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09/25/2022 11:30 AM EDT

Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Deborah Jo Pereira, who enlisted in the military at a unique time in her life and in American history. Deborah Jo Pereira enlisted with the military at a unique time in her personal life. She came from an extensive military family, with seven uncles serving in the Second World War, her father serving in the Navy and her older brother serving as a Marine in Vietnam. [From VA News]

We honor her service.

09/23/2022 10:00 AM EDT

This story discusses military sexual trauma (MST). It’s an important but sensitive and potentially intense topic. If reading about or listening to this episode of Ending Veteran Homelessness will be too much for you, please skip it. If you need someone to talk to, call the Veterans Crisis Line: dial 988 and press 1. [From VA News]

09/21/2022 02:00 PM EDT

VA is on the front lines caring for Veterans and non-Veterans with a patient-centered holistic approach. This includes caring for patients with Long COVID. Here is vital information on signs and symptoms. [From VA News]

09/21/2022 08:37 AM EDT

U.S. Navy Veteran Ellie Smith shares her story, and her why. “There’s no better feeling than having a purpose.” After a brain tumor threatened her life and left her with a range of complications, Ellie Smith decided to make a comeback through sports. #adaptivesports #woundedwarrior [From Military Times]

09/20/2022 09:01 AM EDT

Women Veterans, if you are receiving health care in a non-VA facility, it is important to let your provider know about your military service and how that can impact your health care needs. Let your non-VA health care teams know about this free, one-hour, accredited training course they may take to learn ways to provide women Veterans with the best care possible. [From VA News]