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April 6, 2018

Wounded Troops Share Stories, Strength

Eight wounded service members returned to Afghanistan as part of the 24th iteration of Operation Proper Exit, to bring a message of hope and resiliency to soldiers through frank discussions about the best outcomes for some of the worst injuries soldiers face.

March 27, 2018

Veterans Build Resilience Through Equine-Assisted Therapy

The Pikes Peak Therapeutic Riding Center in Colorado Springs, Colo., provides equine therapy services to veterans and their families to help them cope with their post-military lives..

March 23, 2018

Face of Defense: Soldier From India Says Military Service is His Calling

Army Sgt. Manthan Patel and his family moved from India to Indiana, and that's where he heard about the Army National Guard and thought it would work for him since he could have a civilian life and serve in the military at the same time.

March 12, 2018

Vietnam Vascular Registry Helps Combat Veteran Reunite with Doctors

Five decades after being shot in Vietnam and almost losing his leg, former Army Spc. John Fogle will make good on a promise he made to the surgeons at the 22nd Surgical Hospital in Vietnam who saved his life.

March 8, 2018

Army Veteran Helps Soldiers Find Way Back to True Selves

An Army veteran is serving with service members again, this time volunteering as an assistant coach for sitting volleyball at the 2018 Department of Defense Warrior Games Army Trials at Fort Bliss, Texas.

Feb. 23, 2018

Air Force Trials for Wounded Warriors Begins in Nevada

More than 125 wounded, ill and injured servicemen and women have trained and practiced for months in their chosen sports in preparation for the Air Force Trials held at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.

Feb. 10, 2018

Soldier Takes Aim Toward DoD Warrior Games and Beyond

As Army Staff Sgt. Ross Alewine trains for the Army trials and a chance to compete at the 2018 Department of Defense Warrior Games, he is preparing himself for his future after the Army and beyond the Games.

Feb. 2, 2018

Second Lady Karen Pence Advocates Art Therapy for Wounded Warriors

Speaking with Second Lady Karen Pence during her visit to the Intrepid Spirit Center at Fort Hood, it's apparent that championing art therapy is not just an initiative, but a passion.

Jan. 18, 2018

Airmen Operate ‘Flying Ambulances’ for Evacuation Missions

The 379th Expeditionary Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron is one of only two aeromedical evacuation squadrons in the U.S. Central Command area of operations available to remove wounded warriors from the battlefield and ensure they get the medical care they need.

Jan. 9, 2018

Trump Signs Order to Improve Mental Health Resources for Transitioning Veterans

President Donald J. Trump signed an executive order allowing transitioning service members and veterans to receive up to a year of mental health care from the Veterans Affairs Department after discharge from the service.

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