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My Dad: A WW II US Veteran

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 My Dad: A True Artist When Laguna Beach was truly an “artists’ town.” When young and old creatives flocked there instinctually like birds to Capistrano, it was the North Beach of San Francisco, the Greenwich of New York and the North Bank of Paris. My father quit his senior executive job at Northrup Grumman in 1963 and moved our family to this quaint, pubescent town, abandoning his profession as a conceptual artist for the military establishment and devoting himself to producing true art. He had been a star in California high school track in the early 1940s. His nickname was “Breeze”...
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Contingency Recruiting with HirePatriots The United States Military trains and produces the best leaders in the world. They possess hands on, under fire, experience that surpasses that of almost all civilians. Their characters, work ethic and mission driven attitude are exceptional. Since 2004, HirePatriots has assisted hundreds of companies that have turned to us to fill their positions with the right individuals. We have representatives in every state in the US. Regardless of the field and responsibilities, we have the connections to properly fill any of your employment needs. We thoroughly interview and screen every candidate to insure a perfect match....
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2016 time to budget? Free Book

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It's the time of year everyone considers living on a budget....again. Oh I have been there, it took me several test runs, okay I’ll admit it years to get it right. Eventually I asked for the help of a budget coach and that made all the difference. Since then I have been a volunteer budget coach myself helping others like I was helped. As unemployment rates rose I realized not everyone could have a personal budget coach so I wrote a book with real life stories and I kept it short, who wants a 3" thick book on budgeting anyway!  Even though...
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 From Hire Patriots America's #1 Veteran Job Source http://hirepatriots.com/heroes here is a recap of the great 2015 Military Surprise Homecomings.  KUSA - Whether surprising their kids at school, their spouse at home, or even their parents at a hockey game these are always some of our favorite videos of the year.  It's almost impossible to keep your eyes dry while watching the shock and joy of families and military members reuniting after so long apart.  We are looking back at some of our favorite soldier surprises of 2015.  http://www.wgrz.com/story/news/military/2015/12/31/welcome-home-soldiers-the-best-of-2015/78153150/...
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Veterans Helping Veterans: A Fine Example

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Joe Padlo had a good job. He was financially comfortable. He had transferred well after being in Marine Corps for 12 years. He was a manager, Regional Director, VP, and President as he advanced in his career.  But he wasn’t satisfied. He felt a need to do more with his life. Then he read about an opportunity to own a business that employs other US veterans. He decided to give it a shot. US Military Maintenance is a program of the nationally respected non-profitPatriotic Hearts that focuses on assisting US military, veterans and their families. They made sure that Joe had everything...
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CBS - There was something extra special about one of the pups who graduated from a New York State guide dog school on Saturday. That’s not to say all of the four-legged graduates at Guiding Eyes for the Blind, a nonprofit that provides guide dogs to people with vision loss and children with autism, aren’t remarkable. But one of them, an energetic two-year-old German Shepherd named Klinger, is about to make history. As far as Guiding Eyes is aware, Klinger is the country’s first guide dog specifically trained to run with a blind athlete. After six months of training—including 200 miles of running practice—Klinger is now ready to...
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Great Careers in Aviation Here

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Take off with Phoenix Air Phoenix Air Group, Inc. known worldwide as Phoenix Air is a U.S. certificated air carrier based in Cartersville, Georgia, USA serving a wide range of clients by providing a wide range of aviation services. Welcome to our web site. In the pages that follow, you will be guided through Phoenix Air’s varied capabilities – from air charter to air ambulance to air cargo to military training... capabilities that have made Phoenix Air one of the most trusted names in the aviation industry. Sheet Metal A&P Mechanic Requirements for these positions are: 5 or more years of...
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High Quality Compression Garments “LOOK UP TO 5 INCHES SLIMMER INSTANTLY“ Insta Slim is committed to providing the best quality products to every soldier serving our country. We are looking forward to working with the Soldier Enhancement Program (SEP) and providing our amazing support products designed for men and women in the US Military, helping them to enhance their ability to execute and perform their duties. We are seeking US military members and their spouses that would like to manage Kiosks on US bases. You can also develop home sales teams that do Insta Slim parties at homes.  Insta Slim Inc., Insta...
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When Faith was 4, her brother Griffin became fixed on the television news reports from the 2010 earthquake in Haiti. His heart went out to the children and he began asking his parents to adopt from Haiti so there would be “one less without a house or a family.” Greg and Robin explained that they couldn’t just go to Haiti and bring home a child, but Griffin’s heart would not be deterred. For his sake, Robin began looking for a way they could help a child in Haiti. That’s when she found Operation Christmas Child. Griffin’s heart was comforted as he...
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The Virgin Birth of Jesus

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The Birth of Jesus through Joseph's Eyes by R.C. SproulWhen we celebrate the birth of Jesus at Christmastime, our attention is most often given to Luke’s account, because it gives us so much information. It tells us of the annunciation of the angel Gabriel to the peasant girl Mary. It includes the story of the shepherds as well as the infancy hymns that are sung by Zacharias and by others during that time. Matthew’s version is much briefer. We notice at the outset that Matthew gives his account from the viewpoint of Joseph, whereas Luke tells his account from...
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Heroes Jam Concert this Sunday!

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Appearing at the Dec 20. event.....The LATIN GODDESSES & Top Hip Hop artists at the HOLLYWOOD & VINE LAUNCH PARTY in Hollywood at Tiffany's on Vine: 1718 Vine Street. -- This will benefit our non-profit Patriotic Hearts. Check out HeroesJam.com.    Visit HeroesJam.com for more information....
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You will be offering homeowners “guaranteed rates” that are locked in for 20 years and rewarded with a 20 year stream of income for each customer your business refers. You won’t be climbing up on the roof installing solar panels just professionally referring potential clients to Sunrun.  In an unprecedented move Sunrun, the largest residential solar company in the USA, has partnered with Americas #1 provider of natural gas and electric, Ambit Energy, to offer Solar Energy to homeowners in CA, NY, NJ and Massachusetts. To kick this off they are offering Zero set up fees to start your business until...
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Maybe you’ve been thinking about going out on your own and starting a business. It’s a pretty daunting thought, yet people with military experience tend to make excellent entrepreneurs.  In fact, a study from the Small Business Administration (SBA) Office of Advocacy reported that veterans are about 45 percent more likely to become entrepreneurs than people with no active-duty military experience.  The most recent U.S. Census data showed veterans owned about 2.4 million businesses that generated $1.2 trillion in receipts and employed 5.8 million people, proving that veterans make their mark on America long after their military service has ended.  Military...
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By Robert Rosebrock Veterans Today - Just when you thought the VA couldn’t swim any deeper into the cesspool of crime, corruption and retaliation, they plunged to even lower depths when they issued a falsified arrest citation to “Mr. Patriot” (Ted Hayes) for hanging two American Flags on the front fence outside the VA’s National Veterans Home and then forcefully removed and confiscated them as “evidence.”  Ted Hayes is a legendary civil, human and homeless rights activist as well as a public icon for promoting American Patriotism in honoring our American Flag and the men and women who defend it, particularly those who...
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Business Ownership for US Veterans

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My name is Mark Baird. I manage a non-profit Patriotic Hearts. It assists US veterans and their families in multiple ways. One way we do this is to help them start their own commercial office cleaning company. I have built and sold several commercial maintenance businesses of my own. It is a very lucrative business. You can do all the work by yourself and make $80K a year; or, you can hire employees and build it into a multi-million dollar business. I will help you do both. The business is called US Military Maintenance. Testimonies of USMM Business Owners A local...
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US Military Maintenance

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A Great Business to Own or Employ US Military Maintenance employs local US military, veterans and their spouses to clean commercial offices. We keep businesses “Military Clean” and we put a dent in veteran unemployment at the same time. US Military Maintenance is a program of Patriotic Hearts, a 501c3 non-profit that has received the Visionary Award, Leadership Award, and Congressional Medal of Merit for its efforts to solve US veteran unemployment. We are seeking entrepreneurial US veterans across the USA who want to own a US Military Maintenance business too. We provide everything you need to start right away including...
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“With the wars winding down, civilians forget that we owe vets a lot,” says Craigslist founder and philanthropist Craig Newmark, who works with organizations such as Vets in Tech to help veterans find civilian career paths. SAN FRANCISCO—Craig Newmark the web pioneer and philanthropist best known as the founder of Craigslist, describes himself as an “old-school nerd” in the truest sense. I grew up in the 1950s, not long after Dr. Seuss invented the word,” he said. “I was literally wearing a plastic pocket protector at that time, with real taped-together glasses.”Coming of age in the late 1960s and early 1970s,...
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Secret to Writing the Perfect Resume

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Advice from a CEO Do this the next time job you apply for a job and send in your resume. Look at it like doing a painting by numbers sketch. Just fill in the answers they are looking for. Each line of their list of qualifications, or experience, or education, etc. is the information they are asking for. Give that to them. How does your personal work history provide what they need? Say it and as succinctly as possible. (Leave the specific details for the interview.) Do not just send everyone a general resume that may or may not have the...
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Would you find tremendous satisfaction and fulfillment if you owned a business that provides strong financial support for you, employs other US veterans and pays them a good wage? Consider US Military Maintenance. This is a business specifically for US veterans to own and employ other US veterans. It is very inexpensive to get going fast in this business. You can be fully up and running for less than $3000. And nearly everyone can do it. It is primarily office cleaning: take out the trash and clean the floors and bathrooms. Just make sure that your crews do outstanding work. If...
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Able and Disabled Veterans, Military Spouses, Active or Retired Military and Coast Guard Americas #1 retail provider of energy is offering a franchise like business without the cost until December 18, 2015. Ambit Energy is Better Business Bureau rated A+, INC Magazines Fastest Growing Company in America and JD Powers Award Winners in multiple States.  Ambit Energy’s motto is “Integrity Before Growth”  If you have ever considered getting into business for yourself, even part time, Ambit Energy may be the answer. With gas, electric and solar power you don’t have to carry any product inventory, you don’t deliver it or deal...
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