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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. August 1, 2014 Seattle, WA ... more

Retired Army Colonel Saw Combat in 3 Wars

Charlotte Observer | Jul 29, 2014

A decorated, retired U.S. Army colonel who saw combat in three wars was remembered by friends and family during services on Saturday. Col. Charles Crain, 96, of Charlotte died Monday. Crain -- known to many friends and fellow servicemen as "Charlie" -- was a combat veteran who served in World War II, Korea and Vietnam. Born in Flemingsburg, Ky... more

Young Amputee Veteran Gets Fresh Start in New Home

 | Jul 29, 2014

ST. PETERSBURG -- While others his age went to college parties or planned careers, Stephen Peterson was learning how to walk again after an explosion in Afghanistan took his right leg. Peterson was six months into his Army tour as part of Operation Enduring Freedom on July 1, 2011, when a bomb exploded beneath his vehicle and tore off his leg a... more

Military Vets Working Hard as Roadies for Kiss

Kiss vet roadies | 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

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