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Navy lacrosse team salute to WWII vets goes viral

An honorable story is being shared around the web after the Navy Lacrosse team had an unexpected meeting at the Baltimore-Washington airport.

Tuesday - 10/16/2012, 05:29pm EDT

Tags: Navy lacrosse, WWII, bwi, Navy

Manufacturers launch program to hire more veterans

Some of the nation's leading manufacturing companies announced a new program Monday to help veterans gain the skills necessary to fill some of the estimated 600,000 high-tech, manufacturing jobs that remain open because employers can't find qualified applicants.

Monday - 10/15/2012, 01:39pm EDT

Tags: jobs

2 Va. veterans cemeteries sharing nearly $5M

Two Virginia veterans cemeteries have been awarded nearly $5 million in federal funds.

Wednesday - 10/03/2012, 03:36am EDT

Tags: cemeteries

Alexandria taps canine love to help veterans

Old Town Alexandria is known for being one of the most friendly dog towns in the D.C. area. And now Old Town is mixing its love for dogs with its love for veterans.

Monday - 10/01/2012, 06:51am EDT

Tags: dogs, Alexandria

Md. veterans groups can apply for pull tabs Oct. 1

Veterans organizations in Maryland can apply next week for a license to have up to five instant lottery pull tab machines at their facilities to help raise money for veterans, but it is expected to take months before the machines will be playable because regulations still need to be adopted.

Thursday - 09/27/2012, 01:46pm EDT

Tags: lottery, gambling

Md. offers free camping gear to service members

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is teaming up with The North Face to offer military service members free camping gear at selected state parks.

Wednesday - 08/08/2012, 03:08am EDT

Tags: Hagerstown, camping, free

Website helps unemployed military members, vets find work

Hero 2 Hired says it has more than 100,000 businesses nationwide looking to hire service members and veterans.

Friday - 08/03/2012, 03:52pm EDT

Tags: Hero 2 Hired, Kristi King

Va. initiative targets veteran unemployment

Instead of focusing on helping veterans with job searches, Virginia Values Veterans will help employers that want to hire, train and retain them.

Sunday - 06/17/2012, 06:19am EDT

Tags: jobs, unemployment, Virginia Values Veterans, Department of Veterans Services, V3, TMG Inc

Hundreds come out to honor wounded veterans

Michael McKnight got a little stir crazy hanging out in a hotel room near Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda So when his buddy Benjamin Williams called to invite him to Fort Detrick on Saturday, he jumped at the opportunity to spend a few hours outdoors

Sunday - 06/17/2012, 02:00am EDT

Tags: wounded warriors, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Fort Detrick

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