Posts Tagged “veterans”

Illinois Joining Forces to Host Veteran’s Resource Fair as Part of Chicago Warrior Week

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Illinois Joining Forces to Host Veteran’s Resource Fair as Part of Chicago Warrior Week

Illinois Joining Forces to Host Veteran’s Resource Fair as Part of Chicago Warrior Week From September 14-21, Illinois Joining Forces (IJF), will join other state-wide and regional Veteran Service Organizations for the first annual Chicago Warrior Week, a week-long series of events designed for veterans that will highlight the programs and resources available to help…

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Saluting Our Veterans: Elmhurst native trains in Guam

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Saluting Our Veterans: Elmhurst native trains in Guam

Saluting Our Veterans: Elmhurst native trains in Guam Naval Air Crewman (Helicopter) 2nd Class J.D. Byers, right, from Mansfield, Texas, lowers Naval Air Crewman (Helicopter) 2nd Class Nathan Swartz, from Elmhurst, Ill., to a Mark VI patrol boat attached to Coastal Riverine Squadron (CRS) 2 from an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter attached to the “Island…

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Veteran News & Events

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Veteran News & Events

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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Oak Lawn native protects U.S. Navy Forces in Middle East

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Oak Lawn native protects U.S. Navy Forces in Middle East

Oak Lawn native protects U.S. Navy Forces in Middle East By Erica R. Gardner Chief Mass Communication Specialist, Navy Office of Community Outreach Photo By Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jackson Brown Lt. Cmdr. Erich Grawunder, an Oak Lawn, Illinois, native, joined the Navy to follow in the footsteps of his father and grandfather. “My…

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A Comment on Past and Present Veteran Behavior

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A Comment on Past and Present Veteran Behavior

A comment on Past and Present Veteran behavior By Jerry Field  On occasion there are stories and articles that are in keeping with a special day. Memorial Day is one Day that is a special day for all Military and Veterans, and their families and friends.  Heidi Anderson of the Novo Group, Inc. in Milwaukee…

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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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