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Military Life January 16, 2020

Helping Homeless Veterans Put the "Home" Back in Homecoming

Amanda S., Editor

Veterans sacrifice a tremendous amount for their country, so they should never have to be without a place they can call home. While statistics show that Veteran homelessness across the country has decreased in the last year, it is still a tragic r...

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Military Life December 10, 2019

Christmas for Veterans Can Mean Depression

Zena L., Editor

When we think about the holiday season, we are reminded of times of joy, laughter, making memories with family and friends, plenty of food and of course, gifts. But for some, this time of year can be depressing, especially when it comes to Christm...

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Military Life November 21, 2019

Suicide Prevention for Veterans: Myths, Facts and Protective Factors

Clarissa S., Editor

Suicide prevention among Veterans is important, as Service members and Veterans are at a higher risk for suicide because of the trauma and stress they experience. To help support the Veterans in your community, read the following myths and facts a...

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Military Life November 5, 2019

10 Tips to Help Veterans Fight the Flu at Home

Erika S., Editor in Chief

If your family member gets the flu, there are things you can do to help him or her fight the flu and feel better. These tips can also help keep others in the family from getting the flu. Fight the Flu 101 1. First, your Veteran needs to stay hom...

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Home Life October 15, 2019

See the Signs on Social Media & Help Prevent Suicide by Veterans

Erika S., Editor in Chief

An average of 20 Veterans die by suicide each day. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) urges communities to come together and take action to prevent suicide by Veterans. Suicide Risk Among Veterans VA is working to reduce suicide rates among...

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Military Life August 21, 2019

VA’s Revamped Community Care Program Aims to Improve the Veteran Health Experience

Erika S., Editor in Chief

VA encourages Veterans to get their medical care at VA facilities – but VA can’t always deliver the care and services Veterans need, where and when they need it. In this case, VA provides care through community providers. Starting this summer, ...

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Military Life May 21, 2019

From Service Member to Scholar: Take Advantage of the VA Education Benefits Available to You

Julia S., Editor

Veterans Affairs (VA) supports its Veterans’, Service members’ and their family members’ educational pursuits through various programs – a multitude of VA education benefits are available. Help your Veterans and Service members make giant strides ...

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Security & Preparedness, Work Life & Safety March 12, 2019

Pups to Protectors: Honoring Military Working Dogs this March

Erika S., Editor in Chief

Military working dogs are often the first line of defense when it comes to securing areas and detecting dangerous items, like weapons and illegal drugs. They are used on patrol, as sentries and trackers, and for special missions for the military a...

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Military Life January 24, 2019

A Career Out of Camouflage: Five Benefits to Hiring Veterans

Amanda S., Editor

Service members have very important jobs. From peacekeeping to weapons engineering, they are highly trained in a multitude of disciplines. But what happens when it comes time to separate from the military and return to civilian life? If still in a...

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Military Life December 1, 2018

Brighten a Veteran’s Every Day: The Surprising Benefits of Becoming a VA Volunteer

Erika S., Editor in Chief

The enchantment of the holiday season often inspires acts of kindness and sparks the need for many to give back. While it’s a wonderful feeling to add a little more merry to someone’s Christmas, it’s important to remember that volunteers are neede...

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