Monthly Archives: February 2012

Rebuilding Purpose Through Community Service

Feburary 24, 2012 (VA.gov) – Many veterans struggle to find the same purpose at home as they found in the mission, camaraderie and structure of the military. Life as an active duty service member is a total commitment of self … Continue reading

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Veteran Who Called Suicide Line Offered Counseling to Avoid Charges

February 27, 2012 (Washington Post) – Sean Duvall, the Navy veteran charged with fabricating a homemade gun after calling a suicide hotline last year, would avoid prosecution if he completes court-mandated counseling under an agreement reached in federal court Monday. … Continue reading

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Complaints about Warrior Transition Battalion also found at Fort Drum

February 26, 2012 (Fayetteville Observer) – A recent federal review of a program for wounded soldiers at Fort Drum, N.Y., uncovered serious shortcomings that echo allegations made by soldiers in Fort Bragg’s Warrior Transition Battalion. Among the many deficiencies cited … Continue reading

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Veterans Fight for Jobs They Left Behind

Battles and setbacks follow return to civilian posts, despite federal law. February 27, 2012 (Star Tribune) -  Michael Schutz came back to Truman, Minn., after being deployed to Kuwait with the Navy and expected to strap on his gun belt, … Continue reading

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Veterans Learn Tools of Business

February 28, 2012 (The Advocate) – Sitting at desks in a Lod Cook Hotel conference room on Sunday, 11 military veterans were armed with a new set of weapons — laptops, pamphlets and PowerPoint slides. From across the country, the … Continue reading

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