Month: October 2020

High School Essay Winners Speak to Legacy of Liberty During Veterans Day Broadcast

As part of its legacy building to recognize and celebrate our nation’s veterans, Honoring America’s Veterans hosts an annual High School Essay competition to bolster the knowledge of the sacrifice military members make through their service to the country.  This year’s theme is “The USA, A Beacon of Liberty.” Students from across the state sent …

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Veterans Day Online Broadcast Will Feature Seven Veterans

Due to COVID-19, the Phoenix Veterans Day Parade is moving to an online program.  The program will air at 11 a.m. on Nov. 11th, typically the same time and day that the parade kicks off.  During the online program, Honoring America’s Veterans (HAV), which hosts the parade, will present the seven “Honor Our Heroes” winners …

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Homeless Veteran Gains Strength Through Volunteering

Through Ozanam Manor, St. Vincent de Paul (SVdP)provides a bridge to permanent housing for homeless men and women age 50 and above.  Their program includes veterans.  As many of those on the streets face physical or mental challenges, SVdP’s goal is to help Ozanam Manor residents move into permanent housing. Ozanam Manor offers a safe, …

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Vets Helping Vets In Need

Veterans groups are working together to assist Native American Veterans on reservations to improve their sustainability needs.  They are calling the project Native American Sustainability for Veterans and those in Uniform (NAVSU). According to Bob Dalpe, one of the coordinators, “NAVSU will focus on fulfilling water, electrical and housing needs on the reservations.  The emphasis …

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