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VA to Medical Professionals Doing Union Work on the Clock: Back to Your Healthcare Jobs of Serving Veterans.

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As a shop steward (aka union representative) of a company that I worked for decades ago, I performed all union duties during my off-time from work. Only once did I attend a union function on company time and that was because my presence was requested at on on-going contract negotiation between management and the union.  My presence which lasted no longer than thirty minutes was agreed upon by both parties to which I obliged. Before that day and ever since, all ...

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DOD, VA Secretaries Commemorate Veterans Day at Arlington

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Source:  Defense.gov

VA, UNITED STATES

11.11.2018

Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis, Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and other senior officials honor veterans during the 65th annual national Veterans Day observance at Arlington National Cemetery, Va., Nov. 11, 2018.

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The American Veteran – Episode #1202

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Published on Nov 11, 2018 by U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs

This episode of The American Veteran features stories about: Charles Norman Shay, a 94-year old Penobscot tribal elder, who served in WWII as a combat medic landing on Omaha Beach in the first wave; a 27-piece salsa band made up entirely of military Veterans; an Army Veteran applies the unbreakable warrior spirit to wheelchair basketball; a Navy Veteran who, with help from ...

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Trump Awards Medal of Honor to Marine Veteran.

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Meet Sergeant Major John L. Canley, a retired marine, America. Canley is the 300th recipient of the Congressional Medal of Honor.

 

 

Remarks by President Trump at the Presentation of the Medal of Honor to Gunnery Sergeant John L. Canley

East Room
4:11 P.M. EDT

THE PRESIDENT: Thank you very much. Thank you. And thank ...

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President Trump’s Proclamation on Gold Star Mother’s and Family’s Day, 2018

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Recognizing Gold Star families, President Donald J. Trump on Friday, September 28, 2018 issued the following proclamation.

 

WhiteHouse.gov 

Courageous Americans of every generation have given their last full measure of devotion in defense of our country and our freedom.  The families who stood alongside these heroes ...

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Female Marine SGT Kicked Out- Fraternization

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(Reprinted in its entirety, by Marine Corps Times editor, Andrea Scott @_andreascott)

Remedios Cruz joined the Marine Corps in 2013 as a supply clerk. One year later, she completed infantry training, and in 2017, made history when she became one of three females to join 1st Battalion, 8th Marines at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.

 Now, Cruz is awaiting separation from the Marine Corps after pleading guilty to ...

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Did I ever tell you about the openly gay drag queen in today’s Navy?

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Wow! Magazine by Bookworm Room

It’s not your father’s Navy. Thanks to Obama’s order allowing openly gay service in the military, the USS Ronald Reagan now boasts its own drag queen.

Winston Churchill is famously quoted as saying of the British Navy “Nothing but rum, sodomy, prayers and the lash.” Here in America, jokesters in the other branches of the military have spent decades pretending that the Navy is the gayist branch of the services.

The reality, though, ...

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Assisted Living for Veterans

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A public service announcement for Veterans:

Assisted Living Benefits for Veterans is a community organization that prioritizes helping those who are disabled and the elderly fully enjoy their healthy years and age gracefully. Our organization creates and publishes comprehensive, unbiased, free web-based resources. We have been featured on the Parkinson’s Foundation, US Department of Health and Human Services – Health Finder, Global Healthspan Policy Institute, and is referenced by many governmental agencies and organizations across the web.

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