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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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Veterans Day event on Waianae Coast honors veterans, past and present

Veterans Day event on Waianae Coast honors veterans, past and present

| November 17, 2017 | 1 Comment

On Nov. 11, Pililaau Army Recreation Center served as the perfect gathering place for the local community for a Veteran’s Day Ceremony to honor the service and sacrifice of all who have served. Hosted by Oahu’s Leeward Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), Post 849, the ceremony began with a deep silence as a wreath was laid on the Veteran’s Memorial Monument that sits at PARC.

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2IBCT celebrates Veterans Day on Waianae Coast

2IBCT celebrates Veterans Day on Waianae Coast

| November 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

On Nov. 4, the communities of the Leeward Coast of Oahu gathered along Farrington Highway, here, for the 35th annual Veterans Day Parade, paying tribute to the service and sacrifice of all military veterans.

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Nation honors veterans’ service, sacrifice on Nov. 11

Nation honors veterans’ service, sacrifice on Nov. 11

| November 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

Nov. 11, 1918, at 11 a.m. on the 11th day of the 11th month – the guns fell silent over the bloody battlefields of Europe after four years of slaughter, ending World War I. On that day, an armistice was signed between the United States, the Allied powers, including Great Britain, France, Italy and others, and the defeated Central powers of Germany, Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria and Turkey. Nov. 11 became known as Armistice Day, designated as a holiday in the U.S., signifying the end of the “War to End All Wars” – the greatest armed conflict the world had known.

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Veterans Day events listed for Oahu

Veterans Day events listed for Oahu

| November 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

Veterans Day events are listed for Oahu.

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Filipino WWII vets receive Congressional Gold Medal

Filipino WWII vets receive Congressional Gold Medal

| October 31, 2017 | 1 Comment

Sen. Mazie K. Hirono (D-Hawaii), Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) and Congressional leaders presented the Congressional Gold Medal to Filipino World War II veterans, here, Oct. 25.

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Afterburner to deliver USAA-sponsored information

Afterburner to deliver USAA-sponsored information

| September 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Afterburner, Inc., a global leadership training and consulting company, will travel to Schofield Barracks, to host a USAA-sponsored Military Transition Seminar (MTS), a career-planning event for exiting service members and their spouses.

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