The Story of “TAPS”

The following is an endearing Legend of the origin of an earlier version of TAPS. We in the  United States  have all heard the haunting song, ‘Taps”, usually at a military funeral or gravesite. It’s the song that gives us the lump in our throats and usually tears in our eyes. But, do you know the […]

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OLD MILITARY NEWS POSTS 2008-2016

ARMY My ProfileArmy Home Page MILITARY NEWS Army Navy Air Force Marine Corps Coast Guard Procurement Technology Gear MOST POPULAR MILITARY NEWS Retired General Demoted 2 Ranks After Sexual Assault Investigation Most Army Brigades, Navy Planes Aren’t Combat Ready: Leaders Commissary Price Change Pilot Coming March 1: Officials Many Veterans OK with Possible Pardon of […]

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Free Glasses for Veterans…Check it out!

The Connecticut Air National Guard publishes a bulletin that has valuable information for ALL VETERANS.  Check it out here –>  CTANG Retiree Bulletin   The current newsletter highlights FREE GLASSES for retirees at the Groton Sub Base. Note:  You can get on the email list for this bulletin by sending an email to  *protected email*

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Donate Your Car to a Veteran!

Donate your car to a Veteran! The donation process is quick & easy Pickup and towing is always FREE You’ll receive a top tax deduction All Paperwork involved is handled for you Avoid the costs associated with selling your vehicle Avoid the costs associated with paying for costly repairs Your donation will transform the lives […]

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Jobs for Veterans

Jobs for Veterans: If you know any Connecticut veterans who are unemployed or underemployed, please encourage them to check out at www.AttababyJobs.com or call 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 […]

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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 check out at www.AttababyJobs.com or call 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 […]

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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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