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on : Wednesday, 4 May, 2016
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The American Legion Walk for Veterans Coming to Fort Benning

Fort  Benning, Ga. – The American Legion will hold a Walk for Veterans here on Saturday,  May 14.  Leading the Walk will be American Legion National Commander Dale Barnett and Department of Georgia Commander Thom Mash.
“The purpose of this Walk is to raise public awareness about the crucial issues facing America’s veterans and their families,” said Department Commander Mash. “The American Legion has been calling for accountability at the Department of Veterans Affairs. The problems are significant. An estimated 22 veterans a day commit suicide.  Traumatic brain injuries have become a signature wound of the Global War on Terrorism and up to 20 percent
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on : Friday, 29 Apr, 2016
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Entertainment mogul Tyler Perry to address Tuskegee University Spring Commencement

TUSKEGEE, Ala. (April 11, 2016) —Tyler Perry will soon bring his message of inspiration and encouragement to the newest class of Tuskegee University graduates. The multi-talented entertainer will give the keynote address for the 2016 Spring Commencement Exercises. Perry will speak to approximately 500-plus graduates on May 7 at 10 a.m. CST in Gen. Daniel “Chappie” James Arena.
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Perry is the latest in a succession of notable figures in the arts and entertainment industry that have been invited to enlighten the university community and follows First Lady Michelle Obama, who addressed graduates last spring. In 2015, actress
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on : Friday, 29 Apr, 2016
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Operation HeartFirst™ Will Help Military Vets Own and Operate Their Own Franchised Gyms

Anytime Fitness is partnering with Tee It Up for the Troops, a national non-profit organization, in an effort to help military veterans open their own gyms and provide
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on : Friday, 29 Apr, 2016
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Parents-Stay Informed! 2016-2017 Hardship Application Process Opens May 2nd

Columbus, GA--Parents and legal guardians may apply for a Hardship Request for the 2016-2017 school year Monday, May 2 – Friday, May 20, 2016, by 5:00 p.m. Applications