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Four Decades Later: Vietnam Veterans and PTSD
On March 25, 1973, the role of overt American intervention in the Republic of Vietnam ended. On May 7, 1975, President Gerald R. Ford proclaimed the end of the “Vietnam era.” Nearly a decade later, Congress asked the VA Administrator to conduct “a comprehensive study of the prevalence and incidence in the population of Vietnam veterans of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other psychological problems in readjusting to civilian life.” That study, funded by the VA and based on independent peer review, became known as the National Vietnam Veterans Readjustment Study (NVVRS). Its findings became the empirical basis for many…
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Increasing Numbers Lead to Greater VA Focus
The VA's motto, “to care for him who shall have borne the battle and for…

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Injured soldier
Chapter 1120 Runs Benefits Classes
Since 2012, when it began, some 140 veterans have graduated from a program that teaches…

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Apartment complex
Chapter 789 Donates Home Goods for Homeless Apartments
Liberty Chapter 789 donated kitchen items and other things for homeless veterans in Hinesville, GA. …

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Chapter 885 Assists with Camp Lejeune Claims
Chapter 885 Assists with Camp Lejeune Claims
Chapter 885 of Wilmington, NC is assisting people who have gotten ill from contaminated water…

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Better Support for Sexual Harassment Complaints Needed
The DoD annual Report on Sexual Harassment and Violence in the Military Service Academies, 2015-2016…

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VAD in the Local and National Communities
Since 2001 Veterans Against Drugs has had a working partnership with the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions…

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