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The effect of PTSD on the heart

Suffering a traumatic event and having underlying cardiac or systemic risks can result in even greater risk to health and risk of mortality. Roughly 8 percent of the population will suffer a traumatic event in their lifetime, and in any given year 8 million adults manifest...

source: By Denise A. Valenti
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Russia has exploited social media networks to target current and former U.S. military personnel with propaganda, conspiracy theories and other misinformation, achieving "significant and persistent interactions" on Twitter during one month...


You may find yourself with a void after leaving the structured environment of a military career. Whether you are taking time to decide on what to do next, retiring for good, or have a scattered new schedule, it is likely you will be missing all or some of the way of life...

source: AmeriForce

Two days ago, as Puerto Rico's post-hurricane crisis fought for news headlines with sports protests and Beltway drama, a titter went through veterans' communities online: Who were those big, aw-shucks-looking ex-military operators...

source: Task and Purpose

At 42, U.S. Marine Corps veteran Jon Oscars seemed a little young to be inquiring about cemetery space. But there he stood at the Bakersfield National Cemetery booth, one of dozens providing information and services to military veterans...

source: Stars and Stripes

When Tamby Clawson and Chad Schmidt first saw their Marine son lying in a medically induced coma, breathing on a ventilator and covered in bandages in a burn unit hospital bed at University of California San Diego...

source: The Orange County Register

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is set to issue a hard-copy photo ID to any honorably discharged veteran who applies for one. On July 20, 2015, then-President Barack Obama signed into law the Veterans Identification Card Act of 2015, which allows veterans to apply...

source: WTKR-TV


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