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No Service Member Left Behind

March 10, 2018

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When you serve in the military, there’s a certain bond you have with your fellow service members. You often hear phrases like “we leave no service member behind.” It’s a motto that showcases the common bond our men and women in uniform share. Story originally posted on June 30, 2016 by the Salvation Army of […]

Living on the wrong side of the Tracks

February 11, 2018

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I received an official email on Friday from Larry Kopf, the CATS Chief Operations Planning Officer, that the new CATS Public Transportation City Bus Route #3 on Sunday will not service the People of Oakview Terrace Community on Centre & Kentucky. While people on the other side of the Tracks will have the Luxury and […]

“We need a Sunday Bus” Rally

December 2, 2017

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  Link to Article with letter we wrote to the City of Charlotte & Mayor Roberts early last year   2017 – https://tinaquizon.wordpress.com/2017/02/13/your-ride-is-not-here/ Neighbors plans to join together to rally at the Bus Stop on Ingle Ave to wave signs and be the voice of “We Need A Sunday Bus” to get a Sunday shuttle […]

Honoring our Family of Veterans

November 11, 2016

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My great Grandfather Jacob M Beecher was a 1st Lieutenant in the United States Colored Infantry  – fighting for the Union Army during the Civil War in America. Purple Heart awarded to my Uncle – Frank E. Beecher – World War One Veteran Below a Photo of my Grandfather – Harry Beecher – Navy World […]

Top VA Exec Wayne Pfeffer made $90,323 in Bonuses although Hawaii had the longest Wait-list times for Veterans

November 24, 2015

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The Veterans Affairs in Hawaii was found to have the longest Wait-list times  for Veterans in 2013, surmounting a scandal that continues to plague many Veterans battling for their earned VA services and benefits. And yet, we found that Hawaii’s Top executive Wayne Pfeffer who is the Medical Center Director here in Honolulu, Hawaii received […]

The VA’s early detection of Breast Cancer and a successful Surgery made a difference for me

April 7, 2015

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The VA and Tripler Hospital made a difference for me with the early detection of Breast Cancer and a successful Surgery to remove the cancerous tumor by a team of Doctors and Nurses at Tripler Army Medical Center, last Tuesday March 31, 2015. Although, in the past I have had to speak out and have […]

Veterans Affair denial continues – Homeless in Paradise

January 13, 2015

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No Housing First for Female Veterans is the reality of the VA’s campaign to continue to deny Homeless Services. VA’s Homeless Director Andrew Dahlberg handed me the latest Official Denial Letter from the Department of Veterans Affair and HUD, stating that there will be no help again for me from the VA and HUD. Here […]