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2014-09-21 23:01:37

Illinois Joining Forces to conduct training in Springfield, IL for social workers, counselors, and therapists about supporting Veterans and their Families. CHICAGO (PRWEB) September 21, 2014 The Illinois Joining Forces Behavioral Health Working Group (IJF BHWG) will host a statewide symposium (tinyurl.com/ILBHC14) focused on improving care for Service Members, Veterans, and their Families. Sponsored by the VNA Foundation, Thresholds, Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs Veteran’s...

2014-09-18 23:03:45

The NVTC Veterans Employment Initiative has provided tools and resources to match military veterans with jobs, internships, mentorships and certifications since its Aug. 2013 launch. Herndon, VA (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC), the largest technology council in the nation, is celebrating the one year anniversary of the NVTC Veterans Employment Initiative and its efforts to connect veterans to employment opportunities in Virginia's technology...

2014-09-18 20:23:11

'We are hearing little about pervasiveness of corruption and incompetence' WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Angered by a recent IG report on the Department of Veterans Affairs and the testimony of senior VA officials, American Legion National Commander Michael D. Helm sent a pointed letter to President Obama reminding him that he promised to institute "a critical culture of accountability" within the troubled health care system. Helm said that the change in...

2014-09-18 08:28:21

CHICAGO, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A unique partnership to support private efforts to provide mental health services to veterans and their families could provide a model for similar efforts should federal officials decide to expand privately provided health care as part of reform of the VA health system, according to a new RAND Corporation report. The Welcome Back Veterans Initiative, a joint project of philanthropic groups and major academic medical centers, has...

2014-09-17 23:15:20

Warrior Gateway's Patriots in Paint Initiative heads to Dallas, TX to honor Korean War veterans at American Airlines Sky Ball XII with an 11,000 sq foot mural to be unveiled on October 25th, 2014. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 In a few short weeks, award-winning nonprofit Warrior Gateway and professional mural artist Sam Welty are honoring America's bravest men and women from the Korean War by unveiling 3 large murals totaling over 11,000 square feet. In partnership...

2014-09-17 23:08:22

The Bob Woodruff Foundation and the New York Comedy Festival present Stand Up for Heroes Brought to you by Veterans on Wall Street and the Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation supported by founding sponsor GFI Group, Inc. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Stand Up for Heroes, New York’s most impactful night of comedy and music, returns to the Theater at Madison Square Garden, Wednesday, Nov. 5, at 8 p.m. Presented by the Bob Woodruff Foundation (BWF) and New York Comedy...

2014-09-16 23:13:30

Yoga lovers will gather in Washington, D.C. on September 27, 2014 to celebrate National Yoga Month, while raising funds and awareness for Women Veterans Interactive's "Operation Safety Net" Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 On Saturday September 27th, 2014, all yogis from advanced practitioners to beginners will come together for an hour of yoga to raise money for Women Veterans Interactive’s (WVI) Operation Safety Net (OSN). Operation Safety Net provides...

2014-09-15 23:10:38

Registration is now open for this national conference focused on leaders serving veterans and military families SARASOTA, Fla. (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 The Patterson Foundation will host leaders from across the nation during the Veterans Legacy Summit, a multi-day conference designed to build cross-sector connections benefitting the nation’s veterans and military families. The conference will take place Nov. 14-15 in Sarasota, Fla. Leaders from government, military, philanthropy and...

2014-09-12 23:01:44

Defense Mobile Foundation, the charitable arm of Defense Mobile Corporation, a new 4G mobile service exclusively for veterans, military service members and their families, makes initial contribution in support of wounded veterans and military service members. WESTPORT, Conn. (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 Defense Mobile Foundation, the charitable arm of Defense Mobile Corporation, has partnered with and made an initial contribution to the Boulder Crest Retreat in support of wounded military...

2014-09-12 16:25:19

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- On September 11th, SWAE Watches introduces our newest and most important product, THE VETERAN. Manufactured for extreme durability, this timepiece was designed and completed in the United States of America. This matte black 20atm water resistant watch is constructed of lightweight titanium alloy, contrasting green hands and green accents on the face, featuring Swiss Ronda 5050B Quartz chronograph movement. It's titanium alloy crown,...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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