Top 5 Veterans News: Jan. 24, 2018

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  1. Bedford Veterans Committee has a new home. The Bedford Veterans Committee formed last summer, with the goal of helping connect township veterans to services and programs to help make civilian life a bit easier.

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  2. NFL rejects military veterans’ ‘Please Stand’ Super Bowl program ad. The military group American Veterans (AMVETS) says the NFL has rejected its full-page Super Bowl program ad that contained the hashtag “#PleaseStand.”
  3. VFW state commander calls for action at Illinois Veterans Home. The Illinois state commander for the Veterans of Foreign Wars is happy to hear that numerous state and federal legislators who recently toured the Illinois Veterans Home in Quincy say it should be upgraded, but now he wants action.
  4. Do Vikings’ veterans have more in the tank? Terence Newman, Joe Berger, Brian Robison mull retirement. For Terence Newman, Brian Robison and Joe Berger, the end of the season could also mean the end of their careers.
  5. Student veterans unscathed by gov shutdown. President Donald Trump signed a spending bill Monday to stop a three-day long government shutdown, which was soon enough to save student veterans from temporarily losing educational benefits.

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