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Sep 18, 2013
The American Legion Veterans Housing Inc., Jewett City
Photo:Photo by the Women's Institute
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Aug 1, 2013
Last July, an American Legion Post in Jewett City renovated its building to provide permanent supportive housing to chronically homeless veterans.  The project in Jewett City created fifteen apartments solely for veterans. It's rural communities like Jewett City where the VA has had a hard ti... read more
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Jul 16, 2013
Orig Airdate: 7-2-13 Veteran advocate groups have petitioned the federal VA to change its claims process.  As WNPR's Lucy Nalpathanchil rep... read more
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Jun 24, 2013
An amendment to the defense budget bill before Congress could help military families who have children with developmental disabilities including au... read more
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May 23, 2013
Pressure is building on the military to change its culture from within after an alarming Pentagon report estimates 26,000 servicemembers were sexua... read more
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May 22, 2013
Some veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars are closely watching the immigration reform bill as it moves to the U.S Senate for a vote.  As WNPR’... read more
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May 22, 2013
On Thursday, May 23, the photo of U.S Army Captain Andrew Pedersen-Keel will be added to the State of Connecticut's Wall of Honor. It's a tribu... read more
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Mar 19, 2013
Forty men and women from Connecticut died in the Iraq War. Trumbull resident, Mike Mastroni created the CT Fallen Heroes Foundation to remember vet... read more
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Mar 19, 2013
Today marks the 10-year anniversary of the start of the Iraq war. Throughout the day, we're looking back at what has changed over the last 10 years... read more
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Mar 18, 2013
This story originally aired on NPR’s "All Things Considered" Every day an estimated twenty-two veterans kill themselves in the U.S. and most of... read more
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Mar 18, 2013
On Tuesday, March 19,  WNPR is focusing its coverage on the tenth anniversary of the Iraq War including remembering those who were killed during Op... read more
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Jan 31, 2013
A New Haven mental health clinic has received a federal grant to help the children of military families. As WNPRs Lucy Nalpathanchil reports, the c... read more
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Jan 25, 2013
The state's Commissioner of Veterans Affairs is applauding news that the military is ending its ban on women serving in the infantry and other grou... read more
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Dec 20, 2012
It's been five months since sixteen homeless veterans moved into permanent supportive housing thanks to the American Legion Post in southeastern Co... read more
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Dec 13, 2012
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has called on military leaders to explore a "epidemic" of suicide among active duty servicemembers and veterans. Eac... read more
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Nov 14, 2012
Today, we’ll officially kick off a monthly visit from Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy. Here at Where We Live, we made a big deal about how the l... read more
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Sep 25, 2012
Yellow ribbons are back on the Town Green in Litchfield after being taken down recently by a group that oversees the historic district. The rib... read more
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Aug 29, 2012
To date, sixty-three men and women from Connecticut have died while serving in the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars. A small group of Connecticut resident... read more
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Aug 28, 2012
Congressman Joe Courtney has sponsored a bill that could help veterans who are in school or planning to enroll using the Post 9-11 GI bill.  Th... read more
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Aug 2, 2012
In the Civil War, it was called soldiers heart or nostalgia..in WWI it was known as shell shock. These days its known as Post Traumatic Stress... read more
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