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V.A. Centers Grapple With Influx Of Women

Associated Press reporter checks on Illinois facilities

06/28/2014

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Homeless Vets Still a Problem in Illinois

Erica Borggren, director of the Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs, says mentally unstable veterans have trouble maintaining jobs, and unemployment leads to homelessness

03/21/2012

Veterans march past signs, cheering people and waving flags during a parade in St. Louis on January 28, 2012. Thousands of people lined a parade route in downtown St. Louis for the nation’s first parade to honor those who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

New Online Registry For Veterans

Illinois launches “Stand Up & Be Counted” initiative.

02/05/2012

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Help for Returning Illinois Vets

Veterans who served in Iraq or Afghanistan, and were honorably discharged, can take the state police test without having to have 60 hours of college credit.

12/22/2011

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American Legion Selling Illinois Lottery Tickets

Scratch-offs now available at Legion halls.

05/08/2011

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