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New survey to assess needs of Hawaii's women vets

A survey addressing the unique needs of women veterans has been launched online.

It’s being conducted by the Office of Veterans Services’ Subcommittee on Women Veterans, with the intent to reach as many women veterans as possible over the next two months. 154 more words

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BPW/NC Provides Grants to Women Veterans

In 2014 BPW/NC launched a grant program to provide funding to women veteran professionals or business owners in North Carolina to be used for training, startup capital or business related expenses. 198 more words

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, AMERICA

Believe it or not, many people don’t know why we Americans celebrate the 4th of July.  Indeed, many have not ever read this very important and founding document.

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Women Veterans aka “The Invisibles” -- AN ADDENDUM

The ‘color me gray’ tenet of the original Women Veterans aka “The Invisibles” sank to a new level at the Oregon WWII Memorial Dedication Ceremony of June 4, 2014. 755 more words

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HISTORY & OBSERVATION OF "FLAG DAY" IN THE UNITED STATES

Flag Day is a celebration of the adoption of the American flag by Continental Congress in the First Flag Resolution of June 14, 1777. Although the 200-year anniversary of this date was celebrated by flying flags on public buildings and holding remembrances in several cities, Flag Day wasn’t officially recognized until President Harry Truman signed it into law in 1949. 

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OPERATION OVERLORD and OPERATION NEPTUNE D-DAY JUNE 6, 1944

This year, June 6, 2014 marks the 70th Anniversary of the Normandy Invasion. WWII’s D-Day.

Immediately after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor the Allies created the “Combined Chiefs of Staff” (CCS) comprising of the United States Joint Chiefs of Staff and the British Chiefs of Staff. 952 more words

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