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Depression And Homelessness Struggles Among U.S. Veterans

Homelessness among veterans is a complex problem, and a difficult one to resolve. But there is hope, and resources.

11/03/2014

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Texas A&M Among Several Universities Leading The Way To Educate Veterans

Colleges and universities are offering more services and resources for veterans. Check out what these four universities have to offer for those who have served in the military.

10/23/2014

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Non-Profit Organizations Giving Back To Those Who Serve Our Country

Many non-profit organizations are providing resources, support and advocacy for veterans. Find out how these non-profits are supporting veterans in the U.S.

10/23/2014

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Benefits Of Compensated Work Therapy Programs For Veterans

In an ongoing effort to support returning veterans to re-establish themselves in viable careers, the Department of Veterans Affairs has established a vocational, rehabilitation program, called Compensated Work Therapy (CWT).

10/23/2014

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Saying Thank You To Our Veterans All Year Long

From coast to coast, find out how cities across the U.S. honor and celebrate veterans and active military personnel beyond Veterans Day.

10/23/2014

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Conversations With Veterans: Michael Newcombe’s Struggle Post Military Life

When Michael Newcombe became an active duty combat engineer for the Army, he had the world on a string, but an injury received in Afghanistan changed all that. Plagued by homelessness, unemployment and addiction, this young veteran refused to give up. This is his story.

10/23/2014

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Conversations With Veterans: Howard Wasdin’s Success Post Military Life

Elite Navy SEAL sniper Howard Wasdin survived the infamous battle made famous in the hit movie “Black Hawk Down,” but medical retirement and coming home, presented him with challenges he never expected.

10/23/2014

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Resources For Veterans In Need Of Financial Help

How to navigate the web of financial services for veterans.

10/23/2014

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New York Law Gives Veterans Tuition Break

A new state law signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday will give veterans in-state tuition rates at state colleges and universities even if they wouldn’t otherwise qualify.

08/19/2014

US soldiers keep watch at the entrance of a military base near Alkozai village following the shooting of Afghan civilians allegedly committed by a rogue US soldier in Panjwayi district, Kandahar province on March 11, 2012. (credit: Jangir/AFP/Getty Images)

Nassau, Suffolk Counties Make Pledge To Recruit, Hire Veterans

Sixteen companies, along with both Nassau and Suffolk counties, have made a pledge to train, recruit and hire veterans for jobs, WCBS 880’s Sophia Hall reported.

07/22/2014

Fifty-five World War II veterans took an Honor Flight from Long Island to the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

55 World War II Veterans Take Honor Flight From L.I. To Memorial In Washington, D.C.

Fifty-five World War II veterans were honored Saturday, after taking the Honor Flight from Long Island to Washington, D.C., to visit the World War II memorial.

07/19/2014

Senator Charles Schumer discusses legislation that would give veterans better access to health care. (Credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Sen. Schumer Launches Fight To Give Vets Better Access To Health Care

Senator Chuck Schumer has launched a fight to pass bipartisan legislation that would give veterans better access to health care.

06/08/2014

Memorial Day Observance

Tri-State Area Honors Those Who Gave Their Lives In Service For Memorial Day

Mayor Bill de Blasio this Memorial Day led observances to remember those who gave their last measure of devotion, at the Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument in Riverside Park.

05/26/2014

The Cedar Crest retirement community in Pompton Plains, N.J. mounted 250 flags on Memorial Day to honor veterans. (Credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

New Jersey Retirement Home Puts Out 250 Flags To Honor Local Veterans

A New Jersey retirement community honored its residents with an awesome array of flags this Memorial Day.

05/26/2014

Job fair held for veterans in Howard Beach, Queens on May 25, 2014 (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Job Fair For Veterans Held In Howard Beach

The job fair, which began at 9 a.m., was held at Russo’s on the Bay in Howard Beach, Queens.

05/25/2014

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