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Drug-Resistant Staph Infections in Hospitalized Veterans Sharply Reduced

 

A Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) initiative targeting potentially life-threatening staph infections in hospitalized patients has produced significant positive results, according to recent statistics released by VA.

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Accelerated Learning Programs Bridge Veterans’ Gap from Service, Civilian Employment

Each year, more than 250,000 Servicemembers take off their uniform for the last time. And for those transitioning Veterans, among the first questions they ask is: What’s next?  

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Full Story Behind Sunny Sweeney’s Soldier Photo Is Better Than You Imagined

Remember the photo that Sunny Sweeney captured of a soldier and civilian praying together at the airport? It went viral, and as a result, the soldier was identified. Now, the country singer is learning even more about soldier Michael Barth and the background behind the picture ... and it's amazing.

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Specialist Cruscita Flythe Is This Week’s Hometown Hero!

It’s time once again for this week’s Hometown Hero.  The Hometown Hero is brought to you by Keller Chevrolet and Batavia Downs Gaming.  She is originally from Buffalo, NY.  This week’s Hometown Hero is US Army Specialist Cruscita Flythe.

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Unknown Hero Saves Sick Man From Burning House…And Then Vanishes

It sounds like something out of a movie: a complete stranger rescues a man from a burning house and then just disappears. Well, it actually happened recently in Fresno, California.

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Mobile App Helps Support Treatment for Mild to Moderate Concussions

To better meet the needs of Veterans and others who have suffered mild to moderate concussion associated with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has developed "Concussion Coach," a mobile application (“app”) that provides portable tools to recognize symptoms and to identify and make use of coping strategies.

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Mark Flack Is This Week’s Hometown Hero!!

We are proud each week to tell you about people from right here in Western New York who help to ensure our freedom in our armed services.  This week, we honor 29 year old Sgt. Mark Flack with the United States Marine Corps.

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Katie Bauman Is This Week’s Hometown Hero!

This week's Hometown Hero is originally from Buffalo.  It's 26 year old Army Sergeant Katie Bauman!

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Shane Chesnes Is This Week’s Hometown Hero!

He’s currently deployed but he is making his hometown of Mount Morris proud.  Today’s Hometown Hero is representing the Navy.  It’s Shane Chesnes.

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Vietnam Vet With Lung Cancer Tells Sob Story…In a Ferrari?

It's hard to think that footage of a guy tooling around in Ferrari will be so touching, but that's exactly the case here.

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D-Day Veteran, 93, Honors Anniversary by Jumping Over Normandy Again [VIDEO]

Jim 'Pee Wee' Martin was not about to let the 70th anniversary of D-Day go by without showing his respects.

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Runners Stop During Race to Thank 95-Year-Old Veteran in Touching Tribute [VIDEO]

You really ought to know the way to San Jose.

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