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Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta today described a four-part strategy against what he termed “perhaps the most frustrating challenge I’ve come across” as head of the nation’s military forces: service member and veteran suicide. The secretary said his long-term goal …
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Retired Air Force Staff Sgt. Mario Rodiguez demonstrates the tactics he’s using in the wheelchair fencing competition at the 2012 Paralympics in London. Video provided by The Pentagon Channel YouTube Channel ——— Disclaimer: The appearance of hyperlinks does not constitute endorsement …
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The film maker behind the movie, Brothers at War, is helping service members and their families reconnect when the military member returns home.  This topic is close to his heart, since his brothers are both serving in the military, and …
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President Obama signed an Executive Order directing key federal departments to expand suicide prevention strategies and take steps to meet the current and future demand for mental health and substance abuse treatment services for veterans, service members, and their families. …
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USO centers are lifting the spirits of America’s troops and their families.  At more than 160 locations worldwide the USO provides a home away from home for troops and their families.  Last year alone, USO centers were visited 8 million …
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