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Suicide Prevention

Veteran talks about suicide to help other Veterans

She tried to take her own life eight times in one year while serving as a soldier in the 4th Infantry Division in 2008. The stressors of combat, losing a couple of very close friends in battle and adapting to life back in the U.S. after serving in Iraq was too much for her to handle.



Army Veteran continues to serve his community with nationally acclaimed BBQ

Jessie Fox, a 24-year Army Veteran, operates Fox's BBQ in Clarksville, Tennessee, where he enjoys serving ribs and more delicious food to his fellow soldiers and community.


ICYMI: #ExploreVA Facebook Live event – Learn how to explore VA benefits

VA hosted a Facebook Live event August 22 to connect Veterans with benefit information and resources. Members of VA’s digital media team joined three Veterans in discussing their experiences using

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Suicide Prevention Month




This week we honor Army Veteran Monique Lynelle Gray.

Monique was deployed in South Korea from 2008 to 2009.

Monique, an automated logistical specialist, began her service in the Army as a member of the Army Reserves from 1997 to 1999.

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