September 2018

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Fayetteville, NC — Retired CSM Alonzo Smith joined the board in January.

https://www.stripes.com/news/us/retired-army-leader-joins-wounded-warrior-board-1.509999

VA announces upcoming awards of nearly $326M in grants to help at-risk Veterans and family members – WASHINGTON — Today the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that thousands of low-income Veteran families around the nation will continue to receive benefits under the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program.  (8/31/18)

The remains of Army PFC Willard “Bud” Jenkins, Company C, 307th Airborne Engineer Battalion of the 82nd Airborne Division are coming home to Scranton, PA this month.  Jenkins was one of 48 Americans KIA in the amphibious attack across the Waal river at Nijmegen. He had bee buried as an “unknown” in the Netherlands but was only recently identifies through a DNA sample provided from a family member.

https://www.stripes.com/news/veterans/pa-soldier-lost-in-wwii-coming-home-1.547823

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Hurricane Michael has caused catastrophic damage and impacted millions. Get information on how to receive aid or how to make a gift to help veterans and their families in need.

 

www.dav.org/veterans/outreach-programs/disaster-relief/