Soldier Stories: Near Chu Lai, Army Nurse Treated Civilians, Soldiers — and Vietcong

In the December 2017 issue of 50plus LIFE I told the story of Ann Thompson, who served as an Army nurse during the early period of direct American involvement in the Vietnam War.

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VA Hotline Now Fully Staffed and Operational

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs recently announced that the White House VA Hotline is now fully staffed with live agents working to serve veterans 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

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VA Community Clinic Relocating in 2018

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ Lebanon VA Medical Center has announced it is relocating its current Cumberland County VA Community Clinic in Camp Hill to a new and expanded facility in Mechanicsburg.

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Job-Seeking Vets, Hiring Employers Try to Connect at Veterans’ Expo & Job Fair

Current military personnel of all ages, veterans, and their families found benefits information and job opportunities recently at the fourth annual Veterans’ Expo & Job Fair at Spooky Nook Sports, Manheim.

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Social Security News: ‘Wounded Warriors’ Site Supports Veterans

Supporting veterans and active-duty members of the military is a key part of Social Security’s mission. Our disability program has helped countless wounded warriors and their loved ones.

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Wartime Vets, Surviving Spouses May Qualify for A&A Benefit

For many aging or disabled veterans who need help with activities of daily living, finding the funds to pay for the care they need is a common concern.

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Expo & Job Fair Honors, Supports Capital Area Veterans (2)

“Any company organization that supports veterans—that draws me here.”

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Vets Can Enroll in Discount Program at Expo (2)

Representatives from the Recorder of Deeds office will be on hand at the Veterans’ Expo & Job Fair on Nov. 2, helping all honorably discharged Lancaster County veterans record their DD-214 papers and enroll in the free Thank a Vet veterans discount program.

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Soldier Stories: Local Vet Still Carries Vietnam on His Shoulder

Jay Snyder’s war ended 51 years ago. But after retiring from a distinguished career working for the Pennsylvania state government and as the leading tennis official in the United States, the war now seems as close as it’s been since he left Vietnam in 1966.

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