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Photo Illustration: U.S. soldiers assigned to the 2nd Platoon, Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 294th Infantry Regiment, Guam Army National Guard gather to say a prayer before a mission on Main Operating Base Lashkar Gah in Helmand province, Afghanistan, July 19, 2013. (U.S. Army National Guard photo illustration by Sgt. Eddie Siguenza /U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Bryan Niegel/ Released)

DoDLive has compiled this list of resources to help those affected by the shootings at Ft. Hood, Texas.
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Photo Illustration: U.S. soldiers assigned to the 2nd Platoon, Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 294th Infantry Regiment, Guam Army National Guard gather to say a prayer before a mission on Main Operating Base Lashkar Gah in Helmand province, Afghanistan, July 19, 2013. (U.S. Army National Guard photo illustration by Sgt. Eddie Siguenza /U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Bryan Niegel/ Released)

In light of recent events in Colorado and Washington, D.C., we’ve compiled a list of resources to help service members, their families and American citizens cope with the aftermath of an unexpected crisis.
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It was a love story so beautiful that Hollywood turned it into a movie.  But it was the tragedy and loss that happened off screen that led one woman to find the strength to survive.  Now she’s helping others to …
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The loss of a service member is already tough enough, but when it comes to the one closest to you…Your friend.  Your partner.  The one you depend on.   That loss is unspeakable.  Memorial services were held to honor two fallen …
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By Phyllis McGeath as told to Lance Cpl. Chelsea Flowers From www.marines.dodlive.mil I know what it means to be a Marine mom. I’ve been one since 2008 when my oldest son, Philip, enlisted. Since then, two more of my seven …
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