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2011-10-26 07:00:00

Swords to Plowshares will host its 15th Annual Veterans Day Dinner and Profiles of Courage Award Ceremony. The well-respected organization will honor five veterans who have turned their lives around. Their compelling stories speak to the need for supportive services among all generations, particularly Iraq and Afghanistan veterans returning home and Vietnam veterans who have endured decades of neglect. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 26, 2011 Swords to Plowshares 15th Annual Veterans Day...

2011-07-20 16:16:00

WASHINGTON, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Sooner or later, some senator or congressman was going to target benefits earned by veterans," said John Rowan, National President of Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA). "It seems that Senator Tom Coburn (R-Oklahoma) is the one who has taken aim and fired." Senator Coburn, a medical doctor with a well-earned reputation as a fiscal conservative, has offered an amendment to H.R. 2055, the Military Construction and Veterans' Affairs and...

2011-07-01 14:40:00

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PTSD Press announced the release of the much-anticipated SERGEANT BACK AGAIN--THE ANTHOLOGY of Critical and Clinical Commentary, Volume One. THE ANTHOLOGY (http://www.sergeantbackagain.com/anthology.html) contains the first collection of published critical and clinical writings regarding the earliest characterizations and manifestations of combat-related post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) on and off the battlefield using a Vietnam novel...

2011-06-01 15:14:56

Veterans of the Iraq/Afghanistan wars showed a 50 percent reduction in their symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after just eight weeks of practicing the stress-reducing Transcendental Meditation technique, according to a pilot study published in the June 2011 issue of Military Medicine (Volume 176, Number 6). The study evaluated five veterans, ages 25- to 40-years-old, who had served in Iraq, Afghanistan or both from 10 months to two years involving moderate or heavy moderate...


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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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