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Tens of thousands of U.S. vets living overseas left to find COVID vaccine doses on their own

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When Congress passed legislation last month to expand COVID vaccine distribution to all veterans and caregivers, Marine Corps veteran Wayne Beverly hoped he’d be able to get an appointment through his local U.S. embassy. Instead, the expatriate living in Thailand has been frustrated to find out that enrollees in the Department of Veterans Affairs Foreign […]

Tens of thousands of U.S. vets living overseas left to find COVID vaccine doses on their own

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When Congress passed legislation last month to expand COVID vaccine distribution to all veterans and caregivers, Marine Corps veteran Wayne Beverly hoped he’d be able to get an appointment through his local U.S. embassy. Instead, the expatriate living in Thailand has been frustrated to find out that enrollees in the Department of Veterans Affairs Foreign […]

Thousands of name errors possible in new Korean War remembrance wall, advocates fear

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Next month, the Korean War Veterans Memorial on the National Mall will have a new focal point — a remembrance wall featuring the names of approximately 36,574 Americans who died supporting the war and more than 7,200 Koreans who died while augmenting the Army. Their names will be organized by rank and respective branch of […]

Thousands of name errors possible in new Korean War remembrance wall, advocates fear

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Next month, the Korean War Veterans Memorial on the National Mall will have a new focal point — a remembrance wall featuring the names of approximately 36,574 Americans who died supporting the war and more than 7,200 Koreans who died while augmenting the Army. Their names will be organized by rank and respective branch of […]

Thousands of name errors possible in new Korean War remembrance wall, advocates fear

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Next month, the Korean War Veterans Memorial on the National Mall will have a new focal point — a remembrance wall featuring the names of approximately 36,574 Americans who died supporting the war and more than 7,200 Koreans who died while augmenting the Army. Their names will be organized by rank and respective branch of […]

Thousands of name errors possible in new Korean War remembrance wall, advocates fear

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Next month, the Korean War Veterans Memorial on the National Mall will have a new focal point — a remembrance wall featuring the names of approximately 36,574 Americans who died supporting the war and more than 7,200 Koreans who died while augmenting the Army. Their names will be organized by rank and respective branch of […]

Thousands of Guard troops to stay in Washington as threats target lawmakers ahead of impeachment trial

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WASHINGTON — Federal law enforcement officials are examining a number of threats aimed at members of Congress as the second trial of former President Donald Trump nears, including ominous chatter about killing legislators or attacking them outside of the U.S. Capitol, a U.S. official told The Associated Press. The threats, and concerns that armed protesters […]

Thousands of Guard troops to stay in Washington as threats target lawmakers ahead of impeachment trial

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WASHINGTON — Federal law enforcement officials are examining a number of threats aimed at members of Congress as the second trial of former President Donald Trump nears, including ominous chatter about killing legislators or attacking them outside of the U.S. Capitol, a U.S. official told The Associated Press. The threats, and concerns that armed protesters […]

Thousands of National Guard troops pour into Washington as states answer the call

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Interviews: National Guardsmen in U.S. capital for inauguration National Guard troops in Washington in the wake of a deadly attack on the U.S. Capitol building on Jan. 6 talk about the experience of being mobilized to the city in the midst of potential unrest around the inauguration of President-Elect Joe Biden. WASHINGTON — By the […]

Tens of thousands of veteran caregivers now eligible for the coronavirus vaccine through VA

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Tens of thousands of caregivers providing critical medical support to disabled veterans will be eligible to receive coronavirus vaccine doses soon under a new policy announced by the Department of Veterans Affairs this week. The move comes after a coalition of veterans groups lobbied for the caregivers to be pushed to the top of the […]