• In Our Communities

    In Our Communities0

    More than 7,500 military boots were on display in May at Fort Bragg, N.C., serving as a memorial to service members from all branches who have died in action since 9/11, Task & Purpose reported. “It shows the families the service members are still remembered, honored and not forgotten,” said Charlotte Watson, Fort Bragg’s Survivor

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  • Defense Communities National Summit: 3 Questions for Maureen Casey

    Defense Communities National Summit: 3 Questions for Maureen Casey0

    Maureen Casey is the chief operating officer for the Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University. She will join Sen. Martha McSally (R-Ariz.), Rep. Jimmy Panetta (D-Calif.) and others in a summit general session: “The Impact of the Military-Civilian Divide and Great Ideas to Bridge it,” Tues., June 11. We’re hearing more in

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  • Senate, House Lawmakers Consider Veterans Mental Health, Women Veteran Health Bills

    Senate, House Lawmakers Consider Veterans Mental Health, Women Veteran Health Bills0

    The Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee considered several bills that included measures on mental health and improving women’s health care, matching a similar House push, Military.com reported Thursday. The Senate mental health bill would create grants for outside mental health organizations, require access to alternative animal and sports therapies, and increase the number of VA mental

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