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TOP PHOTO: SoldierStrong recently donated an EksoGT Suit exoskeleton to the Phoenix Veterans Affairs Health Care System. Army Veteran Dan Rose (left), who was paralyzed from the chest down when an IED detonated near him while on patrol in Afghanistan, has been able to use the exoskeleton as part of his VA care. (Photo by Stacy Jonsgaard for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs)

Click here to watch Dan use the EksoGT exoskeleton to throw out the first pitch at a Major League Baseball game earlier this week.

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The Xbox Adaptive Controller is helping VA medical centers support Veterans

Recognizing the unique value of gaming for the military community, Microsoft is partnering with VA to provide Xbox Adaptive Controller units to 22 initial VA rehab centers.

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A life can turn around in just one moment

This Mental Health Month, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Office of Mental Health and Suicide Prevention is highlighting the many moments — big and small — that can make up a Veteran’s mental health recovery.

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Borne the Battle 143: Stephen Holley

Are you a fan of podcasts? Borne the Battle is our weekly #podcast where we interview Veterans and share their stories with you.

This week’s guest is former Navy SEAL and CEO of Carry the Load, Stephen Holley. We talk to him about his experiences, and how Carry the Load's partnership with VA’s National Cemetery Administration  is raising awareness about the true meaning of Memorial Day.

LISTEN TO THE ENTIRE EPISODE HERE


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National television ad places VA partnership and telehealth in prime time

A new commercial featuring Veterans using telehealth began airing on national television this week as a part of a new partnership between T-Mobile* and VA.

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Medal of Honor recipient Allen Lynch continues to save Veterans

Allen Lynch has devoted his life to the service as both a member of the military and private citizen. Since joining the Army as a teenager in 1964, his actions have made the lives of his fellow Veterans better.

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Mental Health Month ad

One moment can inspire a Veteran to make a positive change. This Mental Health Month, hear about the moments that mattered most at https://maketheconnection.net/mhm


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