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Lima Charlie News reports on issues concerning veterans, including policy & legislation, healthcare, career, outreach & education.

Image Geronimo: A Service Dog's Tale [Lima Charlie News][Image: Don Martinez]
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Geronimo: A Service Dog’s Tale

Lima Charlie News Correspondent Don Martinez, a combat veteran, is about to embark on an adventure with his best friend and service dog, Geronimo. My first service dog was named Charlie. She was a Yellow Lab that I rescued from the local shelter. She was… Keep Reading

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Service members respond to Trump’s reported “Shitholes” comments

US President Donald Trump used an expletive to describe foreign countries in an Oval Office meeting. Trump has denied he said “anything derogatory” about Haitians, in an apparent renouncement of saying that any countries are “shitholes.” However, Democratic Senator Dick Durbin, who was in the… Keep Reading

Main image Lt. Gen. Edward L. Rowny
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Legendary U.S. General Edward L. Rowny dies at 100

Former Ambassador and Lt. Gen. Edward L. Rowny, who graduated from West Point in 1941, served in three wars (World War II, the Korean War and Vietnam), was as an advisor to five presidents and was one of President Reagan’s key architects of the policy… Keep Reading

Image Department of Defense to study LGBT issues through anonymous survey (Lima Charlie News)
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Department of Defense to study LGBT issues through anonymous survey

The U.S. Department of Defense is looking for active duty service members in the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines to take part in an anonymous survey about LGBT issues. The University of Southern California (USC) and the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) are conducting a… Keep Reading

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Call of Duty Endowment awards 2017 ‘Seal of Distinction’ to organizations helping solve veteran unemployment

The Call of Duty Endowment recently awarded the Seal of Distinction Award to three organizations – Goodwill Southern California, Goodwill of the Olympics and Rainer Region, and NextOp, Inc – for providing employment transition programs and mentorship to veterans. These organizations, which are based in Texas and along the West… Keep Reading

Image Lima Charlie LIVESTREAM show from the iconic NYC Veterans Day Parade (Capt. Gail Harris, Chuck Nice)
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LIVESTREAM show from the iconic NYC Veterans Day Parade with host Chuck Nice

This Veterans Day, in association with the United War Veterans Council (UWVC) and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Lima Charlie News helped amazing veterans share their personal stories of inspiration and accomplishments after transitioning from the military. Filmed via LIVESTREAM from the iconic NYC Veterans… Keep Reading

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Lima Charlie Podcast: Opioids, Veterans and the VA

The opioid epidemic in the United States is now a public health emergency, following Donald Trump’s declaration on Oct. 26. However, as Lima Charlie News reported the day before that declaration, opioid abuse amongst military veterans rarely receives headlines, despite veterans being prescribed opiates at a… Keep Reading

Image 'The Long Road Home' sheds light on the toll of war in Iraq
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‘The Long Road Home’ sheds light on the toll of war in Iraq

On April 4, 2004, U.S. troops from the 1st Cavalry Division in Baghdad were sent to secure the Shi’a militia-controlled district known as Sadr City, in light of protests. The district of Sadr City had been under the control of the Iran-affiliated Imam Muqtada al-Sadr,… Keep Reading

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Energize Entrepreneurship: Bunker Labs Muster Conference 2017

Integrate Veterans Fully To Energize Entrepreneurship: a Bunker Labs OpEd As we celebrate Veterans Day, November 11th, let’s commit to integrating veterans fully into American society. That’s the biggest challenge facing military veterans who are entrepreneurs, in our experience at Bunker Labs, which works with… Keep Reading

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