Remembering Martin Luther King
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Location: Courtyard Jacksonville
5046 Henderson Drive , Jacksonville, NC 28546
The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) invites the public to hear from the scientists who conducted public health activities to understand the impact of exposure to contaminated drinking water at U.S. Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune in North Carolina. The scientists will discuss these public health activities during a 5 p.m. special session, followed by a public meeting at 6 p.m. on January 21, 2017, in Jacksonville, NC. The Community Assistance Panel (CAP) meeting also will take place on January 21 at 9:00 a.m.; that meeting is also open to the public.
Representatives from the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) will be present at the meetings to answer questions about the VA programs for those exposed at Camp Lejeune.
Expected Participants: Veterans, their families, and survivors
For those not able to attend the meeting in person, a live stream of the meetings will be available for viewing via computer. A link to the live stream will be available at: http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/sites/lejeune/index.html
We honor the life and service of Austin Monroe Lindsey, a Veteran who served in the Vietnam War as a Navy aviator. Lindsey died this week at the age of 85.
In 2016, the unemployment rate for Post-9/11 Veterans was 5.1%, the lowest annual rate since the government started tracking unemployment for Post-9/11 Veterans in 2008.
Take a look at common mistakes made while job hunting and nine tips to help land a job after service.
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