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Home Base Iowa program seeks to attract vets

Home Base Iowa program seeks to attract vetsHome Base Iowa program seeks to attract vets
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  • 4 days, 3 hours ago
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Best For Vets Interview: Iowa National Guard Maj. Gen. Tim Orr

Best For Vets Interview: Iowa National Guard Maj. Gen. Tim OrrBest For Vets Interview: Iowa National Guard Maj. Gen. Tim Orr
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  • 4 days, 3 hours ago
Veterans

Best For Vets Interview: Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad

Best For Vets Interview: Iowa Gov. Terry BranstadBest For Vets Interview: Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad
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  • 4 days, 3 hours ago
Entertainment

Former 1st Sgt. wins hunting reality show 'The Calling'

Former 1st Sgt. wins hunting reality show 'The Calling'A former Army medic won a reality TV hunting show as the fan-favorite host in "The Calling."
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Veterans

Holiday wreaths will warm veterans' graves nationwide

Holiday wreaths will warm veterans' graves nationwideHoliday wreaths coming to warm veterans' graves nationwide
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Entertainment

Infantry vet gets pranked by 'NCIS' star & Mrs. Obama

Infantry vet gets pranked by 'NCIS' star & Mrs. ObamaA veteran gets a thank-you message from Mrs. Obama -- and a motorcycle.
  • Entertainment
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
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1,450 veterans hired through Virginia program

1,450 veterans hired through Virginia programMore than 1,450 veterans were hired in the most recent quarter through a Virginia program advocating the hiring of former military members.
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
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Methodology

MethodologyWe invited law enforcement agencies across the country to participate in our detailed survey comprising more than 90 questions. Agencies were evaluated on their military recruiting, service member-related policies, rules for reservists and departmental culture. They...
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Crime

Man sentenced in $1.4M veterans benefits fraud case

Man sentenced in $1.4M veterans benefits fraud caseA former official in the Maryland Department of Veterans Affairs has been sentenced to a year in prison for fraudulently obtaining $1.4 million in veterans benefits.
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  • 2 weeks ago
Education

Oklahoma colleges award more STEM degrees

Oklahoma colleges award more STEM degreesMore than 6,100 degrees in the STEM disciplines — science, technology, engineering and mathematics — were conferred in the last academic year at Oklahoma's public colleges.
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Education

La. university beefs up workforce programs

La. university beefs up workforce programsA Louisiana university will receive additional funding to train more students in nursing, computing and engineering.
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Education

Gamer scholarships offered by Chicago university

Gamer scholarships offered by Chicago universityA Chicago school is betting that it can draw students with a talent for team gaming.
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  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Education

University: Military helped it reach enrollment record

University: Military helped it reach enrollment recordEnrollment at Vincennes University has reached an all-time high, and officials credit military members with helping.
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  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Education

Helping veterans adjust to life as students

Helping veterans adjust to life as studentsThe adjustment to returning to civilian life after military service can be difficult.
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  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Education

Bill would help vets complete STEM studies

Bill would help vets complete STEM studiesStudents who use the Post-9/11 GI Bill would receive an extra nine months of benefits if they pursue a degree in one of the STEM fields, under legislation introduced this week.
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  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Education

Indoor drone pavilion for college's UAS program

Indoor drone pavilion for college's UAS programAn indoor pavilion will allow students to fly drones without having to deal with weather issues or Federal Aviation Administration restrictions on flying them outdoors.
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  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Veterans

Critics: VA caregiver programs need improvement

Critics: VA caregiver programs need improvementCaregivers face a host of disparate eligibility requirements and lengthy registration waits despite the obvious financial and emotional support they provide, researchers told members of the House Veterans' Affairs Committee.
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  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Veterans

VA expands access to therapy for sexual assault

VA expands access to therapy for sexual assaultNational Guard, Reserve and other veterans to get expanded access to mental health care for rape and sexual assault
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  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Veterans

VFW looks to update its image

VFW looks to update its imageGroup leaders are working against criticism that VFW posts aren't changing fast enough to grab younger members.
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  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Veterans

Selling VA: New boss works to update his outfit's image

Selling VA: New boss works to update his outfit's imageBob McDonald brings his corporate resume and leadership lessons to the struggling VA bureaucracy. Will it work?
  • Veterans
  • 3 weeks ago
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Union steps up to finish home for disabled veteran

Union steps up to finish home for disabled veteranThe union boys are coming to help save a disabled veteran and his wife from financial ruin and finish his handicapped-accessible home.
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  • 3 weeks ago
Capitol Hill

Lawmakers seek to give veterans easier access to medical marijuana

Lawmakers seek to give veterans easier access to medical marijuanaBipartisan group of lawmakers introduce bill to give veterans easier access to medical marijuana
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  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
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Dying Marine vet gets wish, sits in on son's class

Dying Marine vet gets wish, sits in on son's classThe speeches, the handshakes, the red-white-and-blue cake — it was all a surprise, and a lot more public acclamation than retired U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Jeffrey Raymond Wheeler, a Vietnam War veteran with terminal lung cancer, was used to receiving for his service in...
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  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Veterans

Phoenix VA director's firing leaves critics wanting more

Phoenix VA director's firing leaves critics wanting moreFormer executive Sharon Helman had been on administrative leave for more than 200 days.
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  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Entrepreneurs

Tactcial Veteran: Get customers with social media

Tactcial Veteran: Get customers with social mediaSmall businesses are seeing the benefits of being in the social media mix.
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  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Education

W.Va. joins multistate online course pact

W.Va. joins multistate online course pactThe agreement lets accredited institutions operate in other participating states without seeking independent authorization, making it easier for them to expand access to online courses.
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  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
News

VA to expand facility access to service dogs

VA to expand facility access to service dogsVA to increase service dogs' access to facilities
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  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago