PTSD Awareness Month

A Marine with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 463 sits on the ramp of a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter after completing a portion of a joint Downed Aircraft Recovery Team exercise aboard Marine Corps Training Area Bellows, July 30, 2015. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Brittney Vito

Mindfulness meditation has become a popular self-care strategy for improving psychological health. Learn what it is and how it can help here.
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Destiny Flynn visits the grave of her husband, Marine Corps Special Operations Staff Sgt. Liam Flynn, with their daughter, 1-year-old Leilani, ahead of Memorial Day. Photo by Kevin O'Brien.

2015 was a big year for the Defense Department. Here are the Top 5 blogs that grabbed the attention of our service members, veterans and their families.
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PTSD-Awareness

June 27 is PTSD Awareness Day. While understanding and treating the disorder has become a big focus for health care providers, that wasn’t always the case.
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Do you have an idea to help improve the lives of those living with PTSD or a traumatic brain injury? Share it here!
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It was an evening seven years in the making when retired Army Maj. Ben Richards received a Purple Heart award for the traumatic brain injury he sustained in 2007.
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