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2014-10-30 23:01:28

The William Jennings Bryan Dorn VA Medical Center and community partners are joining forces to host the annual “Stand Down for the Homeless” on Nov. 7. Columbia, SC (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 The William Jennings Bryan Dorn VA Medical Center and community partners are joining forces to host the annual “Stand Down for the Homeless” on Nov. 7. The stand down is open to Veterans and others who are homeless or at risk for homelessness. Hours for the stand down are 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at...

2014-10-30 20:23:18

New "Welcome Back Veterans Dual Diagnosis Program" at NYU Langone Medical Center's Steven & Alexandra Cohen Military Family Clinic NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The neurological and mental health needs of returning veterans are vast, with many experiencing multiple emotional effects resulting from traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress, including depression, anxiety, alcohol abuse and drug addiction -- or any combination of them. Nearly one-third of...

2014-10-27 08:35:50

CareerEco's 'Work the fair from Anywhere' motto allows global employers to virtually reach mission-critical talent among the one million Vets expected to transition into the workforce in the next decade. ATLANTA, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- As Veteran's Day approaches in November, we turn our attention to the growing number of Veterans home and ready to move ahead in their lives and careers. These dedicated Servicemembers, who possess a multitude of highly employable...

2014-10-25 12:20:18

The Honourable Julian Fantino reaffirms Government's commitment to Veterans and their families at annual meeting OTTAWA, Oct. 25, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, today paid tribute to the Royal Canadian Air Force Association (RCAFA) at its annual meeting in Ottawa. The Minister thanked the Association for its outstanding contributions to Veterans, and reaffirmed the Government of Canada's commitment to strengthen support for Veterans and their...

2014-10-22 23:05:42

The Department of Veterans' Affairs (VA) recently announced its Highly Rural Transportation Grants program to assist veterans with transportation to VA appointments. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 The Disabled Veterans National Foundation (http://www.dvnf.org), a nonprofit veterans service organization that provides critically needed support to disabled and at-risk veterans who leave the military wounded—physically or psychologically—after defending our safety and our...

2014-10-22 16:21:03

Valley Communities invited to Honor Veterans at Send Off and Welcome Home Ceremonies LIVINGSTON, Calif., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Monday, October 27th, 67 Central Valley World War II veterans - 63 men and four women - along with their guardians will be heading to Washington, D.C. on an Honor Flight. The trip is made possible through the donations of Foster Farms and private citizens. Veterans will visit the Iwo Jima Memorial, the World War II Memorial and be hosted to a lunch...

2014-10-21 23:02:29

16th Chairman of the Joints Chiefs of Staff will help oversee Defense Mobile’s branch-specific brands: ARMYmobile, MARINESmobile, NAVYmobile, AIRFORCEmobile and COASTGUARDmobile Westport, CT (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Defense Mobile Corporation announced today that General Peter Pace, USMC (Ret.), has joined its Board of Directors. General Pace served as the 16th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the most senior position in the United States Armed Forces. In that, General Pace was...

2014-10-16 08:28:11

A broadcast that profiles the road to recovery for wounded soldiers WASHINGTON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Veterans Center (AVC) is pleased to announce that the Military Order of the Purple Heart Service Foundation (MOPHSF) will once again be the presenting sponsor of the AVC's Wounded Warrior Experience broadcast. This program features the inspiring stories of wounded warriors who have served on the front lines in Afghanistan and Iraq, along with...

2014-10-15 08:26:01

CHICAGO, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- PeopleScout, the world's largest recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) provider, will be the lead sponsor and among the 40-plus employers in attendance at the Boston Recovering Warrior Employment Conference, where wounded, injured and ill veterans and their caregivers will have the opportunity to interview for new career opportunities. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141014/152031 The conference, to be held Oct. 14-15 at the...

2014-10-14 08:32:11

HOUSTON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On November 19, 2014, Houston, TX-based Cyberonics, Inc. (NASDAQ: CYBX; www.cyberonics.com) will partner with the MedTech and BioTech Veterans Program (www.mvpvets.org) to conduct a re-careering event for transitioning military and veterans in south Texas. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140708/124944 Military personnel in transition from service and honorably discharged veterans are invited to apply for the opportunity to...


Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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