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Benefits Of Compensated Work Therapy Programs For Veterans

In an ongoing effort to support returning veterans to re-establish themselves in viable careers, the Department of Veterans Affairs has established a vocational, rehabilitation program, called Compensated Work Therapy (CWT).

10/23/2014

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Texas A&M Among Several Universities Leading The Way To Educate Veterans

Colleges and universities are offering more services and resources for veterans. Check out what these four universities have to offer for those who have served in the military.

10/23/2014

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Non-Profit Organizations Giving Back To Those Who Serve Our Country

Many non-profit organizations are providing resources, support and advocacy for veterans. Find out how these non-profits are supporting veterans in the U.S.

10/23/2014

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Saying Thank You To Our Veterans All Year Long

From coast to coast, find out how cities across the U.S. honor and celebrate veterans and active military personnel beyond Veterans Day.

10/23/2014

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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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Florida State Teaches Veterans Business Skills

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State University is in the midst of hosting 24 military veterans for an “entrepreneurship boot camp” for veterans with the disabilities. All of the veterans, including five from Florida, have […]

CBS Tampa–06/08/2014

The Current host Franco Ripple in the kitchen with Chef Andy King at Datz Dough in Tampa (photo credit: Twitter/@ChefAndyDatz)

The Current: Obamacare Navigators, In The Kitchen at Datz Dough, Ducks Unlimited, Donate $1 at Burger King to Benefit Military Families, Junior League Holiday Gift Market

Did you miss this past weekend’s edition (October 27th) of CBS Tampa Bay’s The Current? No problem! Click the audio players above to catch the first and second half-hour programs featuring: Dan Fitzpatrick, CEO of […]

CBS Tampa–11/03/2013

Headstones are seen marking graves at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., on Sept. 24, 2013. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

National Cemeteries Will Have To Reduce Number Of Vets Buried Each Day If Gov’t Shutdown Doesn’t End Soon

The director of the Florida National Cemetery says that if the government shutdown doesn’t end by Oct. 22, national cemeteries will have to reduce the number of veterans they can bury every day, furlough employees and limit the care they give to gravesites.

10/11/2013

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