It is essential that we provide the best possible care for our wounded and disabled veterans - Tom Udall
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Joshua Brandon was searching for peace. In 2009, after three combat tours in Iraq, Brandon had earned a Silver Star and two Bronze Stars with Valor Device, and was finally returning home. He was decorated and distinguished, but in his own words "washed up" as he was learning to survive with PTSD and the after-effects of war. He was not alone. Since 2001, more than two million troops have been deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan. Over half are married and 40% have at least two children. More than a quarter have self-reported depression, compounding the emotional and financial stress on their families.
The path forward for returning veterans can be bolstered by treatment, therapy, and…
At a time when many trends with returning warriors are going the wrong way - alarming rates of depression and suicide, skyrocketing healthcare costs - the idea that an affordable treatment may be instantly available without prescription, side effect, or stigma sounds almost too good to be true.
The Veterans Crisis Line connects Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text.
Feed Our Vets is a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit organization whose mission is to help Veterans in the United States, their spouses and children, whose circumstances have left them on the battlefield of hunger, and to involve the public in fighting Veteran hunger...
From our military experience, we have learned over the course of time that there are several businesses that extend themselves to military members through exceptional service and/or military discounts. Our goal is to connect those that sacrifice for our country, to the businesses that sacrifice for them.
MilitaryConnection.com is one of the most comprehensive online directories of resources and information for military, veterans and their loved ones.
The Military Health System (MHS) is one of America’s largest and most complex health care institutions, and the world’s preeminent military health care delivery operation. The MHS saves lives on the battlefield, combats infectious disease around the world, and cares for approximately 9.4 million beneficiaries in one of the nation’s largest health benefit plans.
Military Medical News is a highly regarded medical newspaper circulated monthly throughout the United States and read by thousands of medical personnel within our armed Forces. In addition, numerous civilians who have left the military look to Military Medical News as a source of up to date information regarding the medical and healthcare changes occurring within the U.S Military Healthcare System.
You have made many sacrifices as a Veteran, but just because you leave active-duty does not mean that you lose all of your health benefits. But what exactly are you qualified for? Do you need help with an old injury, rehabilitation, or alcohol/drug dependence counseling?
CP3 creates and sustains public-private research partnerships to advance the long term health and well-being of our service members, veterans, and their families.
The mission of the Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury (DCoE) is to improve the lives of our nation’s service members, families and veterans by advancing excellence in psychological health and traumatic brain injury prevention and care.
MilSpouseFest is proud to offer online resources, modern military spouse content, in person interactive events across the country, and a witty take on life through a newsletter delivered in the comfort of your own home, no matter where the military has sent you.
Mission...to fight for benefits and programs that strengthen and protect Uniformed Services families and reflect the Nation’s respect for their service.
The National Personnel Records Center (NPRC) stores records of inpatient, outpatient, dental and mental health treatment of military retirees. These records reflect health care for former members during their retirement years but do NOT include former active duty medical records.
Inspired by the military community, Navy Safe Harbor Foundation was created to efficiently identify and meet the needs of recovering Sailors, Coast Guardsmen, Merchant Marines and their families.
Military and veterans' healthcare.
The importance and/or history of women in the US military.
The mission of Operation First Response, Inc (OFR) is to serve all branches of our nation's Wounded Heroes/Disabled Veterans and their families with personal and financial needs. Services are provided from the onset of injuries or illness, throughout their recovery period and along their journey from military life to the civilian world.
Absent a sustained commit to reform, the law of bureaucratic gravity pulls agencies back to the status quo. I’m concerned that is what we’re seeing with the VA.
The Real Warriors Campaign is a multimedia public awareness campaign designed to encourage help-seeking behavior among service members, veterans and military families coping with invisible wounds.
Mission Statement...to fulfill President Lincoln's promise "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's veterans.
Veterans Today (VT) is an independent online journal representing the positions and providing news for members of the military and veteran community in areas of national security, geopolitical stability and domestic policy. All writers are fully independent and represent their own point of view and not necessarily the point of view of any other writer, administrator or entity.
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