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Dale Horn: Veterans need help with transition to civilian life

The last American flag to leave the field in Vietnam, returned to the U.S. by Col. Chester B. McCoid who helped negotiate peace terms and the withdrawal of American troops. It will be auctioned by Alexander Historical Auctions, May 24. Credit Alexander Historical Auctions. (PRNewsFoto/Alexander Historical Auctions)

Veterans Day is a time for Americans to honor those who have served this country and made great sacrifices to maintain the freedoms of our nation. I am incredibly grateful to those who have served our country, and as a ...

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Md. makes gains in finding jobs for military veterans

Lacey Reid, retired Marine Corp Gunnery Sargent who has been a student in the MCVET program since December 22nd, 2016 and has graduated from 1st Platoon to 4th Platoon and is now the 1st Platoon Leader and is working on his certification to conduct peer support services with the Department of Veterans Affairs. (The Daily Record / Maximilian Franz)

U.S. Army veteran Mary Pratt knows the exact day she came to the Maryland Center for Veterans Education and Training in Baltimore. On March 24, 2016, after the end of an 8-year marriage and  having just lost her job, she ...

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Bill would give Md. veterans preferential employment treatment

ANNAPOLIS — A bill that would allow employers to give preferential hiring and promotions to veterans and to spouses of a disabled or deceased service member, was heard in the Maryland Senate Finance committee last week after passing through the ...

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Insurance agencies to collect suits to give to Md. veterans

More than 700 Farmers Insurance agencies and territorial offices in six Eastern states, including Maryland, will collect donated suits for veterans through Dec. 11.(PRNewsFoto/Farmers Insurance)

More than 700 Farmers Insurance agencies and territorial offices in six Eastern states, including Maryland, will collect donated suits for veterans through Dec. 11. The collection is part of the company’s drive to support Suits for Soliders, a nonprofit operated by ...

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Cardin to highlight canine program aimed at helping veterans

Maryland officials are highlighting a unique partnership between the state and a nonprofit group to help veterans. Sen. Ben Cardin and Maryland Department of Natural Resources Secretary Mark Belton are scheduled to talk about the new partnership Monday in Gaithersburg. ...

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Joe Surkiewicz: Veterans and the law

For the last six years, the Veterans Legal Assistance Conference and Training has provided a doorway for private attorneys who want to help low-income veterans overcome legal hurdles to obtaining their disability benefits. This year, however, the June 5 conference ...

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