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FMA lauds House bill to help veteran feds

The Federal Managers Association is supporting Tuesday's introduction of the Wounded Warriors Federal Leave Act. Rep. Stephen Lynch (D-Mass.) introduced the bill that would give 104 hours of sick leave to first-year feds that qualify under Veterans Affairs Department.

Tags: FMA , Stephen Lynch , G.K. Butterfield , Elijah Cummings , House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform , Ellen Kortesoja

Wednesday - 07/30/2014, 11:04am EDT

Paralympian supports new generation of wounded warriors

Chris Devlin-Young is a Coast Guard veteran, who became partially paralyzed when his plane ran into a mountainside in 1982. Since then, he's won numerous world medals in the Paralympic sport of monoskiiing and does counseling work with wounded veterans.

Tags: On DoD , Jared Serbu , Chris Devlin-Young , veterans

Wednesday - 10/17/2012, 03:09pm EDT
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In Depth interviews - May 16

On the In Depth show blog, you can listen to the interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day and links to additional resources.

Tags: In Depth , Francis Rose , Glenn Klute , Tom Shoop , Kenneth Moorefield , VA , GovExec ,

Thursday - 05/17/2012, 01:51am EDT

PHOTOS: Wounded warriors compete in 2012 Warrior Games

Wounded warriors are proving that nothing is slowing them down at least when it comes to sports.

Tags: DoD Report , Warrior Games , Federal Drive

Wednesday - 05/02/2012, 08:35am EDT

USO Wounded Warrior Center construction underway

Wounded warriors and their families will soon have a new place to go for help in the D.C. area. USO president Sloan Gibson has details in today's DoD Report

Tags: Federal Drive , Defense , DoD Report , USO , uso wounded warrior and family center , Fort Belvoir

Friday - 07/08/2011, 09:40am EDT
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Fort Detrick honors wounded veterans with barbecue

The Fort Detrick community celebrated the Army's 236th birthday on Saturday by honoring wounded service members at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington and the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda.

Tags: Fort Detrick , Wounded Warrior , veterans , Wounded Warrior Appreciation BBQ , Nallin Farm Pond

Sunday - 06/12/2011, 12:09pm EDT

Face of America bicyclists headed from D.C. to Gettysburg

After departing from the steps of the U.S. Capitol in Washington this morning, bicyclists will ride 110 miles through Frederick and on to the historic battlefields of Gettysburg, Pa., where they'll finish the ride Sunday afternoon.

Tags: Face of America , World T.E.A.M Sports , Paul Bremer ,

Saturday - 04/16/2011, 12:08pm EDT

Kranking - Next workout craze?

Krankcycles could open gyms up to a new market - physically challenged athletes.

Tags: krankcycle , kranking , spinning , Johnny G , fitness , wounded soldiers , Sweat for a Vet , Project VisAbility , Tysons Sport & Health Club , Kathy Stewart , Colleen Kelleher

Monday - 11/15/2010, 10:24am EST

Working up a sweat, and helping veterans

The Tysons Sport & Health club was full of people helping out wounded warriors by working up a good sweat.

Tags: Sport & Health club , Walter Reed Army Medical Center , Bethesda National Naval Medical Center , Project VisAbility

Saturday - 11/13/2010, 02:56pm EST