FORT BELVOIR, Va. – Taking care of others, and showing love and appreciation for others, is a core reason why retired Maj. Dennis “DJ” Skelton chose to stay in the Army. He continued to serve for 21 years, even after suffering grievous wounds during Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2004.

David Norman, financial counselor, led a workshop class Oct. 21 where he advised Soldiers, like 1st Lt. Anthony Harned, 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), on how to access veteran benefits, manage and create a budget, and other financial decis…

Tommie Causey Sr., lead economic development specialist with the Kentucky district office of the U.S. Small Business Administration spoke with Spc. Mike Aguilar, 39th Brigade Engineer Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), and other Soldiers and civilians …

Specialist Tyler Mayes, 1st Squadron, 32nd Calvary Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, (Air Assault), speaks with Melissa Clampitt, an alternative career coach with The Entrepreneur’s Source at the weekly career fair Sept. 11 at the Soldier for Life center. Clampitt a…

Specialist Levi Houston, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) participates in a daylong finances course Wednesday at the Soldier for Life center. The finance course, taught by David Norman, instructs Soldiers how to prepare budgets that fit their new lifestyle and career income upon leaving m…

Retired Sgt. 1st Class Teresa English has devoted her life to providing new opportunities and chances for success for Soldiers and their Families, in part because of a life-changing offer she was given at the age of 18.

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FORT BLISS, Texas – Those who consider the military always have a reason for joining. Whether to continue a Family tradition of service, or to see the world, the decision is life changing.

Winter Job Fair, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday and Dec. 6 at Cole Park Commons, 1610 101st Airborne Division Road. More than 70 prospective employers will be on site each day. Job seekers are encouraged to come dressed for success and bring resumes. For more information, call 270-798-5000.

Post-9/11 GI Bill Housing Payment Rates Update

Winter Job Fair, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 5 and 6 at Cole Park Commons, 1610 101st Airborne Division Road. More than 70 prospective employers will be on site each day. Job seekers are encouraged to come dressed for success and bring resumes. For more information, call 270-798-5000.

VA RETURNS MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS TO VETERANS

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PHOENIX – The grassy hill surrounding the arena is packed full of spectators and Family members. The emcee calls out a dancer’s name; there’s movement in the crowd. The competitor makes it into the arena, throws out his hoops for his sequence.

VA RETURNS MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS TO VETERANS

Winter Job Fair, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 5 and 6 at Cole Park Commons, 1610 101st Airborne Division Road. More than 70 prospective employers will be on site each day. Job seekers are encouraged to come dressed for success and bring resumes. For more information, call 270-798-5000.

NATIONAL FAMILY CAREGIVERS MONTH

Employment Readiness Workshop, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 15 at USO Fort Campbell, 6145 Desert Storm Ave. USO and SFL-TAP are helping Soldiers prepare for new careers. See a SFL-TAP member or email dwhite@uso.org to sign up.

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FOB LIGHTNING, Afghanistan – The Army’s 1st Security Force Assistance Brigade has a Soldier who is helping his own unit members here and those of the Afghan forces by implementing physical therapy-related preventive care to keep personnel healthy and fit in a deployed environment.

VETERANS DAY VOLUNTEERS NEEDED AT YORK CAMPUS

Winter Job Fair, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 5 and 6 at Cole Park Commons, 1610 101st Airborne Division Road. More than 70 employers will participate in the job fair. Job seekers are encouraged to come dressed for success and bring resumes. For more information, call 270-798-5000.

VETERANS DAY VOLUNTEERS NEEDED AT YORK CAMPUS

The Veterans Fire Corps program is accepting applications for the 2019 season. The program provides training and on-the-job experience for post-9/11 era veterans interested in natural resource management. The crew will be based in the Chattahoochee National Forest, Georgia. For more informat…

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MANASQUAN, N.J. – “I remember the night and the trip to Carentan. You’ll remember that no one was on the road, except for the five of us in the horse drawn carriage. There is one thing that has stayed with me over the forty years, it was the fact that we never knew each other’s names, nor di…

Cadence Premier Global, is giving veterans with a CDL-A credit for military driving experience. To apply call or email Mike Pettengill, 813-404-1869 or mpettengill@grojean-associates-veterans.com

VETERANS DAY VOLUNTEERS NEEDED AT YORK CENTER

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Sergeant First Class Jose Ibarra, El Monte, California native, and public affairs operations NCO, is one of thousands of Hispanic Americans who serve worldwide and are recognized annually during Hispanic Heritage Month, Sept. 15-Oct. 15, for their contributions to the Army community.

WASHINGTON – The results of a recent VA customer survey indicates veterans and their Families continue to experience high customer satisfaction in burial and memorial services for veterans and Families from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs National Cemetery Administration.  

STUDY ON CHOLESTEROL MAY LEAD TO NEW TREATMENTS

Cadence Premier Global, is giving veterans with a CDL-A credit for military driving experience. To apply call or email Mike Pettengill, 813-404-1869 or mpettengill@grojean-associates-veterans.com

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WASHINGTON – A former medic with the 3rd Special Forces Group who heroically fought his way up a mountain to render aid to his Special Forces teammates and their Afghan commando counterparts received the Medal of Honor.

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs recently awarded up to $9 million in grants to eligible recipients for adaptive sports programs that will benefit disabled veterans and disabled members of the armed forces.

Macy’s Hiring Event, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday at American Job Center, 523 Madison St., Suite B, Clarksville. Now hiring seasonal warehouse positions. To register, visit www.jobs4TN.gov.

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 Today and Friday Soldiers from Fort Campbell’s Warrior Transition Battalion will complete a 200-mile endurance bike ride.

Mobile Lube helps veterans start their own mobile PM business. For more information, visit www.thelubecrew.com.

VA CEMETERIES WELCOME LANDSCAPE VOLUNTEERS

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CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait – Two brothers deployed here with the Kentucky Army National Guard are able to tap into their professional lives as engineers while serving with the Area Support Group-Kuwait Directorate of Public Works.

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs recently updated regulations related to how it governs the oversight of beneficiaries, who, because of injury, disease, or age, are unable to manage their VA benefits, and the appointment and oversight of fiduciaries for these vulnerable b…

VA DELIVERS 81,000 APPEALS DECISIONS TO VETERANS

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ARLINGTON, Va. – Gold Star father Terry Burgess, who lost his son, Staff Sgt. Bryan Burgess, in Afghanistan knew he was special from day one. As we prepare to celebrate Gold Star Mother’s and Family Day Sept. 30, Terry Burgess reflected on one of the fondest Family memories of his only son, …

WORKSHOP FOR CLERGY WHO SUPPORT VETERANS