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TASC Employees Raise $14,000 for the Wounded Warrior Project

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CHANTILLY, Va., May 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Employees of TASC, Inc. marked Memorial Day with a fundraising picnic for the benefit of the Wounded Warrior Project.  With support from other local businesses and a corporate match from TASC, employees raised $14,000.00. “As we get ready for the official start of summer on Memorial Day, it can be easy to forget the harsh reality that there are men ...

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Dickey’s Barbecue Named Top Military Friendly Franchise

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G.I. Jobs Magazine States Dickey’s is Veteran Friendly DALLAS, May 17, 2012 Dickey’s Barbecue is pleased to announce it has made G.I. Magazine’s Military Friendly Franchise list for 2012. “We are honored to be ranked on this list — Our veteran’s provide a tremendous service to our country and Dickey’s is happy to help make the dream of owning their ...

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Joblessness Among Young Veterans Rises Above 13 Percent in December 2011

WASHINGTON, Jan. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates that joblessness among young veterans ages 18-24 was 1 in 3 for the last quarter of 2011, up from 1 in 5 in the last quarter of 2010. The overall unemployment rate for young veterans inDecember 2011 rose to 13.1 percent. As reported in USA Today: “One out of three ...

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The Final Inspection

This is one of the most moving ‘forwards’ I’ve ever received in an email. As with most forwards, it had the obligatory, “pass this on”. This one is WELL WORTH passing on. To every man and woman who has fought for freedom’s sake, thank you, and God bless you! Your sacrifice is not in vane!   The Final Inspection Author ...

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Book Review: "9 Miracles- One Mother's Amazing Journey Home After Seeing Her Son Off To War"" By Leigh Watson

Yesterday, my family and I made a trip to our local Family Christian Bookstore. We had actually gone last weekend, but the store closed just moments before we got there. We were a bit frustrated, but decided we would try again this weekend. It’s just too hectic during the week for luxuries like the bookstore. As we walked in the ...

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When A Soldier Comes Home

I cannot take credit for this post, as it came to me in an email, and I felt it was too good not to pass on to as many people as possible. It most certainly puts things in perspective. May God bless, protect and keep our soldiers and their families. Without their sacrifices, we would not know the freedoms we ...

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President Announces Troop Withdrawal in Iraq

The President of the United States announced today from the press briefing room, that all American fighting forces will be out of Iraq by December 31, 2011.  “After nine years, the US war in Iraq will be over”, President Obama stated and then hurried off the stage, taking no questions from the press.  This marks a truly definitive date of ...

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Remember the Troops

Memorial Day is not just backyard cookouts and family gatherings. Take some time this long weekend to remember those that have gone into service for their country. No one asked them to. No one made them do it. They wanted to. Give a few minutes out of your hectic schedule to listen to the music, look at the pictures and ...

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May 30th – Special Memorial Day Show

Show Description: CDN Staff are compiling a tribute to America and the men and women in our armed services that defend her. Show Time: Monday May 30th 9pm Eastern, 8pm Central, 7pm Mountain, 6pm Pacific To Listen to the show click this link:  Plain, Hard Truth Tribute to America and Our Troops To Call in to the show: (424) 220-1807 ...

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