Associated Press photo by Jim Mone

From 2001 to 2014, the rate of suicide among veterans who use VA services increased by 8.8%, while the rate of suicide among those who do not use VA services increased by 38.6%, according to new data released by Department of Veteran Affairs.

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U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Paul S. Martinez

Last week, the U.S. Marine Corps released its Force Integration Plan Summary, a four-page document that is a skewed attempt to set the stage for the Corps to request exceptions to the Department of Defense's mandate for full combat integration.

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In 1966, at 26 years old, decorated nurse and Vietnam veteran Sarah Blum joined the U.S. Army, drawn to serve by the daily news reports on the radio.

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Name: Anuradha Bhagwati

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Photo by Lance Cpl. Lena Wakayama

Military sexual trauma has been extensively covered in the news. Most recently in July, the Service Women’s Action Network, along with Vietnam Veterans of America, filed a lawsuit against the Department of Veterans Affairs because it refuses to change its rules on processing benefit claims for survivors of military sexual trauma.

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Photo by Cpl. Ali Azimi

Last week the Service Women’s Action Network, along with Vietnam Veterans of America and Yale’s Veterans Legal Services, filed a lawsuit against the Department of Veterans Affairs, stating in a teleconference on Tuesday, July 27, that the VA has failed veterans once again. The group is asking the U.S. court of appeals in the federal circuit to overturn the VA’s denial of a rule-making petition filed earlier in the year that would have lessened the burden of proof for victims of military sexual trauma when applying for VA disability compensation.

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