On Jan. 3, 1942, five brothers of Waterloo, Iowa enlisted
in the United States Navy to defend their nation in the Pacific. The
Sullivan brothers were assigned to the light cruiser, USS Juneau and saw their first battle
Oct. 24 during the battle of the Santa Cruz Islands.
Through stories from a wide variety of
subjects, the viewer is transported to scenes from Afghanistan, Iraq,
Cuba, Somalia and Vietnam and bases in the United States. In these paintings, we see how the women
Veterans’ identities are shaped and defined by their military
PTSD documentary shows the
“many faces of Veterans who have walked the same path”
Watching Jason and Tyler’s journey towards
recovery I saw the many faces of Veterans I know who have walked the same
path. I saw the same struggles, the same hopes and fears, the same
steel-eyed determination to overcome. The film struck a chord across the
nation because it showed exactly what it means to grapple with these
issues that so many of our Veterans are facing. And, most importantly, it
showed that these are issues we can overcome when we provide treatment
and support to our Veterans in crisis.
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around the country
VETERAN OF THE WEEK
This week we honor Tim Chambers.
Known most affectionately as “The
Saluting Marine,” Tim served the United States Marine Corps from
1994-2009 in various administrative roles and was serving at the Pentagon
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