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Democrats Disgrace Veterans!

Democrat Party members find it impossible to respect or pay tribute to our brave men and women for their service in the US Military. Did you see any groups of Democrats honoring our flag, our Nation, or actively supporting Veterans and their families on November the 11th? Of course not, because the remaining Democrats would toss them out of the ...

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Our freedoms are built on the sacrifices of our veterans – Remember and honor them always

Every day I wake up with abundant gratitude that I get to live in the greatest country in the world. Today, this thankfulness is spotlighted on the people who have made it possible for the American people to thrive in liberty. Today on Veterans Day, we honor those who have served and fought to provide us with the freedoms we ...

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Small Steps Save Lives When Person Is at Risk of Suicide

In September, the Defense Department is kicking off Suicide Prevention Month with a reminder: Small steps save lives. Dr. Karen Orvis, director of the Defense Suicide Prevention Office, said taking simple safety measures and precautions can prevent someone who’s distraught or depressed from taking his or her own life. Speaking at the 2019 Suicide Prevention Conference sponsored by the Department ...

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Trump Signs Executive Order To Wipe Out ‘Every Penny’ Of Student Debt For Severely Disabled Vets

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday directing the Department of Education to eliminate “every penny” of student loan debt owed by more than 25,000 disabled veterans. Speaking at an AMVETS event in Louisville, Ky., Trump said that the order will erase “hundreds of millions” of dollars in debt for veterans who have been deemed “completely and permanently disabled.” ...

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Nation Recognizes Vietnam Veterans in Annual Observance

National Vietnam War Veterans Day observances are taking place across the nation, including at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington. At “The Wall,” as it’s commonly called, a number of veterans were awarded Vietnam Veteran lapel pins by Kim Joiner, the acting principal deputy assistant to the secretary of defense for public affairs, on behalf of the Defense Department. Joiner also participated ...

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Watch: President Trump Signs Order to End Veteran Suicide

Donald Trump signs healthcare executive order 10-12-17

President Trump participates in a signing ceremony for an Executive Order on the “National Roadmap to Empower Veterans and End Veteran Suicide.” The order creates a new high-level task force on preventing veterans suicide which will include new community outreach grants aimed at former service members and expanded projects across a host of government agencies to coordinate research and prevention efforts. ...

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Veterans Voices | Listening is Honoring

Andy Fancher is a 19-year-old on a mission to preserve history. For the past three years, he’s been documenting the stories of World War II veterans on his YouTube channel. This Veterans Day, he’s using the StoryCorps app to record an oral history with an important veteran in his life, and archive it in the Library of Congress. Visit http://storycor.ps/veterans ...

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Watch: President Trump Attends the American Commemoration Ceremony at Suresnes American Cemetary [video+ transcript]

President Donald Trump paid tribute to fallen Americans of World Wars I & II while he attended a luncheon and commemoration ceremony at Suresnes American Cemetary in Suresnes, France, Sunday. Transcript PRESIDENT TRUMP: Thank you. Thank you very much, everybody. Thank you very much. Please. Major General Matz, I want to thank you and everyone at the American Battle Monuments ...

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On Veterans Day, Let’s Give Help as Well as Thanks to Those Who Fought for Our Freedom

They fight, make extraordinary sacrifices, and die to protect our freedom. So once a year, when Veterans Day arrives, let’s remember not only to display our flags and give America’s veterans our humble thanks, but also to give real, tangible aid to those who served and who may now need our help. To provide veterans with the assistance they have more than earned, American ...

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2018 Veterans Day Deals and Discounts

Military.com is showcasing Veterans Day Discounts again this year with one of the most comprehensive lists available of over 100 restaurants, retailers, travel and recreation organizations seeking to show their appreciation for service members, veterans, retirees and their families.

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Injured Veterans Join Forces at Springfield Armory National Historic Site

Warriors and their families toured the Springfield Armory National Historic Site during a recent Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) outing. This armory consistently supplied our armed forces from 1794 until 1964. “This local landmark was something we’ve never had a chance to learn more about, until now,” said Army veteran John Hendricks. “We loved it.” Warriors and their families learned about the history ...

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Carowinds Offering Free Admission To United States Military

Carowinds is paying tribute to our brave military service men and women by offering free park admission June 30-July 8, 2018 to any active, inactive or retired member of the United States military with valid military I.D., including discharge papers. Our military community may also purchase discounted tickets online for their family and friends at carowinds.com. Carowinds will illuminate the skies above the state ...

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Veteran talks Texas pride and needs of vets during ‘Walk of America’

Wounded Warrior Project-Walk-of-America

When Larry Hinkle talks about Texas, the pride the U.S. Marine Corps veteran has in the Lone Star state is evident. “I’m a fifth-generation Texan,” Larry said, beaming about his home. He is one of three American warriors selected to join three British veterans to walk 1,000 miles around the United States. Walk of America is designed to increase awareness of the needs of ...

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Warriors Encouraged by Fellow Veterans on Wind Cave Trail Hike

WWP Usery Mountain Hike

MESA, Ariz. — Injured veterans and their guests empowered each other as they hit a rough hiking trail near Usery Mountain’s Wind Cave during a recent Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) event. “I needed to get out and spend time with other veterans,” said Army veteran Ruben Rojo. “It was a tough hike, but very worth it.” Isolation is one of the most significant struggles ...

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