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Topic: “Physical Injury”

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Learn more and watch videos of Veterans sharing their experiences with physical injury and what they did to get on a path to recovery.

“She Lost Her Legs, Too, That Day”

A Marine Veteran and his wife navigate life and parenthood after his injury from an IED blast in Afghanistan.

March 6, 2018 | 6-minute read

Family and Relationships, Physical Injury

Marine Veteran. Paralympic Athlete. Mountain Climber.

Kionte woke up every morning with the same question: “Why am I still alive?”

August 18, 2017 | 3-minute read

Physical Injury, Depression

4 Powerful Stories of Purple Heart Recipients

The Purple Heart award, a distinguished recognition given to members of the military who have been wounded or killed while serving, is a powerful reminder of the sacrifice of our Nation’s Servicemembers and Veterans.

August 7, 2017 | 6-minute read

PTSD, Physical Injury

Four Stories That Will Inspire You This Mental Health Awareness Month

Veterans can inspire us in many ways, whether through selfless sacrifice, heroic acts on the front lines, or countless other admirable traits. 

April 24, 2017 | 6-minute read

PTSD, Problems with Drugs, Physical Injury, Military Sexual Trauma, Flashbacks, Transitioning From Service

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