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Service dog leads Navy Veteran to independence

Thanks to her service dog, Christina Collins can live alone, go to a grocery store within walking distance and navigate airports. Since being paired together three years ago, Collins and Justice have traveled the world including more than 30 flights, a cruise and at least seven countries.

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Annual event raises donations worth $290,000 for homeless Veterans

Across the country, more than 23,000 VA employees, Veterans and community members walked to promote healthy lifestyles and to help homeless Veterans as part of the 2017 VA 2K Walk & Roll event.

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This week we honor Army Veteran Kathy Heidecker Gillespie.

Kathy served for ten years in the Army as an 88N, transportation management coordinator. She served multiple posts including Fort Eustis and Fort Monmouth, and she deployed to Egypt for Operation Bright Star.

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