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Most mosquito bites are only an itchy nuisance, but some can lead to West Nile disease, a potentially serious illness. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), this summer and fall are shaping up to be the …
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Loss and recovery are common themes for individuals with traumatic brain injury (TBI). In my interview with Army Sgt. Mike Ortiz, he revealed his loss and his hope. This is his story. It’ll be two years this June since I …
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I became the Under Secretary of Personnel and Readiness, and willingly took on the burden of worrying about how we care for our Servicemembers, their families, our civilians, and our veterans. As part of my commitment to our personnel, I …
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From www.realwarriors.net You and your deploying spouse have worked hard to prepare your children for the day of departure. You’ve enjoyed quality family time in the weeks and months before this day; you feel proud of all your family has …
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