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World War II, Germany Military & Veterans Life Cover Story: Bob Hope American entertainment icon Bob Hope may be getting on in years - he's 99 now - but he continues his unerring support of U.S. troops assigned stateside and deployed around the world. For more than half a century, the master of the one-liner, the "ambassador of good will," one of the most celebrated entertainers of the 20th century, has brought laughter and solace to GI's. Former Marine Corps Commandant General Carl E. Mundy, Jr., paid him perhaps the ultimate compliment, referring to Hope as "this magnificent soldier in greasepaint."
William Donaldson Veterans Advantage Awards TopVet: Bill Donaldson, Wall Streeter William H. Donaldson is a veteran - of the Marine Corps, where he served as an officer in the Far Eastern Theatre from 1953-55; and of Wall Street, where he cut his spurs as a principal and founder of the brokerage house Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette. Now, at age 71, Bill Donaldson, whom President Bush called "one of the most respected business leaders in our nation," is about to take on another challenge as the Bush administration's choice as the new chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission. His appointment as the 27th chairman of the commission requires Senate approval.
veterans advantage Military & Veterans News Vet News: First Veterans Complete FastTrac Segment of Veterans Entrepreneurship Training Program Maine, November 26 -- Maine Governor-elect John Baldacci congratulated 25 Veterans tonight completing the first FastTrac class comprised solely of Veterans at the University of Southern Maine School of Business Center for Entrepreneurship and Small Business. The program was offered by The Veterans Corporation as part of the Veteran Entrepreneurship Training Program (VET Program).

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