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Virginia Beach Named One of the Best Places for Veterans to Live in 2021

Virginia Beach Named One of the Best Places for Veterans to Live in 2021

Virginia Beach is ranked among the top 10 cities in the country for veterans, according to Wallethub. The personal finance website compared the nation’s 100 largest cities across 20 key indicators of livability, affordability and veteran-friendliness. They range from share of military skill-related jobs to veteran income growth to availability of VA health facilities. Tampa,…

Viral TikTok Helps Raise $60K For Veteran In Need Of New Scooter {WATCH}

Viral TikTok Helps Raise $60K For Veteran In Need Of New Scooter {WATCH}

A veteran is getting a new scooter thanks to the kind hearts of people online. 79-year-old veteran, Kenny, from Minnesota, loved to ride around on his scooter covered in American flags until it motor died and wad deemed beyond repair. Kenny was devastated and explained why in a now viral TikTok. In the video, Kenny’s…

Norfolk native serves at Naval Air Station Jacksonville

Norfolk native serves at Naval Air Station Jacksonville

A Norfolk, Virginia native, Petty Officer 3rd Class Jajuan White, serves at Naval Air Station (NAS) Jacksonville located in Jacksonville, Florida. Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Patricia Rodriguez Petty Officer 3rd Class Jajuan White joined the Navy five years ago. Today, White serves as a retail specialist. “I wanted a better opportunity,” said…

Virginia Beach Native Serves Aboard One of the Navy’s Most Versatile Combat Ships

Virginia Beach Native Serves Aboard One of the Navy’s Most Versatile Combat Ships

Chief Petty Officer Walter Dailey, a native of Virginia Beach, Virginia, serves the U.S. Navy aboard one of the country’s most versatile combat ships. Dailey joined the Navy 18 years ago. Today, Dailey serves as a damage controlman aboard USS Indianapolis based in Mayport, Florida. “I was in New York on 9/11 with my best…

Military Spouses Get Free On-Demand Career Development Courses.

Military Spouses Get Free On-Demand Career Development Courses.

The Department of Defense’s Spouse Education and Career Opportunities program has made it easier for military spouses to reach their career goals with free access to more than 5,000 high-quality courses through Udemy.   Udemy is a self-paced online learning platform offering courses taught by leading experts. Topics range from human resources and marketing to…

USS Dwight D. Eisenhower Returns Home to Norfolk Following Six-Month Deployment

USS Dwight D. Eisenhower Returns Home to Norfolk Following Six-Month Deployment

After six months at sea, the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower returned to Naval Station Norfolk on Sunday, July 18th.   Miliary officials say CVW-3 conducted a total of 6,100 sorties and 12,401 flight hours for the Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group’s deployment. Cmdr. Michael Luebkert, commanding officer, Airborne Command and Control VAW-123 “Screwtops”, reflected on the…

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