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Disabled veterans, caregivers granted access to Exchange, commissary, recreation facilities

SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. – Starting on Jan. 1, 2020, the Purple Heart and Disabled Veterans Equal Access Act, allows Purple Heart recipients, former prisoners of war, and veterans with service-connected disabilities entry onto military installations to use the AAFES Exchange, commissary, and Morale, Welfare and Recreation, or MWR, facilities. Pre-identified primary caregivers of…

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Academy Participants Educated About Police Work

By Randy Pierce tribune@heraldpubs.com FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS – Like others before them, the participants in the eighth annual Fairview Heights Police Department Citizens Academy came away from it more knowledgeable about the challenges and responsibilities that are faced by law enforcement officers. For nine Thursday evenings and one Saturday morning session of about three hours each,…

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