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Benefits Of Compensated Work Therapy Programs For Veterans

In an ongoing effort to support returning veterans to re-establish themselves in viable careers, the Department of Veterans Affairs has established a vocational, rehabilitation program, called Compensated Work Therapy (CWT).

20 hours ago

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Texas A&M Among Several Universities Leading The Way To Educate Veterans

Colleges and universities are offering more services and resources for veterans. Check out what these four universities have to offer for those who have served in the military.

20 hours ago

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Non-Profit Organizations Giving Back To Those Who Serve Our Country

Many non-profit organizations are providing resources, support and advocacy for veterans. Find out how these non-profits are supporting veterans in the U.S.

20 hours ago

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Saying Thank You To Our Veterans All Year Long

From coast to coast, find out how cities across the U.S. honor and celebrate veterans and active military personnel beyond Veterans Day.

21 hours ago

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Conversations With Veterans: Michael Newcombe’s Struggle Post Military Life

When Michael Newcombe became an active duty combat engineer for the Army, he had the world on a string, but an injury received in Afghanistan changed all that. Plagued by homelessness, unemployment and addiction, this young veteran refused to give up. This is his story.

21 hours ago

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Best Occupations For Returning Veterans

Feeling overwhelmed by the transition to a civilian career? Here are some employers, career fields, and resources to help.

21 hours ago

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Conversations With Veterans: Howard Wasdin’s Success Post Military Life

Elite Navy SEAL sniper Howard Wasdin survived the infamous battle made famous in the hit movie “Black Hawk Down,” but medical retirement and coming home, presented him with challenges he never expected.

21 hours ago

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Resources For Veterans In Need Of Financial Help

How to navigate the web of financial services for veterans.

21 hours ago

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Inside Look: Sacramento County Court Gives Veterans In Trouble With The Law A Second Chance

Problems that lead to crimes being committed, including domestic abuse, drug use, or assault. Instead of being thrown in jail, the veterans are thrown a lifeline, a second-chance.

07/21/2014

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Open Government, Veterans Propositions Pass Easily

Proposition 41 led with 66 percent of the vote, with 1.8 million ballots counted. Proposition 42 amends the state constitution to require that governments pay for complying with state transparency laws.

06/03/2014

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Memorial Day A Chance To Help Veterans Who Have Fallen Through Cracks

It’s as clear as the glasses one man was being fitted for—Memorial Day is also a day to honor and take care of military veterans still with us, who sometimes feel ignored.

05/26/2014

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Veterans Help Each Other In Sacramento State College Course

It may look like any other class at Sacramento State, but there’s a bond that these students of all ages share far beyond the classroom.

03/10/2014