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[ABOVE] Victor and Allen Pedersen, brothers whose stories are lesser known but equally important to the famous Veteran they rest beside

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Veterans Crisis Line opens new Topeka call center

May 25 marked a momentous occasion for the Veterans Crisis Line as VA officially cut the ribbon at its new satellite call center in Topeka, Kansas. With nearly 60 call responders, social service assistants, and support staff, the center joins the VA facilities in Atlanta and Canandaigua, New York, that offer support for Veterans, service members and their family members during times of crisis.

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[Video] Veterans Legacy Program: Pfc. Benjamin Tollefson

Pfc. Benjamin B. Tollefson grew up in Concord, California.  He showed interest in serving in the military from a young age, and had spoken about it while he was still in high school.  He enlisted in the Army in August 2007 and began training as an infantryman.

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ICYMI: #ExploreVA Facebook Live event explains Vet Center services

Did you serve in a combat zone or area of hostility, experience a military sexual trauma or serve as part of a mortuary affairs or drone crew? If so, you qualify for free community-based counseling at a VA Vet Center, regardless of when you served.

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Veteran of the Day


This week we honor all who have served this country and made the ultimate sacrifice.

All gave some, and some gave all.

We honor their service.

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