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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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Veteran Service Dogs
Chapter 850 Makes Donation to Train Service Dogs
Chapter 850 of Kent County, DE recently donated $10,000 to Rebuilding Warriors to continue training…

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PTSD
PTSD & Compassion Fatigue
“Taking care of myself doesn’t mean ‘me first.’ It means ‘me, too.’” — L.R. Knost…

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Chapter 955 to Protest for Agent Orange Care
Chapter 955 of Wildwood, NJ will join other veterans groups to protest and advocate for…

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Edmund Pettus Bridge
Chapter 607 to Erect Memorial at Edmund Pettus Bridge
Chapter 607 is sponsoring their 5th Vietnam Memorial, this time at the foot of the…

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Chapter 949 Serves Homeless Veterans
Tri-State Chapter 949 recently served lunch at the VA's Homeless Veterans Resource Center in Huntington,…

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Chapter 757 Prevents Homelessness for Vietnam Veteran
Chapter 757 Prevents Homelessness for Vietnam Veteran
Chapter 757 of Brookings, OR stepped up to prevent a Vietnam veteran and his cat…

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