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San Diego Launches Plan To Get 1,500 Homeless People Off The Streets

Nov. 12
By Dwane Brown, City News Service
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The San Diego Housing Commission announces a plan to get homeless people off the streets through using old buildings for shelter, and providing more access to social services.

Camp Pendleton Marine Hit With $2000 Phone Bill While Deployed (Video)

Nov. 12
By Beth Ford Roth
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Camp Pendleton-based Marine Lance Cpl. Jordan Johnstone wasn't even halfway through his deployment at sea aboard the USS America when he was hit with a $2000 phone bill.

List Of Top 4-Year Colleges For Veterans Includes Several San Diego Universities

Nov. 12
By Beth Ford Roth
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The Military Times has released its list of the top 100 four-year universities for veterans. Local schools making the cut include California State University San Marcos (#20), San Diego State University (#38), and the University of San Diego (#84).

Meals-On-Wheels Delivers Meals To Homebound Veterans

Nov. 11
By Dwane Brown
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Physical limitations keep many military veterans at home. To help them, Meals-on-Wheels delivers meals across San Diego County.

San Diego Joins Zero: 2016, National Program To End Homelessness

Nov. 11
By City News Service, Claire Trageser
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San Diego was picked to join a national program that works to eliminate homelessness among military veterans and others.

San Diego Group Trains Civilian Health Care Workers To Treat Service Members

Nov. 11
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Many active-duty service members and veterans receive mental health treatment from civilian health care workers. But many of these providers lack adequate training to effectively treat people from a military background.

If You Want To Help Veterans, Get Attention By Shaming The VA

Nov. 11
Aaron Glantz, The Center for Investigative Reporting
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In general, the VA has jumped to fix long-festering issues only after they have blown up in the media, embarrassing the president.

San Diego's Wartime Women Vets Still Serving Their County Decades Later

Nov. 11
By Susan Murphy
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The veterans, some in their 90s, have taken on a new mission: making neck pillows by hand to bring comfort to today's generation of troops.

Famous Folks You Didn't Know Were Military Veterans, Part Two

Nov. 11
By Beth Ford Roth
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It's Veterans Day, and it may surprise you to learn that these ten famous rock stars, actors, and politicians all served in the military. Here are the remaining five.

Famous Folks You Didn't Know Were Military Veterans, Part One

Nov. 11
By Beth Ford Roth
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It's Veterans Day, and it may surprise you to learn that these ten famous rock stars, actors, and politicians all served in the military. Here are the first five...

MiraCosta Opens Larger Veterans Information Center

Nov. 10
By Alison St John
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MiraCosta College opens a bigger Veterans Information Center to cater to its growing veteran student population.

Veterans To Be Honored At Events In San Diego County

Nov. 10
By City News Service
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A parade in downtown San Diego, a blood drive at the USS Midway Aircraft Carrier Museum and a fundraiser in Ocean Beach are just a few of the events that will be held Tuesday to honor veterans.

Military Dogs Honored During Veterans Day Parade (Video)

Nov. 10
By Beth Ford Roth
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For the first time ever, six retired military working dogs and their handlers will get their own float on Veterans Day during "America's Parade" in New York City. Joining the hero dog teams will be Army veteran Tracy Marrow (better known as actor and rapper Ice-T).

Check Out These Veterans Day Freebies And Discounts

Nov. 10
By Beth Ford Roth
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In honor of Veterans Day, restaurant chains and retailers are offering all sorts of discounts and free meals on Nov. 11 for active-duty military, veterans, and reservists.

'War Comes Home' Program in Oceanside Helps Build Understanding

Nov. 10
Promise Yee
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One-on-one listening sessions with veterans in Oceanside help bridge the gap of understanding between military vets and civilians.