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Charity Puts Veterans On The Street To Ask For Money
While some money the charity collects goes to veteran grants, most of the millions pay for its veteran’s work program, which puts veterans on the streets to collect money.
The Ruck Way – One Corpsman’s Fitness Regimen a Physical and Mental Exercise
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The 22 Pushups Challenge Isn’t Actually Helping Anyone
The 22 Pushups Challenges isn’t the solution veterans need. Carl Forsling explains why.
Will Thomas pitching during the DCSAA State Championship at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C. in June, 2015
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How A Kid Spent 5 Years Raising Money For Families Of Fallen Special Operators
Will Thomas spent the last five years raising $500,000 for the families of fallen special operations forces. He’s only 17.
Swedish pilot Emelie Bonin, 31, Co-founder of AviatrixArt.
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Badass Female Pilots Team Up To Take On Cancer
Fight or flight? These 13 international female pilots are doing both — by fighting cancer with an aviation-themed calendar.
Morgan Luttrell coaches a group of people through pushups for the Boots Campaign,  a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping veterans.
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Marcus Luttrell Has A Twin Brother And He’s A Neuroscientist
And he was a Navy SEAL who deployed nine times to Iraq and Afghanistan over 10 years.
A view of the San Diego-Coronado Bridge from the bay in San Diego, California.
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How 2 Strangers — A Sailor And A Nurse — Teamed Up To Stop A Bridge Suicide
It took a social media forum to reunite them hours later.
Marines assigned to Maritime Raid Force, 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit, conduct a fast rope training exercise during a deployment on the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD-1) July 5, 2016.
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What’s Really Going On With Veteran Employment?
Veteran unemployment is on the decline, but it’s still difficult to know how veterans are doing in the economy long term.
Soldiers from Delta Company, 2-108th Infantry Battalion, 27th Brigade, conduct a partnered-Afghan National Security Force security patrol at dusk.
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How To Talk To Your Doctor About PTSD
Talking to your doctor about your mental health can be stressful, but here are some tips to make it a little easier.
U.S. Marine Lcpl. Greg Rivers, 20, of Sylvester, Ga., holds his neck while waiting to take psychological tests at the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center in Twentynine Palms, Calif., Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2007.
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5 Things We’ve Learned About PTSD Since 9/11
New research shows post-traumatic stress treatments are advancing, and there is hope for those suffering its effects.
Retired Air Force reserve tech Sgt. Ed Kienle, 73, pauses beside a glass pane covered in fighter pilot decals he inherited from Rice Paterson Air Force Base during an interview in his barn, Thursday, June 11, 2015, in Wilmington, Ohio.
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I Think About Ending My Life Every Day, But I Don’t
What I can and will do is take the very personal step of outlining a life not taken: My own.
Veteran Clarence Graham holds his head in his hands after he spoke about the issues he has had getting the care he feels he needs from the Veterans Administration during meeting hosted by the American Legion at the War Memorial in St. Louis on Monday, July 14, 2014.
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We Need To Talk About The Healthcare Promises Made To Vets
What the report should’ve addressed is the affordability of healthcare promises made to veterans.
Judge Stephen Manley (pictured) founded the Drug Treatment Court and Mental Health Court of Santa Clara County, California.
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9 Questions With A Veteran Treatment Court Judge
Santa Clara Superior Court Judge Stephen V. Manley talks about how veteran treatment courts are changing lives for the better.
Vietnam veteran Robert Kent pays his respects during prayer at the Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Day Eve Candlelight Ceremony in Honolulu, May 29, 2016.
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Majority Of Veteran Suicides Are 50 And Older And We Don’t Know Why
These are deeply disturbing statistics, especially for the Vietnam cohort.
Jon Stewart hugs an athlete during the 2016 Warrior Games.
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Jon Stewart: Wounded Warriors Are ‘Slightly Better Versions Of Us’
Watch the former Daily Show host interview the athletes who competed in the 2016 Warrior Games at West Point.
Fireworks light the sky above Trophy Point, which  overlooks the Hudson River, at the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, N.Y. June 21, 2016.
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If Fireworks Bother You On 4th Of July, Don’t Get A Sign, Get Ear Plugs
A veteran argues that these signs reinforce the worst stereotypes about the military community.