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Walla Walla Veteran Home Bill Signed

Gov. Jay Inslee has signed a bill to create a state veterans home in Walla Walla.

CBS Seattle–04/03/2014

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Arrests Bring Drop In Seattle VA Travel Claims

A funny thing happened after federal authorities arrested several military veterans last year and accused them of lying about how far they drove to get to medical appointments at the Veterans Administration hospital in Seattle.

CBS Seattle–07/29/2013

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Interviews With Veterans: What Memorial Day Means From A Hero’s Perspective

How do you celebrate Memorial Day, and what does this federal holiday mean to you and your family? Read what some of our country’s veterans had to say about Memorial Day, patriotism and what this annual holiday means to them.

05/13/2013

John Boehner

Opinion: Shame Of The Senate

The Brain Dead Republican Congress has had some low points, but last week’s Senate vote on a United Nations treaty for the disabled was notable in its outrageousness.

12/10/2012

Sailors walk past the Vietnam Memorial Wall (Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Our Veterans Should Not Be At Risk In Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

When the deal is being made to change the tax rates and cut the deficit we must remember to keep our commitment to our veterans.

11/12/2012

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Best Veteran’s Day Runs and Walks Around the Sound

Get out and support our Veterans with a walk or run over Veteran’s Day weekend!

11/06/2012

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Best of This Weekend in Seattle November 9 – 12

It’s Veteran’s Day Weekend, which means the annual Veteran’s Day Parade and other observances. Plus, there’s plenty of fun for you and the kids all weekend long!

11/06/2012

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Guide to Military Discounts on Veterans Day Around the Sound

Our military and their families can enjoy special discounts on zoos, museums, car washes and more over Veteran’s Day weekend, November 10 – 12. Be sure to thank our military members past and present for their service!

11/05/2012

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Guide to Veteran’s Day Events and Observances in Puget Sound

A parade, making a card, running a 5K… there are many ways we can show our appreciation to our American Veterans. Here are some fun events for active and retired military and their families to celebrate with us on Veteran’s Day.

10/24/2012

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Sen. Patty Murray Pushing Pentagon on PTSD Review

U.S. Sen. Patty Murray is pushing the Pentagon to move forward with its military-wide review of how soldiers are diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder and other behavioral health.

10/18/2012

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