• The Healing Power of Music: Community-Provided Guitar Lessons Offer Veterans a Creative Outlet

    The Healing Power of Music: Community-Provided Guitar Lessons Offer Veterans a Creative Outlet

    By Haley Shapely Music has a way of bringing people together, which Mary and Jim Corriveau learned firsthand. The high school sweethearts met in band class, so it’s only fitting that the two are responsible for introducing the musically-minded Guitars for Vets (G4V) program to Watertown, N.Y., and the Fort Drum community. The national organization

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  • Joe Driskill Selected New ADC President, New Board Members Elected

    Joe Driskill Selected New ADC President, New Board Members Elected

    A new ADC president and several members won election to serve new terms on the association’s board of directors at the 2019 Defense Communities National Summit last week in Washington, D.C. New ADC President Joe Driskill was elected to serve a two-year term. Driskill, military advocate for the state of Missouri, also served as the

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  • House Advances $108B VA-Milcon Bill

    House Advances $108B VA-Milcon Bill

    The Democrat-led House appeared on track to pass a $108 billion fiscal 2020 VA-Military Construction bill after quickly moving through a number of amendments Friday and ending floor debate on the measure, CQ reported. A summary of the bill, which is part of a larger five-bill, $383.3 billion minibus package, would provide: $10.5 billion for

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