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List of Job Websites from A-Z for Unemployed Veterans, Spouses, and Family

on 15/06/2012 posted by VRC in News, Comments (0)

Posted on 06/15/2012 by vfwlady Know of a veteran looking for a job? This list of websites may help them target their job search. If anyone reading has a favorite […]


Military suicide rate increases to fastest pace in decade of war

on 08/06/2012 posted by VRC in News, Comments (0)

Published: Friday, June 08, 2012, 8:00 AM By The Associated Press WASHINGTON — Suicides are surging among America’s troops, averaging nearly one a day this year — the fastest pace […]


Suicide and the United States Army:

on 25/01/2012 posted by Mikie in News, Comments (0)

By COL (Ret) Elspeth Cameron Ritchie January 25, 2012 Editor’s note: The suicide rate of active-duty soldiers doubled between 2003 and 2010. In response, the Department of Defense and […]


Army Base on the Brink

on 09/09/2011 posted by Mikie in News, Comments (0)

At an Army base near Seattle, soldiers are committing suicide, murdering their families—and in one case, waterboarding their own kids. Winston Ross reports from a base on the brink. by […]


Veterans Face High Unemployment After Military Service

on 11/07/2011 posted by VRC in News, Comments (0)

Many lack the college degrees that employers are seeking. The jobless rate for veterans who served at any time since September 2001 was 13.3% in June. July 11, 2011|By […]


A Year at War

on 31/05/2011 posted by VRC in News, Comments (0)

After Combat, the Unexpected Perils of Coming Home Pvt. Johnnie Stevenson cleaned his truck one last time, scraping off the barnacle-like mud and pulling crushed water bottles from under seats. […]


VRC Memorial Day Announcement

on 24/05/2011 posted by VRC in News, Comments (0)

VRC Memorial Day Announcement (PDF)


In Memoriam: Tim Hetherington

on 21/04/2011 posted by Mikie in News, Comments (0)

Posted by Paul Rieckhoff on April 21 The IAVA family is deeply saddened by the loss today of our dear friend Tim Hetherington. Tim was not only a renowned filmmaker […]


Recommitting ourselves to fighting the suicide epidemic

on 15/04/2011 posted by Mikie in News, Comments (0)

Posted by Bryan Maxwell on April 15 For the last few years, one of IAVA’s top priorities has been to stem the epidemic of suicide among service members and veterans. […]


War casualty on the home front

on 09/04/2011 posted by Mikie in News, Comments (0)

A poster boy for suicide prevention, Houstonian becomes another statistic By LINDSAY WISE HOUSTON CHRONICLE April 9, 2011, 7: Clay Hunt, 28, a Houston native, joined the Marines in 2005. […]


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