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

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Reflecting on the Personal Consequences of Combat

Hyper-vigilance, unfortunately, for many veterans cannot simply be turned off. It can seep into everyday life, as its consequences tend to impact not only the veteran, but a multitude of others who interact with the veteran. Luckily, there is a growing number of people who… Keep Reading

LunaCap Veteran Entrepreneurs Pitch Night 2017

The transfer from military to civilian life looms large for veterans. The skills, culture, and experiences that are necessary to the military are not easy to translate into civilian life, and it is not a coincidence that unemployment among post 9-11 veterans is a full… Keep Reading

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State of the American Veteran Conference 2017 – Teaser

Lima Charlie News is the proud Media Sponsor of the “State of the American Veteran Conference 2017” #SAVC, presented by the USC Center for Innovation and Research on Veterans & Military Families (CIR) at the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work.  Stay tuned! For more information. Keep Reading

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DACA Dreamers – my family story

My dad, Jose Louis Perez, was the youngest of 10 children. He was born in Mexico. In the early 60’s, his parents decided that life in Mexico didn’t present the opportunities that America did. It was at that time my grandparents decided to come to America.… Keep Reading

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Do you know Paul Capon?

How did I get here? Paul Capon Managing Partner, LunaCap Ventures Paul Capon will lead the discussion at the 2017 Veteran Entrepreneur Pitch Night About LunaCap Ventures Creating Opportunities: LunaCap Ventures provides venture debt financing to early stage companies with Military, Women and Minority (MWM)… Keep Reading

Image Transgender military policy still in question after Trump tweets

Transgender military policy still in question after Trump tweets

On July 26th, an already confusing political situation got even cloudier as President Trump, the US Military’s Commander-In-Chief, seemed to reverse President Obama’s policy on transgender service members within the military’s ranks via a series of tweets. The tweets appeared to contradict Trump’s campaign promise… Keep Reading

Image Women in combat inspire performance in 'Bullet Catchers'

Women in combat inspire performance in ‘Bullet Catchers’

Still a controversial issue within the military community, opponents to women serving in combat roles raise questions about its impact to mission and culture. Proponents argue for equality of opportunity, reminding us that even before women were allowed in combat roles, they were already serving… Keep Reading

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