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Lowe's workers stay late to fix vet's wheelchair after appeals to VA go unanswered

By FoxNews.comNEW YORK –  Three employees at a Lowe’s store on New York’s Staten Island stayed well past closing time last week to repair a Vietnam veteran’s wheelchair that he asked the Veterans Administration to replace two years ago. 340 more words

On Death and Dying: Why Grief Counseling Won't Work for Me

My dad passed away a week ago, after being sick for a very long time. And, in a span of one week, I’ve had grief counseling suggested to me twice. 1,163 more words

Once Upon A Time

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder AKA PTSD

This post was written and contributed by Mrs. Grossman:

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is a term used often to describe a multitude of problems suffered by our soldiers coming back to the world from war. 777 more words

Combat Veterans

PTSD, Lack of Medical Care, and Blue Water Navy Dioxin Exposure The Emotional Wars Necessary to Wake Up the VA

After my marriage to a soldier, I was blissful of our future life together. Kissing him goodbye at the Charleston, South Carolina Airport I was fearful of what he would be like when he returned, or what would happen to me, if he did not make it home. 1,806 more words

On My Soapbox!

Final Design Approved for Education Center at The Wall

Taken from Official VVMF press release, written by Heidi Zimmerman.

VVMF has received final design approval today from the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts (CFA) for the Education Center at The Wall. 590 more words

Vietnam Veterans

Shattered Dreams by Phil Spencer

Phil Spencer arrived in Vietnam on October 7, 1967. He was assigned to the First Signal Brigade and spent his tour of duty in Vietnam doing work he had been trained for: climbing poles and installing communication lines. 476 more words