Paula Pedene

For Veterans, Options Exist for Obtaining Urgent Care

VA offers urgent care services to eligible Veterans at VA medical facilities or in-network urgent care clinics closer to home.  Under the new urgent care/retail location benefit created in the MISSION Act, Veterans enrolled in VA’s health care system can use VA’s urgent care benefit to treat minor injuries and illnesses that are not life-threatening, […]

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943rd Aerospace Medicine Squadron Members from Arizona Deploy to New York to Battle COVID-19

During national disasters, military service members and other federal employees can engage in deployments to “hot spots” around the country.  Such an implementation took place this month when the 943rd Aerospace Medicine Squadron (AMDS) sent two Critical Care Respiratory Therapists to the Javits Conference Center in New York to support the converted hospital. Both personnel

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COVID-19 Economic Impacts Highlight Importance of Money Management

As our country strives to stop the spread of COVID-19, the loss of jobs, business operations, and other financial concerns are starting to come to light. To help military and veterans plan for what’s happening, here are some tips we found to share: Are you looking to transition from military to veteran? It may take

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Uncle Sam Calls Upon Retired Health Care Workers During COVID-19

To boost health care workers in both the Department of Defense (DoD) and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), the federal government is offering special incentives. At DoD Lt. Gen. Thomas Seamands, deputy chief of staff for U.S. Army Personnel, sent out a letter to retirees.  In it, he is asking troops with service in

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Honoring America’s Veterans Provides Information Resource Page For Veterans During COVID-19

At Honoring America’s Veterans (HAV), we are facing some challenging times, and how we brave through them is going to be critical to our country.  Our nonprofit supports programs that honor and recognize our veterans through group engagements; thus, our current efforts are on hold.  We know the health and safety of America’s veterans is

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Honoring Veterans Is A Part of the Culture at Rosendin Electric

The Department of Veterans Affairs is building a five-story Health Care Clinic at 32nd Street and Van Buren.  The Clinic is set to open in late 2021, and there are currently many construction crews on site. Amongst those crews is Rosendin Electric, whose history has a unique tie to our military and veterans. Rosendin’s founder,

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Southwest Human Development Dubs USAF Veteran Charlie Werther a “Rockstar”

Southwest Human Development endeavors to strengthen the first five years of life in child development to help them get a great start in life. In addition to their 900 staff, they also ask for volunteers. So, U.S. Air Force veteran Charles E. (Charlie) Werther stepped in.  “He hadn’t heard about the organization before, but his

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USS Arizona Memorial Gardens Set to Open at Salt River

The new USS Arizona Memorial Gardens at Salt River will open on Saturday, February 22, 2020, at the Talking Stick Entertainment District at 7455 North Pima Rd, between Salt River Fields at Talking Stick and Great Wolf Lodge Arizona, on the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community (SRPMIC). The USS Arizona Memorial Gardens at Salt River

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To Be of Service Film Highlights Healing Success of Veterans Who Pair with Service Dogs

Statistics show Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) affects nearly 500,000 veterans.  For veterans with PTSD, most of their trauma comes from a war environment.  For many, the symptoms can lead to depression, flashbacks, nightmares, loneliness, isolation, and a lack of relational value with others, to name a few. Although traditional therapies, such as medications, counseling, and

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