Women Veterans: Her Own Field of Combat

We met her at an LA Collaborative meeting.  That’s the Los Angeles Veterans Collaborative, a group of community stakeholders, agencies and representatives serving veterans and military families in Greater Los Angeles. Like the NVF’s Women Veteran Outreach Coordinator Leaphy Khim, this woman Is a veteran.  The two of them sat together in an early morning […]

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Wounded Warriors Family Support

Percent of total expenses spent on programs and services: 83% Not to be confused with the Wounded Warrior Project — which also does fine work, but allocates just 60% of its donations to programs while spending a staggering 34% on fundraising initiatives — Wounded Warriors Family Support lends its assistance to the loved ones of […]

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PTSD Treatment for Veterans: What’s Working, What’s New, and What’s Next

Miriam Reisman More than a decade of war in the Middle East has pushed post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) to the forefront of public health concerns. The last several years have seen a dramatic increase in the number of Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans seeking help for PTSD,1 shining a spotlight on this debilitating condition and raising […]

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How We Mask Our Authenticity

This is how we feel after coming back from the war. “We are all just actors trying to control and manage our public image, we act based on how others might see us.” ―Erving Goffman Recently, I’ve been thinking quite a bit about what it means t… Source: How We Mask Our Authenticity

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Base Camp Hope (St. Paul, MN), Helping military veterans from the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines & Coast Guard

Base Camp Hope is a faith-based 501(c)3 multi-functional therapeutic facility that helps veterans, service members and their families cope with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and other re-integration issues.  Our Mission: BCH is committed to educating veterans and the community about PTSD, using creative and alternative methods to aid our American heroes and in building a strong […]

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Soldiers’ Angels

Causes: Disaster Aid, Disaster Preparedness & Relief Services, Military & Veterans Organizations, Travelers Aid, Veterans Mission: Soldiers’ Angels is a volunteer-led 501(c)(3) non-profit organization providing aid and comfort to the men and women of the United States Army, Marines, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, and their families. Founded by the mother of two American soldiers, […]

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