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Army responds to Kaine, updates discharge regs related to PTSD, TBI

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine applauded the U.S. Army for committing to reforming its policies regarding soldiers diagnosed with PTSD and TBI.

Senate designates June as National PTSD Awareness Month

The Senate this week unanimously passed a resolution, co-sponsored by U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA), designating June as National Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Month.

Virginia Department of Health offers free online training for veterans

Post-deployment life can be challenging for veterans and their families, and both need support during this transition. Challenges can include PTSD and suicidal thoughts.

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Veterans and Military Families for Progress endorse Sen. Mark Warner

Veterans and Military Families for Progress endorses Senator Mark Warner in the upcoming Virginia United States Senate election.

New TV ad pushes Sen. Warner’s commitment to Virginia military families, veterans

Today, U.S. Sen. Mark Warner’s re-election campaign announced a new ad, “Get It Right,” which highlights Senator Warner’s long history of fighting for the thousands of military men, women, veterans and families that reside in the Commonwealth.

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Warner Senate campaign launches Women for Warner

Warner for Virginia today announced the launch of Women for Warner, a dedicated group of women and men who have come together to support Sen. Warner’s campaign.

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Mark Warner: Statement on Veterans Affairs, Shinseki

Gen. Shinseki has served our country with distinction. I now believe he should step aside in order to allow our focus and our efforts to be on making the critically needed changes to fix the VA.

Pomegranate local food series continues with Mindful Eating

Pomegranate Restaurant and Gathering Place in Troutville is hosting an event that will provide an opportunity to meet a local farmer and include a special menu of local foods.

Marietta McCarty: What money can’t buy

My friend and neighbor Blue O’Connell loves music, animals, nature (especially trees), and friends. A few years ago, she traded a job with money benefits for one with other kinds of perks: writing and playing music at schools, nursing homes, hospitals, parties, just about any place.