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Last month, Rauner appointed a trusted advisor and Marine Corps veteran Mike Hoffman to take over the helm as a new project manager at the Quincy home. Jeffries said she welcomes the new addition, and bristled at rumors that he had been assigned to take over her responsibilities at the facility.
Yvonne Ortega, left, and her mother, Barbara Jo Payne, both of Vancouver, hold Wathen Curtsinger's ashes and memorial flag Monday at Payne's home. Curtsinger, Payne's father and Ortega's grandfather, was a World War II Marine veteran. He died in 1996, and his ashes were lost in 2002, stolen ...

Pontoon Beach Mayor Mike Pagano read a proclamation proclaiming March 29 Thank a Vietnam Veteran Day and recognizing the service of Vietnam War veterans. The program included songs by ... U.S. Marine Corps veterans recognized were Dennis Linkeman and Richard John Sasek. There were ... Vietnam War
The Indiana primary is among several, including those in West Virginia and Wisconsin, where Republicans are locked in nominating battles in states Mr. Trump won in 2016 and where the party has hoped to add to its slender two-seat majority. In Wisconsin, a Marine Corps veteran and political ... Indiana GOP
Kim Malcolm talks with Marine Corps veteran Josh Penner and Navy veteran Rebecca Murch about the potential impact of privatizing healthcare services provided by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Penner is the Mayor of Orting, Wash. and runs the PNW Veterans Coalition. Murch is ... health care military
"Thank you for your service," Silver Creek Chapter Regent Cheryl White told each veteran as she presented certificates and commemoration pins. Those recognized from the ... United States Marine Corps veterans recognized were: Dennis Linkeman and Richard John Sasek. There were two veterans ... Granite City

The Veterans Treatment Docket was started by Fairfax Circuit Court Judge Penney Azcarate, who was a General District Court judge at the time. Also a Marine Corps veteran, she had seen veterans coming back from overseas and finding themselves in her courtroom time and time again. She ...
He was a member of Lincoln Berean Church, a WWII U.S. Marine Corps veteran serving in the Marine Air Warning Squadron #11; a graduate of Nyack College with a THB degree; and an ordained conservative Baptist minister. Family members include his wife of 68 years, Mary Ruth Whitbeck; sons and ...
Marine Corps veteran Tomas de Oliveira joined about 150 firefighting trainees at a joint training by the non-profit Team Rubicon and the Bureau of Land Management. Libby Denkmann/KPCC. “Wildland firefighting is physically one of the toughest things you can do,” said Jason Boeshore, Veterans Program ...
Even though we have a really rich history in Whitemarsh, especially with the Revolutionary War, we've never had a place to honor veterans and share that history and recognize the sacrifices that not only a veteran makes but all veterans' families make,” said McGrath, a United States Marine Corps veteran.
In addition to VASH, he said the Veterans Housing Assistance Plan is in the works. He said through VHAP, 103 homes would be going up for all the veterans who applied. VHAP is a program for veterans who are at risk of becoming homeless. Marine Corps veteran and Wide Ruins Veterans Organization ...
A Marine Corps veteran who was confined to a wheelchair after a series of strokes is now walking this week. But it took him a while ... He can now go far and it was time to surprise those who helped him get there like Kinesiotherapist Toby Johnson at the Olin Teague Veterans' facility in Temple. "Look at you ...
Buy Now. Marine Corps veteran Bob Hilton served during the Korean War and was there when the cease fire was announced. ... After returning home from 14 months in Korea, Hilton finished his military career at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va. working in supply. ... Our Veterans runs Wednesdays.
“As a Marine Corps veteran of Operation Desert Storm, I came to the startling realization six years ago that ODS was becoming a footnote in history, ... Washington, D.C. This is the association's preferred location for its proximity to the Lincoln Memorial, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and other memorials.
Today in things Donald Trump has said or tweeted to offend people: The President of the United States mistakenly spelled Marine Corps as “Marine Core,” making everyone – including veterans – question whether or not that's what he legitimately thinks the Marine Corps are called. Trump is currently ...
Two new Arleigh Burke-class destroyers, the Ralph Johnson and the Patrick Gallagher, have been named after Vietnam War Marine Corps veterans. ... The next Arleigh Burke-class destroyer to be built is also named after a Vietnam War Marine Corps veteran, according to a Navy press release, and will be ...

Today, we are honoring Marine Corps veteran Omar Gonzalez. At 17, most people look forward to getting their driver's license or a car but Omar Gonzalez was looking forward to something quite different. Although young, Gonzales was moved to fight for his country overseas during the war in Iraq in 2006.
Navy and Marine Corps veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan with mental health problems were unfairly given less-than-honorable discharges by the Navy, ... Marine veteran Tyson Manker, of Jacksonville, Illinois, said Americans need to know that hundreds of thousands of veterans with service-related mental ...
His close friends tell me he's been telling these Marine Corps stories for years. On the day we met in Cleveland, Tennessee he brought photos and a stack of papers. He also brought worn books that showed their age. One was With The Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa by E. B. Sledge. That is one of the books that the ...
Marine Corps vet, Mark Szarmach, says someone stole an eagle statue from his front yard. He purchased the statue about 20 years ago while serving in Okinawa, Japan. Since then, he's been displaying it proudly in front of every home he's lived in. "I remember the day that I bought it...it just really struck me.
He was a Marine Corps veteran and had been a member of the Christ Our Savior Parish at St. Nicholas in Struthers. An avid baseball fan, Bill coached and managed local Babe Ruth teams and also held offices through the state and local levels. He played baseball for the Youngstown Old Timers for many ...
Dan was a 1965 graduate of Tonawanda High School and was a US Marine Corps Veteran serving in Vietnam and a recipient of the Purple Heart. He was a City of Tonawanda Police Officer for 26 years retiring as a Lieutenant in 2001. Following his retirement, he returned to Tops Market as a meat cutter, ...
19 at the Tyler Police Department in Tyler, Texas. (LouAnna Campbell, Tyler Morning Telegraph). The U.S. Army Veteran and 2017 UT Tyler graduate said she is excited and nervous at the same time. "It's a big responsibility," Flowers said. "I take it very serious." Drew Flowers, a Marine Corps Veteran who ...
Retired U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Robert Earl Cleary, 86, the 10th sergeant major of the U.S. Marine Corps, passed away Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018, in Virginia Beach. He was born June 2, 1931, in Tewksbury, Mass., to Thomas and Madeline Cleary. He enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps Oct. 24, 1951, and ...
... U.S. Congressman and decorated Marine Corps veteran Seth Moulton (D-Mass.) stands out as a leader attempting to bridge those divisions. During his two terms in Congress, Moulton has helped pass several bipartisan bills, including the Faster Care for Veterans Act and the Modernizing Government ...
Tom McKeown, 95, a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of World War II, takes a teathered balloon ride with Capt. Crystal Stout, executive director of Dream Catcher Balloon, Feb. 10, at Sequim Valley Airport near Sequim, Wash. AP. SEQUIM, Wash. - Tom McKeown Sr., a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of World War II, ...
With the help of the DRCE, the nonprofit Work Vessels for Veterans, and some local car dealers, Love donated the wheelchair-accessible van and adaptive driving equipment to a Marine Corps veteran who has been paralyzed below the waist since he was shot in the back in October 2009. Love originally ...
Thomas Adam “Tom” Wallace, 96, of Virginia Beach, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, at his home surrounded by family. Born in New York, N.Y., Tom served his country as a corporal in the U.S. Marine Corps in the Pacific Theater during World War II. He was an avid bowler and racquetball ...
Fresh off a busy week of being in the spotlight at the opening of a Vietnam War photo exhibit at the Newseum in Washington, Marine Corps veteran Richard Prince was ready ... The nonprofit has taken veterans back to Vietnam five times since 2016, according to Jim Hackett, the foundation's veteran liaison.
'Tom McKeown Sr., a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of World War II, had a memorable early birthday present. The 95-year-old Port Angeles man took a tethered balloon ride with Capt. Crystal Stout, executive director of Dream Catcher Balloon, at Sequim Valley Airport. Stout arranged the ride as an early ...
GOP candidate Kevin Nicholson, a Marine Corps veteran running for office in Wisconsin, is challenging fellow Republican Leah Vukmir for the spot in November's senate race. The GOP's primary winner will face off against the incumbent Democrat, Sen. Tammy Baldwin, who has been in office since 2013.
U.S. Congressman and decorated Marine Corps veteran Seth Moulton (D-MA) will deliver a public talk about the country's future Feb. ... During his two terms in Congress, Moulton has helped pass several bipartisan bills, including the Faster Care for Veterans Act and the Modernizing Government Travel ...
Cherokee Nation's Valentines for Vets program was started in 2008 by the late Rogan Noble, a Marine Corps veteran and advocate for the tribe's veterans' affairs. The program is held in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs' National Salute to Veteran Patients week. For more information ...
Asking for help can be the hardest part, the veterans say. Young, the Marine Corps veteran, left the military with the rank of sergeant and experience as a helicopter mechanic. His drug use started after going through combat. It continued into civilian life as a way to relieve the stress of family debts and other ...
The Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen will conduct an unaccompanied veteran burial for Arvil Elrod Jr., a Marine Corps veteran, at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Feb ... W.H. Littles & Sons Funeral Home in Waco has coordinated with the Marine Corps Honor Guard to ensure he will receive military honors.
“I need somebody to provide us with the building or a place that these veterans can turn into their own place where they can take care of each other. I think they deserve that,” Dill said. It also could be a place where veterans with various skills and abilities could mentor young people on selected days.
Eleven Marine Corps veterans received their World War II Victory Medals Friday, almost 75 years after they served. The veterans were among the 23,000 women who fought the second world war. When the military rushed to discharge soldiers, it left its female fighters without the victory medals they earned.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A chance encounter at a Providence convenience store in May 2015 left one man dead and the life of his killer, a Marine Corps veteran who had had an unblemished record, forever marred. Araya Brinkley, then 52, was buying chicken wings at the 7-Eleven in downtown Providence ...
Three Pine Belt Vietnam War veterans received a special gift Friday from Congressman Steven Palazzo. He gave Navy veteran Francis Garrett, Army veteran William McBride, and Marine Corps veteran Billy Perkins a first edition copy of the book, "A Time to Honor" at Hattiesburg VFW Post 3036. The book ...
North Coast Congressman Jared Huffman will bring transgender Marine Corps veteran and Fort Bragg resident Lynda Bengtsson-Davis to the State of the ... a transgender Marine Corps veteran affected by President Donald Trump's attempted transgender military ban, to attend the 2018 State of the Union ...
Herman Jenkins, a Marine Corps veteran and retired Chef Bakeries employee, died on Friday, Dec. 15, 2017. He was 80. He was born on Aug. 27, 1937, in Philadelphia. He was the sixth child born to the late William and Roseanna Jenkins in Philadelphia. Jenkins was educated in the Philadelphia public ...
Gastonia Marine Corps veteran Ace Beam, 72, said he was troubled to find his Marine Corps flag was missing from the front yard of his home on Park Avenue Tuesday morning. Beam proudly flies three different flags in his yard, Old Glory, a Christian flag and a United States Marine Corps flag. He has plans ...
HOUSTON - Marine Corps veteran Sgt. Scott Fraser fought for his country in Iraq. ... This veteran needed a tetanus shot fast, so he walked into the nearby Kroger Pharmacy and talked to pharmacist Dennis Sims. ... It wasn't covered, because the shot wasn't being administered at a veterans affairs clinic.
A reverend, an orthodontist, a restaurant owner, an attorney, a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, a city council woman, a hair salon manager and an engaged community figure came together to do one thing not many could have predicted: competitive dancing. The Daytona Beach Symphony Society and Guild ...
The Blount County Commission has selected Brian Robbins to serve as District 4 Seat C County Commissioner. The commission voted unanimously on Thursday to elect Robbins, a 2007 graduate of Heritage High School and U.S. Marine Corps veteran, to fill the vacancy in office due to the resignation of ...
Q: I am a Marine Corps veteran who saw combat in Iraq and Afghanistan. I was not wounded and currently have no symptoms of Gulf War Syndrome or other “exposure-related” medical issues. However, I have a hard time hearing conversations when I am at restaurants or other venues. I have a constant ...
Their move to Lead, S.D. – population 3,010 – is part of Chase Wheeler's goal of running a cattle ranch that would serve as a retreat for military veterans, providing not just a peaceful escape but supportive services for the physical and psychological wounds that come with combat, including post-traumatic ...
... 172 in Warner Robins began organizing regular volunteer work dates, said Brown, a Marine Corps veteran. Helpers have included members of VFW posts, American Legion chapters, Junior ROTC programs, car and motorcycle clubs, churches, local businesses and other veterans clubs, organizers said.
A Marine Corps veteran who was convicted on gun charges from his 2011 arrest in Fort Lee was among the 26 people given clemency by Gov. Chris Christie, according to a statement released Friday night. Former Marine Sgt. Hisashi K.D. Pompey was arrested on Dec. 26, 2011, according to Christie's ...


 

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