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Five Moving Secrets For Army Families

Here are five moving secrets for Army families that are must for smooth moving transitions. Research from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau indicates that roughly one third of active servicemembers receive PCS orders each year, and if you’re one of the many, the tips below will help you make the transition as smooth as possible. […]

Elks Pledge Four Million Dollars to End Veteran Homelessness

The Department of Veterans Affairs is strengthening community and non-profit partnerships to better serve Veterans. The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks of the United States of America today announced that it has committed $4 million over a 4-year period to help end Veteran homelessness. …read more Read more here:: http://www.va.gov/opa/pressrel/PressArtInternet.cfm?id=2735

Unified Command established for oil spill response at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport

BALTIMORE — A Unified Command has been formed as a response to an oil spill Friday at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. The Coast Guard along with Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority personnel, including Airport Operations, and Fire and Rescue; D.C. Department of Energy and Environment, Virginia Department of Environmental Quality and D.C. Harbor Patrol are […]

Senate Passes Homeless Veterans Services Protection Act – Veterans Today

Just now, the United States Senate passed S.1731, the “Homeless Veterans Services Protection Act” which will protect the eligibility for VA homeless services of homeless veterans with “Other Than Honorable” (OTH) discharges. …read more Read more here:: http://www.veteranstoday.com/2015/10/30/senate-passes-homeless-veterans-services-protection-act/

Tim Hayes: Veterans With PTSD, Horses and Healing

After the explosion, Cody drove fast and never stopped. He said he didn’t know how many bodies he hit–men, women, kids, animals. When all the vehicles got to FOB Cheyenne, it was hideous. There were guts, body parts, and blood from the people he hit covering the front of his truck. Read more: Horses, Equine […]

Jeb Bush blasts Clinton for ‘insulting’ veterans

Jeb Bush joined the chorus of Republicans blasting Hillary Clinton for suggesting the Department of Veterans Affairs’ problems have been overblown when he called her comments “an insult” to veterans Tuesday. …read more Read more here:: http://www.veteransnewsnow.com/2015/10/30/jeb-bush-blasts-clinton-for-insulting-veterans/

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