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2013-06-20 23:23:11

Despite losing a leg due to injuries sustained while serving in Vietnam 40 years ago, 64-year-old Army veteran Steve Miller is training to compete in the inclusive Adventure TEAM Challenge from World T.E.A.M. Sports in western Colorado this September 13-15. Hedgesville, WV (PRWEB) June 20, 2013 Retired Army Staff Sergeant Steve Miller is determined to participate in the Adventure TEAM Challenge from World T.E.A.M. Sports this September. Despite losing his left leg following injuries he...

2013-06-13 23:26:12

June is PTSD Awareness Month and Pretty Road Press has used the opportunity to sign a book deal with author and Vietnam War veteran William J. Blaylock for his manuscript "Invisible: Living with PTSD's Unseen Wound," a memoir about his struggles with post-traumatic stress disorder, a condition affecting up to 20 percent of Irag War vets and 20 percent of Vietnam War vets. Folsom, CA (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 Attention, motorists. The driver in front of you may be hearing gunshots. The traffic...

2013-05-31 23:16:12

Twenty-two veterans take their lives every day with over 600,000 living with psychological trauma from their service to our country. This Able Veteran is doing our part to help them. Carbondale, Illinois (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 On Memorial Day, we paused to remember those who have sacrificed so much for our country. But, remembering isn't enough. There is more we can do to truly thank our military personnel. There is one organization that understands the problems and gaps veterans face,...

2013-05-13 23:02:33

An American war veteran and his wife have received a window donation from MI Windows and Doors, The Western New York Veterans Housing Coalition and the Veterans One-Stop Center of Western New York. (PRWEB) May 13, 2013 An American war veteran and his wife have received a window donation from MI Windows and Doors, The Western New York Veterans Housing Coalition and the Veterans One-Stop Center of Western New York. Mr. Michael Flessa is a highly decorated Marine Corps Corporal who served our...

2013-02-22 12:24:36

Pre-war vulnerability is just as important as combat-related trauma in predicting whether veterans´ symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) will be long-lasting, according to new research published in Clinical Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. Researcher Bruce Dohrenwend and colleagues at Columbia´s Mailman School of Public Health and the New York State Psychiatric Institute found that traumatic experiences during combat...


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