Reflections on the 75th Anniversary of the D-Day Invasion

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  As we pause to mark the 75th Anniversary of the D-Day Invasion, it is important to understand what transpired so long ago, and why it is important today. There are not many left who participated, but what they accomplished forever changed the course of world history. Tens of thousands of Soldiers, Airmen, Sailors, and …

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The difference between Memorial Day and Veterans Day

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  Memorial Day and Veterans Day are both patriotic holidays honoring the military, but there is a significant difference between the two aside from when they land on the calendar. Memorial Day, which falls on the last Monday in May, honors the men and women who died while serving in the military. This solemn occasion …

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WHERE ARE THEY NOW: What severely injured Veterans have been able to accomplish in their adapted homes

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  As an organization that has delivered homes to injured Veterans for the past 15 years, Homes For Our Troops has many inspiring stories to share. Empowered by the freedom of an adapted home, these Veterans go on to start careers, businesses, and continue serving others. Here are a few of their inspiring stories. 2005 …

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What you mean to HFOT moms

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  Your support of our mission goes beyond helping injured Veterans rebuild their lives – you bring comfort to the mothers and spouses who often take on noble and selfless roles as caregivers. Gloria Birckhead has loved every minute of watching her son, Navy PO1 Timothy Birckhead, regain his freedom and independence since they received …

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Mental Health Awareness Month: Where Veterans can go for help

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  It is not uncommon for Servicemembers to experience post-traumatic stress after serving. According to the PTSD Foundation of America, there are as many as 400,000 Servicemembers battling PTSD. The foundation also states that of those returning home with PTSD symptoms, less than 40 percent will seek treatment. May is Mental Health Awareness Month and …

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