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Five Questions With: Bob DaSilva

The city of East Providence is recognizing both veterans and the high cost of housing and has made available an affordable rental house for...
BROWN UNIVERSITY has announced plans to more than double its number of student veterans who are undergraduates. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY

Brown University announces plans to boost student veteran enrollment

PROVIDENCE – Brown University announced plans Monday to significantly increase financial aid for U.S. military veterans who enroll over the next three to five...

More veterans needed in Congress

Forty years ago, military veterans made up roughly three-quarters of Congress. By 2017, the proportion had dwindled to fewer than one in five. The...
VETERAN HOMELESSNESS increased in Rhode Island from 2017 to 2018 but declined nationally, according to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

HUD: Veteran homelessness in R.I. ticks up amid national decline

PROVIDENCE – The number of homeless veterans declined 5.4 percent year over year in 2018, according to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban...

Reed announces $124K to support homeless veterans in R.I.

PROVIDENCE – The Providence Housing Authority and North Providence Housing Authority will receive a total of $123,704 in federal funds to help homeless veterans...

Veteran presence

Does your company currently have employees who are/were active military personnel? Yes: 66.67% No: 33.33% What level of priority do you give to hiring veterans or active...

List: Veteran employers

Top services used by local businesses for veteran recruitment:* 1. Veteran/military job fairs 2. Online military job boards 3. Veteran community organizations 4. Department of Veteran Affairs 5. National...
VETERAN SUPPORT: Bryan Lindley, owner of a JDog 
Junk Removal franchise, and his daughter, Jesse Lindley, 
work at a house in East Greenwich. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Franchisee: Bryan Lindley

Bryan Lindley | JDog Junk Removal & Hauling | Warwick The pitch: We are a veteran-owned-and- operated, full-service junk-removal company delivered the military way –...
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