Independence Day Honoring Those Who Never Fully Returned from Vietnam
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On Independence Day, Honoring Those Who Were Too Often Forgotten

Eleven months after completing a 15-year prison term and finding himself homeless once more, a US Army Vietnam Veteran saw some of his biggest dreams come true before he died. On Independence Day, we honor his service and sacrifices with a commitment to many others who were once forgotten and neglected.

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VA Grants $27.5M to Florida Non-Profits to Help End Veteran Homelessness

3 min 1 yr

The Department of Veterans Affairs has awarded $27.5 million to help fight Veteran homelessness in Florida.

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After Four Deployments, a Marine Fights for Fellow Veterans at Home

After tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, a Marine comes home to fight for the lives of fellow Veterans without a safe place to call home. Twice as many Veterans are facing homelessness this year.

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Larry Schooler and children
7 min 1 yr

Seven Parenting Lessons from Daddy Day Camp

if there is anything even remotely beneficial about the need to limit our movements during the pandemic, it is that we have been granted a rare opportunity to get closer to those closest to us — our families.

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Farrah Farivar Operation Sacred Trust
5 min 1 yr

Veterans Hard Hit by Coronavirus Need Help

Military veterans have been hard hit by coronavirus. Those serving on the frontlines are urging homeowners and banks to open up vacant properties for veterans who can pay reasonable rent, calling affordable housing a matter of life or death for many.

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Theodius Stanley
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Helping connect with loved ones through coronavirus isolation
4 min 2 yrs

Coronavirus fears of death inspiring some to embrace the living — from a distance

As Coronavirus brings the fear of death out of the shadows, couples are having important conversations to become more connected and loving. “The 14-Day Class Couples Playbook” is guiding some through the crisis. The results can make a difference long into the future.

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The 14-Day Class for Coronavirus Quarantined Couples
5 min 2 yrs

Self-esteem as our auto-immune system

A 14-Day relationship skills class for couples in quarantine is available, helping boost emotional connection, problem-solving, and self-esteem in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.

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Operation Sacred Trust Director Camille Eisenmann with Ramon Gonzalez.
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Army veteran was sleeping in Walmart parking lot to be close to mom

Being close to mom in a South Florida nursing home meant sleeping in a Walmart parking lot. Fortunately, this Army veteran was able to rapidly get V.A. benefits to get out of his car and into affordable housing.

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Finding a gift in the coronavirus epidemic
Reaching homeless veteran in Miami
6 min 2 yrs

Saving Veteran lives means hitting the streets 24/7 motivated and resourced

Will big tech come to the rescue to save veteran lives and end veteran homelessness? The same passion and technologies that help America explore distant worlds, connect billions through virtual communities, and catalog sextillions of data is key to reaching homeless veterans and saving lives.

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V.A. Chaplain Ed Waldrop
4 min 2 yrs

A warrior lives on through his commitment to helping Veterans overcome the wounds of war in the arms of their loved ones

V.A. Chaplain Ed Waldrop was searching for an answer to the consequences of post traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injuries, and other visible and invisible wounds of war that had altered the lives of people he loved. He hoped and prayed these warriors would find life in the arms of those they’d fought to protect.

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