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On a bitter winter night in 1943, four Army chaplains stood on the deck of the torpedoed and foundering USAT Dorchester while hundreds of American soldiers around them prepared to slip into the icy depths of the North Atlantic.
Twenty-nine Navajo Marines created an unbreakable military code used during World War II. Memories of those glory days are fading, and Chester Nez is the last living original Code Talker.
In the face of White House frustration regarding the lack of movement in Congress around President Obama's jobs plan, today the Obama Administration announced two new initiatives designed to help create jobs for veterans, specifically jobs in the heath care field.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Rep. Jeff Denham, a veteran of Desert Storm, hosted a Veterans Roundtable in Sonora Monday night. The roundtables are face-to-face meetings where active military personnel and veterans’ concerns can be addressed on a personal level. As a member of the House Committee on Veterans Affairs, Denham has been working to streamline the bureaucratic process impeding benefits for many veterans. Denham has held roundtables in Modesto and Fresno as well, according to a news release from his office.
WASHINGTON — Republican Rep. Jeff Miller wants to know whether thousands of veterans were improperly charged legal fees when they refinanced their home loans.