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West Virginia Gets Grant To Train Veterans In Agriculture

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia has been awarded a $400,000 federal grant to provide agriculture training for military veterans. The state Department of Agriculture says in a news release the grant from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs aims to improve veterans’ health. The statement says the Hershel “Woody” Williams VA Medical Center in… Read More

Sgt. Alvin York: WWI Hero


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Join us for a living history presentation as Kenneth Hammontree portrays Sgt. Alvin York, the most-decorated American World War I soldier. You’ve seen him as Simon Kenton, Simon Girty, General George Patton, and even Pretty Boy Floyd, just to name a few. Now see him as Sgt. Alvin York, the most decorated American soldier of World… Read More

Serving Those Who Served: Veterans Pantry Program Reaches Out To Hungry

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Napoleon famously said that an army marches on its stomach; troops must be fed in order to fight. But what happens when that army faces hunger after marching back home? Federal statistics show tens of thousands of U.S. military veterans struggle with homelessness, hunger and food insecurity. As the holiday season approaches, a pilot program… Read More