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Default Air Force Logo AAFES to Open Online Shopping to Veterans
With less than a month until the much-anticipated official launch of the veterans online shopping benefit, more than 225,000 honorably discharged veterans have already been verified to shop at online military exchange websites when the sites open to veterans Nov. 11.
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2017
Default Air Force Logo Air Force Review Boards Agency Announces Changes to Application Process
The Air Force Review Boards Agency is changing the process by which Airmen, their families and veterans submit some applications for formal board consideration.
0 8/24
2017
Default Air Force Logo President Signs Bill to Extend Veteran’s Choice Health Care Law
President Donald J. Trump signed the Veterans Choice Program Extension and Improvement Act so military veterans can continue receiving health care in the civilian sector when care is not easily accessible from a Veterans Affairs Department provider.
0 4/20
2017
Department of Defense seal. DoD graphic DoD Announces New Outreach Efforts Regarding Discharges, Military Records
The Defense Department has announced a renewed effort to ensure veterans are aware of the opportunity to have their discharges and military records reviewed.
0 12/30
2016
Reservists from Joint Base Charleston made a special Christmas delivery to Veteran residents at the Charleston VA’s Patriot Harbor Community Living Center Dec. 14.“In light of the Christmas season we wanted to do something special for our local disabled Veterans that live at the Ralph H Johnson VAMC,” said Barbara Sosebee, 315th unit training manager. Sosebee requested a donation wish list from Cindy Ingels a recreation therapist at the Veterans hospital. Ingels provided Sosebee with a list of 19 inpatient residents of the VA’s Patriot Harbor CLC along with items they desired.The donations were impressive - 315th AW Reservists donated everything on the Veterans' wish list plus more.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Michael Dukes) Reservists brighten VA patients’ Christmas
A few of Santa’s little helpers from Joint Base Charleston made a special Christmas delivery to Veteran residents at the Charleston VA’s Patriot Harbor Community Living Center Dec. 14.
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2016
Clayton Givens, a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, left, shakes hands with Phil Cates, a U.S. Army veteran with the Ralph H. Johnson Veterans Association Medical Center, during a veteran's appreciation event at the Red Bank Club here, Nov. 10, 2016. The inaugural appreciation day provided the opportunity for organizations such as Tricare, the American Legion and the 628th Medical Group to educate veterans and retirees about their benefits. Veteran and Retiree Appreciation Day

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2016
National flags representing the 13 countries that attended the 2015 Warrior Care in the 21st Century symposium were on display at the event in Bethesda, Md. The second annual symposium, scheduled in Tampa, Fla., Oct. 25-27, 2016, will provide the next in-person forum for participating nations to elevate and address key challenges to warrior care. Courtesy photo DoD to Host ‘Warrior Care in the 21st Century’ Symposium
Despite an increase in the severity of injuries, troops on the battlefield are surviving better than ever before. U.S. military officials and their allies have made a priority of taking care of those wounded returning from war.
0 10/18
2016
Air Force Undersecretary Lisa S. Disbrow gives remarks as Gen. Stephen W. Wilson is welcomed as the service's new vice chief of staff at a reception Aug. 26, 2016, at the Fort Myer Officer's Club, Va. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Joshua L. DeMotts) Air Force officials welcome new vice chief of staff, honor Vietnam War vets
Air Force Undersecretary Lisa S. Disbrow and Chief of Staff Gen. Dave Goldfein welcomed Gen. Stephen W. Wilson as the service’s new vice chief of staff at a reception Aug. 26 at the Fort Myer Officers’ Club in Virginia.
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2016
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Reservists from Joint Base Charleston made a special Christmas delivery to Veteran residents at the Charleston VA’s Patriot Harbor Community Living Center Dec. 14.“In light of the Christmas season we wanted to do something special for our local disabled Veterans that live at the Ralph H Johnson VAMC,” said Barbara Sosebee, 315th unit training manager. Sosebee requested a donation wish list from Cindy Ingels a recreation therapist at the Veterans hospital. Ingels provided Sosebee with a list of 19 inpatient residents of the VA’s Patriot Harbor CLC along with items they desired.The donations were impressive - 315th AW Reservists donated everything on the Veterans' wish list plus more.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Michael Dukes) Reservists brighten VA patients’ Christmas
A few of Santa’s little helpers from Joint Base Charleston made a special Christmas delivery to Veteran residents at the Charleston VA’s Patriot Harbor Community Living Center Dec. 14.
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2016
Capt. Melissa Boatwright, IMA to the public affairs officer at the 9th Reconnaissance Wing, Beale Air Force Base, California, addresses the audience at the inaugural 2015 Battle Tested Veterans event at the NASDAQ Entrepreneurial Center, San Francisco. Boatwright is the founder of the non-profit which aims to change perceptions of veterans through the use of data and first-person narrative. (Photo by Zephrine Hanson)

Reservist aims to change national veteran narrative
The average American has three categories for all veterans: hero, victim and monster.So says Capt.
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2016
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