LOCAL WORLD WAR II VETERANS SOUGHT FOR HISTORICAL PHOTOGRAPHY PROJECT

They’re called “The Greatest Generation.” But now the people who saved the world from fascism during World War II are dying off at the alarming rate of more than 600 per day. One young photographer hopes to preserve their legacy in a very visual way. Reporter David Haldane explains…

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VETERANS TARGETED BY SCAMMERS

Scams aimed at veterans are on the increase, according to the U.S. Postal Inspection Service. So postal inspectors are teaming up with the AARP’s Fraud Watch Network in a new campaign called “Operation Protect Veterans.” Reporter David Haldane explains… Are you a veteran who’s been targeted by scammers? According to

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BREAKFAST, TRIBUTE SET FOR VETERANS’ DAY IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Twentynine Palms will mark Veterans’ Day this Saturday with a special tribute preceded by a community breakfast. The day begins with the Mojave Vipers Young Marine unit putting on a free Veterans Day breakfast from 8 to 10 a.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints building at

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VETERAN’S ID CARD EVENT SET FOR NOVEMBER 14TH

This Saturday is set aside to honor veterans and active duty personnel. And what better way to do that than to help them secure the perks they’ve got coming. Reporter Mike Lipsitz explains how… Local veterans in need of a county identification card or other veteran’s services will want to

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“SALUTE TO VETERANS” MOTORCYCLE RUN THIS SATURDAY

Patriot Weekend begins this weekend. And in honor of disabled veterans from the Hi-Desert through Coachella Valley, motorcycle riders will join the “Salute to Veterans Run” from Palm Springs to ceremonies in Indian Wells on Saturday. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has more on how to participate…

The third annual group ride

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DISABLED AMERICAN VETERANS OFFICER AT THE TWENTYNINE PALMS ELKS LODGE TOMORROW

The Disabled American Veterans will hold an information seminar on Veterans Administration benefits at the Twentynine Palms Elks Lodge. The free event, set for 9 a.m. tomorrow, Friday, October 6, is part of the DAV’s outreach program. Following the seminar, a DAV national service officer will be on-hand to provide

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DISABLED AMERICAN VETERANS REP AT COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE TOMORROW

Representatives from the Disabled American Veterans organization will be on the Copper Mountain College main campus tomorrow and the first and third Thursday of each month. Veterans who need assistance to file benefits claims with the Department of Veterans Affairs are urged to stop at the Office of Student services

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DISABLED AMERICAN VETERAN’S AT COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE TOMORROW

Representatives from the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) organization will be on the Copper Mountain College main campus tomorrow and the first and third Thursday of each month. Veterans who need assistance to file benefit claims with the Department of Veterans Affairs are urged to stop at the Office of Student

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DAV SERVICE OFFICER AT COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE TOMORROW

Morongo Basin veterans are invited to meet with a Disabled American Veterans service officer at Copper Mountain College. The service officer can help veterans file benefits claims with the Department of Veterans Affairs. The service officer will be available the first and third Thursday of each month from 10 a.m.

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VETERANS GET EXPANDED COLLEGE ASSISTANCE UNDER NEW GI BILL

Military veterans will get expanded college services under a bill co-sponsored by Representative Paul Cook and signed into law by Donald Trump earlier this week. The Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017 removed the 15-year limit on using benefits of the GI Bill. The bill also includes

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DISABLED AMERICAN VETERANS ASSISTANCE VAN IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW

The Disabled American Veterans Mobile Service Office will be in Yucca Valley tomorrow to advise and help veterans with questions about their rights, benefits, and claims. This service is free of charge, even without a membership to DAV. The DAV Mobile Service Office program will be held on Friday, August

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DAV TO HOLD THIRD ANNUAL VETERANS SHOOTING COMPETITION

The Morongo Basin Chapter #60 of the Disabled American Veterans will hold its third air rifle shooting competition in Twentynine Palms October 7. Managing editor Tami Roleff sets her sights on when and where…

The Disabled American Veterans Morongo Basin Chapter #60 will hold its third air rifle shooting competition

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PALM SPRINGS VETERANS DAY PARADE SEEKING MILITARY PARTICIPANTS

The City of Palm Springs is seeking military participation in its 21st annual Veterans Day parade. The parade is set for Saturday, November 11, starting at 3:30 p.m. in downtown Palm Springs. Applications are due by October 20. The Palm Springs Veterans’ Day parade is one of 60 events nationwide

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HELP AVAILABLE FOR BENEFITS CLAIMS FOR DISABLED AMERICAN VETS

Morongo Basin veterans are invited to meet with a Disabled American Veterans service officer at Copper Mountain College. The service officer can help veterans file benefits claims with the Department of Veterans Affairs. The service officer will be available the first and third Thursday of each month from 10 a.m.

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CONGRESS EXTENDS VETERANS CHOICE PROGRAM

After a first attempt failed last week, the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday unanimously passed a $2.1 billion bipartisan bill to extend the Veterans Choice Program. Representative Paul Cook of Yucca Valley voted in favor of the measure, which allows veterans who live 40 miles or more from a

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MORONGO BASIN VETERAN DISABILITY CLINIC IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TOMORROW

Morongo Basin veterans are invited to a disability clinic Saturday, June 10. Come meet and chat with other vets about local resources. The clinics are held every second and fourth Saturday of each month from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Twentynine Palms Chamber of Commerce. For an appointment,

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VETERANS’ FLAGPOLE, MARKER REDEDICATION CEREMONY SATURDAY

The Joshua Tree Clean Team will hold a ceremony Saturday, May 27, to rededicate the veterans’ marker and flag pole in downtown Joshua Tree. The marker and flag pole are at the corner of Highway 62 and Park Boulevard. Representatives from the Joshua Tree Veterans of Foreign Wars Post, the

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REGISTER NOW FOR FREE VETERANS RESOURCE FAIR IN PALM SPRINGS

Congressman Raul Ruiz of Palm Springs will host the Second Annual Veterans University on Saturday, May 20, at the Palm Springs Convention Center. Registration starts at 8:30, and the program runs from 9 a.m. 4:30 p.m. Veterans University is a free one-day event that will cover topics such as: health

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CONGRESSMAN’S COOK’S VETERAN’S EMPLOYMENT BILL SIGNED INTO LAW

Unemployed veterans, listen up: a new bill authored by Congressman Paul Cook and signed into law Friday by President Trump, may help you earn a paycheck. Reporter David Haldane tells us what’s up… If you’re a U.S. military veteran having a hard time finding a job, you may be about

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DAV SERVICE OFFICE IN JOSHUA TREE SATURDAY

The Disabled American Veterans Mobile Service Office will be in Joshua Tree to advise and help veterans with questions about their rights, benefits, and claims. This service is free of charge, even without a membership to DAV. The DAV Mobile Service Office program will be held on Saturday, April 1

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