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Martinsburg VA center’s flu-shot clinic expands hours | West Virginia 

Because of the high number of flu-related illnesses in the area, the medical center’s walk-up flu clinic will now be open Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Read full story here: http://www.heraldmailmedia.com/news/tri_state/west_virginia/martinsburg-va-center-s-flu-shot-clinic-expands-hours/article_7c2fce58-5f99-59f7-a1e3-6298fb41d84e.html

VIDEO AVAILABLE: Coast Guard Station Elizabeth City adopts new mascot

Click on the photo above to video the video PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Members from Coast Guard Station Elizabeth City, North Carolina, adopted a new mascot Thursday after their former mascot passed away in May. The new mascot, a German shepherd named Chief Bert, served as an explosives detection dog with a Coast Guard Maritime Safety […]

Update: Coast Guard continues search for Alec Cooke near Waimea Bay, Oahu

HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is continuing the search for 59-year-old Alec “Ace” Cooke near Waimea Bay, Friday. On-scene assets have conducted 19 sorties, covered 5,900 square miles and deployed two self-locating datum marker buoys. An HC-130 Hercules airplane crew and two MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crews from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point are searching […]

Joel Peterson: Prevention vs. Cure: A New Military Mission and a New Model for Veteran Success

Post 9/11 veterans commit suicide more, are homeless more, and are jobless more than their civilian counterparts. Underscoring these bleak outcomes, top policy makers have noted that the “evidence appears to be that [serving in the military] is not an advantage.” Read more: Veterans, Military, US Military, Department of Veterans Affairs, Department of Defense, Service […]