Tag Archives: veterans

Veterans’ entrepreneur class returns

Project Opportunity, a free entrepreneurship class for veterans, returns to Howard County this fall. Project Opportunity, started on the Eastern Shore in 2010 by retired Army Master Sgt. Joe Giordano, has partnered with the Howard County Economic Development Authority. The ...

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Veterans Affairs asks for nearly $18 billion

VA Acting Secretary Sloan Gibson,

The U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs is asking for $17.6 billion to address the systemic problems that led to major backlogs and the wait-list scandal at its health facilities. VA Acting Secretary Sloan D. Gibson told Congress yesterday that his ...

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Brown endorsed by ‘progressive’ veterans group

A group that calls itself the "largest progressive organization of veterans in America" added its name -- and Political Action Committee -- to the list of groups endorsing Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown as Maryland's next governor.

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First lady praises Md. bill meant to help veterans

ANNAPOLIS — First lady Michelle Obama praised a Maryland bill that helps veterans and their spouses find jobs, describing it Wednesday as one of the best laws in the country aimed at helping military personnel and their families. The Veterans ...

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Potential governors Brown, Gansler to attend bill signing with first lady

Two presumptive gubernatorial candidates next year will meet in Annapolis on Wednesday when Gov. Martin O'Malley signs into law legislation to enable veterans to get credit for their military experience when applying for occupational and professional licenses in Maryland.

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Michelle Obama to attend signing of veterans bill in Annapolis

ANNAPOLIS — First lady Michelle Obama will visit the United States Naval Academy on Wednesday before attending a bill-signing at the Maryland State House. The first lady will be present as Gov. Martin O’Malley signs into law the Veterans Full ...

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