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May 24, 2019

Army veteran shares how tragedy produced me-to-we mindset change

Earl Granville never wanted to join the Army. But an unusual request from his twin brother helped to change his mind, and his mindset.

Aug. 31, 2018

Land and Maritime associates band together

A chance encounter between a homeless Marine Corps Purple Heart recipient and a Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime associate on a regular grocery store run gave birth to a grassroots effort to make a difference and changed the course of two lives in the process.

April 21, 2016

Tobyhanna commander presents Purple Heart to Korean War veteran

If you asked James Cavanaugh, he’d tell you it wasn’t a big deal...but for the 40-plus attendees in the standing room only confines of the Hampton VAMC palliative care chapel, it was something they had never seen before – and certainly weren’t going to miss, as the Korean War Veteran received his long overdue recognition for on the field valor and sacrifice.