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Brannan Vines, a former Army wife and caregiver to her Iraq vet husband, offers a “Top 10” list of things new caregivers need to know.
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For the Whitmire family, giving up is not an option. Find out how this Navy family works together to help their adopted son, when most would give up.
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Deployment Suicide Prevention

Soldiers deploying to Afghanistan get a briefing on ways to recognize and address suicidal tendencies.
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Screenshot: Army Maj. Kevin Polosky, far left, talks about his experiences as a caregiver for his Army veteran wife during the Military Officers’ Association of America 2013 Warrior & Family Symposium at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C., Sept. 12, 2013. He was joined by Air Force Reserve Maj. Bonnie Carroll, middle left, Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors president and founder; Debbie Sprague, middle, wellness and life coach for military caregivers and wife of a Vietnam vet; retired Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Bernard “Mick” Trainor, middle right, and Scott Thuman, local ABC network anchor and panel moderator, far right. (The Pentagon Channel screenshot by Erin Wittkop/Released)

A group of veterans and military family members emphasized the need for peer support in healing the wounds of war during the 2013 Warrior and Family Symposium.
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Medal of Honor recipient Army Staff Sgt. Ty Michael Carter hopes to use his experience managing post-traumatic stress disorder to help other troops learn to cope.
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