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You Haven’t Heard About These 4 American Legion Benefits for Veterans

Photo Credit: Creative Commons, David Goehring The American Legion is a non-profit organization with over 2.4 million members and 14,000 posts worldwide. This post will cover what exactly the American Legion does for veterans and how you can reap the rewards. "Legionnaires," as they're affectionately known, work tirelessly for the benefit of veterans. Here are ...

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How AMVETS Helps Post-9/11 Vets

AMVETS is considered one of the top four Veterans Service Organizations (VSO) and is dedicated to helping veterans and their families. The following are a few ways that that AMVETS helps post-9/11 veterans:   1. University of Phoenix Scholarship University of Phoenix and AMVETS are partnered together and will be awarding 20 full tuition scholarships to veterans, ...

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4 Ways the VFW Helps Post-9/11 Vets

Photo Credit: Creative Commons Veterans of Foreign Wars is the largest organization of combat veterans and one of the four leading Veterans Service Organizations. The VFW has quite a few services and programs to benefit post-9/11 veterans. Here are a few of the ways the VFW helps post-9/11 vets: 1. Sport Clips Help a Hero Scholarship Eligible ...

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About the Army Marathon

Photo Credit: used with permission of Ed Bandas Most people who live in central Texas know about the Army Marathon that runs from Killeen (just outside of Fort Hood) to Temple. The marathon takes place on the first Sunday in March each year, and also consists of half-marathon and 5K events. There was even a shadow ...

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Online Education – When Campus Won’t Cut It

Photo Credit: Leon Fishman When I went back to school, I was working full time as a child support officer for the Texas attorney general and had two young girls at home. Going to school online seemed to be my only feasible option. I decided on a school and jumped right into life as a full-time ...

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Soldiers Becoming Successful Civilians

Photo Credit: Creative Commons Military service forever changes most of us.  Our change starts with day one of basic training, where our drill sergeants begin to shape our minds and bodies with qualities such as pride, discipline, respect, honor and integrity. These qualities are what help soldiers becoming successful civilians. Some veterans shared their sometimes comical habits with me: ...

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Chad Pfeifer: An Inspiration to Others

Photo Credit: Palm Beach Post. Note: This is the second article of a two-part series. Read first: An Interview With Chad Pfeifer. Golf became retired Cpl. Chad Pfeifer’s hobby as he recovered from having part of his left leg amputated. He was recently eliminated on The Golf Channel's reality TV show "Big Break The Palm ...

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Veteran Amputee Golfer Chad Pfeifer Shines on Golf Channel

Wounded by an IED in Iraq in 2007, Cpl. Chad Pfeifer lost part of his left leg. Seven years later, he is an aspiring PGA golfer and is striving to leave his mark on golf history. He is currently on the The Golf Channel’s reality show “Big Break The Palm Beaches, FL.” I  was fortunate enough ...

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