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Survey shows thousands of wounded veterans struggle with PTS and TBI

More than 75 percent of wounded veterans are battling post-traumatic stress (PTS), according to the Wounded Warrior Project’s 2015 Alumni Survey. PTS and traumatic brain injury (TBI) are two of the biggest mental health issues facing veterans today. The organization

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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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Student creates app to improve sleep for veterans with PTSD

For some veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a basic good night’s sleep can often be elusive. A college student has developed a smartphone and smartwatch application that aims to help veterans by preventing night terrors, which are a major

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Student creates app to improve sleep for veterans with PTSD

For some veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a basic good night’s sleep can often be elusive. A college student has developed a smartphone and smartwatch application that aims to help veterans by preventing night terrors, which are a major

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Michigan veterans hotline offers round-the-clock help and information

The Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency (MVAA) has established a special hotline for the state’s veterans. It aims to assist veterans on issues such as financial emergencies, benefits information, home repairs, homelessness assistance and property tax questions. The hotline is staffed

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Michigan veterans hotline offers round-the-clock help and information

The Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency (MVAA) has established a special hotline for the state’s veterans. It aims to assist veterans on issues such as financial emergencies, benefits information, home repairs, homelessness assistance and property tax questions. The hotline is staffed

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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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