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27 min ago | Patch.com

Vintage Huey Helicopter Finds Home at Veterans Museum in Holmdel

Vietnam War veterans gathered Tuesday to witness a 1964 Huey helicopter being trucked up the hill of the New Jersey Vietnam Veterans' Memorial Foundation's Museum & Educational Center in Holmdel.

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Related Topix: Holmdel, NJ, Life, Wyckoff, NJ, World News, Vietnam, Little Silver, NJ

1 hr ago | Greenwich Citizen

Veterans clinics approved for NH's North Country

New Hampshire's U.S. senators say the Department of Veterans Affairs has approved the opening of two health care sites in Colebrook and Berlin.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Kelly Ayotte, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Life

1 hr ago | Tri-cityherald.com

Operation Comfort strives to help vets 'reinvent their dreams'

Wounded Afghanistan and Iraq war veterans Gabe Monreal, Yancy Baer and Chris Rosebrock set off March 31, 2014, from Da Nang, Vietnam on a six-day, 320-mile cycling trip to raise money for Vietnam veterans who want to return to Vietnam for the first time since the war, but cannot afford to make the trip.

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Related Topix: Life, World News, Vietnam, Iraq, Middle East, US Military, Brooke Army Medical Center, US Army, US Navy

1 hr ago | The Charlotte Observer

Veterans bike through Vietnam to help heal wounds of war

Wounded Afghanistan and Iraq war veterans Gabe Monreal and Yancy Baer bicycle through central Vietnam as part of a recent six-day, 320-mile trip to raise money for Vietnam veterans who want to return for the first time since the war, but cannot afford to make the trip.

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Related Topix: Life, World News, Vietnam, US Military, Brooke Army Medical Center, US Army, Corpus Christi, TX

5 hrs ago | This is Wiltshire

Edington villager features in BBC2's Great British Menu

This year's programme marks the 70th anniversary of D-Day, with the chefs given the task of preparing dishes evoking the wartime spirit to honour the bravery shown throughout the Second World War.

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6 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Iraq war vet accused of killing neighbor over dog to face murder charges

An Iraq war veteran will be in court today, charged with open murder in the shooting of his neighbor over a dispute about a dog.

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7 hrs ago | Freshnews

A War Veteran Must Choose: Try to Restore America's Values and Risk...

What would an unlikely hero risk to save America? Will he sit idly by while the nation slides a little further into chaos with each passing day? Or will he live up to the oath he took to defend the nation against all enemies, both foreign and domestic? That's the tough dilemma the protagonist is about to face in Mike and Steve Little's Veterans Day ... (more)

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11 hrs ago | Daily Record

Morris prosecutor honored for supporting veterans

The employer of 13 U.S. military veterans, acting Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp was honored Tuesday as a supporter of workers who are committed to service in the armed forces.

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Related Topix: Life, US Army

Tue Apr 15, 2014

HeraldSun.com

Saying thanks is not enough

They can be forgiven if they think "Thanks for your service" is an incomplete thank you, an insincere and hollow expression, showing a lack of understanding and real appreciation of what these men and women had been through.

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Related Topix: Life, US Military, US Marine Corps, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, US News, Opinion

Messenger Newspapers

a Trafford social group has installed a Second World War veteran as its president.

Former RAF crewman Frank Tolley, aged 92, has taken the helm at the Hobblers and Wobblers and Friends of Trafford.

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Related Topix: Life, Aircraft, Avro Lancaster, Military Aircraft, Avro Aircraft

MilitaryCity.com

Your medical files may be at risk

After veteran Aaron Alexis shot and killed a dozen people at the Washington Navy Yard last September, the Air Force noted a spike in the number of personnel dipping into his electronic medical file.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, US Navy, Washington Navy Yard, Healthcare Law, Law, Life

Star Tribune

Inside the minds of America's war veterans

They're proud of campaigns this country didn't win. Even the demons of Vietnam are being exorcised.

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Journalgazette.net

Wyss honored by commissioners

The Allen County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday paid tribute to retiring state Sen. Tom Wyss at its legislative recap breakfast.

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Herald Gazette

Iraq war veteran seeks District 94 seat

When Owen Casas decided to run for public office, the message he wanted to make sure his constituency in Maine House District 94 understood is that win-or-lose, his goal is to affect change and help others learn to compromise.

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Related Topix: Life, Maine, Rockport, ME, Islesboro, ME, University of Maine

Northumberland Today

Search for family of First World War veteran continues

The hunt for relatives of a First World War veteran, who had family ties to north Northumberland, is continuing this year - the centenary of the start of the conflict.

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The Olympian

Military caregiversa plight draws notice

Facing homelessness, Pam Busenius gave her Iraq War veteran husband an ultimatum: Call the Department of Veterans Affairs and get help for post-traumatic stress disorder, or Pam would take their two kids and leave him.

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Related Topix: Life, Suquamish, WA, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Patty Murray, Democrat

The Orlando Sentinel

Mica: Keep VA clinic open

U.S. Rep. John Mica , with support from other Central Florida congressmen, is pushing to keep open the Veterans Affairs clinic and two veterans housing centers on Lake Baldwin, even though those services are being moved to the new Veterans Affairs hospital in Lake Nona .

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Related Topix: John Mica, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Corrine Brown, Representative Alan Grayson, Representative Daniel Webster, Democrat, Life, Baldwin, FL

Denver Post

Arvada man, a World War II vet, gets overdue POW medal

Recipient Frank Dechant of Arvada listens to remarks during his POW Medal presentation at the Lakewood office of U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutte on Monday, April 14, 2014.

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Related Topix: Arvada, CO, Lakewood, CO, Life

Mon Apr 14, 2014

WTLV

Military veteran shot in the face when helping others

A local military veteran is recovering from a gunshot wound to the face after he was shot while trying to help others.

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WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Military vet faces murder charges

St. Petersburg Police say they have been patrolling a neighborhood for drug use -- the same neighborhood had a triple shooting in it on Saturday night.

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