Top 5 Veterans News: Feb. 28, 2018


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  1. Army veteran flew helicopters in Vietnam. Recruiters never sugar coated the risks before Jackson Smith volunteered to be a helicopter pilot during the Vietnam War.
  2. Wyoming House begins work on bill to limit veteran tuition program. Wyoming lawmakers advanced a bill Tuesday that would limit some veteran tuition benefits, though failing to push the legislation would ultimately result in the program’s elimination entirely.
  3. TechVets launches to offer UK military veterans a route into cyber and startups. The tech industry is growing at twice the rate of the wider economy and now contributes around £97bn a year, up 30pc in five years.
  4. Bay County Veteran of the Year drives vets to their medical appointments. In the 1970s, Frank Lewandowski served four years in the U.S. Air Force, working as a truck driver hauling goods and materials.
  5. Green card-holding veteran facing deportation moved to detention facility as family lashes out. A U.S. Army veteran and green card holder who is in the midst of deportation proceedings was moved to a detention facility in Kankakee on Tuesday, federal officials said.

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