Author Archive | Al Smith

The Marine Corps…Wants YOU AGAIN…If you can Fly!

Marine Corps Offering Former Reserve Pilots $30K to Return to Service A Marine Medium Tilt Roader Squadron (VMM) 774 V-22 Osprey taxis on Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City flightline during a forward air-refueling point on Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City, N.J., June 14, 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo/Ariel Owings) The Marine Corps is offering […]

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Connecticut Jobs for Veterans

Jobs for Veterans: If you know any Connecticut veterans who are unemployed or underemployed, please encourage them to Attababy Jobs on 914-469-9875. They offer a free job placement service that matches veterans with companies throughout Connecticut eager to hire them.   These are full-time career opportunities with benefits in a variety of fields like manufacturing, customer […]

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Most Army Families Say They’d Move Off-Base If They Could to Escape Poor Housing

  Save Big on Military Auto InsuranceCompare & Save with Free, Fast Quotes. Get Free Quotes Families who complained to property managers said they often faced retaliation, reprisals and petty harassment from the private management companies, according to the report. “Examples from residents included additional move-out fees, fines due to yard maintenance or other discrepancies, […]

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WE NEED YOUR HELP to support Navy Vietnam War Veterans

Medical research has found a direct correlation with Vietnam veterans who served in the Navy on ships within a certain distance of the mainland and the number of Agent Orange cases these sailors had. Winds blowing out to sea, the water they used and other conditions caused this. Recently the House of Representatives unanimously approved […]

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New Veterans Card

After A False Start, The VA’s Vet ID System Finally WorksLate last year, the Department of Veterans Affairs announced that it would officially launch the veteran ID card program Nov. 29. Gone would be the days of stuffing a laminated DD-214 into your back pocket before scoring hardware discounts at Home Depot discounts or free […]

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Veterans History Project

The Veterans History Project is a collaborative enterprise to collect oral histories along with war documents from American veterans who participated in WWI or II, the Korean War, Vietnam War, the Gulf War, the Afghanistan and/or Iraq Wars. The videos of veterans and materials add a face to the challenges, tragedies and triumphs of war […]

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