Morning Briefing

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Eric Dehm
January 17, 2018 - 10:39 am
The intensive, condensed training that one receives in the military is a part of what makes us so effective. When serving, you don’t have the luxury of taking your time in getting up to speed. Simply put: there’s a nation to defend, and it needs you operational ASAP. So you go to basic training for...
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Washington Post War Letters
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Eric Dehm
January 16, 2018 - 4:50 pm
When Washington Post military reporter Dan Lamothe was initially alerted to a cache of letters between brothers serving in World War II that had been found in a storage locker, he didn't know exactly what he was dealing with. After reading through the letters, it turned out he had come across a...
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HillVets
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Eric Dehm
January 16, 2018 - 3:18 pm
During his weekly appearance on ConnectingVets.com's "The Morning Briefing" radio show, HillVets founder Justin Brown brought a long list of subjects to discuss. From POTUS to the Hill and everything in between, it's a busy time for vet-related items, including: The President's upcoming "mystery...
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American Legion
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Eric Dehm
January 16, 2018 - 3:10 pm
The American Legion's goal is to serve the veteran community and they do it in many ways, both locally and nationally. Whether helping vets with an OTH discharge try to upgrade their status, or taking in vets displaced by severe weather like Hurricane Harvey, the Legion continues to be there when...
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VFW
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Eric Dehm
January 16, 2018 - 1:27 pm
A new year brings new challenges, and some of the same old ones. This rings true for all walks of life, with the veteran community being no exception. The Veterans of Foreign Wars aims to address both with their 2018 legislative agenda, which VFW Legislative Director Carlos Fuentes and Veterans...
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