The Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation made a donation of $4.2 million to Roswell Park Cancer Institute on October 1st. There was a ceremony held in the hospital 's main lobby where Mary Wilson made the announcement to a crowd of people. The money will be used to support the quality-of-life programs at Roswell. Currently, the programs include financial assisstance for: Therapy dogs, warm blankets, hats and wigs, and transportation and lodging. In the past, Ralph Wilson provided $3 million to fund research and build a chemotherapy unit that is set to open in the spring of 2016.
Well Mike Coffman retired from the military in 1994 after having served for seven years between the U.S. Army and the U.S. Army Reserve and thirteen years between the U.S. Marine Corps and the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve. This why Mike Coffman gave up most of his life to the U.S. Army, the U.S. Army Reserve, the U.S. Marine Corps, and the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve was to serve his country, and that shows political courage of how many times he left duty to finish school, and how he left his family to serve his family, and country by helping keep the lives of many others safe. Thank you for serving our country Mike Coffman. Mike Coffman is currently in Colorado’s 6th district still serving our country by helping find cures for diseases like lung cancer. So it is clear that although Mike Coffman gave up most of his life for two main reasons.
During this time, I completed three combat deployments, two to Iraq and one to Afghanistan. My primary occupational skill was an Ammunition Chief. Dealing with the logistics, storage, handling, accountability and shipping of Ammunition across the United States and while deployed, both in physical assets and dollar value. Since then, I continue to service as a Staff Sergeant in the United States Marine Corps Reserves here in Chicago.
Becoming an orthopedic surgeon is not my only long term goal, but to also open a dog rescue program for stray or hurt dogs. My very first dog was when I was five years old and it was a baby female chihuahua that my dad had adopted and I decided
History: Hank Harum ( Case # 7755) was first seen by Firgrove Veterinary Hospital on October 24, 2012. He was a stray feline brought in for an annual exam and vaccines by his owners. He weighed roughly 8 pounds. The doctor suggested to do an FIV test on Hank since he was a stray neighborhood feline for many years. The FIV test came out to be positive.
The trooper, a former Navy Seal and 18-year State Police veteran, is expected to be okay, said police. He is scheduled to undergo surgery Sunday night on the wound, which was to his left shoulder. Officer Tarentino was 42 years old and had transferred from the Leicester Police Department two years ago. He leaves behind a wife and three children. >>LEARN MORE ABOUT OFFICER TARENTINO IFrame RAW video from witness who heard rapid gunfire when Auburn officer was shot.
STEUBEN COUNTY (WENY) - After more than 40 years in law enforcement, Steuben County Sheriff,David Cole, is taking off his badge. Monday, Steuben County Sheriff, David Cole, was recognized by the Steuben County Legislature for his commitment and service to the community for the past 41 years. After coming back from Vietnam as a Marine Corp Infantry veteran, Steuben County Sheriff David Cole said he wanted to follow in his father 's footsteps by getting into law enforcement. He worked for the New York State Police for 25 years, was Steuben County Undersheriff for 13 years and was elected to Sheriff four years ago. So after 41 years in law enforcement, he says he 's ready to retire.
Richard Unda was born in Munich, Germany, but spent most of his youth in Columbus, Georgia after his father retired from the Army at Fort Benning, Georgia. He recently assumed responsibilities as the Regional Director of the Service to the Armed Forces Department of the American Red Cross serving the Oklahoma and Arkansas region. As the Regional Director, Richard is responsible for strengthening and growing American Red Cross programs and services to meet the needs of United States military members, veterans and their families by developing long and short term program strategies and overseeing the implementation for programs/services in communities and on military installations. Prior to joining the American Red Cross, Richard completed a distinguished 30-year career in the United States Army. His noteworthy service has been at multiple levels of command and in a myriad of leadership positions in various locations throughout the world.
Jose L. Garcia-Aponte was born in Guayama, Puerto Rico. He is blessed to have two children, US ARMY PFC Caleb Ho’Onuii, a member of the elite 82nd Airborne Division, Velmarye and one amazing grandson, Mr. Alejandro, and a Maximum aka: MAX an English Golder Retriever. After almost 29 years of honorable service to his nation as a US ARMY soldier he retired on 2009 as a Command Sergeant Major at Program Executive Ofﬁce of Simulation Training and Instrumentation (PEO STRI) in Orlando, Florida. In June 2005 he was awarded the Soldiers Medal for saving the life of another soldier. He is the cofounder of the “One By One Foundation”, an organization developed to reach, serve, and assist the beach, street, and homeless people residing in the west side of Oahu, Hawaii.
Fortunate Son: The Healing of a Vietnam Vet is an autobiography written by the author, Lewis B. Puller Jr. The author, Lewis B. Puller Jr. was a Vietnam veteran who wrote the autobiography about his experiences before, during, and after the Vietnam war. Fortunate Son had three main characters, firstly Chesty Puller, who was the father of Lewis B. Puller. Chesty Puller was the most decorated Marine in The United States, he served in 5 wars and his most noteworthy accomplishment, saving the First Marine Division in the retreat from the Chosin Reservoir in the Korean War. Chesty Puller was courageous and a great leader and he had a huge impact the next his son Lewis B. Puller Jr. Lewis B. Puller, the main character in the book, was hugely influenced
With this pioneering system in place that had such a high success rate, courts across the pond started following in their footsteps. “The court, like more than 50 others created during the past three years across the nation, specializes in working with troubled veterans to get them counseling, link them to government benefits, help them regain a sense of discipline and camaraderie they had in uniform, and steer them onto a more positive course in life.” said William H. McMichael in his article, “Special Courts Help Vets Regain Discipline”. In McMichael’s article he follows two veterans who were in Russell 's’ Vet Court program. One veteran John Clum was deployed twice, both instances in very dangerous zones with multiple fatalities of close friends. Once back home, Clum faced many demons without help.
In the company photograph of the 130th Chemical Company the three friends are pictured sitting together shoulder to shoulder, just as they joined the Army together, trained together, and stationed together in London, where on July 3, 1944, died together. Prior to their enlistment in the Army, Robert H. Cook, Philip J. Conley, and Chester R. Peterson were close friends while living in Portland. The three friends left for training together in January 1943, and were assigned to the 130th Chemical Processing Company at Camp Sibert, Alabama. The primary mission for the Chemical Processing Company was to provide protective clothing for troops in case of a chemical attack. The men of the 130th were trained to operate impregnating plants,
His wife Jan had brought him into the hospital that night. Bob was in intensive care for over three weeks. He was a fighter, he fought for his life. He already battled for his life once back when he served in the Vietnam War in 1967. Bob fought hard.
I have served as regular volunteer of the Canton community revolving around inner city families, particularly homeless families promoting the importance of nutrition and the components of well-being and I have served as a mentor for three years teaching basic concepts of biological sciences. Much of my clinical experience was obtained through employment, observations, and hands on training which further expanded my understanding of clinical application beyond the textbook. My research experience comprised of hands-on and independent work, yielding applicable skill in critical, independent and analytical thinking. In addition, having five plus years in customer service has profit me the skill to communicate and serve the needs of customers effectively.