veterans

A homeless man sleeps outside a window of the former Wayne County Office building.  (WWJ/Vickie Thomas)

Homeless Population In Michigan Spikes In Comparison To 2013

The Department of Housing and Urban Development released a new study showing that Michigan’s homeless rate is on the rise.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/30/2014

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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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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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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

Photo Courtesy of Michael Newcombe

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

(credit: Mike Campbell)

13 ‘Unclaimed’ Veterans Buried With Full Military Honors

State troopers accompanied a 13-hearse procession to the cemetery from the Wayne County Medical Examiner’s Office.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/11/2014

Kevin Kamm of Detroit lost his grill and skid plate trying to go through flooded Dearborn Heights neighborhood. (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Flood Assistance Available For Metro Detroit Veterans

The Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency is reminding veterans in the Detroit area to apply for disaster assistance following last week’s flooding.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/21/2014

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