Veterans

Julia LeDoux
February 01, 2020 - 6:30 am
Four World War II veterans will once again be part of history on Sunday. Army Staff Sgt. Odon S. Cardenas, First Lt. Samuel Lombardo, Brig. Gen. Charles McGee, and Cpl. Sidney Walton will participate in the coin toss at Super Bowl LIV before the Kansas City Chiefs square off against the San...
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Jacquie Cadorette
July 17, 2019 - 12:00 pm
On the fifth episode of “To War and Back,” three veterans continue telling their stories of the challenges of retuning to civilian life. Army veteran Boone Cutler recalls struggling to return to a normal, post-war life, while Marine Corps veteran Kirstie Ennis finds a new source of strength. The...
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Colorado Rockies second baseman Daniel Murphy poses for a picture at their spring baseball training facility in Scottsdale, Ariz., Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019.
Chris Carlson/AP Photo, File
February 20, 2019 - 6:17 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Neil Walker's salary dropped from $17.2 million to $2 million in two years. Greg Holland was cut from $14 million to $2 million this season. Daniel Murphy fell from $17.5 million to $10 million. While Manny Machado agreed to a pending $300 million, 10-year contract with San Diego...
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The Camden County Board of Freeholders and M&M Realty Partners, LLC are donating over 500 bridal gowns, special occasion dresses and bridal accessories to veteran families in Camden County.
Camden County
David Madden
February 08, 2019 - 11:51 am
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Need a wedding or a formal dress? Camden County has a few hundred to give away. But there’s a catch. You have to be a veteran or have a connection to one to sign up for a one-time event on Tuesday at the Camden County Boathouse on Park Drive in Pennsauken. Freeholder...
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An annual remembrance ceremony was held on the Battleship New Jersey on the Delaware River in Camden Friday morning to honor the lives lost in the attacks on Pearl Harbor 77 years ago.
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Dan Wing
December 07, 2018 - 3:15 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — An annual remembrance ceremony was held on the Battleship New Jersey on the Delaware River in Camden Friday morning to honor the lives lost in the attacks on Pearl Harbor 77 years ago. World War II veterans from throughout the region were brought in to take part in...
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Gov. Tom Wolf and First Lady Frances Wolf join the Pennsylvania Commission for Women to honor female veterans during Women’s History Month 2017.
The Office of Governor Tom Wolf via Flickr
Rachel Kurland
November 30, 2018 - 3:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Wolf administration will continue to show support for women across the state by honoring female veterans in the spring. The Pennsylvania Commission for Women is seeking nominations for its fourth annual Female Veterans Day ceremony as part of Women’s History Month...
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Veterans Affairs in Philadelphia works to make sure the region's veterans are well taken of.
Justin Udo/KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
November 27, 2018 - 6:25 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Veterans Affairs in Philadelphia works to make sure the region's veterans are well taken of. For Marine Veteran Frank Cacciavillano, knowing what benefits he's entitled to from Veterans Affairs is something he must stay up to date on. "I think it's an across the board...
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Carolyn Kaster/AP
November 21, 2018 - 12:05 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump frequently credits himself with accomplishing more for the military and veterans than any other president in recent memory. But he has yet to embark on what has long been a traditional presidential pilgrimage important to the military: a visit to troops...
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Ian Bush
November 12, 2018 - 4:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Comcast is looking to add more military members to its ranks. The Philadelphia-based media giant says it'll hire 11,000 veterans, military spouses, and National Guard and Reserve members over the next three years. That's after Comcast says it surpassed its goal of...
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Camden County and the Chamber of Commerce of Southern New Jersey co-hosted a jobs fair for veterans.
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David Madden
November 09, 2018 - 12:12 pm
CHERRY HILL, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) -- Military veterans looking to transition to jobs in the private sector attended a forum in Cherry Hill, where more than two-dozen employers were offering jobs in fields ranging from health care to education to infrastructure. The Veterans Transition Summit is...
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