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Veterans Day Freebies and Deals in Arizona

Veterans Day is Sunday, Nov. 11. On that day, we honor and remember all of those who have fought, and those who are currently enlisted, in America’s Armed Forces. Thank you for your service. Several businesses and restaurants are offering active, retired and reserved military members freebies and discounts. We have rounded up as many […]
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10:48 AM GMT+0000 / November 8, 2018

Veteran Recounts Story of Being Lost at Sea

Tom Brokaw dubbed them The Greatest Generation — a fitting title for those whose sacrifice saved the world and our framework for freedom. As Veterans’ Day approaches, we wanted to bring you the story of one local veteran who symbolizes what his generation truly means to all of us. In his 92 years, Don Tuthill […]
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10:43 AM GMT+0000 / November 8, 2018

Helping Veterans Assimilate to Civilian Workforce

After serving on active duty, veterans often discover unforeseen challenges returning to the civilian workforce. Balancing the search for camaraderie and core mission values with career flexibility and ownership, the transition from military to civilian is one of the most stressful times in many veterans’ professional lives. General Electric has a long history of bridging […]
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9:54 AM GMT+0000 / November 7, 2018

How the Military Prepared this Veteran for a Career in Toy Making

When Donald Coolidge got out of the Marine Corps Reserve, he imagined he’d end up working in law enforcement or some government job that had a clear correlation to his infantry training. Five years later, he runs a company that makes children’s toys. These aren’t just any children’s toys, though. They’re more like intelligent companions […]
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9:51 AM GMT+0000 / November 7, 2018

These Veteran Athletes Don’t Let Anything Hold Them Back

When you picture an elite athlete’s diet, you might not expect to see pork rinds, chili and bacon and eggs. But that’s exactly what fueled Marine Corps veteran Rob Jones last fall to one of his most incredible achievements — running 31 marathons in 31 cities in 31 days, all on two prosthetics. After all, […]
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9:48 AM GMT+0000 / November 7, 2018

Veteran is Honoring 7 Brothers That Served 95 Years Ago

Far from being a quiet dirt road, Arbuckle Lane in Port Caledonia, N.S. has now become a monument to a military family that’s lived there for generations. The lane is now lined with seven banners, each of which honour a different Arbuckle brother who served in Canada’s Armed Forces. The new decorations are all thanks […]
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9:16 AM GMT+0000 / November 6, 2018

5 Things Everyone Should Know About Veterans Day

Veterans Day is a well-known American holiday, but there are also a few misconceptions about it — like how it’s spelled or whom exactly it celebrates. To clear some of that up, here are the important facts you should know. Veterans Day does NOT have an apostrophe. A lot of people think it’s “Veteran’s Day” […]
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9:11 AM GMT+0000 / November 6, 2018