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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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Military Crisis Line(rotator)

Military Crisis Line responder encourages service members, families, veterans and friends to feel comfortable calling the crisis line.
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In honor of Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, Real Warriors Campaign profilee retired Army Maj. Ed Pulido will share his story of seeking care for invisible wounds.
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ptsd ty carter

Medal of Honor nominee Army Staff Sgt. Ty Carter talks about his experience with post-traumatic stress disorder and what helped him to overcome it.
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love doesn't say goodbye

Vietnam vet continues his communication with wife, long after war.
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