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Borne the Battle Podcast: Army, Air Force, WWII, 100 Year Old Veteran Fannie Griffin McClendon

Fannie served with the only overseas All-Black Women’s Army BN unit known as the Six Triple Eight. Listen as Fannie shares how the unit persevered through hardships while
unclogging the mail system in England so frontline troops were delivered letters from their loved ones back home, which was integral in the Allied Victory. She also discusses how the battalion will soon be honored with a congressional gold medal.



Events this Week

Oct. 07 #VetResources Check-in: LGBTQ+ Veterans
Oct. 07 Creating Calmness Workshop
Oct. 08 #VetResources Check-in: Volunteering and being of service
Oct. 12 Yoga4Caregivers
Oct. 13 Military to Manufacturing: Johnson & Johnson


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Team RWB Runners carry Old Glory through Virginia 

Team RWB's Old Glory Relay, is an epic 62-day journey running, walking, and hiking the American flag from New York City, NY to Atlanta, GA. Today, the flag is moving through Richmond, VA, and will complete 1089 total miles moved. It's not too late to join the effort virtually or in person along the route.

"It was a humbling experience, thinking about this flag started in NYC and where it's going to end up. If you do just a small part of it, you are a small part of this big thing. It's amazing," Max. G.


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Waves of Honor offers free and discounted tickets for Veterans and military

Offers vary at different SeaWorld locations with discounts up to 50% off or free passes for Veterans and active duty military. Click on each location for more specific information and offers. 


If you owe money to VA for an overpayment related to Veterans benefits or medical debt, here is what you need to know

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COVID-19 Vaccine: Pregnant of Breastfeeding? 

Question: Can I get a COVID-19 vaccine if I’m pregnant or have recently been pregnant?


Hear Vietnam Veterans discuss their experiences with PTSD

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Afghanistan Response: The power of community

Across the nation, people are helping support the resettlement of Afghanistan refugees and allies by donating goods and services, bringing awareness and advocacy for Special Immigrant Visas (SIVs) and sharing information on how to help. 


COVID-19 Survey: I received a vaccine / I have not received a vaccine

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Wholesale Halloween Costumes 10% off all items

Cadillac $1,000 cash allowance on select vehicles 

Fanatics 15% off all orders and free shipping


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Veterans Crisis Line1-800-273-8255 and press 1, Chat, or Text 838255
Vet Centers: 1-877-927-8387
Homeless Veteran Resources: 1-877-424-3838 or Chat
White House VA Hotline1-855-948-2311

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