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Have experience driving military trucks?

Transystems is now offering a program for experienced truck drivers to get their CDL. You will get credit for your military driving experience.

Call 800-557-3520 and ask about the CDL Program or go to your local Job Service and ask for the Transystems “Green Training” application. Program starts in the summer of 2014 but spaces are filling up fast.

ND State College of Science - Fargo

Ready for a new career?  Join NDSCS-Fargo to learn more about available academic options in Fargo and online!

What:  Open house
When:  April 29th from 5-7 pm, June 3 from 11:30-1:30 and 4:30-6:30, and ​August 1 from 3-5 pm
Where:  Fargo Campus at 1305 19th Ave N.

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April is the Month of the Military Child

Secretary of Defense Caspar W. Weinberger in 1986 designated each April as “The Month of the Military Child”.  Recognizing the contributions that military children make as their parent or parents serve our nation, it is during April of each year that all branches of service provide special days and events to honor the family and their children. - Learn more at: http://www.monthofthemilitarychild.com/

Undersecretary for benefits said name change would be 'limiting'

By Patricia Kime
Military Times Staff writer

After the Institute of Medicine in March recommended using the term “Gulf War illness” to describe symptoms affecting more than 200,000 Persian Gulf War veterans, a top Veterans Affairs Department official expressed concern that such a change would imply a direct causal link between service in the 1990-’91 conflict and long-term illness.

Article by: PAUL LEVY , Star Tribune Updated: April 17, 2014 - 11:38 PM

Minnesota veterans who were deployed in Iraq or Afghanistan have returned to their families, friends, jobs or school. But rarely do they visit county veterans services offices — not even those vets with post-traumatic stress disorder.

WASHINGTON — Problems with a parts supplier and the need to modify certain design features led the US Navy to announce Wednesday that the commissioning of the new nuclear-powered attack submarine North Dakota won’t take place at the end of May as scheduled.

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