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VA Says To Rural Vets They’ll Relax “40 Miles Out Rule”

The Department of Veterans Affairs said Tuesday it is relaxing a rule that makes it hard for some veterans in rural areas to prove they live at least 40 miles from
a VA health site.

03/24/2015

File photo of West Hartford's Veterans' Memorial. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Connecticut To Award Funds To Help The Chronic Homeless

The state of Connecticut is awarding $1.1 million to 15 private, nonprofit agencies that provide services to 176 people who’ve experienced chronic homelessness.

01/21/2015

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Blumenthal Pushing To Resurrect Vets Suicide Prevention Bill

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal says he is resurrecting a measure to help prevent suicide among the armed forces and service veterans.

01/06/2015

Spc. Javier Mendoza works under the hood of a 2014 GM vehicle at the Raytheon and GM training center at Fort Hood, Texas. Mendoza, a newly GM-certified automotive technician, hopes to find work at a GM dealership in his hometown, Houston, Texas. Photo by Pat McKenna/Raytheon

From Trenches To Wrenches: Training Soldiers For Civilian Success

Raytheon Professional Services provided this first-of-its-kind training at Fort Hood, teaching the same curriculum that every dealership’s GM-certified automotive technician receives.

11/24/2014

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Conversations With Veterans: The Struggle Post Military Life

Female vets, who currently number close to two million, may have it even tougher than their male counterparts. One such veteran is Donna, a Denver-based, single mom, whose struggles lasted far longer than her deployment.

11/24/2014

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Disabled American Veterans Organization Giving Back To Those Who Serve Our Country

Through the Disabled American Veterans organization, veterans can find programs for financial, physical and emotional needs.

11/24/2014

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Conversations With Veterans: Nick Lopez’ Success Post Military Life

Technically savvy and patriotic, Nick Lopez always knew he wanted to use his talent to serve his country.

11/17/2014

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Supporting Our Military On Campus

Under the GI Bill, veterans are provided with financial support for education, making college a viable dream.

11/17/2014

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State, Federal Officials Aim To Assist Veteran Business Owners

(New Britain, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Getting businesses owned by veterans the access they need to programs and services was the subject of an announcement today in New Britain. Using a veteran-owned metal machine shop as […]

11/11/2014

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Freeze, Burn, Shake: Extreme Testing Ensures Satellite Equipment Will Withstand Space

Protecting the military’s most sensitive information begins in the most unusual of places.

11/10/2014

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