Veterans

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Conversations With Veterans: Michael Newcombe’s Struggle Post Military Life

When Michael Newcombe became an active duty combat engineer for the Army, he had the world on a string, but an injury received in Afghanistan changed all that. Plagued by homelessness, unemployment and addiction, this young veteran refused to give up. This is his story.

10/23/2014

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Conversations With Veterans: Howard Wasdin’s Success Post Military Life

Elite Navy SEAL sniper Howard Wasdin survived the infamous battle made famous in the hit movie “Black Hawk Down,” but medical retirement and coming home, presented him with challenges he never expected.

10/23/2014

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Resources For Veterans In Need Of Financial Help

How to navigate the web of financial services for veterans.

10/23/2014

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New DC Memorial Honoring Veterans Opens To Public

A new memorial is opening to the public near the National Mall to honor disabled veterans dating back to the American Revolution.

10/06/2014

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Fire Rips Through Abandoned Fort Howard V.A. Hospital

A two-alarm fire rips through an abandoned V.A. hospital in Baltimore County.

09/12/2014

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Evergreen Health Care To See New VA Patients

Baltimore’s VA Medical Center is prescribing itself some outside help.

08/28/2014

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Grilled Cheese & Co. Serves Up Comfort Food To Support Armed Forces

It’s the ultimate comfort food and a Baltimore company serves them up at four locations. This week they’re reaching out to help members of the Armed Forces. Ron Matz has the cheese connection from Catonsville.

08/26/2014

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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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