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Marvel Entertainment chairman, others accused of breaking law in Veterans Affairs scheme under Trump

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here US President Donald Trump shakes Ike Perlmutter, CEO of Marvel Entertainment, hand before signing an executive order at the US Department of Veterans Affairs April 27, 2017 in Washington, DC. Brendan Smialowski | AFP | Getty Images House Democrats on......

Star Rookie and Veterans Steer Liberty’s Rocky Season to the Playoffs

New York Times
Kelly Whiteside “Michaela came into camp probably the most consistent shooter on the team in preseason. She was knocking down every shot,” Hopkins said. “Her athleticism, her explosion, her defensive versatility, and then her personality is absolutely wonderful, so she really separated herself in camp.” In the season opener, Onyenwere......

Veterans discharged under ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ are eligible for full V.A. benefits.

New York Times
Veterans who were discharged from the military under the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy may be eligible for full benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs under new guidance issued on Monday. The announcement comes on the 10th anniversary of the policy’s repeal by President Barack Obama. In a blog......

‘We were naive’: Ex-CIA, military and diplomatic veterans reflect on lessons learned, 20 years after 9/11

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. Army soldiers from the 101st Airborne division off load during a combat mission from a Chinook 47 helicopter March 5, 2002 in Eastern Afghanistan. Keith D. McGrew | U.S. Army | Getty Images News Saturday marks the 20th anniversary......

Veterans Struggle With Issues That Are Often Invisible to Others

New York Times
“There wasn’t a day that went by that I did not fire my weapon in combat,” he said. Between his last two deployments, he was hospitalized in Germany for post-traumatic stress. He pondered suicide at least once back in Brooklyn. “When I got out of the service is when everything......

CBS Evening News, August 31, 2021

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here CBS Evening News, August 31, 2021 – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Death toll rises after Ida causes catastrophic damage; WWII veterans return to the skies in restored planes Be the first to know Get browser notifications for breaking......

A study of veterans reveals another hidden Covid risk: lingering kidney problems.

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here Since the beginning of the pandemic, doctors have found that people who become very ill with Covid-19 often experience kidney problems, not just the lung impairments that are the hallmark of the illness. Now, a large study suggests......

New places, familiar faces: The star-studded Lakers and Nets appear ready to rely on big-name veterans

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The Los Angeles Lakers and Brooklyn Nets are prepared to hoop like it’s 2015. For real, though. The contenders will pursue the 2021-22 NBA championship with rosters featuring 10 selections from the 2015 All-Star Game, when newly acquired Lakers guard Russell Westbrook earned MVP honors for the league’s midseason showcase.......

An angry Biden blames Trump for Afghan pullout — then takes credit for it

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John Podhoretz President Joe Biden has done nothing but blamed former Commander in Chief Donald Trump for his failures once again — only this time it has cost 13 American service members in Afghanistan. Source – For more click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click......

WWII veterans return to the skies in restored planes

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here WWII veterans return to the skies in restored planes – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Dream Flights, a nonprofit run by volunteer pilots, is flying World War II veterans on restored airplanes from the era. Nikole Killion takes a......

After Victory in World War II, Black Veterans Continued the Fight for Freedom at Home

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In December 1946, in Palo Alto, California, flames consumed the newly constructed home of John T. Walker, a Black veteran just back from serving in the Navy during World War II. Arsonists left a note that read: We burned your house to let you know that your presence is not......

CBS Evening News, August 25, 2021

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here CBS Evening News, August 25, 2021 – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Up to 1,500 Americans may still need to be evacuated from Afghanistan; Paralympian on what representing the U.S. means to her Be the first to know Get......

Paralympian on what representing the U.S. means to her

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Paralympian on what representing the U.S. means to her – CBS News Watch CBSN Live At the Paralympics in Tokyo, Iraq War veteran Melissa Stockwell led the U.S. as one of the flag bearers. Dana Jacobson spoke with the......

Veterans who served in Afghanistan share their thoughts on withdrawal conflict

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Veterans who served in Afghanistan share their thoughts on withdrawal conflict – CBS News Watch CBSN Live U.S. military veterans who served in Afghanistan open up to CBS News about how they’re processing the Taliban takeover and the evacuations......

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