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Veterans News and Events: Korean War veterans help, DuPage Veterans Fundraiser

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Veterans News and Events: Korean War veterans help, DuPage Veterans Fundraiser

Veterans News and Events: Korean War veterans help, DuPage Veterans Fundraiser By Jerry Field Contributing to a Veterans organization is very much appreciated. Take a minute and ask if your contribution is tax deductible as listed in the Internal Revenue Service standards. What is the specific overhead costs and what events are does the organization…

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Veterans Column: Legal Aid Network for veterans

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Veterans Column: Legal Aid Network for veterans

Veterans Column: Legal Aid Network for veterans By Jerry Field (This article is about the network which is a pro bono legal resource for Veterans, service members, and dependents in Illinois. It was written by Zach Zarnow.) In just over a year and a half, The Illinois Armed Forces Legal Aid Network (IL-AFLAN) has provided civil legal…

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Veteran’s Column: being healthier

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Veteran’s Column: being healthier

Veteran’s Column: being healthier By Jerry Field Support of Vietnam Veterans. National Vietnam War Veterans Day 29 March 2019 – Friday – 11:00 am at the Chicago Vietnam Memorial on Wacker Drive between State and Wabash. Subject No Fee City of Chicago sticker. FREE City Vehicle Stickers for Veterans residing in Chicago. This is welcome…

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Veterans News and Information

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Veterans News and Information

Veterans News and Information By Jerry Field   Forces To Flyers Program The U.S. Department of Transportation has a new program for veterans who want to be commercial pilots. The “Forces to Flyers” program is a three-year research initiative led by the Department of Transportation and Volpe National Transportation Systems Center. A veteran can enter…

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Veterans News and Notes: Havers to head Pritzker Museum

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Veterans News and Notes: Havers to head Pritzker Museum

Veterans News and Notes: Havers to head Pritzker Museum By Jerry Field Dr. Rob Havers became President & CEO of the Pritzker Military Museum & Library in February 2019. He came to his post from his previous position as President of the George C. Marshall Foundation in Lexington, Virginia. He previously served as Executive Director…

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Benefits and Services: attend a session or help is just an email away

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Benefits and Services: attend a session or help is just an email away

Benefits and Services: attend a session or help is just an email away By Jerry Field   Jesse Brown Health Care System-Environmental Management Service  Veterans Hiring Fair! Jesse Brown VA 820 S. Damen Ave., Kizer Conference Center, 2nd Floor Damen Bldg. Chicago, IL. Date: Monday, February 25, 2019 Time:  9:00 a. m. to 2:00 p.m. VETERANS…

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