Top 5 Veterans News Today: Dec. 14, 2017

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  1. Veterans Charity Raises Millions to Help Those Who’ve Served. But Telemarketers Are Pocketing Most of It. The warning was prophetic. Maurice Levite sat in a modest office in Falls Church, Virginia, about a decade ago, and cautioned his longtime friend, Brian Arthur Hampton, against continuing to use telemarketers to fund his small veterans charity.
  2. Surviving War, But Not The Veterans’ Home. Gerald Kuhn spent part of his service in World War II digging into French soil and exhuming the bodies of his fellow American soldiers.

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  3. Veterans are unloading on Roy Moore’s comments about military service. Politicians who are veterans of the US armed forces have long touted their military records, or their connections to the military during campaigns for public office. Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore is no exception.
  4. Reverberations from war complicate Vietnam veterans’ end-of-life care. Many of Ron Fleming’s fellow soldiers have spent the past five decades trying to forget what they saw — and did — in Vietnam. But Fleming, now 74, has spent most of that time trying to hold on to it. He’s never been as proud as he was when he was 21.
  5. Agency adds new positions to help Maine veterans transition from jail. The federal Department of Veterans Affairs is adding three new positions in Maine to help veterans involved in court issues. The positions, announced Tuesday morning in Portland by the department’s deputy secretary…


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