Tag: veterans

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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Four ways to really fix Pentagon’s effort to ID missing

| March 20, 2014

By Megan McCloskey Special to the NNPA from ProPublica Last week, we wrote about the Pentagon’s floundering efforts to find and identify the 83,000 service members missing from past conflicts—of which the military ID’d just 60 last year.  As our story laid out, the mission has been hampered by outdated scientific methods, a lack of […]

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Social Security serves those who’ve served

Social Security serves those who’ve served

| November 28, 2013

SOCIAL SECURITY On Nov. 11, we honored our nation’s veterans for their service to America. What better time than now to tell you—and for you to help spread the word—about the many benefits and wealth of information Social Security has available for veterans and military personnel. Social Security recognizes those who put their lives on […]

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The valor of American soldiers

| November 11, 2013

By Tony Rossi The Christophers “In the modern media world, we know the names of Kardashians more than we know the names of U.S. troops who have been killed fighting a war, ostensibly for us.” That’s one of the reasons that CNN anchor and Chief Washington Correspondent Jake Tapper wrote “The Outpost: An Untold Story […]

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