The Florida Education Association (FEA) says more than 450,000 students may head back to school without a full-time teacher in place.  FEA Vice President Carole Gauronskas says COVID is partially to blame for many teachers retiring early and students not pursuing the field. “Ask the scientists, ask the doctors, and ask the educators what it […]

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Some of us are good at wearing a mask – hiding our symptoms of PTSD. If someone close to you has experienced a traumatic event, it can be hard to know how to support them. The symptoms of PTSD can cause problems with trust, closeness, communication, and problem-solving—which may lead to troubled family relationships or […]

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Trump was supposed to go to an event at the cemetery during the trip, but rain and fog were blamed for him not being able to helicopter to the site. The White House then determined he could not motorcade to the location — 50 miles outside of Paris — because it would be too hard […]

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Ever feel like hurting yourself? Drugs Alcohol Self-Mutilation Overspending Isolation Casual Sex Eating too much or too little Allowing toxic people in your life Risky situations Watching things that make you feel worse Avoidance Here are some steps to deliverance 1. Honesty Be honest with yourself and with God if you expect to receive God’s […]

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U.S. states offer Veterans a wide range of benefits. State representatives provided VA the most popular benefit for Veterans, part of a five-part series. Below is a list of the benefits in alphabetical order by state. For VA benefits, people can download and print the VA Welcome Kit at https://www.va.gov/welcome-kit. People can provide general feedback and suggestions […]

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What is yoga – Yoga is a group of physical, mental, and spiritual practices or disciplines which originated in ancient India. Yoga is one of the six Āstika (orthodox) schools of Hindu philosophical traditions. There is a broad variety of yoga schools, practices, and goals in Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism. The term “Yoga” in the […]

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On this day in 1965 Viet Cong ambushed Company A of the 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, led by U.S.M.C. Lt. Frank Reasoner of Kellogg, Idaho. The Marines had been on a sweep of a suspected Viet Cong area to deter any enemy activity aimed at the nearby airbase at Da Nang. Reasoner and the five-man point […]

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Will Substitutes required to carry a weapon, if we can’t control the women and men who are having relationships with children how will we manage the emotions of adults with weapons in certain school districts?

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Since opening their doors in 2002,  Homes for the Brave has provided housing, vocational training, and life skills coaching to help individuals leave homelessness behind. To date, they have worked with more than 1,100 men and women, most of whom are Veterans. Would you consider donating to help FSFH achieve their mission – your donations […]

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WASHINGTON — The Department of Defense (DOD), through a joint initiative with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), has launched a new web-based tool that will provide customized guidance to Veterans who desire to upgrade or change the conditions of their military discharge. By answering a few short questions, Veterans will receive information on […]

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WASHINGTON — Today the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that the White House VA Hotline, first launched in June as part of President Donald J. Trump’s commitment to reforming VA, is now fully staffed with live agents working to serve Veterans 24-hours a day, 365 days a year. The hotline, which became 24-hour […]

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Statement by VA Secretary David J. Shulkin –  Passage of the Forever GI Bill Congress has spoken with a strong voice in support of our Veterans this afternoon.  The Forever GI Bill expands the success our Veterans have had with the GI Bill providing opportunities that otherwise would not be possible. In particular, it restores benefits to […]

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Amazon and the U.S. Department of Labor have signed an agreement to create a registered apprenticeship program to train veterans for tech jobs at the online.. Source: Amazon is creating an apprenticeship program to train veterans for tech jobs

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I came across this post regarding Veterans Claims and Certified Mail – New Claims Mailing Address NEW CLAIMS MAILING ADDRESS FOR YOUR V.A. CLAIMS By: Dr. Anna Pat Krupkin, Ph.D National commander WHY THE BACKLOG ON PENDING CLAIMS. SURPRISE, SURPRISE, SURPRISE, friendly V.A. Regional Offices, who have unknown to you RACKED, PACKED and STACKED your […]

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   World War II  – 1945 On this day, during the battle for Iwo Jima, U.S. Marines raise the American flag atop Mt. Suribachi, the highest point on the island of Iwo Jima and a key strategic point. Later, Marine commanders decide to raise a second, larger flag, an event which an Associated Press photographer captured […]

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