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American Legion helping veteran living in deplorable conditions

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The American Legion in McDonough is asking for help after they found a veteran and his wife living in deplorable conditions. The King family is now staying in a hotel after volunteers fixing their roof found rodents inside the walls.

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PTSD support dog still missing a month later Video included

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A metro Atlanta army vet is desperately searching for her PTSD support dog. The dog went missing over a month ago.  

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Local family has two relatives being inducted into Vietnam Veteran's Memorial Fund

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CBS46 was able to sit down with sisters who have two family members getting inducted.

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Local Vietnam vets honored in D.C.

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Nine Georgia Vietnam veterans will be honored at the Vietnam Veteran's Memorial Fund.  

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Vietnam veterans to be honored at memorial in D.C.

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Several local families of Vietnam veterans will head to the nation's capitol this week as their loved ones are honored at a memorial. 

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World War II veteran remembers D-Day 74 years later

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Hilbert Margol is a walking piece of history as a veteran who served in World War II with his twin brother Howard.

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Vietnam vet: VA sent me a bill for $18K Video included

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A Vietnam vet and his wife say they were shocked when his monthly pension stopped and the VA sent them a bill for $18 thousand. 

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Veteran's online auction goes wrong

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He wasn't expecting to get much from his online auction with Maxsold, but to him the prices his items were selling for seemed like he was giving away his valuables for free.

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24-hour lacrosse tournament held to help veterans Video included

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For the past 24 hours, the field at Kennesaw Mountain High School has seen non-stop lacrosse games.

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Report: Atlanta VA has over 37,000 claims to review

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According to the VA's "Monday Morning Work Load" report, right now the Atlanta VA has 37,751 claims to review. That number includes disability claims, benefit claims and burial claims, but what it doesn't include are appeals claims. 

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Vet waits 7 months for VA transfer

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Richard Palancio is a veteran battling endless health problems. 

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Homeless veteran seeks help from VA

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No one should have to live like this.

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Struggling veteran finally gets VA benefits 31 years later

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A week and a half ago CBS46 introduced you to a woman who says she was raped while she was in the Marines 30 years ago and is struggling to get help from the VA. 

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Veteran still waiting to get approved for disability 24 years later

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Terria Clark fought for three months in Desert Storm but her most scarring battle happened on American soil when a Sergeant called her into his office. 

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