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    Army Captain Dying of Cancer, Helps Others to Live
    Army Captain Justin Fitch is dying. He has Stage IV colon cancer and doctors have told him he only has a few months to live. Fitch has lost 55 pounds and much of his digestive system.When colon cancer reaches stage IV, or metastasis, the chances...
  • Veterans are running and walking for veterans' issues: Part 1:  PTSD awareness
    Veterans are running and walking for veterans' issues: Part 1: PTSD awareness
    With all of the unfortunate news about scandals and possible deaths related to the U.S. Department of Veterans AffairsHealthcare System, good news seems to get lost in the mainstream media. With this in mind, it seems appropriate to distribute...
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    Monroe County Veterans Discount Card
    The Monroe County Veterans Discount Card is a local initiative between Monroe County, the Veterans Outreach Center, and local merchants.The idea of the program is to recognize the more than 60,000 veterans, reservists, and active duty personnel...
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    Benefit for veterans scheduled for Nov. 9 hosted by Guitars 4 Vets
    Guitars 4 Vets (G4V) is hosting a benefit for veterans at Jim and Jacks on the River starting from 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Nov.9. Admission is free to the public.The event will feature music by 2014 Cincy Blues Challenge Winner Sonny Moorman as well as...
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    Thank you for your Service to our Country
    There are few things quite as pleasant as having someone tell me, “Thanks for your service,” when they see that I’m wearing the Vietnam Veterans cap that my children bought for me.Times have changed. People never use to say...
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    Vietnam Veteran dies after Do Not Resuscitate error at VA hospital
    Roland Mayo, a Vietnam veteran and retired Riverside County deputy sheriff and marshal died because the staff at the Sacramento, California VA hospital mistakenly put a do not resuscitate bane on his wrist.According to his family, the 65 year old...
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    Doctors Seek to Rename PTSD - All Wounds Are Not Visible
    Two Physicians, Dr. Eugene Lipov, M.D. (who developed the Stellate Ganglion Block for treatment of PTSD) and Dr. Frank Ochberg, M.D. of East Lansing, Michigan have started a movement to change the name of PTSD to PTSI.Lipov and Ochberg agree that...
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    Vietnam Veterans of America October Clothing Drive
    The Vietnam Veterans of America will conduct another clothing drive in the Brockport area October 23, 2014.This is a great way to recycle the clothes that don’t fit anymore, especially the clothes your children have outgrown.All you have to...
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    Use Baby Steps to Get Back on Track
    Military.com has a great suggestion for anyone trying to put their life back together after a game-changing event such as a discharge from active duty, or losing your job.Break your larger goal, such as finding another job, into smaller and...
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    To Save Your Marriage Stay Away from the VA
    The VA’s couples counseling program is broken, and the VA has no idea how to fix it. In fact they probably don’t even realize what a mess it is.The VA’s Facebook page says one thing, but the VA’s counselors say just the...
  • Conference on Moral Injury to Veterans
    Brite Divinity School sponsors soul repair conference for veterans
    Brite Divinity School's Soul Repair Center is sponsoring a conference for and about veterans who suffer moral injury during their military service. Entitled "Bringing Our Veterans All the Way Home: A Conference on Community Support for...
  • Congressman Brad Wenstrup
    Congressman Brad Wenstrup receives Ohio Veterans United endorsement
    Ohio Veterans United today announced the endorsement of Congressman Brad Wenstrup for re-election to US Congress in the Ohio 2nd Congressional District. The announcement was made by Harry Prestanski, executive director and founding member of Ohio...
  • Gov. Kasich with Statr Rep. Lou Terhar and color guard from VFW Post 10380
    Ohio Veterans United endorses Governor John Kasich for re-election
    Ohio Veterans United today announced the endorsement of Governor John Kasich for re-election. The organization represents 10,000 Ohio veterans and their families.“Following a thorough review of the candidates’ backgrounds, experiences,...
  • Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, site of RecruitMilitary Career Fair for Veterans
    Organization recruits and employs Baltimore veterans
    Comraderie was in the air as more than two hundred veterans converged on the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (https://www.bsomusic.org/) Thursday, October 2, 2014 to participate in the All Veterans Career Fair. The fair was hosted by the Loveland,...
  • Erectile dysfunction skyrockets for post 9/11 warfighters
    Erectile dysfunction skyrockets for post 9/11 warfighters
    Army Times published findings yesterday from a report by military epidemiologists that indicate erectile dysfunction, or ED, has skyrocketed for veterans in the last decade. In fact, the condition has doubled since 2004. What wasn’t alarming...