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Railways Industry announces job opportunities for veteran service members
July 16, 2012
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Officials outline progress in protecting troops financially
June 28, 2012
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Illinois National Guard hosts First Lady as Illinois governor signs bill allowing military families to expedite transfer of professional licenses
June 27, 2012
First Lady Michelle Obama holds the "Military Family Licensing Act," which will help military spouses and veterans transfer their professional licenses to Illinois more easily, during a signing ceremony in Chicago, June 26, 2012. Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn, to the right of the First Lady, signed the act.

VA, EPA Program Connects Disabled Vets with Jobs
May 30, 2012
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Defense Department selects finalists for Freedom Award
May 23, 2012
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DOD marks growth in spouses' employment program
May 18, 2012
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Service members, families get free pass to National Parks
May 16, 2012
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Military Spouse Appreciation Day marks sacrifices, dedication of military spouses
May 10, 2012
Army Sgt. Adam Rients, from the Kentucky National Guard's Agri-business Development Team 3, enjoys a moment of laughter with his wife, Christy, and his son Jacob, 4. Military spouses have been known for their strength during deployments and Military Spouse Apprectiaon Day seeks to honor the sacrifices and dedication of military spouses.

Family Matters Blog: Website helps kids on the move
May 2, 2012
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Pennsylvania Army Guard veteran volunteers with Colorado middle school students
May 2, 2012
Pennsylvania Army National Guard veteran Sean Hook demonstrates the proper shot put throwing stance for a group of Fort Carson, Colo., middle school students April 26, 2012. Hook will represent the Army at the 2012 Warrior Games from April 30 to May 05, 2012. The Warrior Games bring together wounded, ill and injured service members from the Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marine Corps, Navy, National Guard, Reserve and Special Operations Command in a sporting competition hosted by the U.S. Olympic Committee.