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U.S. Army Soldier Returns to Earth After 204-Day Mission in Space

By Ronald Bailey (SMDC/ARSTRAT) ( Connecting Vets ) - U.S. Army Lt. Col. Anne C. McClain departed from the International Space Station to return to earth aboard a Soyuz "Union" MS-11 spacecraft June 24 at 7:25 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time, following her 204-day mission with Expeditions 58 and 59,...
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Combat Veterans Share Stories of Returning Home on 'To War and Back'

By Jacquie Cadorette Combat veterans Kirstie Ennis, Scott Huesing, and Boone Cutler are sharing their traumatic war experiences that shape these vets in the first episode of RADIO.COM’s “To War and Back” podcast. The episode begins by telling the story of Ennis, a helicopter door gunner in the...
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3 Remarkable Women Warriors to Honor this Memorial Day

Women veterans are the fastest growing segment of the veteran population and have been serving in the Armed Forces since the Civil War. With Memorial Day around the corner, it's only right to recognize a few of the women who dedicated their lives to serving their country, some of them making the...
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SeaWorld extends free admission for military to veterans

SeaWorld San Diego has announced a limited time addition to their Waves of Honor program, which currently offers free admission one time per year to active duty militar members and up to three dependents. The free admission for veterans is a limited time offer for U.S. Military Veterans, and...
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9 things you didn’t know about the Medal of Honor

We understand the Medal of Honor as a symbol of extraordinary bravery displayed on the battlefield. Whether earned atop the mountains of Afghanistan or on the beaches of a desolate Pacific island during World War II, the single thread uniting all who receive it is the weight the award carries. But...
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Programs to Help Military Families During the Holidays

While for many the holiday season remains a joyful time to spend with family and friends, it can also be stressful. Purchasing gifts, entertaining, even arranging travel can sometimes ruin holiday cheer. This holds true for many military families as well. If you're interested in helping a family in...
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Why It's the Best Time of the Year to Wrap Up a New Truck for Veterans

By Phil Briggs As veterans start holiday shopping for gifts to put under the Christmas tree, it may actually be the best time of year to get a gift that is best used for hauling the tree home- a new car or truck. “The 2018’s that haven’t sold have to be moved off the lots,” explained James Spears,...
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Salute To Service

San Diego-area restaurants are coming together to support our veterans and military with a county-wide program dubbed Salute to Service Friday through Sunday, November 10-12. During that weekend, dine at any participating restaurant and a portion of the proceeds from your meal will be donated to...
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Heroes Deserve Homes

If you're a veteran, don't miss the Heroes Deserve Homes Community Event Thursday, November 9 from 5:30pm-8:30pm at the North San Diego County Association of Realtors, 906 Sycamore Avenue, Suite 104, in Vista. This is a FREE educational seminar on purchasing a home using your VA Entitlement. You'll...
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Military Families Get Free Admission at SeaWorld San Diego

SeaWorld announced that all active-duty military, veterans and their families can enjoy free admission to the park, now through the end of 2017. Tickets must be obtained by Sept. 30 and can be redeemed for park admission through Dec. 30, 2017. Veterans must register online at https://wavesofhonor...
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