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   Matthew Hefti: A Hard And Heavy Thing

“Every reading I’ve done people have asked insightful questions and have been genuinely curious about how do we take care…(more)

   Veterans Coming Home Las Vegas – A Mother’s Story

A Mother’s Story… “…How can I get through this?” A Gold Star Mother of Lance Corporal Raul Bravo recounts the moment…(more)

   ‘Military Children’: Coping With The Loss Of A Parent

Military Children from WAMU’s Breaking Ground project sheds light on the challenges of being the child of soldiers. Kavitha Cardoza/WAMU

   Parenting During Deployment

One of most challenging times for young children in military families is the deployment of a parent. Today our Veterans…(more)

   DVDs to Benefit Vets

DVDs 4 Vets was started in 2006 in Greenich, Connecticut by a group of friends wanting to help hospitalized veterans…(more)

Breaking Ground: Military Children

   Breaking Ground: Military Children

[iframe  src=”//www.youtube.com/embed/OfYs7dahg_k” frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen] Nearly 2 million children have parents currently serving in the military, and that number doubles when…(more)

   Patriot Plaza Is a First at VA Cemeteries

Problems with veterans’ health care and benefits have dominated recent headlines. But there is one section at the Department of…(more)

   Norris Honors Fellow Veterans

Doris Norris served stateside as a Combat Journalist in the Marine Corps. She credits the military with allowing her to…(more)

   The Mission Continues

When April Jones left the military, she lost the sense of mission and purpose provided by her service. Now, through…(more)

   Health Services, Inc.

HEALTH SERVICES, INC. (HSI), a family of 12 neighborhood health centers that provide comprehensive primary care services in medicine, dentistry,…(more)