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  •  RallyPoint helps active military and veterans connect, network, find work
    RallyPoint helps active military and veterans connect, network, find work
    Founded in 2012, RallyPoint is now 720,000 members strong, including 12 percent of currently serving military. RallyPoint is a community that offers current and former military members a more protected social networking experience than what is...
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    Neighborhood fireworks: Not just dogs are affected
    The Fourth of July falls on a Saturday this year, making a nice three-day weekend to enjoy the festivities. Barbecues and water gun fights will no doubt fill many backyards during the holiday weekend. One thing that shouldn’t be happening at...
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    Today is PTSD Awareness Day
    Today, June 27, 2015 is PTSD Awareness Day. So take a moment to remember the thousands of veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan only to face the horrors of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.On June 24, 2010 the U.S. Senate passed a resolution...
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    June is PTSD Awareness Month
    As usual with the VA it is better late than never time. June is Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Month and the Department of Veterans Affairs is conducting a "PTSD Awareness: June 2015" campaign.The VA’s PTSD...
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    The VA Throws a Veteran Under the Bus for Father’s Day
    The Department of Veterans Affairs is the worst bureaucracy on the face of the Earth, and the only thing worse than the VA’s performance is the VA’s timing. The VA just threw a combat veteran under the bus for Father’s Day.First...
  • Academy Award nominated Robin Fryday's films on civil rights and PTSD
    Academy Award nominated Robin Fryday's films on civil rights and PTSD
    Although history does, of course, occur in time and place, we do ourselves and our children and ourselves a sad disservice if we focus too heavily on those aspects and neglect what history really is, stories of people who change the trajectory the...
  • Guardians of Rescue open new chapter in Florida to help vets suffering from PTSD
    Guardians of Rescue open new chapter in Florida to help vets suffering from PTSD
    The Guardians of Rescue (GOR) is an animal rescue organization originally opened and based in New York. In order to help veterans suffering from PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder), GOR is opening a new “Paws of War” chapter in Port...
  • Special attention to caregivers
    Special attention to caregivers
    Today is Memorial Day 2015. We have seen many Memorial Days in our lifetime. Perhaps we did not fully appreciate them and the full meaning until September 11, 2011. We certainly do now and with each new day we should be celebrating our military....
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    Memorial Day: Dying for freedom. American Wars Remembered
    Memorial Day 2015 will be just another day for many who are at the lake, hiking in the mountains, swimming the pool, cooking on the grill. However, for those who have lost a loved one defending the freedom of America will be much more than that...
  • Ricky, a dog with personality!
    When you meet Ricky, you'll meet your new best friend
    If you or someone you know is looking for a new pet, today just might be your lucky day because Ricky, a 2 ½ year-old terrier mix is looking for a new home! Ricky’s time with his current foster family expired earlier this month and...
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    441 American Flags on the Lawn
    The suicides rates among veterans and active-duty troops are at unthinkably high levels. Each day an active duty member of the military commits suicide. Every hour a veteran commits suicide. The suicide rate among recent veterans is 50% higher...
  • Emotionally sensitive people
    Emotionally sensitive people have different genes
    A new study has provided evidence that people who are considered emotionally sensitive have a gene variant that makes them more sensitive than others. They ‘see’ things in the world differently, which is supported by a heightened...
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    Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Linked to Premature Aging
    A new study published by scientists at the University of California San Diego scientists has found that Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PSTD) is linked to premature aging.The study found that people with PSTD develop age-related diseases such as...
  • Genetic link discovered between premature aging and PTSD
    Genetic link discovered between premature aging and PTSD
    Researchers at University of California at San Diego School of Medicine and the Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System led by Dr. Dilip V. Jeste, Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry and Neurosciences and director of the Center on Healthy...
  • A Love Like Ours by Becky Wade
    Love Might Not Always be Enough, But it’s a Start
    Becky Wade weaves a moving tale of the hope of redemptive love in her new book, A Love Like Ours (Bethany House/May 5, 2015/ISBN: 978-0764211096/$13.99). In it she introduces us to former Marine Jake Porter, who carries scars far deeper than the...
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