Demand grows to get Korean War medals into the hands of veterans of the “Forgotten War”

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A campaign to put more medals from the government of Korea into the hands of American veterans of that war and their families is seeing a flurry of interest.

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Digging Out: Waypoint Vets honors sacrifice of military veterans

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We met Sarah Lee in 2018 on a 4,000 mile bicycle trip. It was her attempt at restarting her life. After 8 years in the service and a brutal combat year in Tikrit, Iraq, where she lost a close friend, Lee came back lost. “Part of that journey was proving to myself that I wanted to be here and, most of all, deserved to be here,” Lee said. “We didn’t come back with everybody, I lost a good friend over there.

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Military veterans at Amazon work to deliver presents to foster children

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An Army veteran turned operations manager at Amazon in Baltimore is working nonstop to give back to the community during the coronavirus pandemic. Victoria Wilson, senior operations manager at the Baltimore Fulfillment Center, knows a thing or two about giving back to the community. She spent seven years as an Army military intelligence and cyber officer. Now, she runs the Local Warriors at Amazon program at the company’s BWI 2 warehouse. The group is composed of veterans and their spouses connecting and serving in a different way.

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