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KNSS News
November 23, 2020 - 10:06 pm
The Bob Dole VA Medical Center's outpatient clinic in Liberal will be closing in January.
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Connecting Vets
November 17, 2020 - 1:33 pm
Wreaths Across America is apparently back on this year at Arlington National Cemetery. "The Secretary of the Army has directed Arlington National Cemetery to safely host Wreaths Across America," a release from Army Public Affairs reads. "We appreciate the families and visitors who take time to...
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Connecting Vets
November 17, 2020 - 10:42 am
Navy Cmdr. Victor Glover arrived on the International Space Station Tuesday morning making history as the first Black crew member aboard the ISS. Glover was selected as an astronaut in 2013 while serving as a legislative fellow in the United States Senate. He served as pilot and second-in-command...
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Connecting Vets
November 17, 2020 - 9:54 am
The Valentine sisters and the Placido Jaramillo sisters all graduated Marine Corps recruit training at Parris Island in South Carolina together. Amber and Ashley Valentine, 22 and 19, decided to enlist to honor their grandfather's legacy of military service. The two sisters from Manassas, Virginia...
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Connecting Vets
November 17, 2020 - 8:46 am
The Department of Veterans Affairs has launched a nationwide effort to recruit volunteers to participate in COVID-19 vaccine trials at select VA facilities across the country. More than 50 VA medical centers are participating in trials to test vaccines and treatments for COVID-19. "Volunteering for...
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Connecting Vets
November 17, 2020 - 7:23 am
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused the cancellation of Wreaths Across America at Arlington National Cemetery and the Soldiers' and Airmen's Home Cemetery this year. " We did not make this decision lightly ," said Karen Durham-Aguilera, executive director, Office of Army National Cemeteries and...
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Connecting Vets
November 16, 2020 - 2:33 pm
Jack Cooper of Naples, Florida flew helicopters in Vietnam and since retiring from the Army, he developed several skin cancers and other medical problems. In recent years Cooper experienced incredible pain from blisters on his arms and rashes across his lower body, which resulted in him wearing...
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Connecting Vets
November 16, 2020 - 10:24 am
A new 34,000-square-foot community-based outpatient clinic operated by the Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks is coming to Fort Smith, Arkansas. Currently situated inside the Baptist Health hospital, Fort Smith CBOC's new building will have an additional 15,000-square-feet to more...
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Connecting Vets
November 14, 2020 - 11:26 am
Semi-autonomous robot dogs will soon be guarding a Florida Air Force base. The computerized canines showed off their abilities on Nov. 10 at an event at Tyndall Air Force Base, according to a release. "We are very excited," said 325th Security Forces Squadron Commander Maj. Jordan Criss. "We are...
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Connecting Vets
November 13, 2020 - 12:45 pm
IBM has a free resource that provides online job training designed for veterans looking to enter the workforce after their service and gain new skills, along with one-on-one mentoring support, to make them more resilient and successful amid COVID-19. SkillsBuild for Vets focuses on helping military...
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