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Beyond Veterans Day: Information and resources for veterans and their families all year long

Posted in Explore and Discover on November 12, 2020 at 6:00 am

By Crystal Miller Yesterday was Veterans Day, a federal holiday to honor and pay our respects to all the people who have served in the United States Armed Forces. Veterans Day is always on November 11 and was originally called Armistice Day to honor the end of major conflicts in World War I, which happened […]

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Presentation looks at America’s changing relationship with its veterans and the wars they fought

Posted in News on May 12, 2020 at 6:00 am

“Support our troops” is a common phrase, seen on lawn signs and bumper stickers across America. Veterans are welcomed home by enthusiastic crowds, and thousands of service organizations help veterans find jobs, secure housing, and heal from the experience of war.  But it wasn’t always this way. Veterans returning from Vietnam were often […]

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Life & Limb: The Toll of the Civil War & Long Lasting Effects on Victims

Posted in News on March 29, 2018 at 6:00 am

Life and Limb: The Toll of the Civil War Exhibit NORTH SPOKANE LIBRARY April 9–May 19, 2018 Life and Limb: The Toll of the Civil War is an exhibit that explores the experiences of disabled Civil War veterans who served as a symbol of the fractured nation and a stark reminder of the costs of the […]

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