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United States Department of Defense

September 3, 2015
Navy Names Littoral Combat Ship
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced today that the next Freedom-variant littoral combat ship will be named USS Minneapolis/St. Paul (LCS 21).The future Minneapolis/St. Paul was named to honor the citizens of Minnesota’s Twin Cities who have a long and proud history of naval service.  It will be the second ship to bear the name. The first, a
September 2, 2015
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus Names Virginia-Class Submarine
 Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus hosted a ship-naming ceremony today in Billings, Montana to announce SSN 794, a Virginia-class attack submarine, will bear the name USS Montana. The submarine will be named to honor the history its namesake state has with the Navy.  The future USS Montana will be the second commissioned naval vessel to bear the

United States Department of Veterans Affairs

September 1, 2015
VA, Communities, Helping Homeless Veterans

What is a CRRC? It's a lifeline for thousands of homeless Veterans and their families. VA and local communities are partners in the effort, working together to provide needed services. Read the full story

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August 25, 2015
I Served in the Active Military. Yes, I'm One!

Know this: If you are a woman who served in the active military service, you are a Veteran. People may think your military experience was less challenging than that of male Veterans. They're wrong. Read the full story

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