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Thanksgiving meals to be served at DFACs on Wednesday, Nov. 21st

Thanksgiving meals to be served at DFACs on Wednesday, Nov. 21st

| November 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

The meal price for the Thanksgiving meal during the lunch period is $9.10.

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Wounded Warrior-Eagle Scout Blood Drive at Schofield Exchange, Nov. 10

Wounded Warrior-Eagle Scout Blood Drive at Schofield Exchange, Nov. 10

| November 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Armed Service Blood Program at Tripler Army Medical Center is partnering with the Boy Scouts of America to host a Wounded Warrior Blood Drive Nov. 10, 7:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at the Schofield Barracks Post Exchange.

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VAPIHCS recognizes November’s National Family Caregivers Month (NFCM)

VAPIHCS recognizes November’s National Family Caregivers Month (NFCM)

| November 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

During the month of November, VA celebrates National Family Caregivers Month (NFCM) to recognize and honor caregivers of Veterans: our nation’s unsung heroes.

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Battleship Missouri Memorial to honor Korean War veterans on Veterans Day

Battleship Missouri Memorial to honor Korean War veterans on Veterans Day

| November 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

On Sunday, November 11, Veterans Day observances around the world will culminate with a special sunset ceremony onboard the Battleship Missouri Memorial in Pearl Harbor.

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Ending veteran homelessness takes more than spare change

Ending veteran homelessness takes more than spare change

| November 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

In 2010, when President Obama pledged to end veteran homelessness in ten years, I cynically thought it was an empty political promise during a time when it was popular to support military issues. But don’t you know, he nearly did it.

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Patient celebrates his 101st birthday with Tripler Army Medical Center

Patient celebrates his 101st birthday with Tripler Army Medical Center

| July 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

World War II veteran, Richard Barcheski, turned 101 years old on Tuesday the 17th of July. He was unable to physically spend his 101st birthday with his 4 children, 14 grandchildren, and 13 great- grandchildren because they do not live here on Oahu. However, they were able to send their birthday wishes and sing a happy 101st birthday song through the phone. They knew exactly where to reach him, at Tripler Army Medical Center, also known as TAMC.

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Exchange named ‘best’ for veterans

Exchange named ‘best’ for veterans

| May 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

Military Times ranked the Army & Air Force Exchange Service as the 14th best employer for veterans in its 2018 Best for Vets: Employers list, a double-digit leap for the nearly 123-year-old Department of Defense organization.

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Program aims to connect veterans to civilian jobs

Program aims to connect veterans to civilian jobs

| March 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Value of a Veteran is kicking off 2018 with a program designed to fill thousands of skilled trades jobs in the government and private sectors.

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Veterans, caregivers required to obtain pass for Tripler access

Veterans, caregivers required to obtain pass for Tripler access

| February 22, 2018 | 1 Comment

The Directorate of Emergency Services at U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii is currently working with the Veterans Affairs Pacific Islands Health Care System to ensure all veterans and caregivers (including the drivers of the vehicle entering Tripler) obtain a controlled access pass (CAP) to enter Tripler Army Medical Center.

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VA announces rollout for new veterans ID card

VA announces rollout for new veterans ID card

| February 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has announced that the application process for the national Veterans Identification Card, or VIC, is now available for veterans – yet another action honoring their service.

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