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Entries Tagged as 'Honoring our Veterans'

A history of our military branches

November 9th, 2012 · No Comments · Honoring our Veterans

Air Force According to the National Security Act of 1947, the Air Force’s mission is to prepare the air forces necessary for effective prosecution of war unless assigned otherwise and, in accordance with integrated joint mobilization plans, for the expansion of the peacetime components of the Air Force to meet the needs of war. The […]

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Author and Vietnam War correspondent compiles WWII personal stories, touches lives of citizens and troops

November 9th, 2012 · No Comments · Honoring our Veterans

Ariana Gastelum Editorial Intern After Jerry Jackson, an airman in 1959 and 1960 in Taiwan, Korea and Okinawa, Japan and a Vietnam War correspondent in 1965 and 1966, recovered from liver failure that resulted in a transplant in May of 1997, he exited the University of California Los Angeles Medical Center with the aspiration to […]

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Bixby Knolls Car Wash offers free service to veterans

November 9th, 2012 · No Comments · Honoring our Veterans

Bixby Knolls Car Wash, 577 E. Wardlow Rd., in conjunction with more than 1,900 other car-cleaning establishments, will provide free car washes to veterans and current military-service personnel through the Grace for Vets Free Car Wash Program on Sunday, Nov. 11 from 8pm to 5pm.

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Governor’s initiative matches veterans with jobs in 5th ‘Honor a Hero, Hire a Vet’ employment fairs

November 9th, 2012 · No Comments · Honoring our Veterans

Now in its fifth year, the “Honor a Hero, Hire a Vet” job fair is a governor’s initiative continued by Governor Jerry Brown to provide a wide range of job services in one spot for veterans, many of them recently returning from Iraq and Afghanistan. The fairs offer veterans a unique opportunity to meet with […]

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Vets Fest 2012 to follow Saturday’s Veterans Parade

November 9th, 2012 · No Comments · Honoring our Veterans

The Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services, Aquarium of the Pacific, 9th District Councilmember Steven Neal, the Greener Good Farmers Market and JetBlue will sponsor Vets Fest 2012, which will take place from 11am to 3pm on Saturday, Nov. 10 at Houghton Park, at the corner of Atlantic Avenue and Harding Street.

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