New 2016 Veteran benefits


New 2016 Veteran benefits

To see if you qualify, follow the link below.

2016 veteran benefits 

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The Love Letter Campaign


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Love letter campaign

Whether you are the spouse, parent, sibling, friend, caregiver, or other loved one of one 
of our nation’s veterans, we invite you to join us in a very special project! Read more

Watch “Killing Our Own : The Truth About Gulf War Syndrome”


I always watch the videos before I post them here; some of which are recommended by veterans, like the one I’m sharing today.
I debated whether or not to post this due to the sensitive and disturbing subject matter but this is too important–the wellbeing of our vets is too important for me NOT to share. As I mentioned, there are disturbing images and testimony throughout this video so waiting for the little ones bedtime might be wise. Also, its close to an hour and a half long, a good one to bookmark. Thank you for your time. 🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸

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What is Hypervigilance?


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Hypervigilance is a state of increased vigilance, anxiety, and sensitivity to environmental stimuli. The affected individuals are always scanning the environment for any potential threats. It is one of the hyperarousal symptoms associated with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
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SPECIAL REPORT: WHAT MIGHT HAVE SAVED THESE VETERANS?


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This is an article from our Sunday paper…

At least 27 veterans under age 45 died by suicide in San Diego County between 2014 and the first half of 2015.

For them, there was no retirement, no second career, no time spent watching their children grow.

The majority suffered from depression or post-traumatic stress disorder after serving in a combat zone since the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. Their experience defies academic research, which says troops who deploy are not more likely to die by suicide.
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About Face: Hear veteran’s stories about PTSD


About PTSD symptoms: “I felt like I was always under a sniper’s s scope.” Veteran Ron Whitcomb.

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