Veterans Heal at Wounded Warrior Project Mental Health Workshop

MARTINSVILLE, Ind., March 3, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Injured veterans recently attended a Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) mental health workshop in Martinsville, Indiana. These gatherings are often the first time warriors leave their homes to connect with others in their communities. “Wounded … Continue reading

Four Purple Heart Medal Recipients Gifted Mortgage-Free Homes

Building Homes for Heroes® celebrates Veterans Day with homecoming events VALLEY STREAM, N.Y., Oct. 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Building Homes for Heroes® will honor America’s veterans nationwide the week leading up to Veterans Day by gifting mortgage-free homes to four Purple … Continue reading

DMVA Announces Grants to Provide Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Treatment for Veterans

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA) has selected four 501(c)3 non-profit organizations to receive $500,000 in grants for treatment of veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and co-occurring disorders. “For many of … Continue reading

Department of Veterans Affairs Taps IBM Watson to Streamline Services

WASHINGTON, Dec. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is using Watson technology in a pilot to assist physicians in helping accelerate the process of evidence-based medical decision making. The VA … Continue reading

Legion to Obama: Pick Up the Phone and Call Mexico

INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — American Legion National Commander Michael D. Helm called on President Obama to implore Mexican authorities to immediately release Marine Corps veteran Andrew Tahmooressi. “President Obama released five hardened terrorists from Guantanamo to secure the release … Continue reading

National Vietnam Veteran Study Reveals Long-Term Course of PTSD

Along with Links to Chronic Health Conditions CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Veterans who served in the Vietnam War and who developed Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) are at greater risk of heart disease and other chronic diseases and … Continue reading