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Unsung Heroes Honored In Art Gallery Installation

They left behind a legacy rarely a seen until now. But thanks to one local woman, the African American men and woman who fought for our country are finally being recognized.

07/18/2015

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UPS Employee Accused Of Stealing Veterans’ Pain Medication

Nathaniel Kirschman, 20, was arrested at his home off of Oxbow Court after Calaveras County sheriff’s deputies and Veterans Affairs investigators say they found several UPS packages addressed to local vets at his home.

06/08/2015

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Veterans Hospital Quilt Carries Names Of Iraq War’s Fallen Soldiers

At the Northern California Veterans Hospital, every day is a day to remember the heroes making the ultimate sacrifice for our country. But on this Memorial Day, veterans have a new gift—sewing together stories of sacrifice.

05/25/2015

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Folsom Wounded Veteran Run Attracts Thousands

The 5th annual Memorial Day Wounded Veteran Run attracted people showing love to service men and women by raising tens of thousands of dollars for national and local veteran-support nonprofits.

05/25/2015

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Wounded Veterans Introduced To Adaptive Sports At Sacramento Event

Basketball, rock climbing and even SCUBA diving were within reach for veterans as a thank you for their service from Sacramento’s Paralympic Sports Club.

04/21/2015

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New Service At Sacramento’s Central Library Helps Vets And Their Families Find Benefits

Veterans in Sacramento now have a new resource: The library. The Central Library in downtown Sacramento will open a “War Comes Home” exhibit next week.

03/09/2015

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Volunteers Giving Veterans Who Died In Tuberculosis Outbreak Proper Headstones

At first glance, it doesn’t even look like a graveyard, with small pieces of wood marking the graves, thanks to some volunteers. Now, any veterans buried there will have a proper resting place.

02/23/2015

Spc. Javier Mendoza works under the hood of a 2014 GM vehicle at the Raytheon and GM training center at Fort Hood, Texas. Mendoza, a newly GM-certified automotive technician, hopes to find work at a GM dealership in his hometown, Houston, Texas. Photo by Pat McKenna/Raytheon

From Trenches To Wrenches: Training Soldiers For Civilian Success

Raytheon Professional Services provided this first-of-its-kind training at Fort Hood, teaching the same curriculum that every dealership’s GM-certified automotive technician receives.

11/24/2014

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Conversations With Veterans: The Struggle Post Military Life

Female vets, who currently number close to two million, may have it even tougher than their male counterparts. One such veteran is Donna, a Denver-based, single mom, whose struggles lasted far longer than her deployment.

11/24/2014

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Disabled American Veterans Organization Giving Back To Those Who Serve Our Country

Through the Disabled American Veterans organization, veterans can find programs for financial, physical and emotional needs.

11/24/2014

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Conversations With Veterans: Nick Lopez’ Success Post Military Life

Technically savvy and patriotic, Nick Lopez always knew he wanted to use his talent to serve his country.

11/17/2014

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Supporting Our Military On Campus

Under the GI Bill, veterans are provided with financial support for education, making college a viable dream.

11/17/2014

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