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Newest Annual Statistical Supplement now online
The Annual Statistical Supplement, 2012 just became available online at http://www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/supplement/2012/index.html. There is a massive amount of interesting information here,...
2/7/13 at 12:36 PM U.S. Treasury requires electronic (direct) deposit by March 1, 2013 – GO Direct now 12/7/12 at 5:35 AM
Social Security & DoD use electronic medical records to reduce application time 5/1/12 at 8:30 AM
Benefit planned for wife, baby son of Grand Forks County sheriff's deputy injured in 2006
A November benefit is planned to help the wife and son of a Grand Forks County sheriffs deputy who himself has overcome adversity. Chris Huttons right leg was amputated below the knee after Hutton,...
9/11/12 at 4:00 PM
Future education center in D.C. will honor N.D. veterans
Editors Note: This story is part of an occasional series about the nations commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War. President Barack Obama recently proclaimed May 28, 2012, through No...
7/21/12 at 5:40 AM Readers share Vietnam War memories 7/4/12 at 6:00 AM
Oregon man brings veterans cause to N.D. Capitol 7/7/11 at 10:23 AM
Medora’s early July events offer a patriotic salute
NEWS June 19, 2012 For more information contact: Suzanne Wentz Marketing Director Theodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation SuzanneW@medora.com Office: 701-223-4800 Cell: 701-471-3335 Medoras early July e...
6/26/12 at 11:28 AM Active military receive discount for Medora Musical tickets 6/26/12 at 10:37 AM
Remembering the dead
By the time the Civil War ended in 1865, the United States had sustained severe casualties, with the total number of dead soldiers estimated at 620,000. It has been our deadliest war, pitting family ...
5/27/11 at 12:00 AM Red Poppies 11/9/10 at 7:17 PM
Jumping into Lake Okabena in January 1/15/10 at 12:00 AM
Three Pennsylvania Bridges Coming Down
During the Historic Bridge Conference in Pittsburgh last year, I was reminded by a fellow pontist, Nathan Holth who runs the Historic Bridges.org website, of how important it is to photograph and do...
3/9/11 at 10:46 AM
Honor Flight whirlwind
The first word I can use to describe my last few days is, Wow! The first phrase that comes to mind is, Oh golly, Im tired. I didnt know when I got to work Thursday that Id be leaving for Washingto...
10/4/10 at 3:28 AM The Guide to Coming Home 2/4/10 at 11:44 PM
Paying homage 11/11/09 at 10:59 PM
War Brain Injuries ?
Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans have brain injuries. Short term memory loss due to road side explosions, leave lingering effects. It is "the signature" disease of the 2 wars. Blast waves ...
5/24/10 at 3:11 PM
Celebrate Scouting by Sending Letters
Celebrate Scouting with the Boy Scouts of America and the United States Postal Service! In 2010, the year of our 100th Anniversary, the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) will receive an incredible honor fr...
12/11/09 at 8:07 AM Salute to Veterans 11/11/09 at 11:51 AM
Wistful Wednesday: Veterans
This is a photograph taken on November 27, 1950 at Camp Pickett, Virginia. My Dad is the young man in the front row on the far right. My Dad was fighting in Korea when I was born. Some days he talks ...
11/11/09 at 5:11 AM Bunker Hill 8/24/09 at 10:20 AM