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Canes for Veterans: Texas uses Christmas trees to make free walking sticks for vets in need in Central Texas

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The holiday season has come to an end and families across the U.S. are taking down their decorations and throwing out their trees. But one man in Texas is repurposing the discarded evergreens for a good cause. Jamie Willis runs Canes for Veterans Central Texas, an organization that creates free......
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Soldierstone, a hidden memorial in Colorado honoring forgotten war veterans

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Hidden high in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado, in a remote and unmarked field, is a secret monument honoring war veterans. The lonely pillar of polished granite sits at more than 11,000 feet, in a clearing among majestic peaks. Just what it is, and how it got all the way......
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2 runners battle 500 mile marathon to raise awareness of veteran suicides

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Baltimore, Maryland — Marathon enthusiasts Brian Tjersland and Josh Milich are on the longest run of their lives. They are running 500 miles in 12 days, from Massachusetts National Cemetery on Cape Cod to Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia. They’re averaging more than 40 miles a day, braving rain, snow and......
Cleveland Scene

WWII Veteran: Ignorance, Indifference Greatest Threats to America

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click to enlarge (Courtesy: Robert M. Pennoyer) NEW YORK – Seventy-four years after he saw the flag raised on Iwo Jima, a World War II veteran has an Independence Day message for America: The fight for liberty goes on, and today’s enemies are ignorance and indifference to justice. Ninety-four-year-old Bob......
Cleveland Scene

New Help for Ohioans Caring for ‘Wounded Warriors’

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click to enlarge (Viacheslav lakobchuk/Adobe Stock) COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio’s 1.5 million caregivers face daily challenges, and it’s a role that’s even more complicated for the families of military members. There are an estimated 5.5 million military and veteran caregivers in the U.S., and their loved ones often are suffering......

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