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Business boot camp helps veterans translate skills to boardroom

A 15-day boot camp for veterans helps them retool their skills to the business world.

Tuesday - 01/22/2013, 10:03am EST

Tags: darci marchese, employment, Fullbridge Program, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America

Helping disabled veterans receive benefits

Help is on the way for disabled veterans having trouble navigating the Veterans Affairs benefits system.

Tuesday - 11/13/2012, 09:48am EST

Tags: kathy stewart, National Veterans Legal Services Program, Veterans Affairs

Heartfelt stories of WWII veterans coming to D.C.

A documentary that tells the story of four World War II veterans and their dream of seeing their memorial in the District will be screened downtown over the next month.

Monday - 11/12/2012, 04:11pm EST

Tags: Honor Flight,

Navy lacrosse team salute to WWII vets goes viral

An honorable story is being shared around the web after the Navy Lacrosse team had an unexpected meeting at the Baltimore-Washington airport.

Tuesday - 10/16/2012, 05:29pm EDT

Tags: Navy lacrosse, WWII, bwi, Navy

Manufacturers launch program to hire more veterans

Some of the nation's leading manufacturing companies announced a new program Monday to help veterans gain the skills necessary to fill some of the estimated 600,000 high-tech, manufacturing jobs that remain open because employers can't find qualified applicants.

Monday - 10/15/2012, 01:39pm EDT

Tags: jobs

2 Va. veterans cemeteries sharing nearly $5M

Two Virginia veterans cemeteries have been awarded nearly $5 million in federal funds.

Wednesday - 10/03/2012, 03:36am EDT

Tags: cemeteries

Alexandria taps canine love to help veterans

Old Town Alexandria is known for being one of the most friendly dog towns in the D.C. area. And now Old Town is mixing its love for dogs with its love for veterans.

Monday - 10/01/2012, 06:51am EDT

Tags: dogs, alexandria

Md. veterans groups can apply for pull tabs Oct. 1

Veterans organizations in Maryland can apply next week for a license to have up to five instant lottery pull tab machines at their facilities to help raise money for veterans, but it is expected to take months before the machines will be playable because regulations still need to be adopted.

Thursday - 09/27/2012, 01:46pm EDT

Tags: lottery, gambling

Md. offers free camping gear to service members

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is teaming up with The North Face to offer military service members free camping gear at selected state parks.

Wednesday - 08/08/2012, 03:08am EDT

Tags: Hagerstown, camping, free

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