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‘The Young and the Restless’ Celebrates Veterans Day with Special Episodes + PSA

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On Monday, November 11 and Tuesday, November 12, CBS’ “” will observe Veterans Day with episodes dedicated to U.S. Veterans. According to the network, Nikki Newman () will host a fundraiser to honors veterans, while also looking to get closer to her long-lost son, Dylan McAvoy (), who recently completed a tour in Afghanistan. Nikki’s husband, Victor (), announces a plan to have his company, Newman-Chancellor Enterprises, provide jobs for qualified U.S. veterans, letting people know that he values veterans as driven, goal-oriented employees and advising other employers to seek out these proven leaders.

In addition to episodes dedicated to veterans, CBS has also put together a PSA with Burton discussing the cause and directing viewers to VA.gov, which provides more information on U.S. Veterans.

Also according to the network, “Y&R” invited 12 U.S. veterans from the Army, Navy and Marines and who served in World War II, Vietnam, the Gulf War and Iraq to participate in these memorable scenes, along with actors and , who play veterans on the series.  The show worked in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for authenticity purposes with this storyline.

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