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Vietnam veteran Patrick Howe from St. Peters receives his third Purple Heart. Photo: KMOX/Kevin Killeen

Vietnam Veteran From St. Peters Receives Purple Heart

A Vietnam veteran from St. Peters gets his Purple Heart—44 years after the battle.

09/08/2014

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Help Coming to Homeless Vets in St. Louis

This morning more than sixty volunteers will try to identify and immediately help veterans who are chronically homeless in St. Louis.

01/29/2014

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Man Behind Bogus Veterans’ Raffle Gets Prison Term

A man who posed as a Marine veteran of Afghanistan and Iraq in soliciting donations for a bogus raffle will spend a year in federal prison.

11/26/2013

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Vietnam War Veteran Earns Belated Purple Heart

A Vietnam War veteran from St. Louis County has belatedly received a Purple Heart medal more than 44 years after he was wounded overseas.

09/10/2013

Korean War veterans salute during opening ceremonies of the Veterans Day parade at Soldiers Memorial in downtown St. Louis on November 10, 2012. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

St. Louis Companies Honored For Hiring Veterans

Four St. Louis companies received the Flag of Freedom award Tuesday morning for efforts in hiring veterans.

07/23/2013

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Veterans Only Job Fair Comes to St. Louis This Week

A job fair for veteran and military spouses will be held Thursday by RecruitMilitary.

07/09/2013

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Amtrak Commits to Hiring More Veterans

The company expects to hire more than 3,000 employees over the next year.

06/26/2013

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Veterans Job Fair Comes To Chaifetz Arena Thursday

Happens Thursday 11am-3 pm. Open to vets and their spouses.

07/11/2012

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War Of 1812 Veteran Gets Headstone In Illinois

The great-great-great-grandson of a War of 1812 veteran has made sure the soldier has a headstone in Sugar Grove Township Cemetery.

06/10/2012

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Missouri Vet on Hunger Strike Over Lawmaker Inaction

“We’re really hoping this year they get their act together and instead of pointing their fingers at each other that they know veterans vote, and we point our fingers at them.”

05/09/2012

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