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An Air Force veteran who taught himself to code explains how he started a nonprofit that has educated 250,000 other vets on how to get jobs in tech

Jerome Hardaway, founder of Vets Who Code and Air Force veteran GitHub Air Force veteran Jerome Hardaway left the military after five years of service in 2009 and had trouble finding the job. The job market is already tough for veterans, and the recession further impacted the job market. Hardaway taught himself how to code and was able to find a job, and he launched the nonprofit Vets Who Code to help other veterans do the same. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. When Air ...
Tags: Open Source, Facebook, South Korea, Enterprise, Navy, Entrepreneurship, Careers, Trends, Veterans, Veterans Day, Nashville, Air Force, Department Of Homeland Security, Amazon Web Services, Enterprise Software, General Assembly


An Air Force veteran who taught himself to code explains how he started a nonprofit that has educated other vets on how to get jobs in tech

Jerome Hardaway, founder of Vets Who Code and Air Force veteran GitHub Air Force veteran Jerome Hardaway left the military after five years of service in 2009 and had trouble finding the job. The job market is already tough for veterans, and the recession further impacted the job market. Hardaway taught himself how to code and was able to find a job, and he launched the nonprofit Vets Who Code to help other veterans do the same. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. When Air ...
Tags: Open Source, Facebook, South Korea, Enterprise, Navy, Entrepreneurship, Careers, Trends, Veterans, Veterans Day, Nashville, Air Force, Department Of Homeland Security, Amazon Web Services, Enterprise Software, General Assembly


Prince Harry is accused of 'trying to steal headlines' after his visit to US troop cemetery

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Lee Morgan/The Duke and Duchess of Sussex Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's visit to the Los Angeles National Cemetery on Remembrance Sunday caught the ire of British broadcaster Piers Morgan. "Just outrageous - treating Remembrance Sunday like a PR opportunity, & trying to steal headlines from the real royals doing their duty back home," Morgan tweeted. Despite Morgan's comments, Prince Harry has had a deep connection with mil...
Tags: Politics, UK, News, Virginia, Iraq, US, International, Trends, Afghanistan, Britain, Veterans Day, Piers Morgan, Kim Jong Un, British Army, Prince Harry, Harry


Vietnam Veteran Homeless For 30 Years Finds Housing With Help From Volunteers Of America

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Tags: News, Local, Seen On, Sacramento, America, Veterans Day, United States, Cbs, Vietnam, Chapman, Vacaville, Volunteers of America, Sacramento News, Christie Holderegger, John David Chapman, American River Chapman


Honoring Our Heroes: Vacaville Holds Veterans Day Ceremony

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Tags: News, Navy, California, Mexico, Local, Seen On, Sacramento, Veterans Day, Army, Cbs, Jackson, Vacaville, Heeren, Danny Jackson, Vacaville News, Kathleen Heeren


Reagan Presidential Library honors all varieties of veterans with flyover, music and speakers

The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, though closed to the public during the pandemic, hosted its annual Veterans Day ceremony on Wednesday, Nov. 11, a socially distanced hybrid event that honored all branches of the U.S. military. The event at the Simi Valley landmark featured a flyover of military jets, live musical entertainment and speakers, all livecast on YouTube. The Reagan Library has been closed since the early days of the coronavirus outbreak in March, but Ventura County granted perm...
Tags: Texas, News, Congress, Navy, America, Los Angeles, Reagan, Sport, Soccer, Veterans Day, Ronald Reagan, Lausd, Donald Trump, Ventura County, US Navy, Presidential Library


Coronavirus can’t keep Pacoima parade’s organizers from honoring veterans

Samuel Castrellon, of San Fernando, right, greets veterans as they enter a drive-thru event at Ritchie Valens Park in Pacoima for the annual San Fernando Valley Veterans Day Parade on Wednesday, November 11, 2020 during the coronavirus pandemic. (Photo by Sarah Reingewirtz, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) Peering into a truck, founder Fred Flores, of the San Fernando Valley Veterans Day Parade, thanks veterans at a drive-thru event at Ritchie Valens Park in Pacoima in place of the annual parade ...
Tags: News, Congress, America, Los Angeles, Reagan, Sport, Marine, Soccer, Veterans, Veterans Day, Lausd, Vietnam, Donald Trump, Eric Garcetti, Sun Valley, San Fernando


The Best Veterans Day Freebies for Vets and Military Personnel

“FroYo brand honors veterans with discount,” read an actual email we once got from a TCBY rep, because we live in an Infinite Jest-ass Futurama world, where the reward for risking your life on behalf of America’s imperialist oligarchs is a free six-ounce cone of frozen yogurt. Here are some of the best deals and…Read more...
Tags: Deals, Holidays, America, Military, Veterans, Veterans Day, Lifehacks, TCBY


Veterans Day: Many National Chains Offering Freebies For Vets, Active Military

SACRAMENTO (CNN/CBS13) — Veterans Day this year is like any other November 11 where we take a moment to honor the brave men and women who have served their country. In honor of their strength and dedication, many national restaurant chains have special deals for veterans and active military. Here are some of the deals: • Applebee’s – Vets and active military can get a free meal on November 11. • Buffalo Wild Wings – Vets and active military get an order of free 10 boneless wings and fries on Nov...
Tags: News, California News, Sacramento, Freebies, Veterans Day, Starbucks, Coca Cola, Wendy, Denny, Applebee, Texas Roadhouse, Dickey, OTB, Cable News Network Inc, WarnerMedia Company, Double Chocolate Fudge Coca Cola Cake


The 25 best US cities for veterans to live, ranked

Members of the US armed forces hold a flag during the Veteran's Day parade in New York. Reuters According to the Veterans Association, there are currently more than 19.5 million veterans living in America. However, when it comes to adjusting to civilian life, some areas of the country are better for veterans than others. WalletHub ranked the 100 largest US cities in four major categories — employment, economy, quality of life, and health — to determine the best cities for veterans to l...
Tags: New York, Texas, US, Careers, America, Trends, Strategy, Features, Veterans, Veterans Day, United States, Veteran, Nebraska, Oklahoma, West Coast, US Navy


Advocates Fight To Keep Veterans Halls Open Amid Another Round Of Closures

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Tags: News, California, Washington, Local, Sacramento, Veterans Day, Sacramento County, Stockton, Cbs, Gavin Newsom, American Legion, Northern California, Wright, VFW, REEB, Stockton News


Advocates Fight To Keep Veterans Halls Open Amid Another Round Of Coronavirus Closures

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Tags: News, California, Washington, Local, Sacramento, Veterans Day, Sacramento County, Stockton, Cbs, Gavin Newsom, American Legion, Northern California, Wright, VFW, REEB, Stockton News


Veterans Day 2020 Events In Sacramento

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Tags: Facebook, California, Local, Sacramento, America, Veterans Day, Va, Air Force, Parade, Arlington National Cemetery, State Capitol, Folsom Boulevard, National Veterans Memorial Museum, IAVA, National Veterans Memorial and Museum, U S Army Navy Marines Coast Guard


Longtime LAUSD educator to serve as grand marshal in Veterans Day parade

Jose Razo knew from the time he was in junior high school that he wanted to join the military. He still remembers the day a young Marine, fresh out of boot camp, visited his school, where Razo was enrolled in a junior cadet program. “I remember him walking in and his presence, the way he carried himself, the way people turned around and looked at him with respect. … I wanted to be that person that people looked up to,” said Razo, who grew up in a housing project in Pacoima, where, in those days,...
Tags: Los Angeles, Sport, Marine, Soccer, Veterans, Veterans Day, Army, Marine Corps, Marines, Lausd, Local News, Flores, San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles Unified School District, North Hollywood, Pacoima


A+E Networks Sets ‘Mission to Honor’ and ‘Salute to Service’ Veterans Day Initiatives

A+E Networks has assembled a slate of initiatives to honor military veterans and their families in connection with Veterans Day and the upcoming “Salute to Service” special for History. As part of the “Mission to Honor” effort, A+E set a first-ever partnership with Volunteers of America-Greater New York a grant to help refurbish and improve […]
Tags: News, Veterans Day, A+E Networks, The History Channel, Volunteers of America Greater New York


Big Machine Partners With CreatiVets to Create Cathartic Country Music Album, ‘Veteran Songs’

When you think of the music genre that’s most military-amenable, you may think country music, simply because there are so many country songs that depict military themes. But the next step may not be leaping to think about songs that reflect wartime and post-combat trauma. That’s one of the reasons a new partnership between the […]
Tags: News, Veterans Day, Musicians, New Music, Big Machine Records


Photos: 2,020 flags wave for veterans and other heroes at Palmdale Healing and Honor Field

Thousands of flags — 2,020 in all — hang on waves of 7½-feet-tall poles at the Palmdale Healing and Honor Field at Pelona Vista Park to honor those who serve or have served in the military, law enforcement, fire/EMT or the medical professions. The park is located at 37720 Tierra Subida Ave., Palmdale. The display will be up until the end of the Veterans Day Ceremony, on Wednesday, Nov. 11, at 11 am. American flags are placed on the grass at Pelona Vista Park in Palmdale for the Healing And H...
Tags: News, Sport, Soccer, Veterans Day, Local News, Palmdale, Top Stories LADN, Photos And Videos, Gene Blevins, Palmdale Healing, Pelona Vista Park, Tierra Subida Ave Palmdale


What’s closed for Veterans Day, Nov. 11, in the Los Angeles area

  A program and flag from the Veterans Day LA at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Monday, November 11, 2019. (Photo by David Crane, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)   Government offices – Los Angeles city and county, national and state – and courts, libraries and schools are normally closed for Veterans Day. Here is a sampling of schedules for other services on Nov. 11. Banks: Closed. However, the New York Stock Exchange is open. The bond market is closed. Mail: The U.S. Postal Service does no...
Tags: Holidays, La, Banks, Government, Trains, Los Angeles, Sport, Transit, Soccer, Veterans, Veterans Day, Glendale, Libraries, Courts, New York Stock Exchange, Local News


Veterans Day events, Nov. 11, go mostly online this year due to Covid-19 pandemic

  The honor guard posts the colors at Veterans Day LA at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Monday, November 11, 2019. (Photo by David Crane, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)   Veterans Day was originally known as Armistice Day and commemorated the end of fighting in 1918 on the Western Front in Europe between the Allies and Germany. The Armistice of Compiègne was signed earlier in the morning but many people remember from a history lesson that “at the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month...
Tags: Deals, Facebook, Europe, Navy, California, La, Germany, Restaurants, Charity, Los Angeles, Events, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Veterans, Veterans Day


World War II veteran remembers some things are worth the wait

Bert Gallagher, 96, a waist gunner on a B-24 Liberator in WWII, poses at his Glendale home on Thursday, November 5, 2020. (Photo by Sarah Reingewirtz, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) Bert Gallagher, 96, a waist gunner on a B-24 Liberator in WWII, poses with his medals at his Glendale home on Thursday, November 5, 2020. (Photo by Sarah Reingewirtz, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) Sound The gallery will resume in seconds Bert Gallagher, 96, an Army Air Corps waist gunner on a B-24 Liber...
Tags: News, Germany, Sport, Soccer, Veterans, Veterans Day, Glendale, Italy, Army, Joy, Josephine, Army Air Corps, Bert, Los Angeles Daily News, West Hills, Canoga Park


17th annual San Fernando Valley Veterans Day Parade goes online on Nov. 11

Marine veterans present the colors on Laurel Canyon Boulevard in Mission Hills CA, during the 14th annual San Fernando Valley Veterans Day Parade, Saturday, November 11, 2017. (Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) The organizer of the annual San Fernando Valley Veterans Day Parade wasn’t going to let the COVID-19 pandemic rain on the parade that has been held annually for 16 years in Pacoima. “A lot of veterans love to do this, Vietnam vets especially. It’s something to look f...
Tags: Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Veterans, Veterans Day, Vietnam, Local News, Flores, San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles Daily News, Pacoima, United States Marine, Laurel Canyon Boulevard, Bob Blumenfield, Top Stories LADN, Hans Gutknecht


Supporting Our Local Veterans

On Veterans Day, we honor the brave men and women of the United States Armed Forces for their courage and sacrifice for our country. The sacrifices and service of our Veterans are not lost on Rothco, and that is why we have made a steadfast commitment to giving back to the local men and women of our military. For the fifth year in a row, Rothco has collaborated with a local organization here on Long Island called General Needs, to provide boots to our homeless veterans in our area. This Vete...
Tags: Charity, Military, Veterans Day, Long Island, Rothco, Rothco NY, United States Armed Forces, General Needs, General Needs Rothco, Suffolk County United Veterans Organization


Veterans Day 2019

Just in time for Veteran's Day, President Bonespurs is ordered to make restitution for using donations to vets as a personal piggy bank. Turns out, according to 45*'s admissions in court papers, that the  fund-raiser for vets in Iowa, days before the nominating caucuses, was actually a campaign event and the campaign had complete control over the money raised.  See full article  HERE. Nobody loves vets and military people more that El Cheeto--they're so useful for p...
Tags: Gardening, Veterans Day, Iowa, Vicki Lane, BoneSpurs, El Cheeto


Veterans Day

Veterans Day: To all who served, we stand in awe of your sacrifice!
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Veterans Day as a Time to Reflect

Funny how another person can make you think differently about something you thought you already understood. For me it’s my time in the military, the U.S. Air Force in the 1960s to be precise. When Jetwhine contributor Micah Engber mentioned a Veteran’s Day podcast a few months back, I wondered why. He’d never served. But his idea for telling a unique story kept bugging me until I realized there was a non-vet with something to share and me, a real vet … I had nothing. It took me a while to come t...
Tags: Usa, England, Education, Germany, Britain, Veterans Day, Korea, Aviation, Raf, Air Force, US Army, US Navy, Usaf, US Air Force, Dad, Armed Forces


VETERANS DAY 2019

On Veterans Day I like to pay tribute to the members ofour family who have served our country from its birth. I don'thave all the details of the service records, and I'm sure I willdiscover more relatives to add later, but this is what I have so far. American Revolution:    Jonathan Barker Jr. My 4x great grandfather Was a Minuteman from Methuen Ma with rank of Sergeant.He responded to Lexington and Concord with his sonsServed in Captain Samuel Johnson's Company inColonel Titcomb's Regim...
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What’s closed for Veterans Day, Nov. 11, 2019

  Veterans with the Orange Plaza Patriots prepare to fold the American flag in Orange Plaza Square Park. (Photo by Leonard Ortiz/Orange County Register/SCNG)   Here is a sampling of government offices and other services that are closed on Veterans Day, Nov. 11. Banks: Most banks are closed. Government: City, county, federal and state offices, libraries and superior courts are closed. Mail: The U.S. Postal Service does not deliver mail. bit.ly/2QrMSD1 Schools: Los Angeles Unified schools are...
Tags: Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Veterans Day, Glendale, Local News, Southern California, Burbank, U S Postal Service, Pierce, San Fernando Valley, Cal State Northridge, Top Stories LADN, San Fernando Valley LA, Los Angeles Valley, Orange Plaza Patriots


Veterans Day deals for veterans in the San Fernando Valley area, Nov. 11, 2019

  A free slice of SusieCakes Seasonal Cranberry Orange Cake is one of the cake options for veterans with an ID on Nov. 11. (Photo courtesy of SusieCakes)   Here is a sampling of special deals for veterans and active military on Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. Veterans and active duty military must provide a valid military ID or DD214 form for all promotions on this list. Some restaurant promotions are for dine-in only. Many other restaurants and museums may offer a deal so ask!   Acapulco: Complimen...
Tags: Deals, Navy, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Veterans, Veterans Day, Ronald Reagan, Vietnam, Local News, Southern California, Denny, Pepsi, San Fernando Valley, Acapulco, Pedersen


Veterans Day events in the San Fernando Valley area, Nov. 10-11

  Veterans from the “Wings over Wendy’s” group ride in a parade. (File photo by John McCoy/Los Angeles Daily News)   Veterans Day was originally known as Armistice Day and commemorated the end of fighting in 1918 on the Western Front in Europe between the Allies and Germany. The Armistice of Compiègne was signed earlier in the morning but many people remember from a history lesson that “at the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month” the armistice went into effect and – more or less- en...
Tags: Europe, Navy, California, Germany, Iraq, Los Angeles, Sport, Afghanistan, Wings, Things To Do, Soccer, Veterans, Veterans Day, Ronald Reagan, Vietnam, Local News


Here are dining deals for military on Veterans Day 2019

Restaurants are turning out in force to honor America’s military on Veterans Day. Deals range from free doughnuts to discounted steak dinners. Most offers are for veterans and active duty military and are good for one person. Most are good on Monday, Nov. 11, only. And nearly all of them require valid identification. There are likely other restrictions, so check out websites and read the fine print before you make your choice. And be aware that some locations may not participate. Here’s a sampli...
Tags: California, Restaurants, America, Sport, Dave, Things To Do, Soccer, Veterans Day, Detroit, Southern California, Denny, Pepsi, Applebee, Carl, BJ, Dunkin