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Hillier Ignite Presents Two Warrior for Warriors Awards

Two Virginia Organizations Recognized For Their Outstanding Work in Support of Our Active Duty Military, Veterans and Their Families Hillier Ignite, an organization dedicated to …
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Hillier Ignite’s D-Day Anniversary Link Roundup

From the Huffington Post: Seventy years ago today, soldiers launched an attack that changed the world. Now few are left to tell the story of …
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Navy Seal’s Commencement Address at UT Austin Full of Wisdom

LifeBuzz posted up Naval Admiral William H. McRaven’s amazing commencement speech to his alma mater, the University of Texas at Austin. He provides 10 bits of …
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Military Working on Real-Life Iron Man Suit

If you’ve seen the Iron Man movies, you know the suit we’re talking about: incredible armor, Jarvis strategic interface,  ability to fly and shoot fire. …
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Similar Suicide Programs Needed for Former Service Members

A new Pentagon report shows that suicides among active-duty troops declined by 15 percent last year, offering hope that the military’s suicide-prevention programs may be …
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Local Non-Profit Helps Homeless Female Veterans

Jaspen Boothe was about to be deployed to Iraq in 2005 but was medically discharged from the Army when she was diagnosed with cancer. To …
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Military Veterans Bring Value to the Classroom

Mark Street is an associate professor of visual arts at Fordham University. In an article in The Chronicle of Higher Education, Mark writes about military …
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Two World War II Veterans Honor 19 Soldiers Who Disappeared 70 Years Ago

Last Monday morning, two World War II veterans, Frank Kittle, 90, and Jack McMullen, 91, held bouquets of roses and boarded an old warplane at …
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Indiana Governor Mike Pence signs military family relief fund bill

Last year, during the Governor’s first year in office, the Pence Administration announced a budget and the legislature passed bills that made a clear commitment …
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Military Olympians

The Sochi 2014 Olympics are here and Team USA is bringing it. We’ve sent the largest athletic delegation ever — 230 Olympians altogether — and …
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