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WWII Vet on why she enlisted: ‘I said, ‘why can’t I do that?”

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Opal Waldman

 

GRAYSLAKE, Ill. -- Opal Waldman may only be 4 feet 11 inches, but don't let her size fool you; she's been a powerhouse since she was a young girl growing up on a farm outside Grayslake, Ill., She's also one of the few living women who joined the Women's Army Corps during WWII.

Lesbian Veteran, 90, expelled from Air Force in '55, finally gets her 'honorable discharge'

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Helen Grace James

 

“I’m still trying to process it,” military Veteran Helen Grace James said upon receiving the long-awaited news.

A FedEx delivery arrived at Helen Grace James' door on Wednesday. It was a message from the U.S. Air Force. She called two of her closest friends to come be with her before she opened it, and they arrived 20 minutes later.

‘Served Like a Girl’ is a moving documentary on problems plaguing female Veterans

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Served Like a Girl

 

Served Like a Girl is an eye-opening documentary that follows four female Veterans as they compete in the annual Ms. Veteran America competition. Through their stirring stories, viewers get a glimpse of the many problems plaguing women in the military on and off the battlefield.

Army Vet sues Connecticut VA hospital over scalpel left in body after surgery

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Scalpel Left In

 

New Haven, Conn. — An Army Veteran is suing a Veterans Affairs Hospital in Connecticut after he says someone left a scalpel inside him after surgery, and it was only discovered years later, after he suffered from long-term abdominal pain.

Joe Biden claims toxic military burn pits may have been a 'significant factor' in his son's death from terminal brain cancer after serving in Iraq

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Joe Biden 001

 

  • The US military used burn pits in Iraq and Afghanistan to get rid of waste using jet fuel
  • A growing swell of research is showing links between burn pits and cancer
  • For the first time, Joe Biden has acknowledged there could be a link between the pits and the cancer which killed his son Beau
  • A book has tracked his son's exposure to carcinogenic fumes from pits in Iraq and Kosovo

Phone Scams to Avoid

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Phone Scams

 

Technology has rewarded us with so many things, including convenience and entertainment, but it has also made it much easier for criminals to plan, target, and steal. In some cases, all it takes is a quick phone call and you’ve been swindled out of a load of cash.

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