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Local Veterans Sound Off After Latest Round of VA Woes

Tens of thousands of veterans are waiting months to see a doctor. Now local veterans are sounding off as Congress takes action to try and correct the issues at the Department of Veterans Affairs.

07/28/2014

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Keys To A New Start: Veteran Receives Mortgage-Free Home

Across America, there are volunteer groups dedicated to helping veterans.

07/02/2014

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McDonogh School Presents 3rd Annual Shootout For Soldiers 24-Hour Lacrosse Fundraiser

It began as a small event organized by a group of Boys’ Latin students. The Shootout for Soldiers raises money for our wounded warriors.

06/19/2014

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New Patient Wait In Md. VA System Averages 81 Days

Worse than we knew. A scathing audit of the VA nationwide reveals thousands of vets waited months just to get a doctor’s appointment–including veterans right here in Baltimore. The widespread problems included a cover-up with records falsified to hide the problem.

06/09/2014

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Sounds Of Rolling Thunder Heard Around D.C.

The sound of motorcycles can be heard around the nation’s capitol.

05/25/2014

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National Cathedral To Host Rolling Thunder Bikers

Washington National Cathedral has a soft spot for the motorcyclist group Rolling Thunder and their mission for veterans.

05/23/2014

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Families Sought For Md. Prison Pup Training

The Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services says it needs more local families to volunteer as weekend hosts for puppies in training as service dogs for disabled military veterans.

05/14/2014

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Panel Focuses On Challenges To Female Veterans

A panel of experts on veterans’ issues is meeting in Washington to discuss the distinct challenges faced by returning female veterans.

05/13/2014

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Grave Markers At Veterans’ Cemetery Moved

Officials with the Maryland Department of Veterans Affairs say an employee operating a backhoe accidentally moved several grave markers.

12/31/2013

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Santa’s Elves Deliver Early Christmas Gifts To Hundreds Of Baltimore Veterans

It was an early Christmas for a very special group of men and women in Baltimore. Santa’s elves made a stop with gifts for veterans from our area.

12/24/2013

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Anne Arundel Readies For Job Hunting Veterans

Marine veteran Bernard Jenifer was one of hundreds of vets at Fort George G. Meade last month for a job fair. He trained in engineering, but has been unemployed for months.

11/30/2013

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Thousands Push Through Barriers In D.C. To WWII Memorial

A march to get things going again in D.C. Thousands arrived at the National War World II Memorial, pushing through barriers Sunday morning to protest the government shutdown.

10/13/2013

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