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Wounded Warrior Project Supports Introduction of The True Cost of War Recognition Act

Wounded Warrior

Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) applauds the recent introduction of the Comprehensive and Overdue Support for Troops (COST) of War Recognition Act of 2021, by Senator Jon Tester (D-MT). Having been introduced at a Senate Veterans Affairs Committee markup, the Committee immediately advanced the bill by voice vote with bipartisan support. The health issues caused by burn pits and other toxic chemicals remain a critical issue…

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PenFed Foundation Partners with Purefy to Launch Black Veteran Student Loan Repayment Program

Black Veteran Student

Black veterans in the Washington, D.C. region may be eligible to apply for student loan assistance through financial awards from the PenFed Foundation   The PenFed Foundation, a national 501(c)(3) founded by PenFed Credit Union, today announced the launch of a new Black Veteran Student Loan Repayment Program, with funding provided by Purefy, a D.C.-based technology platform. PenFed Foundation aims to support Black…

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Go For Broke: World War II Forever Stamp Honors Japanese American Veterans

Go For Broke Japanese American

WASHINGTON DC — The U.S. Postal Service issued the Go For Broke: Japanese American Soldiers of WWII stamp. This commemorative Forever stamp honors the second-generation Japanese Americans, also known as nisei, that formed one of the most distinguished American fighting units of World War II: the all-Japanese American 100th Infantry Battalion/442nd Regimental Combat Team, whose motto was “Go for Broke.”…

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U.S. Army Reveals the People Behind the Uniform in New Animated Film Series

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The U.S. Army released “The Calling,” a new animated film series that profiles the deeply emotional and diverse origin stories of five Soldiers as they make the most important decision of their lives: answering the call to serve. At a time of a widening military-civilian divide, “The Calling” provides an important and rare inside look at the lives and motivations…

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Paralyzed Veterans of America Mourns the Loss of Decorated War Hero Senator John McCain

WASHINGTON /PRNewswire/ — Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) today issued the following statement from its National President David Zurfluh, regarding the passing of Senator John McCain: “Paralyzed Veterans of America is deeply saddened by the loss of Senator John McCain and we offer our sincere condolences to his family during this time. Senator McCain’s leadership and influence in shaping veterans policy…

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Lockheed Martin Receives Freedom-variant FFG(X) Conceptual Design Contract

WASHINGTON, Feb. 16, 2018 — The U.S. Navy awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a $15 million contract to mature its Freedom-variant Frigate design as a part of the Navy’s FFG(X) competition. Lockheed Martin submitted its Freedom-variant Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) parent design in response to the U.S. Navy’s FFG(X) conceptual design solicitation with Fincantieri Marinette Marine as its shipbuilder and Gibbs &…

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