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Labor Day Special: Veterans With Unique Civilian Jobs

Sept. 1
By Beth Ford Roth
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This Labor Day, Home Post is taking a look back at a couple of veterans we've profiled in the past. The catch? These vets transitioned to unexpected lines of work in the civilian world after leaving the service.

Meet Kelsey DeSantis: Marine Vet, Mixed Martial Arts Pro, Pageant Contestant (Video)

Sept. 1
By Beth Ford Roth
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Marine veteran and professional mixed martial arts fighter Kelsey DeSantis may best be known for taking Justin Timberlake as her date to the Marine Corps Ball. Well, DeSantis is making headlines again, this time for competing in a beauty pageant-esque competition called Ms. Veteran America.

Navy Seal Veteran Nabs Role In Chris Kyle Biopic 'American Sniper' (Video)

Sept. 1
By Beth Ford Roth
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With Clint Eastwood directing and Bradley Cooper playing the title role, casting directors of the Chris Kyle biopic "American Sniper" were looking for someone to play Kevin Lacz, a Navy SEAL teammate of Kyle's. Just so happens Lacz was available to play the role.

National Guard ID's Pilot Killed In F-15 Jet Crash

Aug. 29
By Beth Ford Roth
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After days of searching for the missing pilot of a downed F-15C jet in the hopes he had safely ejected, rescue crews came to the realization Thursday that the pilot was actually killed in the crash. He's been identified as Lt. Col. Morris "Moose" Fontenot Jr., a decorated combat veteran.

California Lawmakers Approve Stripped-Down Reform For GI Bill Funding

Aug. 29
Aaron Glantz, The Center for Investigative Reporting
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California lawmakers unanimously approved legislation designed to prevent for-profit schools from preying on veterans at taxpayer expense — but not before the bill’s author removed most of its significant provisions.

Green Beret Veteran Now Serving As US Open's Oldest Ball Boy (Video)

Aug. 29
By Beth Ford Roth
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Todd Reed is far from your typical ball boy at this year's U.S. Open tennis tournament. For one thing, at 53-years-old, he's older than the rest of the boys (and girls). Reed is also a retired Green Beret who lost his leg during Desert Storm.

Paula Walker ID'ed As Soldier Who Committed Suicide At Fort Lee (Video)

Aug. 28
By Beth Ford Roth
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The Army has identified the woman who shot and killed herself at Fort Lee Army base on Monday as Sgt. 1st Class Paula M. Walker, 33, of Yonkers, N.Y. Walker had an eight-year-old daughter she was raising as a single mother.

Flags Lowered Over State Capitol For California Soldier Killed In Afghanistan

Aug. 27
By Beth Ford Roth
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Governor Jerry Brown ordered flags above the State Capitol to be lowered to half-staff in honor of fallen California soldier Sgt. Christopher W. Mulalley, 26, of Eureka. Mulalley died Aug. 22 in Afghanistan.

F-15C Fighter Jet Crashes In Virginia, Pilot's Condition Unknown

Aug. 27
By Beth Ford Roth
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An F-15C fighter jet crashed Wednesday morning in western Virginia. The jet was assigned to an Air National Guard base in Massachusetts. The condition of the pilot is not known at this time.

Mexican President's Sacramento Visit Protested

Aug. 26
Associated Press
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Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto praises Gov. Jerry Brown and state lawmakers for passing laws that help Mexican immigrants, while protesters outside ask Peña Nieto to release a U.S. Marine detained in Mexico.

Coast Guard Fires Warning Shot At Iranian Boat In Arabian Gulf

Aug. 26
By Beth Ford Roth
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An inflatable boat dispatched by the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Monomoy fired a warning shot at an Iranian dhow (fishing boat), after a member of the dhow's crew aimed a machine gun at the American boat "with hostile intent."

Erin Corwin's Husband Speaks Out For The First Time Since Wife's Disappearance (Video)

Aug. 26
By Beth Ford Roth
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Marine Cpl. Jonathan Corwin, the widower of homicide victim Erin Corwin, is speaking to the media for the first time since his wife went missing on June 28. Corwin's body was discovered Aug. 16 in a 140-foot deep mine shaft in the Mojave Desert. Marine vet Christopher Lee was arrested and charged with Erin Corwin's murder.

Recalled Peanut And Almond Butters Sold At Military Commissaries

Aug. 26
By Beth Ford Roth
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Brands of almond and peanut butters recalled from store shelves because of possible Salmonella contamination were sold by military commissaries, according to an announcement the Defense Commissary Agency.

VA Says No Proof Delays In Care Caused Vets To Die

Aug. 25
STEPHEN OHLEMACHER / Associated Press
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The Department of Veterans Affairs says investigators have found no proof that delays in care caused any deaths at a Veterans Affairs hospital in Phoenix.

Armed Female Soldier Prompts Lockdown At Fort Lee Army Base in Virginia

Aug. 25
By Beth Ford Roth
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A female soldier who shot herself with a gun prompted a lockdown this morning at Fort Lee Army Base in Virginia. Officials have not yet released information about the woman's identity.

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