veterans

Julia LeDoux
August 02, 2020 - 4:00 am
The Senate has approved a resolution designating Sept. 20-26, 2020, as “Gold Star Families Remembrance Week” to honor the families of fallen service members.
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Julia LeDoux
July 22, 2020 - 12:34 pm
For the first time in its 112-year history, a woman has been selected to lead the U.S, Army Reserves. The Senate recently confirmed Maj. Gen. Jody J. Daniels for promotion to lieutenant general.
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Julia LeDoux
July 14, 2020 - 9:30 am
Bipartisan legislation has been introduced in Congress that would provide refurbished federal computers to veterans, students, low-income families and underserved communities.
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Fireworks in Philadelphia
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Kristen Johanson
July 03, 2020 - 2:16 pm
More fireworks than usual have been heard all across the country in recent weeks — all ahead of the Fourth of July weekend — so there’s a growing concern for veterans who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder. Read more here.
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Elizabeth Howe
June 24, 2020 - 4:00 pm
A closer look at soldiers with COVID-19 revealed that those with the most severe cases of the virus tended to also have underlying health conditions, one study shows.
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Shawn Wilson, Veterans in the Hood
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Cherri Gregg
June 15, 2020 - 7:36 am
A veterans-focused nonprofit is building a security team to help protect neighborhood businesses. Read more here.
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Battleship New Jersey Memorial Day 2020
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Justin Udo
May 25, 2020 - 1:40 pm
In addition to military servicemen and women, the Battleship New Jersey in Camden honored front-line and essential workers this Memorial Day, who are currently fighting the coronavirus pandemic head-on. Read more here.
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Senior soldier taking notes
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John McDevitt
May 23, 2020 - 1:12 pm
Military veterans and their spouses, out of work because of the COVID-19 crisis, are invited to participate in an upcoming free virtual hiring event. Read more here.
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American flags at graveyard
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Mark Abrams
May 19, 2020 - 10:46 am
A Montgomery County company has been granted a waiver by the Wolf administration to send out their inventory of American flags for placement on the graves of veterans in time for Memorial Day weekend. Read more here.
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U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson
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KYW Staff
May 13, 2020 - 5:44 pm
HUD Secretary Ben Carson joined KYW Newsradio’s Reporters Roundup with Ian Bush, where he suggested moratoriums on tenant evictions and foreclosures during the coronavirus crisis may not work uniformly across the country. Read more here.
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