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Social networking sites to help veterans

Social networking sites to help veterans | help for veterans online | Scoop.it
As veterans make the transition out of military life, social networking has moved beyond mere communication tool to become a support system and lifeline, helping veterans address employment, housing, education and health issues.
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Virtual reality helps veterans with PTSD - The Boston Globe

Virtual reality helps veterans with PTSD - The Boston Globe | help for veterans online | Scoop.it
Increasingly, therapists are using virtual reality systems in conjunction with a form of talk therapy to treat veterans with symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder, tailoring the scenes to patients own memories to help them relive and process difficult emotions. As many as one in five people who served in Afghanistan or Iraq suffer from symptoms of PTSD, though estimates are higher for certain groups of veterans. Few seek treatment. Researchers developing the virtual reality system, which so far have been distributed to about 70 clinics and hospitals around the country, say it may offer a familiar way into therapy for generations of service members who grew up playing video games or an effective treatment for those not helped by other kinds of care.
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Veterans and the Digital Battlefield - DAV

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Video games and combat simulation programs are a promising therapy tool for veterans of all eras. Dawn breaks over the village, which, like so many others you’ve seen this tour, is a collection of mud-brick buildings, dusty streets and small, white pickup trucks haphazardly parked on the road. You think to yourself, “Everyone in this region must be issued a white pickup truck.” The quiet is broken by the occasional snapping sound of tattered clothes hanging from outdoor lines, fluttering … Read More
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Kareo Targets Veterans Care - socalTech.com

Kareo Targets Veterans Care - socalTech.com | help for veterans online | Scoop.it
Kareo Targets Veterans Care socalTech.com Irvine-based Kareo, the developer of cloud-based medical office software led by Dan Rodrigues, said it is looking to help small medical practices serve veterans, as part of the new VA Accelerating Access to...
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Montel William To Pres Obama: Oder A Surge For Our Veterans Today - Cavuto

Montel William To Pres Obama: Oder A Surge For Our Veterans Today - Cavuto GM Recalls 3.2 Million Cars - Iraq War - =========================================== **Please Click Below to...
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Planned Springfield veterans clinic faces two-year delay - KY3

Planned Springfield veterans clinic faces two-year delay - KY3 | help for veterans online | Scoop.it
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Planned Springfield veterans clinic faces two-year delay
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The government says a veterans clinic for Springfield faces another two year delay.
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Department of Veterans Affairs

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Big News on Department of Veterans Affairs. Includes blogs, news, and community conversations about Department of Veterans Affairs.
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Michigan Veterans Affairs hospitals must improve patient access to care, state ... - MLive.com

Michigan Veterans Affairs hospitals must improve patient access to care, state ... - MLive.com | help for veterans online | Scoop.it
Michigan Veterans Affairs hospitals must improve patient access to care, state ...
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Fixing What Really Ails Veterans' Care

Fixing What Really Ails Veterans' Care | help for veterans online | Scoop.it
The VA should tap into the resources of Medicare and civilian providers (Here's how to fix the real problem with veterans' care: http://t.co/Gu0sJHmrPV)...
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VAWatchdog Military Veterans VA and Social Security Benefits

VAWatchdog Military Veterans VA and Social Security Benefits | help for veterans online | Scoop.it
We provide educational and consulting services to American military veterans regarding their VA Veterans Affairs pension, disability compensation and Social Security disability SSDI benefits.
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Social Soldiers: 4 Social Media Sites for Military Members

Social Soldiers: 4 Social Media Sites for Military Members | help for veterans online | Scoop.it
Social media not only connects military families during deployments. It also helps military members once they return home.
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How video games help war vets

How video games help war vets | help for veterans online | Scoop.it
'Serious video games' are now used for everything from educating about Somalian piracy, to explaining childbirth, to helping soldiers cope with the trauma of war.
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Minnesota Veterans Career Fair set for July 9 - Hometown Focus

Minnesota Veterans Career Fair set for July 9 - Hometown Focus | help for veterans online | Scoop.it
Minnesota Veterans Career Fair set for July 9
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BROOKLYN CENTER – If you are a U.S. military veteran looking for a job, mark your calendar for the Minnesota Veterans Career Fair on July 9.
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Graham and Gowdy propose changes to veterans' healthcare

Senator Lindsey Graham and Representative Trey Gowdy discuss the proposed changes to improve veterans' healthcare by giving them more options. Subscribe to WYFF on YouTube now for more: http://bit....
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Overburdened VA Shelves Ad Campaign To Attract More Veterans - NPR

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Overburdened VA Shelves Ad Campaign To Attract More Veterans
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Playlist; Download. The VA is rethinking its outreach, and is pausing a $4 million ad campaign.
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Veterans Affairs Department

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News about the U.S. Veterans Affairs Department. Commentary and archival information about the Veterans Affairs Department from The New York Times.
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News Releases - Office of Public and Intergovernmental Affairs

News Releases - Office of Public and Intergovernmental Affairs | help for veterans online | Scoop.it
Provides a list and brief description of news releases issued by the Department of Veterans Affairs. Most news releases are also available as Word files to download.
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Military and Veteran Associations

Military and Veteran Associations | help for veterans online | Scoop.it
Members of the military community -- veterans, active-duty, reserve, National Guard, or their family members -- have the opportunity to join or otherwise benefit from several types of associations and organizations. Ranging from fraternal to charity these military specific organizations can provi...
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Veterans Benefits Administration Home

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Veterans Benefits Administration provides financial and other forms of assistance to veterans and their dependents. This page provides links to benefit information and services.
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More than 100 veterans on waiting list for Manchester

The state's only VA Medical Center treats 98 percent of its patients within 30 days of their requested appointment dates, but more than 100 veterans remain on a waiting list to schedule initial...
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Job Fair Helps Veterans Find Employment Opportunities

The G.I. Go Fund hosted a job fair in Mount Laurel to help veterans find employment opportunities. For more New Jersey news, visit NJTV News online at njtvnews.org.
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