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October 19, 2016

This Film Shows How The Government Fails Vets On Mental Health

on October 19, 2016

It’s no secret that our newest generation of warfighters has been plagued with a slew of mental health issues over the past decade and a half. Though suicide statistics are somewhat difficult to come by, there’s no doubt that diagnoses of post-traumatic stress disorder and other mental health issues affect significant numbers of post-9/11 vets. Who, if anyone, is to blame for this disgrace? And what can be done about it? These are the questions Tom Donahue brilliantly shines a light on in “Thank You For Your Service” — an important documentary for anyone wanting to understand the impact of mental health problems on our veterans.

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October 18, 2016

Marine who received Medal of Honor for bravery in Vietnam dies

By: Jeff Schogol, October 18, 2016 (Photo Credit: Doug Sterner.)

Medal of Honor recipient Richard Pittman, who traded his rifle for a machine gun to save many of his fellow Marines, has died at the age of 71.

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