Top 5 Veterans News: Nov. 25, 2017

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  1. Veterans, be thankful for your service. Kimberly C. Field is a retired U.S. Army brigadier general and former deputy assistant secretary of state. She works on development and conflict transition with the consulting firm Creative Associates International. I am a veteran. I love my tribe. This is a love letter to the military and the American people.
  2. Recovery fund helps veterans get back on track. Garland Miller has spent her career crunching numbers. Her successful bookkeeping company handles clients across Washington, D.C., including a woman who made custom clothes for disabled war veterans. One day, Miller asked whether she could offer the veterans some extra cash to help them get back on their feet.

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  3. New memorial on Capitol grounds will honor Texas veterans. A soldier, called to serve in the post-9/11 wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, is pulled one way by his duty to his country and another by his duty to his family. This burden, felt by 225,000 Texas service members who have been deployed in the ongoing conflict, will be depicted in a new monument to be unveiled Dec. 2 on the south lawn of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission on Capitol grounds.
  4. Woman fosters support group that helps fellow veterans confront issues. It was an early afternoon at the San Marcos Cafe south of Santa Fe, and Billie Russell was primed for action, right down to the .380-caliber handgun hanging off her left hip.
  5. Program aims to serve veterans on Black Friday. The American Red Cross of Northwest Missouri is looking for help making the lives of area veterans a little brighter over the holiday season. The agency hopes shoppers will take advantage of some of those big Black Friday deals to make the difference.


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