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A Veteran’s son: Thank you VA for being kind, compassionate, professional.

"At every point of the way, as we waited or were speaking to someone, it was apparent that these workers deeply believed in their mission to honor and serve those that served our country."


Use Your Voice: Make a difference for Veterans during Mental Health Awareness Month

Every May, VA recognizes Mental Health Awareness Month as an opportunity to raise public awareness and reduce the inaccurate and often damaging stereotypes associated with mental health conditions.


Air Force Veteran helping other Veterans out of addiction

Willie Raulerson is paying forward what VA has given him. He’s now one of seven full-time peer support specialists at the Tucson VA, helping other Veterans find their way out of addiction. He’s been at it, nearly every day, for six years.

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This week we honor is Army Vietnam War Veteran Roy F. Burmeister.

Roy served with the 1st Infantry Division during the Vietnam War and after returning home, joined the Army Reserves. Over the following years, he trained with the military police and field artillery.

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It’s easy to nominate a Veteran. All it takes is an email to us with as much information as you can put together. Click on the picture to the left for an overview of how to put together a great #VeteranOfTheDay package.

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