Veterans Day http://www.kplu.org en Blitz, Boats, and Buchenwald: One Seattle Veteran's Story http://www.kplu.org/post/blitz-boats-and-buchenwald-one-seattle-veterans-story <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Norma </span>Strecker’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> birthday comes just three days before Veterans Day, and this year, she’s turning 92.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Seven decades have passed since she was serving in the U.S. Army, drawing maps of France to be used by Allied troops in the coming invasion. She spent five months in London, under nightly bombing by the Germans during the so-called “Little Blitz.”</span></p> Fri, 08 Nov 2013 23:42:57 +0000 Gabriel Spitzer 10943 at http://www.kplu.org Blitz, Boats, and Buchenwald: One Seattle Veteran's Story Northwest veterans on the hunt for jobs http://www.kplu.org/post/northwest-veterans-hunt-jobs <p>In five years, more than a million members of the armed forces are expected to leave the military and return to civilian life.&nbsp; Many will be looking for jobs in what&rsquo;s likely to remain a difficult job market.</p><p>Owen McCurty knows firsthand what it&rsquo;s like to look for a job after a military career.</p> Fri, 18 Nov 2011 22:17:24 +0000 Monica Spain 3219 at http://www.kplu.org Northwest veterans on the hunt for jobs