Connecting Vets

Meet the World War II Veterans Who Will Participate in the Super Bowl LIV Coin Toss

Four World War II veterans will once again be part of history on Sunday. Army Staff Sgt. Odon S. Cardenas, First Lt. Samuel Lombardo, Brig. Gen. Charles McGee, and Cpl. Sidney Walton will participate in the coin toss at Super Bowl LIV before the Kansas City Chiefs square off against the San...
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Local Connecting Vets Sponsor Paying It Forward to Our Wichita Military and Veteran Community

WICHITA, KS (SPONSORED ARTICLE) - Biff DuBose is the owner of our Connecting Vets Sponsor, AutoSmart South. And being the Connecting Vets sponsor has been a very personal choice for him since Biff and several of his team come from strong military families. His late Father, Frank was a Korean War...
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Five Utah Sisters Take Five Different Military Paths

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah ( Connecting Vets ) -- Tiara Puro was 17 years old when her father handed her a recruiting brochure for the Utah Army National Guard. She remembered a feeling of excitement as she flipped through the pamphlet, especially when she read about the education benefits. She had been...
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Meet Conan, the Military Working Dog Who Ran Down Baghdadi

(Connecting Vets) President Trump released a photograph of the military working dog who hunted ISIS leader Abū Bakr al-Baghdadi through a dark and dangerous tunnel in Idlib, Syria during a Delta Force raid over the weekend. Connecting Vets was told this evening the dog's name is Conan, assigned to...
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Kansas Honor Flight Return Celebration

Join Us in Welcoming Our Kansas Veterans Home! Whenever our Kansas veterans make their return flight home, they are greeted with a welcome home ceremony that many of them never received--a true "Heroes Welcome Home" at the Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower Airport. Friends and families of the veterans,...
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Fort Riley Veterans Job Fair

DAV and RecruitMilitary will host the Fort Riley Veterans Job Fair on Thursday, September 5th from 11am to 3pm at Geary County Convention Center. This free event for veterans, military spouses, transitioning military, National Guard members and Reservists features employers ready to hire.
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Dedication of Sgt. Kevin A. Gilbertson Memorial Bridge

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Sedgwick County Veteran & Military Discount Card Program

Purpose of the Discount Card? To create a network of Sedgwick County businesses which offer military and veterans discounts, and to provide a FREE County-issued ID card to help participating merchants identify eligible residents. Who is eligible? All active-duty military, guard/reservists, and...
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Five Utah Sisters Take Five Different Military Paths

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah ( Connecting Vets ) -- Tiara Puro was 17 years old when her father handed her a recruiting brochure for the Utah Army National Guard. She remembered a feeling of excitement as she flipped through the pamphlet, especially when she read about the education benefits. She had been...
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Wichita selected as host city for 2019 Navy Week

The Navy the nation needs is coming to the Great Plains for Navy Week in late summer. Sailors from across the United States will be in Wichita and Hutchinson, Kan., Sept. 9-15.
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