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The new Healthy Homefront™ website helps veterans in the community stay healthy

TriWest recently launched a new website with a wealth of resources for Veterans, Veteran family members, those transitioning out of the military, and the public. The updated site offers the latest health and wellness articles, links to Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) resources designed to help Veterans and family members, and good news stories related …

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JD Mesnard Copper Sword Awardee

Arizona Veterans Hall of Fame Society honors copper awardees

The Unified Arizona Veterans, Arizona Veterans Hall of Fame (AVHOF) Patriotic Luncheon is an annual event that pays tribute to Arizonans supporting our military and veterans. Each year they recognize four “copper” awardees, and this week we will feature two of the 2022 Awardees. Copper Star: The Copper Star goes to a legislator who supports …

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Neill and Team at True Method

 Valley pool company is turning to veterans to bolster its growth

True Method, a locally owned and operated pool service and repair company, is adding to its team of independent business owners by turning to veterans to continue its growth. Located in Scottsdale, owner Roger Neill is looking to serve his community in more ways than one. “The reason I have focused on veterans is that …

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Sgt. Vejars remains are carried to the funeral site

Korean War hero laid to rest 70 years after being reported as Missing In Action

Sgt. First Class Vejar was reported missing in action on November 30, 1950, while fighting in the battle of the Chosin Reservoir in North Korea. That battle was brutal, lasting 17-days in freezing weather in 1950. United Nations Troops were encircled and attacked by about 120,000https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Chosin_Reservoir – cite_note-FOOTNOTE%E5%8F%B62007259-4 Chinese troops. Sgt. First Class Frank Vejar’s remains …

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Hancock (right) in a photo on duty in Iraq

Brain Health Nonprofit Announces First-Ever “Courageous Veteran” Award

U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) veteran Jonathan Hancock is off to a great start this year. Not only is he in the documentary, Bastards’ Road, but he’s also the first veteran to receive the Brain Injury Alliance of Arizona (BIAAZ)  Award for Courageous Veteran. Hancock became a part of the 2nd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, based at Camp …

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NDAA highlights; servicemembers quality of life, their families and end strength

For those interested in understanding more about our military spending, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) is probably the most significant piece of legislation Congress tackles each year. The NDAA authorizes funding levels and provides authorities for the U.S. military and other critical defense priorities. It is currently separated into seven divisions including: (1) Division …

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