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December 2010 Blog Posts (10)

Now Hear This: The Smoking Lamp Is OUT through out the sub

At midnight on New Years Eve the smoking lamp will be out on all U.S. Submarines.

The smoking ban will be an effort to help non-smokers from second hand smoke. Second hand smoke puts those who are exposed to it at risk for heart and lung disease.

 

Recent test confirm that the air purification system currently in use does not eliminate second hand smoke from the sub, so the only way to do so is to stop smoking aboard submarines. 

The Navy has been preparing it…

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Added by Jerald Terwilliger on December 31, 2010 at 12:30am — No Comments

American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars should admit Cold War Veterans

I just read an article which stated that in Quincy, MA an American Legion post and a VFW

post are both closing their doors. This should be a wake up call to both organizations at a national level.



Both of these posts cited declining membership as a large part of the decision to close the posts.

Fewer members means less money coming into the post, and of course the expense of running a

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Added by Jerald Terwilliger on December 29, 2010 at 5:19pm — 3 Comments

Aviation Stores Division USS Ranger CVA 61

I am trying to locate anyone that knew James Michael Burns. He served on the USS Ranger 1971. I am trying to help my sister get his benefits and need to talk to someone who knew him then. Any help would be appreciated.

 

God Bless

Thanks

Robyn Robertson

Added by Robyn Robertson on December 17, 2010 at 1:39am — No Comments

Over 375,000 Free “Thank-you” Meals Enjoyed by our Nation’s Military Heroes at Golden Corral

Golden Corral Restaurants Military Appreciation Monday Raises over $1 Million Dollars in Single Night for the Disabled American Veterans

 

RALEIGH, N.C. (December 16, 2010) – On Monday, Nov. 15, Golden Corral welcomed over 375,000 of the nation’s active duty troops and military veterans into its restaurants and served a free “thank-you” meal in honor of their service and sacrifice to our country.

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Added by Vince Ginsburg on December 16, 2010 at 2:00pm — No Comments

rtc Orlando

I was in company 3441. Oct. 1973. Would like to hear from anyone. Then I went on to Hospital Corps School I am looking for anyone that would like to reconnect.

Added by Ann Daniel on December 14, 2010 at 11:32am — No Comments

looking for anyone on the uss ranger in 1971

I am looking for anyone who knew my brother-inlaw james michael burns on the uss ranger in 1971.

I am trying to help my sister get some benefits and need help.

thank you Robyn Robertson

Added by Robyn Robertson on December 11, 2010 at 12:19am — No Comments

Resources That Help Ease the Military-to-Civilian Career Transition

JIST Publishing has published a book concerning transitioning from military to civilian life. For a preview of what it covers (always look before you leap, as they say!) you can read their press release below:



Navigating the job hunt—already a tough task during an economic downturn—can be especially difficult for veterans transitioning out of…
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Added by Vince Ginsburg on December 6, 2010 at 3:48pm — No Comments

The Veterans Enterprise eZine & Website - Resources for Vets

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Added by Vince Ginsburg on December 6, 2010 at 3:42pm — No Comments

DOL VETS needs your assistance to enroll 300 Veterans ages 20-24 in one-year

DOL VETS needs your assistance to enroll 300 Veterans ages 20-24 in new one-year, all-expense paid Demonstration Project…

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Added by Vince Ginsburg on December 6, 2010 at 3:30pm — No Comments

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