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Veterans Affairs and Issues

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Parent Category: War and Military History
Veterans Affairs and Issues have to do with anything that concerns veterans of the armed service. Many benefits are provided to the veterans of the armed services and when new legislation is proposed, questions about the effects on benefits to veterans are common. This is the place to ask those, and other questions about benefits to veterans.

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Today in 2011 only one WW1 veteran is still alive.In early 2012, the last person serving in any armed service during WW1 passed away.  The last combat veteran of WW1 died in 2011.
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According to the Veterans Administration, 2,212 World War I veterans were alive on September 30, 2001. By 2008, only 110 are expected to be still living. It is estimated that the last veteran of the "Great War" will have passed away by 2018, one hundred years from the time the war ended. As of Novem…
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Answer Most Canadians did not support the Vietnam War and few Canadians were involved. There were few that agreed at first and 1/2 of those changed their minds when the war began to rage on for a longer length of time than the U.S. War Dept., anticipated. In fact, Canadians took in draft dodgers …
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If the reporter was reporting for a newspaper go through the archives of that newspaper. If you don't have any luck on the web just phone the newspaper and they will direct you to micro fesh at one of your larger libraries.If this report worked for a magazine (Life Magazine was one of the more popul…
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How much does it matter "how hard it is"? either you are going to get "on track" or you are going to accept defeat and settle for second, third or fourth best. Good Luck whatever you decide.   As long as you sit your mind on bettering yourself and achieveing great goals then that is exactly w…
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All sources of income/assets have to be reported. Any disability award is exempted from creditors execution. Howevcr, disability, pension, SSI, SSD, income, etc. must be on the exemption schedule to insure there will not be any confusion on not being attached by the creditor(s).
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A battle star indicates that the recipient participated in a particular campaign. First one must determine the campaign ribbon that the star(s) are on, to then determine which campaign(s) the recipient participated in. It also helps to have the numerical designation of the unit that the recipient w…
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Unfortunately, the statistics for War Veterans in America goes by each State (in Canada, Province to Province). If you type in Google and once it's up, type in "American War Veterans in ____" and then put the State name in you will get the stats. There actually isn't a correct total to a census to …
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Yes, one receives a Purple Heart for wounds received from enemy fire. Automatically? Well, the soldier has to report to an aide station. Knowing government and military regulations, I'm sure a form is filled out and this notifies his unit HQ that he was wounded and they issue a citation for a Purpl…
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Try the Royal Canadian Legion at www.legion.ca As most of the Canadian army fought in the Netherlands they should be able to help you.
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Contact the nearest Branch of Veterans of Foreign War's. They should be able to direct you to the right people, -Probably your City Hall, or whoever is responsible for Monuments.
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Answer Yes, my uncle, Bert Allen , was in the Battle of the Bulge. Uncle Bert is 93 years old, his health is pretty good but his memory is not the best. Answer There is a website called Friends_of_US_2nd_Infantry_Division_WWII. There are quite a few gentlemen still living that fought during t…
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As of 2011 there were 401,000 veterans in the state of Alabama. There are currently only 11 living veterans from WW1.
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Many US soldiers in the Vietnam War became disillusioned by the war for the following reasons: Many believed they were not fighting to win the war, but to simply stop the growth of the Communist North Vietnamese; Many believed that too many Americans back home were against the war; Drafted soldie…
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Civil war....what the **** were u doin in history
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My Uncle Stanley was in the 4th Rangers and was transferred into the FSSF. I have been trying gather more information. His name is Stanley Kozakiewicz. He suffered a leg injury in the FSSF and died later in 1958. Feel free to contact me at trickiewicz@optonline.net
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Answer There was a lot of initial resentment against Vietnamese refugees settling in the U.S., because few spoke English and their culture was so different from ours. In some areas, these immigrants have melded with the local populace and in other areas they continue to maintaim enclaves of thei…
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About $60 to $80K a year.  $60,000-$80,000 is a lot i guess but the vet i got to has on average 200 people a day charging $23 just for a doctors vist. You do the math.  The Vet has eight years of school, a full staff, all the equipment, and a building that has to be paid for. The average…
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Considering the veteran's age, and the fact it was attempted murder (old age can cause many diseases that can make the elderly become violent towards usually a mate) and he has served his country with honor, then it's highly unlikely that they will nullify any entitlements due him re a military fune…
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Becoming a Vet Serve in the US military and after a general or honorable discharge you are a US Veteran with the benefits thereof. Serve during a conflict in theater than you are a war veteran.
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Answer Approximately 3 million. However, they are passing away at a rate of 1,100 per day! Answer There are approximately 4 million US veterans of WW 2 still living. The number is approximate, because 1,100 of them pass away each day! Thank god the long overdue Memorial to them will fina…
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Most discharges can be upgraded depending on the veterans conducts.99% of the time when a veteran gets a General Under Honorable its considered good enough for the the revue board.That veteran is Entitle to all benifits!The Marines being discharged with less then Honorable will run into a stone wall…
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Deliberately setting aside the controversies of the war, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial honors the men and women who served when their Nation called upon them. The designer, Maya Lin, felt that "the politics had eclipsed the veterans, their service and their lives." She kept the design elegantl…
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from people who have relatives that were from then.
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Treatment of Returning VeteransWW2 veterans were respected by the public, Vietnam veterans and were looked down upon by the public, mostly because the media was where it shouldn't have been. Untill several years latter of course, now the veterans of Vietnam are respected as wellWW2 Veterans were gre…
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The most immediate effect of the Vietnam War was the staggering death toll. The war killed an estimated 2 million Vietnamese civilians, 1.1 million North Vietnamese troops, 200,000 South Vietnamese troops, and 58,000 U.S. troops. Those wounded in combat numbered tens of thousands more. The massive U…
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just talk to him/her when ur ready and once u continue to talk go 4 it be forward its okay everyone likes atttention. just be cool about it tho u don't want ur crush to run off now do u
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Answer Projected Number of Living WW II Veterans (as of 9/30/2006): 3,151,000 according to: http://www1.va.gov/vetdata/docs/4X6_summer07_sharepoint.pdf
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As of September 30th, 2011, there are roughly 2,889,000 WWII veterans alive in the USA according to the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs. Worldwide, there are about 5,250,000 still around as of late 2011.The global numbers of surviving WWII veterans tend to vary, since it is difficult to tabulate …
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The Tet Offensive of January-September 1968. Although the attackers suffered substantial losses, it shattered the myth of US control in South Vietnam. Answer: Although the Tet Offensive changes the Military and Gov't opinion about the winnability of the war, the My Lai Massacre where US troops massa…
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Reason for Veterans Day Veteran's Day was established to honor all of the men and women who have served in the United States military, and especially those who have died so that others may live in freedom. And stated a little differently: nvember 11,1876 is when it was first celebrated To honor the…
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Two Accounts The First View: Some believe they weren't. Those have that belief say it is a myth propagated by a government that was trying to turn around anti-war sentiment by telling stories of "hippies" spitting in the faces of "vets returning from Vietnam." In reality, celebrities like Jane …
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veterans day show us that we need toappritsate the ones who died for usBecause the vetnoms was in the vetrin war so its important because the people wants you to remeber them and how hard they worked for our contry so thats why vetrins day was so important to the vetnoms. p.s. my grand father was in…
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Public Reaction The Anti war people, or better known as the HIPPIES, were having huge protests about if they should even had started the war. They felt as if the young men were over there losing their lives for nothing. Some of the American public supported the war but the (counter-culture) or hi…
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There are many different types of veterinarians, each with their own unique working conditions. However, in general, small animal veterinarians in private practice (the vet who looks at cats and dogs) work primarily inside a clinic. They usually work a regular day shift but may have to work overnigh…
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No different than anyone else, but, if you want respect then treat others with respect. No one has the right to attack or verbally abuse a race, sexual preference or someone with a disability as long as that person is causing no harm. My husband and I have gay friends and we treat them the same as o…
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There was terrible political division in the US on the question of whether the US should be fighting in Vietnam or not, and great bitterness about the cost of the war in both money and lives. One consequence of this was that the military draft was discontinued. There was too much opposition to the p…
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Answer You can find marketing & advertising consulting services for Ottawa, Canada in the related links below. Hope this list of agencies helps.
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Numbers Who Die Daily There aren't many of WWII's veterans left at all; as many as 1,100 die every day, according to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Projected U.S. Veterans Population: 23,977,000 {Female 1,731,000 7.2%} Projected Number of Living WW II Veterans (as of 9/30/2006): 3,151…
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Number of WW2 Vets alive in the US According to the 2000 US census there were 5,739,000 World War 2 veterans still living in the US. A separate census taken by the Veterans Admin. named VetPop2001, totalled the WW2 vets as 5,603,000. The lowest age for a veteran from World War 2 would be about 7…
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The G.I. Bill (officially titled the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, PL345) provided for college or vocational education for returning World War II veterans (commonly referred to as GIs or G.I.s) as well as one year of unemployment compensation. It also provided loans for returning veterans t…
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Answer In the 1920's, there were many heroes such as Babe Ruth, Harvey Williams Gushing, Rueben L. Kahn, George and Gladys Dick, Walter P. Chrysler, Alfred P. Sloan, A. P. Giannini, Owen D. Young, Donald W. Douglas, David Sarnoff, Herbert Hoover , William C. Durant, Henry Ford, John L. Lewis, Dav…
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My Grandfather was one of them. He Died in Peace
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a vetinarian would make$50-800,000 Answer Ask someone at the reference desk of your local public library for the Occupational Outlook Handbook. It lists all kinds of information you would need to know,(including the salary) of just about any occupation you can think of.The average amount per yea…
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they believed it would give them honor and they hadn't heard of the war and its lifestyle before. Most of the soldiers were farmers looking for something else to do then farm for the rest of their lives.
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Answer There are six confirmed vets left that saw active duty.Frank Buckles is the only American, H. Landis is Canadian,but lives in the U.S. I have heard there is only 3 world war veterans living but do not know who they are. Louis Brown There are only two left now. The third just passed a f…
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None Still Alive There are no Civil War veterans still alive. The last documented veteran, Albert Woolson of Minnesota, was a Union drummer boy, died in 1956.
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The Purple Heart is awarded for being wounded in combat. The wound must be the result of enemy action. It must also be severe enough to require medical attention or result in death.
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Living World War 2 Veterans in 2006 About 3 1/2 million of the 16 million US Veterans of WW 2 are still with us. We lose on average about 1,100 a day. Call a local post of the VFW or American Legion. They can probaby direct you further. Here's more from WikiAnswers contributors: There aren't ma…
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A halt to fighting while a peace treaty is worked out
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A person who has served in the military. a veteran is a person who has fought for our safety a person who has risked their lives for our safety thanks them our country has no harm or ruins of anything so thank you veterans for everything you have done for us
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3,800,000 Vietnamese people died in the Vietnam war.
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Meaning of Doves Doves opposed the war, Hawks supported the war effort. The doves wanted to stop the fighting.
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The Union Casualty Number is known shurley due to found documents is: Battle deaths:110,070Disease, etc.:250,152Total360,222The Confederate strength, known less accurately because of missing records, was from 750,000 to 1,250,000. Its estimated losses:Battle deaths:94,000Disease, etc.:164,000Total25…
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Vietnam split public opinion between pro-war and anti-war factions.
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The phrase "Baby Killer" was regularly used.~~Also the the veterans were spat on, cursed at, and disrespected by many of the U.S. citizens.
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Reasons for Hating Vietnam WarThe Vietnam war was one of the first wars to be played out in peoples homes (on their televisions). This meant that it was scrutinized by the public far more than had previous wars. The general public had no stomach for the realities of war, such as dying children and m…
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Service Numbers Contact the National Archives via the web link below. You can apply through that site to find the numbers.
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supposedly just defoliants but even some of our own died from this and many suffered irrepuable harm (AGENT ORANGE! WAS NOT A WEAPON, BUT WE SPRAYED IT AND WE DID HORRIBLE DAMAGE TO OUR TROOPS, THE LAND IS STILL CONTAMINATED, CHILDREN ARE STILL BEING BORN WITH HORRIBLE DEFECTS, OUR OWN CAME BACK AND…
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THE TRUTHthe hawks were people in the war that wanted war to go on.On the other side was the doves they wanted the war to end the did not want this war because it was killing there people.___-
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They believed the Us should not be involved in Vietnam's Civil War, the US should be spending their money to help their own economy, not on Vietnam's.
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There was a wide range of impact on the young men who served. Some spent their whole tour of duty in headquarters companies and never saw the enemy. Some had their only contact with the enemy through occasional mortar rounds dropping in on them which was very demoralizing because by the time you ha…
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Of course there was a loud group that opposed the war and they became increasingly vocal and gained credence in the public's eye as the war drug on. Time may have altered public acceptance and perception of what Vietnam was all about. Richard Nixon said: "No event in American History is more misunde…
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The best thing to do would be to send a letter to the VFW post and politely request the opportunity to interview one of their members. Explain what you are doing the interview for. Most veterans would be glad to share their memories with you. It may even be better to get a couple of them together, t…
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Of the 16 million there were only 1.7 million are still alive today
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This question requires more information. Each state is entitled to vary their veteran's benefits as they so choose. Many states offer free metered parking to disabled veterans who are issued official permanent DMV/BMV Disabled American Veteran license plates for their vehicles. These privileges may …
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About 1.6 million was the estimated number on 30 September 2007.
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North Vietnam (and their allies), led by Ho Chi Minh. North Vietnam was a communist state which was something the USA opposed. When the North made sttempts to take over the South the USA felt it was their responsibility to move in and stop these moves. Ended up an unpopular and eventually falterin…
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The Veterans Administration places that figure at 23.532 million individuals on 30 September 2007. According to the 2010 American Community Survey, the year of the last census, there were 21.8 million veterans living in the United States.
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Yes. many protestors were unfair to the reurning veterans, many of whom where drafted and didn't really want to be there.  additional detailsYes they did. To really answer the question, lets look at who said that. Although millions of people across the USA were against the war, not all of them…
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You will have to show why you are interested in the record and that you are the descendant of the person. Records can be obtained through the National Records Administration, a branch of the National Archives. The forms can be obtained on their website. Fill out as much information as you have and t…
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1. Longest (constant/steady) jet war in history.2. Last US jet aces of the 20th century.3. Last US purpose built piston powered propeller driven fighter plane in combat (Douglas Skyraider).4. Longest serving in "steady combat" jet warplane in history: USAF North American F-100 Super Sabre ('61-'71).…
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It had simply lasted too long and had cost the nation too many young lives.
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My husband is a Army Veteran and I am not eligible for any benefits because I am not a Veteran. We live in Texas. If you are married to the veteran when he passes, you can collect spousal pay. It comes out of the Veterans check each month. But if you can prove that his death was war related, you can…
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It helped them after the war by giving them money, so they had a chance to go back to school if they wanted.
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Honoring Vietnam Veterans You can honor Vietnam veterans in the same ways you do veterans from any wars. You can tell them thank-you for their service and for fighting for you.
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There are actually seven different types of discharge characterization: Uncharacterized - For entry level separations where the member has served less than 180 days when notifed of administrative separation. This can be recieved for a variety of different reasons. With respect to non-service relat…
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About 620,000. About 40,000 died from North Carolina If you mean died, then there were 212,930 deaths, about 2% of the national population. If you mean how many people fought in the civil war, then there were 3,164,000 combatants.
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One. That we should not underestimate the enemy, no matter how powerful we are. Two. We need the support of the media and the public to win a war.
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Its depend on the children,what they believe on their saw movies. When movies is like scary the effect on youth are afraid on that situation. Comedy movies also effect the youth like, they joke their friends what they saw in this movies.
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There are over 2 1/2 million names.There seem to be several websites that list Vietnam veterans, but you have to subscribe to them and pay a fee. I don't know of any free ones anymore. The one that used to be free - www.militaryusa.com now charges a fee. However, they do have a pretty thorough listi…
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The dedication was on 13 November 1982.
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You need to call the VA (Veterans Administration) and request a copy of your DD-214, the document that shows your discharge information and service record on a single page.
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In the US, records can be obtained through the National Records Administration, a branch of the National Archives. The forms can be obtained on their website. Fill out as much information as you have and they will let you know if they can find the record you are interested in. You will have to show …
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The 30 September 2007 Veterans Administration estimate places the daily deaths of WWII US veterans at 1,000 per day. These Veterans are now in or about to reach their 80's. How many Vietnam vets are dying each day?
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It is best summed up in their own phrase Hell No, We Won't Go.
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Veterans Veterans are those individuals that served in the armed forces of their country. They put their lives at risk, voluntarily or by being drafted, to serve their country. Their service provides security to the country in many ways, allowing those at home to be safe and maintain their rights…
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A veteran can have any career. A veteran is just someone who has had long service or experience in a particular occupation or field.
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rigor is thething to form or a mixof hybirdthe effects of post rigor is the formation or the mix of two things to form one usually or the hybird
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The Canadian Armed Forces the the army of Canada, allies with US Navy Seals in war with Afghanistan.
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I"m not sure how many strippers there are in the U.S. but I can give you an idea of some basic numbers. As far as male strippers, the numbers are much, smaller than that of female dancers. Male dancers work in groups and are featured at usually a few clubs in a city. In a city like Chicago, there ma…
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Veterans Day was originally called Armistice Day and was first commemorated on November 11, 1919. It was officially designated as a national holiday on May 13, 1938. Armistice Day was officially renamed to Veterans Day on June 1, 1954. It is observed on November 11th of every year.
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Veterans Day was originally called Armistice Day because the armistice ending the hostilities of World War I took effect at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of the year 1918 French time. (This date was not the official end of WWI as many people think. That happened on June 28, 1919 wi…
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Yes, because no one can work 365 days a years without significant mental, physical and emotion breakdown. Most vets work 5-6 days a week in practice and usually receive 5 days vacation a year after being with a practice for a year. However, the actual schedule and number of days off varies depending…
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Veterans Day is celebrated in the month of November on the 11th day. November 11, or what has come to be known as Veterans Day, was originally designated as a US legal holiday to honor Armistice Day - the end of World War I, which officially took place on November 11, 1918. In a Congressional bill …
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Military conscription.
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Veterans in the US put their lives on the line to protect the freedom and safety of the citizens of the US. Veterans are incredibly important member of our country and should be treated and respected as such.
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I think they shouldn't have gone to war in the first place. But it wasn't their fault. War isn't the way to settle things. I think veteran tee shirts would be nice. i don't know. But the last person that answered this is NUTS! aha(:
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The Vietnam Veterans Memorial is located in Washington , DC .
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During ww1 Indonesia under colonization of dutch empire and gave them economical wealth. Was occupied by Japan from 1942 -1945 on ww2 and grab their independent when japan lost the war. Many of Indonesia people trained by japan to become reserve army when lately become Indonesia national army. The…
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