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A new tool protects military family members and veterans against unfair practice at educational institutions.
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Photo: Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Roger Lilley kisses his wife after returning to Naval Station Norfolk aboard the guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG 61). Monterey returned after a nine-month deployment to Norfolk, Va. on Jan. 5, 2014. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Sabrina Fine/Released)

Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Roger Lilley kisses his wife after returning to Naval Station Norfolk aboard the guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG 61).
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photo: Stock photo Family members may occupy a different and greater care-giver role, as a result of service member post-traumatic stress disorder, and in many circumstances may even be thriving in that role.

If PTSD is involved in a service member’s return from combat, family members may occupy a new important roll.
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Photo: Lt. Gen. Patricia Horoho, Army surgeon general and U.S. Army Medical Command (MEDCOM) commander, and Command Sgt. Maj. Donna Brock are pictured with participants of the inaugural Jingle Walk hosted at Office of the Surgeon General/ MEDCOM headquarters in Falls Church, Va on Dec. 13, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Heidi Pampel)

Army Medical Command held their Holiday Jingle Walk, aimed at building community at OTSG/MEDCOM and Defense Health Agency (DHA) headquarters.
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The Veterans Affairs Department has issued a fraud alert warning veterans about a scam targeting callers trying to reach the agency’s national and G.I. Bill call centers.
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