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Veterans' Response

Thursday, June 05, 2014

Paul Rieckhoff, founder and executive director of the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA), presents the IAVA's reform plan in the wake of the VA healthcare scandal and comments on the release of POW Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.

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What the Next Secretary of Veterans Affairs Should Do

Friday, May 30, 2014

A change at the top for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has the attention of a local veterans group.

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Vets Group Receives $200,000 to Help 1,000 Vets

Sunday, December 23, 2012

A local veterans organization has received a $200,000 grant from the anti-poverty group Robin Hood Foundation. The Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America is using the money to hire three case managers that’ll work individually with vets to connect them with employment, health care, and other needed services.

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Apps Contest Aims to Help Homeless Vets

Sunday, September 02, 2012

Two local app developers are finalists in a Department of Veterans Affairs contest to help reduce Veteran homelessness.

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Vets Day for the Next Generation

Friday, November 11, 2011

Many young service members will be celebrating their Veteran’s Day this year, and they’re are still adapting to life stateside. For many that means joining organizations like the American Legion and VFW, groups that have served WWII, Korean War and Vietnam Vets for years. But for many young men and woman, these groups don’t provide the quick responses, networking and social media access this generation demands.

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