Sometimes a little bit of nature and exercise is exactly what the doctor ordered. #NatureTherapy

Local veterans snowshoe to soothe wounds of war

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02/18/2017 at 22:01. Facebook
Who else thinks this is a great idea? Excused absences for students in grades 6-12 to attend and play Taps at veteran funerals or memorials. Well done, Illinois, this is a great learning and community service opportunity for these boys and girls. -Via KWQC TV-6 News #LivingHistory

New IL ‘Taps Law’ gives students a chance to play at veteran’s funerals

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02/18/2017 at 14:01. Facebook
Happy 76th Birthday, U.S. Coast Guard Reserve!
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02/17/2017 at 18:45. Facebook
Thank you to all those caring for your veteran on this National Caregivers Day. You Hidden Heroes: Elizabeth Dole Foundation are truly an example for us all to follow. #NationalCaregiversDay #HiddenHeroes
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02/17/2017 at 13:01. Facebook
The 10th Cavalry was a group of black regiments, formed at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, that were recruited from the northern states. Due to attitudes following the Civil War, the Buffalo Soldiers could only serve west of the Mississippi River, therefore initially their main objective was to protect settlers and support the westward expansion by building the infrastructure needed for new...
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02/17/2017 at 00:01. Facebook
Romance was in the air as warriors and their loved ones spent Valentine's Day together at Trapp Family Lodge in Vermont. The day started with cross-country skiing or snowshoeing sessions, followed by some well-earned hot-tub time. Finally, the day was capped-off by a 3-course meal together in a private dining room at the lodge.
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02/16/2017 at 17:32. Facebook
This University of Northern Iowa marching band member has volunteered to play Taps at veteran funerals, alongside Cedar Falls AMVETS Post 49, since 2015. Give her one! -Via Stars and Stripes

Iowa college student plays trumpet at funerals for veterans

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02/16/2017 at 15:06. Facebook
Marriage can be a challenge, and adding the stress of military life can kick it up another notch. Here's the story of a dual-military couple who made it work - and how they did it.

Recognizing the Resiliency of Military Marriages

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02/15/2017 at 23:10. Facebook
Are you a veteran or interested in helping veterans? This might be your chance to make a difference. The Tech For Justice Hackathon+ Veterans is happening in March, and intends "to develop mobile apps and online resources that help veterans overcome common challenges." More info below.

Vital mission: Hackathon for military veterans seeks volunteers

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02/15/2017 at 16:11. Facebook
If you value your privacy, it's worth watching this video and opting out to remove information about you from the website it talks about. It's astounding how much personal data it's collecting on you and your loved ones without your permission. Via Task & Purpose
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02/15/2017 at 13:01. Facebook
If you or someone you know is coping with the affects of PTSD or mental health issues, please know, there are resources available. We offer our Combat Stress Recovery Program, which provides military rehabilitation services at key stages during a warrior's readjustment process. Learn more at [ Bit.ly Link ]. If you aren't sure how to talk to your loved one about getting help, Coaching Into...
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Waging The War Against PTSD: How to heal the wounds you can’t see – Kindness & Hope

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02/15/2017 at 00:01. Facebook
This art installation held by the San Francisco Arts Commission in the San Francisco War Memorial and Performing Arts Center is entitled "Not Alone: Exploring Bonds Between and With Members of the Armed Forces." It is by and about those who have served, and will run through mid-March.

Peace and Grief in the Art of US Veterans

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02/14/2017 at 18:57. Facebook
Congratulations to the new Secretary of Veterans Affairs, Dr. David Shulkin! In a season of close votes and harsh rhetoric, it’s great to see our leaders in the Senate confidently agree – by unanimous consent – on a VA secretary. Improving the VA will require hard work and resolve. We hope and expect that Dr. Shulkin is up to the task.

Shulkin confirmed to lead Dept. of Veterans Affairs

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02/14/2017 at 14:43. Facebook
Happy Valentine's Day! Show your support for our nation's veterans with this free profile frame! #ValentinesDay
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02/14/2017 at 14:41. Facebook
Happy Valentine's Day! Show your love for veterans with this free profile frame! #ValentinesDay
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02/13/2017 at 18:06. Facebook
74 years ago today, the U.S. Marine Corps Women's Reserve was established.
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02/13/2017 at 14:40. Facebook
This combat veteran describes his return to life outside of a war-zone. Veterans, have you had similar experiences when you transitioned to the civilian world?

A Look Inside A Combat Veteran's Transition To Civilian Life

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Christopher Meek and his organization are outfitting veterans with impaired mobility with robotic exoskeletons. Give him one! Via People magazine

Meet the Man Helping Paralyzed Veterans Stand, One Robotic Skeleton at a Time

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