How to Become a PTSD Counselor

Posted in Jobs and Businesses, Veterans News on April 24, 2017
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The impact that war has on soldiers has been studied as far back as the American Civil War, when Jacob Mendez Da Costa, a cardiologist and assistant surgeon in the U.S. Army, started studying a condition in which soldiers reported a set of symptoms similar to heart disease, though no physical abnormalities could be found. Read More »

Vietnam Service and Birth Defects: Financial Help for Parents

Posted in Military Families, Veterans News on April 20, 2017
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In 1996, the U.S. Institute of Medicine concluded that there is limited evidence of an association between exposure to herbicides used in Vietnam (including “Agent Orange”) and specific birth defects in birth children of Vietnam veterans. Additionally, in 2000, an additional study expanded the impact by significantly associating a female veteran’s service in the Republic Read More »

Veteran Resources in Mississippi

Posted in Tips for Caregivers and Seniors, Veterans News on April 18, 2017
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More than 219,000 veterans call the state of Mississippi home, and learning about and accessing the benefits earned through honorable service is an important task for veterans and their families. Quality health care is always a primary concern for veterans of all ages, and Mississippi offers numerous locations to access care for yourself or your Read More »

Find Veteran Benefits in Florida

Posted in Uncategorized on April 17, 2017

More than 1.5 million veterans call Florida home, thanks to its strong connection to the aerospace/aviation industry, veteran benefits, enjoyable climate, and veteran benefits. By learning about and connecting to the long list of available benefits, Florida veterans can make the most of their budgets and time, making life after their military service as enjoyable Read More »

Veteran Resources in Maryland

Posted in Tips for Caregivers and Seniors, Veterans News on April 13, 2017
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More than 414,000 veterans live in the state of Maryland, enjoying its diverse landscape, historic sites, delicious seafood, and close proximity to the Naval Academy and other important cities in the nation. Maryland veterans and their families have a well-developed support system available to help them access the benefits and services their honorable service has Read More »

Veteran Benefits in Massachusetts

Posted in Tips for Caregivers and Seniors, Veterans News on April 12, 2017
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The history of the U.S. military traces it roots back to the Continental Army, first raised by the Massachusetts Provincial Congress in 1775. It’s no surprise that these ties to the Armed Forces remain strong to this day, and many veterans and their families call the Bay State home, enjoying several benefits earned by their Read More »

How Military Spouses Can Boost Their Careers with MyCAA Scholarships

Posted in Military Families on April 10, 2017
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Military spouses looking to advance their education or careers may be eligible for up to $4,000 in tuition assistance as part of the My Career Advancement Account (MyCAA). These funds are a part of the DOD’s Spouse Education and Career Opportunities and assist military spouses in pursuing licenses, certificates, certifications or associate degrees necessary to Read More »

Veteran Resources in Maine

Posted in Tips for Caregivers and Seniors, Veterans News on April 7, 2017
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The state of Maine has a rich military history, with more than 300,000 Mainers having been affected by service, whether as a veteran, Guard or Reservist, active duty, or family member. Maine veterans have earned a long list of benefits through their service, numerous organizations in the state are available to help you access them. Read More »

What Veterans Need To Know Before a VA PTSD Evaluation

Posted in Military Families, Tips for Caregivers and Seniors, Veterans News on April 4, 2017
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PTSD is one of the most well-known but little-understood illnesses in modern American life. When it comes to military servicemen and veterans, it helps to know some basic information about what they can expect in a VA PTSD evaluation. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental health disorder that, although quite common, is frequently misunderstood Read More »

How to Find and Request Military Records Online

Posted in Military Families, Veterans News on April 3, 2017
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If you are searching for the military records of a loved one, or need your own military records, there are several tools available to help you locate and request these documents. One of the best places to start is the National Archives, the government organization tasked with saving the most important documents, records, and photos Read More »