Posts Tagged “Jerry Field”

Honoring Veterans this Memorial Day weekend

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Honoring Veterans this Memorial Day weekend

Honoring Veterans this Memorial Day weekend By Jerry Field This is one of several holidays when we can honor and salute our Veterans who defend our country’s freedom and form of government that insures that freedom. Seldom we have ventured to foreign soil and help those who need our assistance to maintain their freedom and…

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Veteran News & Events

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Veteran News & Events By Jerry Field jerrychicago710@gmail.com During the coming week, there are scheduled several Vietnam events. Try and attend the riverside at State street walk in Chicago. It’s an all Chicago Presentation. There are more than 31 events throughout Chicago and the suburbs.  The conflict that was not lost by our armed forces…

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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 News and Information

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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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Veterans News and Views

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Veterans News and Views

Veterans News and Views By Jerry Field Send your Veterans news and comments by email to jerrychicago710@gmail.com Dear Veterans and Stakeholders: This week is the quarterly webcast hosted by Paul R. Lawrence, Ph.D., Under Secretary for Benefits, on January 31 at 2 p.m. ET. During the webcast, Dr. Lawrence will discuss the Veterans Benefits Administration’s progress…

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Recent articles about Veterans and Military Health Research

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Recent articles about Veterans and Military Health Research By Jerry Field Suburbanchicagoland.com    Veteran and Military Reporter Cook, Lake, DuPage and Kane, plus many other Illinois counties have a Veteran Assistance Program (VAP). If you need assistance bring your DD 214 to any of VAP near you. There is no doubt that many of our Veterans…

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A few thoughts and best wishes for the New Year

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A few thoughts and best wishes for the New Year

A few thoughts and best wishes for the New Year By Jerry Field There may be a time when we need to combine both to address several serious situations within the Veteran community. Suicide rates run about 20 persons per week nationwide; the homeless population is increasing; unemployment among Veterans is way above the national…

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Send in the Civilians … The Marines need a little support

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Send in the Civilians … The Marines need a little support

Send in the Civilians … The Marines need a little support By Jerry Field For decades I’ve heard the phrase in time of war and peace, we need “toys for tots” “how about a Bike Parade” to raise money for follow Veterans or all branches of service. When there is a crisis, Military or civilian,…

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Chicago Park District to host Veterans Events

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Chicago Park District to host Veterans Events The Chicago Park District, Military Program and Events Department will hold series events for Veterans and Military starting with a Veterans Dinner Dance on Saturday December 1st at the Columbus Refectory, inside Humboldt Park, time not announced. All Chicago Park District events will require proof of Military service….

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An Extended Veterans week comes to an end Sunday and Monday

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An Extended Veterans week comes to an end Sunday and Monday

An Extended Veterans week comes to an end Sunday and Monday By Jerry Field What started about two years ago has flourished into a 10 day celebration honoring Veterans. During an unofficial meeting with several City of Chicago, Cook County and State of Illinois Veterans, the participants noted the many excellent Veterans Day programs jammed into…

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Thank a Veteran this week and every week

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Thank a Veteran this week and every week Thank a Veteran this week and every week along with our Constitution that gives us the right to vote and enjoy freedom By Jerry Field All this week there are many events you can attend for Veterans week. Most are free in almost every community in the…

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