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Do you know a woman who served in combat? Check out this article on how combat may affect psychological health.
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Afghan National Army medics put their skills to the test during a medical exercise.
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Former Army Captain William D. Swenson will be presented the Medal of Honor for his courageous service while deployed to Afghanistan in 2009.
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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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Capt. Sara Haimes, an Aeromedical Psychologist, helps soldiers develop skills that allow them to deal with combat stress effectively.
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