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Veterans urged to use online tool for mental health screening

Following Mental Health Awareness Month in May, the Michigan Veterans Affair Agency (MVAA) is encouraging veterans to use a free online mental health screening tool. The agency is offering the tool in collaboration with Screening for Mental Health, a nonprofit

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Vietnam veterans with PTS are at a higher risk of death

Vietnam veterans with post-traumatic stress (PTS) have a twofold higher average death rate than those without the disorder. New research suggests that warzone trauma may still negatively impact veterans’ health more than three decades after the Vietnam War. A study

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Detroit named worst city for veterans to live in

Detroit, Michigan, received the worst overall ranking in WalletHub’s list of the most veteran-friendly cities in the United States in terms of standard of living. The consumer finance site compared 100 of the nation’s most populated cities against 18 criteria

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Detroit named worst city for veterans to live in

Detroit, Michigan, received the worst overall ranking in WalletHub’s list of the most veteran-friendly cities in the United States in terms of standard of living. The consumer finance site compared 100 of the nation’s most populated cities against 18 criteria

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Kroger holds open job interviews for veterans nationwide

Kroger, one of the nation’s largest retailers, is doing its part to honor veterans by providing them with employment opportunities. The grocer held job interviews for veterans and their families on Sept. 15 at all 128 of its Michigan stores.

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Kroger holds open job interviews for veterans nationwide

Kroger, one of the nation’s largest retailers, is doing its part to honor veterans by providing them with employment opportunities. The grocer held job interviews for veterans and their families on Sept. 15 at all 128 of its Michigan stores.

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VA revises access guidelines for service dogs at facilities

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is enforcing new rules to ensure that veterans and visitors to VA hospitals, clinics and other facilities can bring their service dogs to appointments. The new policy took effect on Sept. 16. Visitors to

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VA revises access guidelines for service dogs at facilities

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is enforcing new rules to ensure that veterans and visitors to VA hospitals, clinics and other facilities can bring their service dogs to appointments. The new policy took effect on Sept. 16. Visitors to

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Michigan senator introduces bill to help improperly discharged veterans

U.S. Senator Gary Peters has introduced legislation to help veterans who may not be receiving all the benefits they are entitled to as a result of being improperly discharged from the military due to behavioral changes. Peters, of Michigan, said

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Michigan senator introduces bill to help improperly discharged veterans

U.S. Senator Gary Peters has introduced legislation to help veterans who may not be receiving all the benefits they are entitled to as a result of being improperly discharged from the military due to behavioral changes. Peters, of Michigan, said

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