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Written by Honors Leadership students at the Community College of Allegheny County CCAC Honors Students Jenna Beech and Bridget Sluka listen to veterans sharing stories at VBC...
Written by Shaun Hall Between Enlisted and regular Officers sits a strange thing called a “Warrant Officer.” Warrant Officers get saluted and are called “sir,”...
Written by Jim McStay An aerial view of Diego Garcia island, 2013 (USN) In 1973, Navy SeaBees on the tiny island of Diego Garcia faced...
Written by Beth Reuschel Beth Reuschel is a professional military records researcher who helps families discover their legacies of service. The VBC is partnering with...
Written by Irene Harrell Irene Harrell with her grandfather, retired Air Force Col. Ron Standerfer Irene Harrell is a young writer who has attended our...
Written by Todd DePastino First airplane takeoff from a warship Eugene Burton Ely flies his Curtiss pusher biplane from USS Birmingham (Scout Cruiser No. 2),...
UPMC is having a Career Fair specifically for Veterans and their families Thursday, Nov. 17 from 3 to 7 p.m. at Acrisure Stadium. Register here....
Exclusively written for VeteransBreakfastClub.org By: Regina Jaliyah Source: Pexels Entering the labor force isn’t always easy for veterans. Once they leave the service, they face...
Written by Todd DePastino What’s the proper punctuation of “Veterans Day”? It’s a question of grammar. Keep in mind, grammar is arbitrary and often doesn’t...
Written by Jim Roberts Vietnam veteran Jim Roberts poses the question: “What exactly is there to be happy about in being a veteran?” The words...
Written by Todd DePastino For much of our history, Halloween wasn’t about candy and costumes. It was about vandalism. All that changed in World War...
Judge Douglas Fahl presides over Veterans Treatment Court
Written by Todd DePastino Veterans will talk with other veterans. Anyone who works with those who’ve served discovers that quickly. Judge Robert Russell saw the...