Posted in Caring Veterans

Current Vets face same PTSD risk factors as Vietnam-era brethren

Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) researchers from Boston report in the November issue of the Journal of Abnormal Psychology that risk factors for posttraumatic stress…

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Homeland Security meets goal on hiring veterans

Press Release: Given the vital role veterans play in advancing the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) mission, Secretary Napolitano set a goal to have 50,000…

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Recognition for Female Veterans

About 20 to 25 percent of the armed forces are women and yet, there is no monument to commemorate their service to this country. That…

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Gold Card for Veterans

As part of his comprehensive plan to lower veterans’ unemployment and to ensure that service members leave the military career-ready, President Obama launches today a…

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Afghanistan casualties: Military forces and civilians (Sept. 30)

The following tables present data on U.S. military casualties in Operation Enduring Freedom, deaths of coalition partners in Afghanistan, and Afghan casualties, respectively. Table 1….

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Must-read: True ‘Semper Fi’

Washington Post has an article on two marines that teamed up to run the Marine Corps Marathon. Between them, they had one leg and three…

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