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Tim Hayes: Veterans With PTSD, Horses and Healing

After the explosion, Cody drove fast and never stopped. He said he didn’t know how many bodies he hit–men, women, kids, animals. When all the vehicles got to FOB Cheyenne, it was hideous. There were guts, body parts, and blood from the people he hit covering the front of his truck. Read more: Horses, Equine […]

Jeb Bush blasts Clinton for ‘insulting’ veterans

Jeb Bush joined the chorus of Republicans blasting Hillary Clinton for suggesting the Department of Veterans Affairs’ problems have been overblown when he called her comments “an insult” to veterans Tuesday. …read more Read more here:: http://www.veteransnewsnow.com/2015/10/30/jeb-bush-blasts-clinton-for-insulting-veterans/

Chinese premier arrives in Seoul for three-way summit

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang arrived in Seoul on Saturday for a three-way summit with South Korean President Park Geun-hye and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe aimed at repairing relations strained from historical and territorial issues. …read more Read more here:: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/starsandstripes/general/~3/XZyvDiV4x30/chinese-premier-arrives-in-seoul-for-three-way-summit-1.376262

Give Veterans Your Word for Veterans Day

It’s kudos to the sacrifices many veterans have made. They put country before their family and friends. Their social life consisted of a tent in the middle of nowhere, Meals Ready to Eat (MREs) propped against a rock, and an M16 handy. …read more Read more here:: http://www.veteransnewsnow.com/2015/10/30/give-veterans-your-word-for-veterans-day/

VA’s Million Veteran Program hits 400K Milestone

The Department of Veterans Affairs’ Million Veteran Program (MVP) has enrolled its 400,000th Veteran volunteer, squarely putting it on track to become one of the world’s largest medical databases, linking genetic, clinical, lifestyle and military-exposure information, with the goal of learning more about the role of genes in health and disease. …read more Read more […]

Fire at Philippines market kills 15 vendors, children

A pre-dawn fire in the southern Philippines raced through public market stalls, killing 15 vendors, including six children, who were sleeping there to be up early for the weekend crowds, police said. …read more Read more here:: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/starsandstripes/general/~3/rTh6w9ERWA8/fire-at-philippines-market-kills-15-vendors-children-1.376261

VA Announces Expansion of Veterans Economic Communities Initiative

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announced the expansion of a program aimed at increasing education and employment opportunities to America’s Veterans to an additional to 25 new communities. The Veterans Economic Communities Initiative (VECI) brings together local and national partners to coordinate services for Veterans, Servicemembers and military families. …read more Read more […]

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