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VP Biden Pledges Continued Support For Veterans

The federal government will continue to honor the country’s “one sacred obligation,” to support soldiers and their families during deployments and once they return home, Vice President Joe Biden pledged Tuesday to the nation’s largest veterans organization.

08/27/2013

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Bush Hosts Bike Ride For Military Combat Veterans

Former President George W. Bush is hosting a 100-kilometer mountain bike ride at his Central Texas ranch for military members wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan.

05/24/2013

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Interviews With Veterans: What Memorial Day Means From A Hero’s Perspective

How do you celebrate Memorial Day, and what does this federal holiday mean to you and your family? Read what some of our country’s veterans had to say about Memorial Day, patriotism and what this annual holiday means to them.

05/13/2013

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Best Resources For Job Seekers In Houston

For the job seekers in the Houston area, there are numerous online resources to assist in locating available positions and submitting applications or resumes.

02/22/2013

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Wal-Mart Pledges To Hire 100,000-Plus Veterans

Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the world’s largest retailer and the nation’s largest private employer, is making a pledge to hire every veteran who wants a job.

01/15/2013

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Opinion: Shame Of The Senate

The Brain Dead Republican Congress has had some low points, but last week’s Senate vote on a United Nations treaty for the disabled was notable in its outrageousness.

12/10/2012

File photo of a Veterans Day Parade float. (Photo by Michael Nagle/Getty Images)

Float In Train Crash That Killed Vets Was Donated

The truck that was used as a parade float involved a horrific train crash in West Texas that killed four U.S. military veterans was donated for the event, organizers said Sunday.

11/18/2012

File photo of veterans on a float in a parade. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Official: Vets’ Float Crossed Track After Signals

A parade float that collided with a freight train, killing four military veterans, had crossed onto railroad tracks even though warning signals were going off, investigators said Saturday.

11/17/2012

File photo of a Veteran's Day parade. (Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

4 Dead, 17 Hurt When Freight Train Hits Texas Vets Parade

A freight train slammed into a parade float carrying wounded veterans on Thursday, killing four people and injuring 17 others as the float tried to get through a West Texas railroad crossing on its way to an honorary banquet, authorities said.

11/15/2012

Sailors walk past the Vietnam Memorial Wall (Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Our Veterans Should Not Be At Risk In Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

When the deal is being made to change the tax rates and cut the deficit we must remember to keep our commitment to our veterans.

11/12/2012

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