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NMU’s Construction Management Program Provides Career Path for Transitioning Veterans

Army veteran and current NMU student Matt Goss writes: “The faculty of the Construction Management and Building Technology department at NMU are second to none in helping transitioning veterans. They are hoping to bring veterans into this field because we have the leadership skills and attention to detail this field requires.”

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Veteran Homeless Numbers in Michigan Increase, Governor’s UP Cabinet Meeting, and Michigan’s Veterans in Congress

Veteran homeless numbers in Michigan increase, Governor’s UP cabinet meeting, and Michigan’s veterans in Congress–read this week’s Rural Whispers, Noise & Rumors by David Haynes.

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MVTF Turns 75 and Celebrates by Addressing Veteran Food Insecurity

Jesse Sherman discusses the Michigan Veterans Trust Fund (MVTF) and its 75th year anniversary and commitment towards addressing veteran food insecurity, and also the current initiatives in Michigan and specific to the Upper Peninsula aimed at addressing this issue among veterans in our region.

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Military Tuition Aid

It may seem nearly impossible for many people to acquire a degree in higher education without taking on a significant amount of debt, however for those considering active or reserve duty in the military, there are numerous benefits offered to help pay for post-secondary education.

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Iron Mountain VA Medical Center Opens $12M Addition to its Community Living Center

Iron Mountain’s Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center has opened a $12M addition to its Community Living Center, adding 12,300 square feet to the center and renovating nearly 4,000 square feet of the existing facility.

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