Lenders. The Department of Veterans Affairs will soon propose rule changes to its home loan guarantee program that aim to stop lenders from aggressively targeting and pressuring veterans to refinance their home loans, a VA official told congressmen Wednesday.

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  3. Pilots of ex-military planes honor veterans through flight. It starts from a cockpit inside an old military trainee plane. The plane shakes as the cockpit window is open, catching wind, waiting for air traffic control to give the go-ahead for takeoff.
  4. Variety’s ‘Salute to Service’ Presented by National Geographic Celebrates Industry Supporters of Troops, Veterans. Celebrities, servicemen and entertainment industry insiders came together Jan. 11 for the inaugural Salute to Service luncheon…
  5. Local organization offers equine therapy for veterans. Several miles northeast of Austin, lies a sanctuary of sorts. It’s a safe space for horses and humans alike to share real and raw emotion.