Veterans

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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Hadas Kuznits
December 08, 2018 - 5:18 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Who knew a TAIL-gate would end up being such important job training for some service dogs at the Army-Navy game? Many people who attended the Army and Navy pregame tailgate did so for fun, but for Sam Clearly of Wilmington NC, this was part of her job. "I work for...
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Dan Wing
December 08, 2018 - 9:49 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- For the 119th time, Army and Navy will do battle in a game of football later this afternoon. The game at Lincoln Financial Field kicks off at 3 p.m., but tailgaters will be there closer to sunrise. One tailgate will get started before the game, and won't end till...
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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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Kimberly Adams
December 01, 2018 - 5:26 pm
CHERRY HILL, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- A New Jersey gym held a special event to honor members of the military and first responders Saturday. "It's me who is giving back to my community through my service, said veteran Michael Tornari. “It's good to be recognized.” Tornari, a 20 year member of the...
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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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(Kari Greer/BLM/USDA Forest Service via AP)
November 24, 2018 - 11:15 pm
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — After being in firefights in Afghanistan and Iraq, members of one of America's newest elite wildfire crews are tasked with fighting fires in rugged country back home. On the U.S. Bureau of Land Management's only hotshot crew focused on recruiting veterans, members have traded...
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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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