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The effect of PTSD on the heart

Suffering a traumatic event and having underlying cardiac or systemic risks can result in even greater risk to health and risk of mortality. Roughly 8 percent of the population will suffer a traumatic event in their lifetime, and in any given year 8 million adults manifest...

source: By Denise A. Valenti
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A bipartisan bill was introduced in the House of Representatives to make the GI Bill for post 9/11 veterans a lifetime education benefit for new recruits who go on to serve three years of active duty. Current post 9/11 veterans who qualify for the GI Bill would still be...


Planning for an effective military to civilian transition is one of the most vital things to do for an effective career, family and financial transition. A job or career fair is one of those steps. Here are some tips how to have an effective and rewarding career fair.

source: Denton Record-Chronicle

Military veterans deserve treatment for mental conditions related to their service; they don't deserve the boot. Under Department of Defense regulations, the military services are required to assess the impact of post-traumatic stress syndrome and traumatic brain injury...

source: Denton Record-Chronicle

An Army veteran with a terminal illness has a final wish that we can all help with. It's doesn't require much effort on our part but would make a world of difference to a man who served his country. He wants us, you, to send him text messages or give him a call.

source: USA Today

Hundreds of veterans and their families, who have spent eight years in federal court trying to prove that burn pits in Iraq and Afghanistan made U.S. troops sick, are worried they'll hit a legal dead end if a Maryland judge decides the company that ran the smoke-belching...


The first month of summer may have brought an extra 200,000 jobs for Americans, but veteran employment took a slight hit. The unemployment rate for post-9/11 veterans was 5.1 in June, up from 4.6 percent in May and the highest unemployment rate recorded for the group since...

source: Military Times


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