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Salvatore Giunta to Keynote Governor’s Summit on Veterans Talent

Former Army Staff Sgt. is first living Medal of Honor recipient since Vietnam War TAYLOR – Former Army Staff Sgt. Salvatore Giunta will deliver the keynote address, sponsored by Meijer, at the Governor’s Summit on Veterans Talent. Giunta was awarded the Medal of Honor for his courageous actions in Afghanistan on Oct. 25, 2007, making […]

Vietnam Army Nurse Corps Veteran Honors Women Who Served

By Lisa Ferdinando, ARNEWS  WASHINGTON (Army News Service) — Veterans Day is a time to honor those who served and remember the sacrifice and courage of those who gave so much for the nation. Diane Carlson Evans, who served in the Army Nurse Corps in Vietnam, will be honoring her fellow veterans in the nation’s […]

VA Reaches Out to Veterans about the Health Care Law

IRON MOUNTAIN – The Department of Veterans Affairs has launched an awareness campaign and a new website, www.va.gov/aca, to let Veterans know what the Affordable Care Act means for them and their families. Veterans receiving health care from the Department of Veterans Affairs will see no change in their benefits or out-of-pocket costs when portions […]

Grand Valley Student Creates Unique Program To Help Wounded Vets

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Five wounded warriors from across the country are in Grand Rapids, Michigan, this week to take part in a one-of-a-kind program called “Fashion Has Heart.” The program, created by Grand Valley State University student Michael Hyacinthe, works to pair wounded veterans with designers and business leaders so they can fulfill their […]

Culver’s Fundraiser For Honor Flight A Success

Over $100,000 raised for veterans’ trips to Washington PRAIRIE DU SAC, Wis. – Culver’s restaurants in three Midwest states have raised over $100,000 for the Honor Flight Network, a non-profit group created to honor America’s veterans by transporting them to Washington D.C. to visit their war memorials. One hundred sixty-two restaurants in Wisconsin, Illinois and […]

Host National Hospice Education Program in Iron Mountain

Iron Mountain, Michigan – The Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain, Michigan, will be hosting Hospice Foundation of America’s 2013 Living With Grief® Program on Thursday, April 18, from 8:30 a.m. to noon (Central Time). The information provided by an expert panel will be useful to health care workers and administrators in […]

Final Push to Connect Unemployed Veterans with New VA Job Training Program

As Veterans Day approaches, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has received over 72,000 applications and approved nearly 60,000 Veterans for the new Veterans Retraining Assistance Program (VRAP). The program gives up to 12 months of educational assistance for programs that lead to a high demand occupation and is open to 99,000 unemployed Veterans between […]

Michigan Democratic Party Statement on Veterans Day

LANSING — The Michigan Democratic Party released the following statement in observance of Veterans Day: “Veterans Day began in the United States as Armistice Day, a day not just to honor veterans of what was then known as the Great War, but also to show gratitude for the peace that those veterans had sacrificed to […]

Veterans Administration – Vets Hiring Fair

Listen more about the hiring fair held at Detroit’s Cobo Center June 26-29, listen: Hiring Fair 30 Second Notice from VA Bookmark It Hide Sites

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