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2014/04/16 01:38
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Veteran uses his experiences to help those in need J.D. Collett (above) works with Lone Star Military Resource Group to help homeless veterans find homes and treat veterans suffering from...
2014/04/16 01:38
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2014/04/07 23:28
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Jonathan Ernst/Reuters Sgt. Dakota Meyer, who in 2011 was awarded the Medal of Honor by President Obama for saving 36 lives in Afghanistan, is speaking out about the harm in wrongly associating PTSD...
2014/04/06 14:40
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Army veteran Rick Schumacher has a job interview next week, and he hopes the Fort Hood, Texas, shooting comes up. �At least then I�d be able to say my piece about it and how not all veterans are...
2014/04/04 23:30
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Updated: Friday, April 4 2014, 06:46 PM EDT Webster, N.Y.—He’s happy, but it took him a while to get there. “It’s pretty up there,” said Jon Stanley, a U.S. Navy veteran. “Pretty high stress—pretty...
2014/04/04 21:27
2014/04/04 21:27
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United States Marine Sgt. Dakota Meyer, the youngest American to be awarded the Medal of Honor,, battled Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. (AP)AP Linking the Fort Hood shooting to Post-Traumatic Stress...
2014/04/04 20:33
2014/04/04 20:33
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No clear security fixes for Fort Hood violenceGraphic shows the events of the new Fort Hood shooting… AP News | 04/04/14 12:42 pm DALLAS (AP) -- After three mass shootings at military bases in the...
2014/04/04 00:09
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Members of the military experience things many civilians never will. Some are shot at or have seen a colleague get shot, maybe even die. These types of traumatic situations can lead to Post Traumatic...
2014/04/03 23:39
2014/04/03 23:39
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Even as a soldier diagnosed with mental illness opened fire at Fort Hood, Texas, this week, a river of troubled veterans from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars keeps flowing out of the military, according...
2014/03/31 23:40
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National study shows military suicide rates climbing A large study of nearly 1 million soldiers shows the Army suicide rate surpassed the civilian suicide rate in 2008 and continues to rise. And Utah...
2014/03/28 15:42
2014/03/28 15:42
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... minutes 50 seconds ago by CNNWalsh introduces bill to combat veteran suicide The first Iraq war combat veteran to serve in the U.S. Senate introduced legislation on Thursday aimed at reducing the...
2014/03/28 13:22
2014/03/28 13:22
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OAKLAND -- Whenever Vietnam veteran Don Cooper asked about his request for an in-home aide, the Oakland VA regional benefit office told him the same thing: A decision would take 14 months. "Well, I'm...
2014/03/25 15:39
2014/03/25 15:39
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As the first battle for Fallujah raged, Sgt. Tan Mai camped in a dump on the city's northern edge, where the wafting stench of bodies mixed with garbage, diesel and human waste. Gunfire blasted from...
2014/03/24 14:38
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As the sun rose over the sleepy desert town of Yucca Valley, Sgt. Martin Francis Scahill stood in his backyard, a black 12-gauge shotgun pressed against his chin, a single shell in the chamber. After...
2014/03/23 06:15
2014/03/23 06:15
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Cordova, 40, was eventually taken into custody and charged with four felonies, including assault with a gun on a peace officer. Bail was set at $185,000. He was released from Lerdo Jail after about...
2014/03/22 18:17
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Millions of ordinary Americans are now able to walk into a marijuana dispensary and purchase bags of pot on the spot for a variety of medical ailments. But if you're a researcher like Sue Sisley, a...
2014/03/22 08:00
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AMVETS Post 1 of McAdoo recently was presented with an American flag that was flown on a remotely piloted resupply mission in Afghanistan. The presentation recognized the post's efforts in supporting...
2014/03/18 18:39
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Former President George W. Bush has joined the chorus of voices calling for dropping the �D� from �PTSD.� In a rare public appearance last month to announce the kickoff of his institute�s Military...
2014/03/18 16:34
2014/03/18 16:34
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Salisbury Post Online training for VA professionals dealing with mental health issues A free online training series debuts March 20 for community and VA health care professionals to assist them in...
2014/03/15 00:41
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To address what it calls an "urgent need" for better health care for veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan, a foundation has awarded grants to four Connecticut nursing schools for scholarships designed to...
2014/04/16 01:38
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