Posts Tagged ‘veterans’

RallyPoint New Networking Site to Help Vets Find Jobs

Most people realize that in order to get a job in this tough economy, it’s not necessarily “what” you know, but “who” you know. That helps explain the explosive growth of LinkedIn, which now has over 200 million members. Job seekers have come to see the effectiveness of the networking site in helping to land […]


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President, VA Making Progress on Veterans’ Mental Health Issues

Did you know that 19 out of 100 veterans of the Iraq war have reported a mental health problem? According to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), for Afghanistan war vets the number is 11%. For those who fought in Desert Storm, it’s 10%. For Vietnam Veterans, it’s 30 out of 100. We at Towne […]


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Operation Homefront Offers Assistance to Low-Income Military Families

Many of you are probably aware of the non-profit organization called Operation Homefront. It was founded in 2002 with a mission to support the families of deployed service members immediately following 9/11. The organization has grown since then, and it currently provides services to military families across the nation, specifically to the lowest-paid service members […]


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Honor Your Hero Across the Miles

Those men and women committed to serving our country follow the call to duty wherever it takes them. Many in the armed forces fight for freedom across the globe, spending holidays far away from home and the ones they love. We recognize the courage and dedication of our armed forces, and the sacrifices they make […]


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A perfect military graduation gift

This spring, new graduates across the nation will be joining the many men and women valiantly serving in defense of our country. What better way to congratulate and show pride for your loved ones than with a hand-crafted US Military pendant? Elegant and durable, our pendants are fashioned from sterling silver and hang on a […]


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Asbestos in the Military

After serving in the United States military, veterans are rightfully instilled with a sense of pride, dedication and valor. Unfortunately for many veterans, they also leave the service with something else: a history of asbestos exposure. Until the 1970s, asbestos products were not just common in most military facilities, they were required. Naval standards mandated […]


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