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Military Vets Working Hard as Roadies for Kiss

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Military.com | Jul 28, 2014

BRISTOW, VA -- Putting on a top-level rock n' roll show is a study in controlled chaos.  About twelve hours before the music starts dozens of tractor-trailers full of gear pull up to the loading dock behind the stage and the roadies get to work lugging speakers, light banks, custom scaffolding, pyrotechnics, and thousands of feet of cabling.  An... more

Vietnam Vet Receives Distinguished Service Cross

Fayetteville (N.C.) Observer | Jul 28, 2014

A former soldier was honored with the military's second-highest award for valor earlier this year, 46 years after his act of heroism. Retired Master Sgt. Patrick N. Watkins Jr. received the Distinguished Service Cross in a ceremony at Eglin Air Force Base in May. The medal rewards Watkins for his actions on Aug. 23, 1963, according to the cita... more

Upcoming Military and Veteran Job Fairs

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Military.com

Attending a job fair is a proactive way of getting to know companies or industries you're interested in. It's also a great way to make contacts. If you hear about a veteran job fair that's not on this list, let us know -- contact us through our Request Information page. July 28, 2014 Orlando, FL ... more

MoH Recipient Honored by US Postal Service

Fayetteville (N.C.) Observer | Jul 25, 2014

Rodolfo "Rudy" Hernandez, a Medal of Honor recipient and long-time Fayetteville resident, will be among several veterans honored by the U.S. Postal Service when it unveils its Korean War Medal of Honor Forever Stamps on Saturday. The stamp will feature a close-up image of the medal with the inscription "Medal of Honor Army/Forever/USA" over a d... more

Survey: VA Health Care Works Once Vets Get Seen

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Military.com | Jul 24, 2014

A survey of Iraq and Afghanistan combat veterans finds that most who are receiving mental health care are "overwhelmingly satisfied" with the care, no matter if it's from the Department of Veterans Affairs or an outside provider. The finding is included in the 2014 survey of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America released on Thursday during a... more

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