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U.S. Marine Corps veteran Calvin Riggleman holds an oregano seedling and soil on Bigg Riggs farm in Hampshire County, West Virginia. USDA photo by Lance Cheung

Lots of veterans are looking for structure, purpose and a sense of community when they leave the military, and more are turning to farming to find it.
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Airman Jacob Hession, Airman 1st Class Dillion Cutlip, Master Sgt. Shaun Krizek and Airman 1st Class Keagan Rosario load a pallet with donated food at the Your Connection Center, in Layton, Utah. The Feds Feed Families Food Drive group on Hill Air Force Base rounded up food from the Hill AFB housing area and then delivered it to the directors of the YCC in Layton, Utah, on July 21, 2015. U.S. Air Force Photo by Todd Cromar/Released

While many of us are filling our summers with fun, food banks are trying to fill their shelves for the needy. With the Feds Feed Families campaign, you can help.
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Thanks to a collaboration between the DoD and the USDA, military families the world over are benefiting from new programs dedicated to enriching their lives.
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In “This Week in the DoD” for Dec. 9: Wednesday, Dec. 7, marked the 70th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack. Commemorative ceremonies were held around the country, including Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, and the U.S. Navy Memorial in …
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By Robert L. Gordon III, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Military Community and Family Policy) Last week nearly 2,000 professionals who support family programs gathered in Chicago for the 2011 Department of Defense/U.S. Department of Agriculture – DoD/USDA – Family …
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