All veterans share a common journey.
They wanted to serve their country. To stand for something bigger than themselves. To protect the things they love. Although veterans were ready to face any mission, help those in need, and make a difference…For some of them, coming home was more of a challenge than they expected.
“Common Journey” features a narrative common to the experience of many recent veterans, following the journey from recruitment and boot camp to the sometimes difficult transition back to civilian life. “Common Journey” emphasizes that no matter the challenges or experiences of a veteran, the confidential Veterans Crisis Line is always available to provide immediate support and referrals.
The Veterans Crisis Line (1-800-273-8255 and Press 1, chat online, or text to 838255) is a free, confidential resource for veterans and service members, as well as their families and friends, in times of crisis. The Veterans Crisis Line connects veterans and their loved ones with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
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