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Vietnam vet continues his communication with wife, long after war.
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Photo: Sgt. Blake A. Harris (right) poses with friend Pfc. Adam Barnes outside of Baghdad in 2005 during their first overseas tour. Harris was killed in action in Baqubah, Iraq, March 5, 2007, by a command detonated improvised explosive device during his second deployment with the 1st Cavalry Division. Courtesy Photo, 1st ACB Public Affairs, 1st Cav. Division.

Ever since the tragedy of his own son, John L. Harris has dedicated his life to helping parents face such tragedy , while continuing to heal himself.
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A program called inTransition supports military members and their families undergoing a change of status, relocation, or return to civilian life.
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Recently the DoD, VA and HHS announced the progress to improve access to mental health services for veterans, service members and their families.
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Photo: Air Force Master Sgt. Jerald Custance, noncommisioned officer in charge of the U.S. Air Force Academy’s Wing Drill and Ceremonies, and Senior Master Sgt. Thomas Welch, superintendent of Wing Standardization and Evaluation for the Cadet Wing, place flags at the grave markers of veterans at the Academy's Cemetery in Colorado Springs, Colo., May 20, 2013. (U.S. Air Force photo by Ray McCoy/Released)

Air Force Master Sgt. Jerald Custance and Senior Master Sgt. Thomas Welch place flags at the grave markers of veterans at the U.S. Air Force Academy’s Cemetery in Colorado Springs, Colo., May 20, 2013.
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