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12/06/2021 10:00 AM EST

In 2003, Ce-Ce Mazyck’s parachute got tangled with another soldier. Today, she is “living life to the fullest and not just existing.”

The post In 2003, Ce-Ce Mazyck’s parachute got tangled with another soldier’s; today she’s a voice for disabled Veterans appeared first on VAntage Point.

12/06/2021 09:00 AM EST

However, the Moderna vaccine was found to offer an increased level of protection, including a 21% lower risk of documented infection and 41% lower risk of hospitalization, according to the research team, whose findings were published on December 1, 2021, in the New England Journal of Medicine.

The post Researchers carry out the first head-to-head comparison of the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines appeared first on VAntage Point.

12/06/2021 08:00 AM EST

Approximately four months have passed since the Afghanistan withdrawal. Since then, Veterans across the country have grappled with figuring out what the withdrawal means to them.

The post Borne the Battle #264: Veteran Rounddiv – Afghanistan Withdrawal / Evacuation appeared first on VAntage Point.

12/05/2021 04:00 PM EST

VA police officer Paul Hicks had just finished his shift when his wife called, leading him on a quest to help a homeless Veteran.

The post The good Samaritans… a VA police officer and his wife appeared first on VAntage Point.

12/05/2021 02:22 PM EST

All of us at VA are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of a brave man and a patriot, Senator Bob Dole. His death is a loss for our entire country. 

The post Statement on the passing of former Senator Bob Dole appeared first on VAntage Point.

12/05/2021 02:00 PM EST

Robotic pets help patients and staff engage on a personal level. They let elderly Veterans reflect on happy life experiences.

The post Robotic pets rekindle positive memories for resident Veterans appeared first on VAntage Point.

12/05/2021 11:30 AM EST

Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Rhona Knox Prescott, who served in the Army Nurse Corps during the Vietnam War.

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