Military and Veteran Associations

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Members of the military community -- veterans, active-duty, reserve, National Guard, or their family members -- have the opportunity to join or otherwise benefit from several types of associations and organizations. Ranging from fraternal to charity these military specific organizations can provide advocacy, help you network to access job opport... more

Purple Heart Veteran with PTSD Denied Bus Ride over Service Dog

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A United States veteran who served four combat tours and was awarded a Purple Heart was denied a ride on a New Jersey bus due to his service dog. Daniel Wright, who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder after serving 11 years in the Marines and Army, says the driver of a New Jersey Transit bus slammed the door on him and pit bull Tank, hi... more

Jimmy Carter Hopes the Play 'Camp David' Comes to Broadway

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NEW YORK (AP) — Jimmy Carter has been a governor, the nation's commander in chief and a Nobel Prize winner. One thing he still would like to see is himself on a Broadway stage. The 39th president is hoping Lawrence Wright's play " Camp David" can find a Broadway theater and remind ... more

US Ready to Offer Iran Nuclear Equipment if it Pares Weapons Programs

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The United States and its allies are willing to offer Iran state-of-the-art nuclear equipment if Tehran agrees to pare down its atomic weapons program as part of a final nuclear agreement, a draft document has revealed. The confidential paper, obtained by the Associated Press, has dozens of bracketed text where disagreements remain. Technical c... more

Keesler's Main Gate Has Security Flaw, Officials Say

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BILOXI -- Significant security issues are driving the mayor's push to move the main gate at Keesler Air Force Base from White Avenue to Division Street, officials said. Military leaders several years ago placed the base on notice that its main entry point, on White Avenue just off U.S. 90, fails to meet Department of Defense security standards.... more

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