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A Pearl Harbor Remembrance, Memories of an Unassuming Sailor

A Pearl Harbor Remembrance, Memories of an Unassuming Sailor. The article below ‘How a Piece of Shrapnel Changed My Father’s Life‘ by John Stark, was first printed in 2013 and republished last year on the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. We posted it on our blog several years ago but I came… Read More

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As a Friend or Family Member, How Can You Help Veterans Suffering with PTSD?

As a Friend or Family Member, How Can You Help Veterans Suffering with PTSD? In the course of my business as a Realtor I’ve had the honor of working with a good many Veterans, and on more than one occasion a Veteran client has informed me that they are suffering from PTSD. In each instance… Read More

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HUD Reports Promising Decline in Veteran Homlessness

HUD Reports Promising Decline in Veteran Homelessness We’ve talked a bit lately about the push to end Veteran homelessness, and in a recent Thank You Thursday we recognized Tucson for their massive efforts and in fact their success. Prescott, Arizona has also made great inroads into stopping Veteran homelessness in its tracks with Stagger Straight… Read More

Jon Stewart Runs a Program That Helps Veterans Break Into the TV Industry

by Sam Frizell @Sam_Frizell / TIME Jon Stewart is running a five-week industry training session for army veterans who want to get into the television business. The New York Times reports that the longtime host of Comedy Central’s The Daily Show has developed the program over the last three years, but refrained from publicizing it… Read More

Arizona Mother and Daughter raise funds for Veterans

(KFYI News) – A Tempe mother and daughter are riding their motorcycles across America for veterans. Laurie Enright recently retired from the Air National Guard with 29 years of service. She explained why veterans’ care is special to her and daughter Molly Michael, who recently graduated from ASU. “It’s close to my heart as a… Read More

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9 simple ways you can help veterans

There are, without a doubt, a few drawbacks to being in the military, but the positive lessons like cooperation and compassion seem to stick with you long after you transition into civilian life. Every task in the military involves or is for the benefit of many others, and selflessness becomes unavoidable. Click through to the… Read More

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Disabled American Veterans group to begin van service

In light of difficulty with the “40-mile rule” this sounds like a fantastic solution!    ~Bill by Scott Rogers, lsrogers@thenewsstar.com  The Gen. Claire Chennault Flying Tigers Chapter 51 of the Disabled American Veterans will conduct a fundraiser this week to help raise money for the region’s first veteran shuttle to the Jackson, Mississippi VA hospital. Local… Read More

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WWII Veteran Still Giving Back to Veterans

Decorated WWII Veteran savors giving back to fellow Vetrans What an amazing man and a tireless patriot. He explains in the article below that raising funds each year for Northern Arizona Veterans Affairs make him “feel worthwhile”. If I were fortunate enough to be able to speak with Mr. Cornelius I would say “You are… Read More

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Are you a Veteran in crisis? Hold please….

In a story reported by ABC15, Veterans calling the VA Crisis hotline were put on hold, repeatedly, and for long periods of time. The article states that Veterans calling for help got voicemail or no answer at all. Others were told to contact their local VA. These are people in crisis, on the verge or… Read More

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Mortgage-Free home presented to Marine Corp Veteran – Video

Last Friday VAREP was proud to give away another home to Michael Dunlap, Marine Corps Veteran. Watch his story and be inspired to continue to serve our military and veteran communities across the nation! Nominate a Hero Today! If you are interested, or know someone deserving of a home, please contact Richard Mercado at (951) 444-7364 or… Read More