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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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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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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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Federal Grant To Assist Veterans In Nursing Program At U-M Flint

The 3-year grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will help the school develop the program, which is scheduled for a January launch.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/19/2014

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‘Driving For America’ Programs Trains, Finds Jobs For Veterans

A Detroit business owner is on a personal mission to put veterans on the front lines of the American workforce.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/17/2014

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Report: Detroit Veteran Health Care Facility Has Longest Wait Times

Data showed that the average wait at that location is nearly 31 days — more than twice as long as the department’s 14-day goal.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/09/2014

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