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12/27/2021 04:00 PM EST

Happy, healthy, safe, peaceful. This is the kind of life we want for ourselves and those we love. As you head into a new year consider bringing the Loving Kindness Meditation into your life as a regular practice. It is a simple and powerful way to create more positive feelings in your life. [From VAntage Point]

12/27/2021 11:32 AM EST

Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Air Force Veteran Ashley Dent, who served as an aviation resource manager from 2010 to 2019. Ashley Dent served in the Air Force from 2010 to 2019. She spent much of her time as an aviation resource manager, coordinating flight missions. [From VAntage Point]

We honor your service, Ashley!

12/26/2021 02:01 PM EST

VA recently initiated a pilot program to improve services for Veterans who have experienced or are experiencing intimate partner violence or sexual assault. The two-year initiative focuses on strengthening community partnerships, training for VA staff and community partners, identifying effective clinical interventions and providing outreach to underserved populations. [From VAntage Point]

12/26/2021 11:32 AM EST

Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Jasmine Walker Motupalli, who served in Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom. Born out of a strong and diverse family of Veterans, Jasmine Walker Motupalli had always wanted to join the military in some way, shape or fashion. In the fall of 2001, this dream came true. After attending a summer program at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point in New York, she knew she wanted to attend. [From VAntage Point]

We honor your service, Jasmine!

12/24/2021 11:32 AM EST

Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Joan Furey, who served as a nurse in Vietnam and pioneered a PTSD program working for VA. In 1946, Joan A. Furey was born in Brooklyn, New York, as the second of five children. Her father served in the Army, fighting in Germany and France during World War II, and the family often attended parades and events celebrating Veterans. [From VAntage Point]

We honor your service, Joan!

12/21/2021 11:31 AM EST

Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Air Force Veteran Kemberlee Ann Scott, who served in Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan. Born in May 1965 in Ohio, Kemberlee Ann Scott enlisted in the Air Force in 1985 while in college at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. She joined the service to help finance her education and because her university had an Air Force Reserve Officers’ Training Corps. [From VAntage Point]

We honor your service, Kemberlee!