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2014-07-24 23:11:09

The release of a report on the state of the Department of Veterans Affairs healthcare system from the office of a prominent US Senator paints a bleak picture of care and services available to veterans. The report, citing everything from long wait times to allegations of incompetence, prompted LawyersandSettlements.com to reach out to noted VA benefits attorney Shanin Specter for his unique perspective on the VA healthcare system and VA medical malpractice lawsuits. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB)...

2014-07-23 23:28:15

This weekend, award-winning nonprofit Warrior Gateway is honoring America’s bravest men and women at the Brickyard 400 by bringing veteran awareness to the races through a partnership with Grazie Media. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 This Friday through Sunday, Warrior Gateway, in partnership with Grazie Media, is bringing veteran awareness to Brickyard 400 with “The Bravest 1%” Public Service Announcement. The PSA will be playing all weekend long in an effort to create...

2014-07-23 23:15:49

How to Manage Reintegration from the Military to Civilian Community and the Challenges of Combat/Operational Stress, Mental Health or Behavioral Health Care Concerns - Wednesday, Sept. 10, at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C. from 8:30 A.M. to 3:30 P.M. (Registration Opens at 7:30 A.M.) Alexandria, Va. (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 The 2014 Warrior-Family Symposium (WFS) is Wednesday, Sept. 10, at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade...

2014-07-18 23:03:26

The Tuscaloosa Tourism and Sports Commission (TTSC) hosting the first annual Alabama All Veterans and Family Reunion on September 26th- 28th, 2014. Tuscaloosa, AL (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 The Tuscaloosa Tourism and Sports Commission (TTSC) is proud to announce the first annual Alabama All Veterans and Family Reunion. This event is being put on in an effort to provide a memorable weekend showcasing the appreciation and gratitude for Alabama Veterans and to provide educational and work force...

2014-07-18 23:01:14

Military Veterans Honored during Ceremony at Silverado Memory Care Community Naperville, IL (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 During a special pinning ceremony in Naperville, Illinois this week, 17 veterans, representing all five branches of the U.S. Military, were honored for their service with commemorative pins and certificates. The event took place at Silverado Memory Care Community, where all 17 of the veterans reside. More than 100 people attended the event — many brought to tears by the...

2014-07-16 12:27:07

The country's largest wartime veterans organization is responding to the needs of veterans and family members affected by the VA wait-time scandal INDIANAPOLIS, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Members of The American Legion's System Worth Saving (SWS) Task Force, created in 2003 to conduct annual evaluations of health-care quality at Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical centers and other facilities. What: A Veterans Crisis Command Center, where the SWS team and...

2014-07-11 23:07:05

Injured Canadian, Danish, and American veterans participating in World T.E.A.M. Sports’ inaugural CanAm Veterans’ Challenge reached Washington D.C. July 4, successfully completing their 766 mile bicycle and hand cycle ride from Ottawa, Ontario. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 A team of 16 injured Canadian, Danish, and American veterans participating in World T.E.A.M. Sports’ inaugural CanAm Veterans’ Challenge successfully completed their 766 mile bicycle and hand cycle ride...

2014-07-07 12:31:41

WASHINGTON, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- StreetShares, Inc. announced today the launch of its new online social-lending marketplace with a Veterans Business Campaign. StreetShares.com provides a new way for small business owners to get commercial loans, funded by the direct investments of individuals through an interactive auction. The veterans campaign will aim to help military veteran small business owners obtain commercial loans through the StreetShares marketplace. The...

2014-07-04 23:03:41

According to Enigami Systems, Inc. media relations department a national study to determine the effects of medical cannabis treatment for Veterans' PTSD begins July 4, 2014. The study is eighteen months long and holds great promise for determining effective treatment of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) July 04, 2014 It is the opinion of the study group* that when the Veterans Health Administration (the “VA”) re-establishes effective medical programs, the...

2014-07-03 23:06:56

Community Marketplace Collaborates with Organizations, Corporations, and Government Entities to Support Military Communities in Need of Services New York, NY (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 Unite US announces the second release of the “ONE of US” campaign video series. The campaign is leveraging the power of social media to share short, but motivating 40 second videos of military members, veterans, and organizations. The purpose of the campaign is to bring awareness to the stories of military...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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