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Photo: UH-1D Iroquois helicopters airlift members of the 2nd Battalion, 14th Infantry Regt. From the Fihol Rubber Plantation to a new staging area during "Operation Wahiawa", a search and destroy mission conducted by the 25th Infantry Division, northeast of Cu Chi, Vietnam.(U.S. Army photo by SFC James K.F. Dung/ Released)

UH-1D Iroquois helicopters airlift U.S. service members assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment from the Fihol Rubber Plantation to a new staging area during Operation Wahiawa, northeast of Cu Chi, Vietnam, May 1966.
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Photo: President Barack Obama (U.S. Coast Guard file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class David B. Mosley/Released)

President Barack Obama sang the praises of American military families worldwide as he proclaimed November Military Family Month.
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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 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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