Tag: veterans

Three police officers shot dead, three wounded in Baton Rouge gun battle

Three police officers shot dead, three wounded in Baton Rouge gun battle

| July 18, 2016

Slain shooter had expressed anger over bullying, police shootings of blacks From various sources BATON ROUGE, Louisiana—Less than two weeks after the fatal shooting of five police officers in Dallas, American streets once again have erupted in deadly violence directed at law enforcement officials. According to various news reports, at about 8:40 a.m., Sunday morning, […]

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Church elder, former Stars of Glory member Roosevelt Carlisle crosses over at 65

Church elder, former Stars of Glory member Roosevelt Carlisle crosses over at 65

| July 4, 2016

FORT WAYNE—Devoted man of God and renowned gospel singer Elder Roosevelt Carlisle departed this life peacefully at 5:45 p.m., on Monday, June 20 at home surrounded by his family after a short battle with cancer. He was 65. Born on December 7, 1950 in Newbern, Alabama, Carlisle dedicated his life to Jesus at an early age […]

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Spotlight on Lewis Sims and his retirement celebration at American Legion Post 148

Spotlight on Lewis Sims and his retirement celebration at American Legion Post 148

| June 29, 2016

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? Check this out: Next month will be the fifth year anniversary of shining the spotlight on you and the wonderful things that you do, in my column within Frost Illustrated.  Time goes by so fast but I’ve enjoyed every moment of bringing you some joy, beauty, happiness and some […]

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Spotlight on Blue Jacket and its beauty (part one of two)

Spotlight on Blue Jacket and its beauty (part one of two)

| May 25, 2016

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? It pleases me to bring to you this week’s spotlight because when I was invited to attend their second chances art gallery showcase at Artlink, I was intrigued and wanted  to know more about the beauty that Blue Jacket is bringing.  That beauty not only is apparent in the […]

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Veterans, consumers of color often targeted for fraud

Veterans, consumers of color often targeted for fraud

| April 5, 2016

By Charlene Crowell NNPA News Wire Columnist Although the former Corinthian Colleges, once one of the nation’s largest for-profit colleges, closed its doors last year, many of the problems incurred by its former students persist. The now-defunct college is the only questionable actor among for-profit colleges. To date, investigations, and lawsuits have focused on a […]

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WorkOne Northeast in Allen hosts transition seminar for veterans

WorkOne Northeast in Allen hosts transition seminar for veterans

| March 29, 2016

Courtesy of Rick Farrant Director of Communications, Northeast Indiana Works FORT WAYNE—Operation: Job Ready Veterans is scheduled to conduct a five-day seminar, April 11 through April 15, at the WorkOne Northeast career center in Allen County to assist veterans in transitioning to the civilian workforce. The free sessions, which are also open to eligible spouses […]

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Verizon supporting active military, veterans with easy-to-understand discounts

Verizon supporting active military, veterans with easy-to-understand discounts

| January 28, 2016

From Verizon News Service  We’re committed to serving those who serve our country, and are making it easier for active duty servicemembers and veterans to do business with Verizon. Starting today, the company is providing active, former and retired members of the military a 15% discount on postpaid monthly wireless service and eliminating the minimum […]

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Verizon’s priorities for veteran hires

Verizon’s priorities for veteran hires

| November 10, 2015

By Patrick Lewis Verizon topped the list of the Military Times’ Best for Vets: Employers 2015 rankings in large part for understanding how hiring veterans brings immeasurable assets to our company. Veterans boost bottom lines and bring skills and talent we need in Indiana. As a result, Verizon has invested in staff and programs to make […]

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Spotlight on American Legion Post 148 (part two of two)

Spotlight on American Legion Post 148 (part two of two)

| July 8, 2015

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? As we travel on our journey of love, to get to know one another better, we recap from part one of this story, which focused on Anthony Payne being elected the new commander of American Legion Post 148 and how he took office on Sunday June 7, 2015.  He […]

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Faster benefit decisions for veterans

Faster benefit decisions for veterans

| May 6, 2014

By Chuck Stovall Social Security Administration On Memorial Day, as we pay tribute to the men and women who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our country, we also share some news about Social Security disability benefits for veterans with disabilities: a new expedited disability process. We believe it is important to recognize those who currently […]

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