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VFW Slams Times Op-Ed Linking Vets to Hate Groups | Apr 18, 2014

The Veterans of Foreign War is responding to a New York Times column linking military service to right-wing extremist groups by asking its nearly 2 million members to flood the paper with emails relating "good stories" about their experiences in the military and as veterans. The op-ed piece by a Northwestern University professor used FBI dat... more

Upcoming Military Job Fairs

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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. April 22, 2014 Lexington Park, ... more

VA Hospitals Earn High Patient Satisfaction Scores

VA Center | Apr 17, 2014

Veterans being treated at Department of Veterans Affairs hospitals have given the agency high marks in customer satisfaction, according to a survey conducted by an independent company. The American Customer Satisfaction Index, which conducts surveys for government and private sector services, rated the VA 84 for inpatient care and 82 for outpat... more

Call for NYC Parade for Iraq and Afghanistan Vets

Army Pfc. White waves an American flag while the confetti and tickertape fall on the Welcome Home parade honoring the coalition forces of Desert Storm in New York, June 10, 1991. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Chuck Reger | Apr 16, 2014

Two years after veterans of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq asked for a ticker-tape parade down New York City's famous "Canyon of Heroes," a senator said now the time is right with the Afghanistan war winding down. "Now is the time to keep with long-standing American tradition and kick off a campaign for the first New York City welcome home... more

Combat Vets Battle an Enemy Within: Addiction

Philadelphia Inquirer | Apr 15, 2014

The first time Pearson Crosby went to the methadone clinic at the Philadelphia VA Medical Center in early 2013, he asked his father to go with him. But couldn't tell him why. Crosby, who played varsity basketball at Council Rock High School South, had served four years in the United States Marine Corps, with two tours in Iraq. When he came ho... more

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