Veterans

TSGT Matthew Says Goodbye to his family

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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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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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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Tom and Elona Flood with dog Maiko

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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Patrick poses with an Iraqi Army Major

Brain Injury Alliance Supports Veterans Who Sustain Traumatic Brain Injury

In early January, Iran launched missile strikes at U.S. facilities in Iraq, less than a week after the U.S. killed one of Iran’s top generals.  In the aftermath of the attacks, U.S. Central Command issued a statement stating several soldiers “were treated for concussion symptoms from the blast” and that per standard procedure, “all personnel …

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Uniting To Combat Hunger Campaign Helps Veterans

Humana, Veterans of Foreign Wars, and others are joining forces in a “Uniting to Combat Hunger” campaign to help veterans and others who face food insecurity issues.  Food insecurity is a lack of consistent access to enough food for an active, healthy life. According to “Feeding America,” statistics show food insecurity affects one in nine …

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