Darren Bean

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Thirty-Two VA Medical Facilities Named “Top Performers”

<b>“We are proud of the medical facilities that have been recognized for demonstrating VA’s commitment to provide the high-quality care our Veterans</b> …

5 Things for Soldiers to Consider as they Transition to Veteran Status

Chris Attig is not only the founder of the Attig Law Firm, PLLC, but he is also a Veteran.<p><b>If you are like me, when you decide to leave the military,</b> …

HOMELESS: Why Female Veterans are At Risk

<b>According to the VA Center for Women Veteran statistics, female veterans are the fastest growing segment of</b> <b><br>the U.S. homeless population, with most of</b> …

5 Easy Things That Members of Congress Could Be Doing for Our Military and Veterans, But Aren't

Too many times these days, our veterans are getting caught up in the childish games in Congress. That's unacceptable.<p>I'm running for Congress in North Carolina's Second District. We're fortunate to be home to over 50,000 active duty soldiers, their families, and thousands of veterans. These folks …

Homelessness

How a service dog helped this veteran keep his family

Captain Jason Haag served three tours of combat duty, leading Marine Corps troops in fighting across Iraq and Afghanistan. But his toughest battle, the one that nearly killed the Purple Heart winner, was simply coming back home.<p>Haag, who turns 34 on the Fourth of July, credits a specially trained …

Mental Health

The Battle Within: America’s Veterans Work to Heal the Invisible Wounds of War

Wes Reyna<p>I would like to say thank you to the staff of the heart failure icu and the pediatric cardiology surgeons at Texas Children’s Hospital. You …

Younger veterans bypass VFW, American Legion for service, fitness groups

Kate Hoit served eight years in the Army Reserves, including a tour in Iraq, but when she tried to join her local Veterans of Foreign Wars chapter, …

A Simple Technique to Quiet Your Mind & Be Present

<b>“Get out of your head and get into your heart. Think less, feel more.” ~Osho</b><p>Meditating. It’s one of those things that we all know we’d be better off …

This Marine Threw Himself on a Grenade to Save a Friend. Now He's Going to Do Something Crazy.

It was never Kyle Carpenter’s intention to be remembered by generations of future Americans, but he secured his place in history when he threw …

DND breaks promise, dismisses PTSD soldier

Master Cpl. Kristian Wolowidnyk is shown in this 2010 handout photo in the in Panjwaii District, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan. National Defence has …