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Coral Evans

Flagstaff Receiving Its First Veterans’ Homes 

Hello, Northern Arizona!  Back in 2011, I was serving on City Council and was invited to attend a Veterans Round Table at the American Legion hosted by (then) Coconino County Supervisor Mandy Metzger (District 4). It was there that a local man told a story about his brother, a United States Veteran who had passed […]

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Jim Parks

Supporting Veterans through High Country Stand Down

Veterans in the U.S. are among the most respected individuals in the country for which they have served. They were willing to give the ultimate sacrifice to protect the liberty, democracy and equality that is so special to the place we call home. We owe them all a great debt of gratitude. However, many of […]

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Veterans Finding One-Stop Shopping at NAU

Success comes in many forms, including the newly remodeled, 1,600-square-foot Veteran Success Center (VSC) located in the University Union Fieldhouse at Northern Arizona University. For a veteran student, success can mean finding a safe space on campus to interact with other military-affiliated students and relax, watch TV and play ping-pong. It can also mean connecting […]

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War2In Training Veterans to be Building Inspectors

After a pipeline is put in, a bridge built or a skyscraper constructed, who can tell you years later whether it is still structurally sound? We have all heard of devastating situations where pipelines have burst, bridges failed and buildings fell. But there is a way to ensure that these structures are still safe. There […]

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CCC Establishing Veterans Scholarship

Over the past few years, Coconino Community College professor Bryan Bates has had more and more military veterans show up as students in his classroom.   “Some do well, but many times, some are really struggling,” said Bates, who has been a science professor at CCC since the college opened in 1991. “These men and […]

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