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Federal program encourages veterans to continue to serve

Federal program encourages veterans to continue to serve

Arthur Randolph spent a year in the Army, and had "a couple of close calls" in Vietnam. But when he made it back, he decided he wasn't done serving.

The longtime newspaper pressman, whose career included a stint at the Baltimore News-American, spent years volunteering in schools and senior centers. He is now part of an Obama administration push to increase the number of veterans who work in their communities after serving their country in uniform.

The 2009 law that reauthorized the AmeriCorps service program included an initiative drafted by Rep. John Sarbanes of Baltimore County called Veterans Corps. The program, which President Barack Obama touted during his...

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