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02/07/2022 02:00 PM EST

Now, VA investigators are examining the effectiveness of a clinical, trauma-sensitive yoga intervention to help women Veterans who experienced military sexual trauma (MST) and went on to develop posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

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02/07/2022 11:30 AM EST

Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Aleda E. Lutz, an air evacuation nurse who died in a plane crash during World War II.

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02/07/2022 10:00 AM EST

Home, community-based services let eligible Veterans age-in-place, avoid or delay nursing home placement and choose their preferences.

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02/07/2022 09:00 AM EST

A combination of telehealth coaching and web-based skills training can significantly improve clinical outcomes and social functioning for Veterans who have experienced military sexual trauma (MST), says a VA study published in October 2021 in the Journal of Rural Health.

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02/07/2022 08:00 AM EST

“Adapt and overcome!” Marine Veteran Elysa Acosta-Millan talks about moving from holding a rifle in the Marine Corps to holding a microphone on the red carpet. She also talks about taking advantage of Active Duty for Operational Support (ADOS), a program common to several branches of the military that allows reservists to serve in temporary postings while receiving all the benefits of of active-duty, including time accumulated toward retirement.

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