veterans

The Roundtable
9:00 am
Thu May 22, 2014

5/22/14 Panel

  Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, WAMC Ray Graf and University at Albany Journalism Professor and investigative reporter Rosemary Armao.

Topics include:
Russia - China Gas Deal
Hunt for Nigerian Girls
PA Gov will Not Appeal Gay Marriage Ruling
Secret Service Investigation
Obama on VA Hospital Mess

The Roundtable
9:00 am
Mon May 19, 2014

5/19/14 Panel

  Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, University at Albany Journalism Professor and Investigative Reporter, Rosemary Armao and political consultant Libby Post.

Topics include:
VA Data
DirecTV Deal
California Chrome
3 Gay GOP Candidates
Student Debt Study

WAMC News
12:53 pm
Sat April 5, 2014

Peer To Peer Programs Offer Hope To Veterans In Need

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While reflecting on the recent military base shooting at Fort Hood, Texas, New York Congressman and retired army colonel Chris Gibson said one of the most important services provided to veterans suffering from mental illness is a peer-to-peer program.

WAMC's Lucas Willard spoke with Saratoga County Veterans Service Agency Officer Frank McClement and Peer to Peer Coordinator Amy Hughes on services available to service men and women.

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The Roundtable
9:00 am
Mon March 31, 2014

3/31/14 Panel

    

  Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, University at Albany Journalism Professor and Investigative Reporter, Rosemary Armao and political consultant Libby Post.

Topics include:
US Russia Meetings
GM Probe
Recruiting of Jeb Bush
Plane Search as Time Ticks
Veterans Poll

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The Roundtable
11:12 am
Mon March 24, 2014

"Hundred Days: The Campaign That Ended World War I" By Nick Lloyd

    In the late summer of 1918, after four long years of senseless, stagnant fighting, the Western Front erupted. The bitter four-month struggle that ensued—known as the Hundred Days Campaign—saw some of the bloodiest and most ferocious combat of the Great War, as the Allies grimly worked to break the stalemate in the west and end the conflict that had decimated Europe.

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New England News
8:00 pm
Mon March 10, 2014

Mass. Veteran Gets Dog Tag He Lost 70 Years Ago

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A dog tag a Massachusetts man lost as he stormed ashore at Anzio during the Allied invasion of Italy in 1944 has finally been returned, 70 years later.

World War II Army veteran Alfred Cabral received the weathered scrap of copper-nickel alloy during an emotional ceremony at a Worcester nursing home last weekend.

The now 88-year-old Cabral quivered and tears rose in his eyes as he received the identification tag.

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North Country News
12:30 pm
Fri February 28, 2014

Senate Republicans Block Sanders Omnibus Veterans Bill

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders and state of Washington Senator Patty Murray at a press conference following the defeat of veterans' bill
Credit office of Senator Bernie Sanders

A comprehensive bill targeting the needs of veterans introduced by Vermont U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders was defeated in a procedural move Thursday. Sanders and veterans organizations are outraged.

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North Country News
6:30 pm
Wed January 22, 2014

Sanders Introduces Omnibus Veterans Bill

Senator Bernie Sanders

Senator Bernie Sanders is introducing legislation targeting the needs of veterans. WAMC’s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley joined a conference call in which Vermont’s junior Senator outlined the plan.

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New York News
6:20 pm
Fri January 17, 2014

Proctors Donates Ticket Proceeds To Help Veterans

Bob Nevins from Saratoga WarHorse meets with the cast of War Horse
Credit Lucas Willard / WAMC

A Saratoga County organization that uses horses to assist veterans suffering from psychological wounds has received a donation from Proctor’s Theatre from ticket proceeds.

Saratoga WarHorse, a Wilton-based nonprofit received, an $8,900 donation from Proctor’s.

The money is a portion of the ticket sales to the play War Horse, which premiered on the Schenectady stage January 15th.

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New England News
12:30 pm
Fri November 15, 2013

Veterans Organizations Praise Unveiling of Student Veteran Lounge at BCC

A map in the lounge points out where Berkshire Community College's 80 student veterans served in the U.S. and around the world.
Credit Jim Levulis / WAMC

Veterans organizations from across Massachusetts were represented at the grand opening Thursday of a student veteran resource lounge at Berkshire Community College in Pittsfield.

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