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Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month 2012:

Posted May 3, 2012 by Staff

A look at Asian-Pacific American Veterans Warren Michio Tsuneishi Warren Michio Tsuneishi Branch: Army  Rank: Technical Sergeant Wars served: World War, 1939-1945;  Unit:  306th Headquarters Intelligence Detachment, XXIV Corps Born on the Fourth of July in California, Warren Tsuneishi was the son of Japanese immigrants. After Japanese forces bombed Pearl Harbor and the U.S. entered World War II, his…

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Leaving the Corps: Women Veterans Igniting the Spirit of Entrepreneurship

Posted June 7, 2012 by http://whitman.syr.edu/vwise/

What is V-WISE V-WISE is committed to women Veterans by providing them the tools to become successful entrepreneurs. Their goal is to integrate their leadership, integrity, focus and drive into a premier educational training program taught by accomplished entrepreneurs and entrepreneurship educators from across the United States.   PHASE 1: What’s first? A 15 day…

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Leaving the CORPS: Veterans’ group life insurance

Posted May 3, 2012 by Staff

What is VGLI? VGLI is a program of post-separation insurance which allows service members to convert their service member group life insurance coverage to renewable term insurance. Members with full-time SGLI coverage are eligible for VGLI upon release from service. How Much Coverage is Available? VGLI coverage is issued in multiples of $10,000 up to…

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Leaving the Corps: Retirement Planning 101

Posted June 14, 2012 by military.com

If you’re a member of Generation X, it’s time to save for retirement. And don’t think you can count on Social Security or pensions. The future of those retirement savings products is uncertain. So where do you start? Investing in variable annuities may be a good option. According to John. M. Gannon, author of “Variable…

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Wounded Warriors ride the wave to rehabilitation

Posted May 10, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Derrick Irions

MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. — Sun rays pierced through the early morning clouds as ocean waves curled and crashed onto Camp Pendleton’s Del Mar shore. Juan M. Garcia, assistant secretary of the Navy returned to Pendleton’s waterfront, May 5, to surf alongside Wounded…

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Separation: Jobs that serve you

Posted June 28, 2012 by Cpl. Jolene Bopp

In today’s economy, finding a job can be nearly impossible for some. Fortunately for those who’ve served, some companies are giving back to America’s veterans.

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Remembering the Bataan Death March, a Pacific Legacy

Posted May 17, 2012 by Story by Richard A. Long

At dawn, 9 April 1942, Major General Edward P. King, Jr., commanding Luzon Force, Bataan, Philippine Islands, surrendered more than 75,000 starving and disease-ridden American soldiers, sailors, and Marines, and their Filipino allies, to overwhelming Japanese forces. He inquired of...

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Brewer Applauds Official Federal Recognition of Tucson Vet Home

Posted July 26, 2012 by Press Release

PHOENIX – Governor Jan Brewer today announced that the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has designated the Arizona State Veteran Home in Tucson an officially-sanctioned State Veteran Home.

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Vet News: Veteran Burial Benefits

Posted May 17, 2012 by Staff

Burial Benefits The VA does not make funeral arrangements or perform cremations. Families should make these arrangements with a funeral provider or cremation office. Any item or service obtained from a funeral home or cremation office will be at the families expense. Burial in a National Cemetery Burial benefits available include a gravesite in any…

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Veterans Affairs Home Loan Program Delivers 20 Millionth American Dream

Posted November 1, 2012 by Story by Amaani Lyle

WOODBRIDGE, Va., Oct. 26, 2012 – As three-year-old Joey Carpenter peddled his tricycle over crackling autumn leaves on the driveway…

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