Military Veterans

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Military Veterans Tormented By War Find Refuge In Healing Exotic Birds

Military veterans tormented by war are finding refuge in helping to heal exotic birds that have been orphaned.

12/12/2014

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Program Helps Veterans Get High School Diplomas Years Later

Five decades after leaving his family and friends to serve his country fighting in the Korean War, Ramon Navarro is getting something many of take for granted: a high school diploma.

CBS Los Angeles–11/03/2014

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More Than 57,000 US Military Veterans Await First VA Appointment

More than 57,000 U.S. military veterans have been waiting 90 days or more for their first VA medical appointments, and an additional 64,000 appear to have fallen through the cracks, never getting appointments after enrolling, the government said Monday in a report newly demonstrating how deep and widespread the problem is.

06/09/2014

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County Supervisor ‘Outraged’ Over Delays In Burials For Military Veterans

The mortuary announced on May 1 that it would no longer transfer the bodies of veterans with families, even if those families were unable to afford paying for burial, according to DMVA Director Ruth Wong.

05/27/2014

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Armed With New Skills, Veterans Celebrate Graduation From Technical Institute

A group of veterans celebrated their graduation Friday as they prepare to reenter the workforce armed with new skills.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/05/2013

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Interviews With Veterans: What Memorial Day Means From A Hero’s Perspective

How do you celebrate Memorial Day, and what does this federal holiday mean to you and your family? Read what some of our country’s veterans had to say about Memorial Day, patriotism and what this annual holiday means to them.

05/13/2013

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Ways to Observe Memorial Day

Honor and remember the men and women who have died in military service with these simple ways to commemorate Memorial Day.

05/09/2011

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McCain Stumps For Fiorina Before Military Veterans

Arizona Sen. John McCain stumped for GOP Senate hopeful Carly Fiorina on Saturday, telling a crowd of military veterans that her Democratic opponent Barbara Boxer is the chamber’s most “anti-defense” lawmaker.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/16/2010

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