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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...

2011-05-26 07:45:00

NEW YORK, May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- VetsFirst, a program of United Spinal Association, and Social Security Works have joined with veterans' organizations to release Social Security: Serving Those Who Serve Our Nation, a report encouraging political leaders to give special attention to the stake of veterans in the future of Social Security. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110413/MM82757LOGO) Social Security reform would impact over one-third of America's 54...

2011-05-24 11:35:00

PHILADELPHIA, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- John C. Church Jr, the first president of the Valley Forge Military College and a Marine veteran of Afghanistan and Iraq, will deliver remarks at the annual Memorial Day Ceremony at 12:30 p.m. at the Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Front and Spruce Streets. Lt. Col. Church is a Marine Reservist who serves as the Operations Officer for the 4th Civil Affairs Group in Washington, DC. Before assuming the presidency of the college he...

2011-02-28 06:40:00

STATESVILLE, N.C., Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Purple Heart Homes Co-founders Dale Beatty and John Gallina, two severely injured veterans from the Iraq War, applaud President Obama and the first lady for launching the "Strengthening Our Military Families" initiative. Both feel, however, that the initiative falls short by limiting the campaign focus only on the less than 1 percent of Americans who served in our nation's military from September 11, 2001 (see: http://www.phhnc.org...

2011-02-12 00:00:45

A Veterans' benefits lawyer can assist with providing the VA with medical evidence and other information needed to process claims for illnesses connected to exposure to the Agent Orange herbicide in Vietnam, says West Virginia Veterans' disability benefits attorney Jan Dils. Parkersburg, West Virginia (PRWEB) February 11, 2011 Vietnam Veterans exposed to Agent Orange during active military service should take advantage of a faster claims process being offered by the U.S. Department of...

2011-01-06 00:01:48

Retroactive awards may be payable to thousands of Vietnam veterans or their survivors under a recent VA regulation change, said Josh Stone, head of the Veterans' Benefits Division of the Palm Beach Gardens law firm of Gordon & Doner. Palm Beach Gardens, FL (PRWEB) January 5, 2011 Vietnam veterans whose healthcare and disability claims for Agent Orange-related illnesses were previously denied, or their survivors, may qualify for retroactive compensation under a recent VA regulation...

2010-11-22 11:09:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Patricia Cornwell, #1 bestselling author, is launching "America for Vets," a national campaign that will help military veterans, men and women, prepare for a better future. People across the country will be able to make donations of everyday supplies to American veterans in need as part of the Veterans Village of San Diego daily-life readiness programs. To find out more details about the campaign, visit www.penguin.com/americaforvets. (Photo:...

2010-11-10 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- VetsFirst, a veterans service program of United Spinal Association, is offering a free interactive online veterans help center, Ask VetsFirst, to expedite America's veterans in receiving critical benefits offered by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Ask VetsFirst directly connects veterans with disabilities, as well as their spouses, dependents, and survivors, to national service officers who are experienced in navigating...

2010-11-05 12:32:00

PHOENIX, Nov. 5, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Join U-Haul as we pay tribute to and support our veterans and troops throughout the world as a sponsor of the 14th Annual 2010 Phoenix Veterans Day Parade. U-Haul will be honoring the men and women of the armed forces by joining the parade with commemorative SuperGraphic trucks. These trucks pay homage to each branch of our military, along with the United We Stand SuperGraphic and the Wounded Warrior Project - Soldier Ride SuperGraphic. The trucks will...

2010-11-02 00:00:38

New book reveals the tribulations and triumphs of one family as they struggle with the aftereffects of war Bennington, VT (Vocus) November 1, 2010 It was early September in 1989, when author Mary S. King had an awakening. It all began when her husband returned from war"”a war that never left him. In Facing The Wall: A Mission a never-ending journey; she shares the story of her family living with the aftereffects of a trauma endured by a loved one. Though the Vietnam War is over, the...


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