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‘A national outrage’: Lawmakers seek solutions to food insecurity in military, veteran families

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There’s scant information on how widespread the problem of hunger is among currently serving military families and veteran families, but there are some actions that could help those who are struggling to put food on the table, advocates told lawmakers. One such suggestion is providing automatic SNAP benefits, formerly known as food stamps, to service […]

‘A national outrage’: Lawmakers seek solutions to food insecurity in military, veteran families

‘a-national-outrage’:-lawmakers-seek-solutions-to-food-insecurity-in-military,-veteran-families

There’s scant information on how widespread the problem of hunger is among currently serving military families and veteran families, but there are some actions that could help those who are struggling to put food on the table, advocates told lawmakers. One such suggestion is providing automatic SNAP benefits, formerly known as food stamps, to service […]

National Guard mission to provide security ending at Capitol

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WASHINGTON — Nearly five months after being deployed to the U.S. Capitol to help quell the Jan. 6 insurrection, National Guard troops were set to leave and turn over security of the area to Capitol Police. Guard troops, their mission ending Sunday, were expected to be leaving on Monday, a person familiar with the plan […]

National Guard mission to provide security ending at Capitol

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WASHINGTON — Nearly five months after being deployed to the U.S. Capitol to help quell the Jan. 6 insurrection, National Guard troops were set to leave and turn over security of the area to Capitol Police. Guard troops, their mission ending Sunday, were expected to be leaving on Monday, a person familiar with the plan […]

National Guard training range at Cape Code gets key federal approval

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BOURNE, Mass. — A proposed machine gun training range at a National Guard base in Massachusetts has received approval from a federal agency. The National Guard Bureau has determined that the range at Camp Edwards on Joint Base Cape Cod would not significantly affect the region’s environment. “I have concluded that implementation of the proposed […]

National Vietnam Veterans Day celebrations adapt for second year in pandemic

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National Vietnam Veterans Day is March 29, but celebrations this year will look different because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The holiday, also known as “Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day,” is typically celebrated with in-person ceremonies and large gatherings such as dinners and reunions — many of which are not permitted under current social distancing […]

National Vietnam Veterans Day celebrations adapt for second year in pandemic

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National Vietnam Veterans Day is March 29, but celebrations this year will look different because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The holiday, also known as “Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day,” is typically celebrated with in-person ceremonies and large gatherings such as dinners and reunions — many of which are not permitted under current social distancing […]

National WWI Museum and Memorial now has Great War GIFs for every occasion

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Like Peter Jackson’s critically acclaimed “They Shall Not Grow Old,” in which the “Lord of the Rings” director breathtakingly, if not eerily, brought the men of the Great War back to life on the big screen, the National WWI Museum and Memorial has set out to provide a contemporary glimpse of life in the trenches. […]

National WWI Museum and Memorial now has Great War GIFs for every occasion

national-wwi-museum-and-memorial-now-has-great-war-gifs-for-every-occasion

Like Peter Jackson’s critically acclaimed “They Shall Not Grow Old,” in which the “Lord of the Rings” director breathtakingly, if not eerily, brought the men of the Great War back to life on the big screen, the National WWI Museum and Memorial has set out to provide a contemporary glimpse of life in the trenches. […]

National WWI Museum and Memorial now has Great War GIFs for every occasion

national-wwi-museum-and-memorial-now-has-great-war-gifs-for-every-occasion

Like Peter Jackson’s critically acclaimed “They Shall Not Grow Old,” in which the “Lord of the Rings” director breathtakingly, if not eerily, brought the men of the Great War back to life on the big screen, the National WWI Museum and Memorial has set out to provide a contemporary glimpse of life in the trenches. […]