Quilts of Valor awards presented in Kit Carson

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September 13, Quilts of Valor were presented to Kit Carson VFW Post 3411 members Rod Houser and Ronald White at their regular post meeting. 

In 2003, while her son was deployed to Iraq, a quilter named Catherine Roberts started the movement that became known as Quilts of Valor.  Since that time over 300,000 Quilts of Valor have been awarded.  Their mission is to cover service members and veterans touched by war with comforting and healing Quilts of Valor. 

Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals hands Air Force class action plaintiffs a win in vaccine mandate lawsuit

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(The Center Square) - A panel of three Sixth Circuit judges have denied the Air Force's attempt to overturn class certification granted to all members of the Air Force by a federal district court judge in July. In doing so, they handed another win to roughly 10,000 airmen and women fighting against the Department of Defense's COVID-19 vaccine mandate.

Unexpected Ukrainian resistance continues to thwart Russia’s initial plans for quick, decisive victories

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As Ukrainian forces fight a late-summer counterattack to wrest the southern province of Kherson from Russian control, Russian President Vladimir Putin is learning a lesson that many political leaders have learned before: War is often much longer and costlier than anticipated.

PACT Act providing health care to burn pit victims caps decades of denied benefits for veterans

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President Joe Biden on Aug. 10, 2022, signed into law legislation that will require the Veterans Administration to provide health services to soldiers suffering from more than 20 diseases associated with burn pits, including several forms of cancer and lung disease.

Federal court orders Air Force to not impose vaccine mandate on Coast Guard members who’ve filed religious exemptions

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A federal court in Ohio entered a nationwide preliminary injunction Thursday prohibiting the U.S. Air Force from enforcing its COVID-19 vaccine mandate against religious objectors.