Archive for June, 2012





Veteran Support Fund sets ambitious goal

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Returning veterans often face significant physical and psychological challenges upon returning home from combat, and a group of families recently launched an initiative to ensure they get the attention they need.



Deaths caused by IEDs on the decline

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The number of attacks involving improvised explosive devices (IEDs) in Afghanistan has been on the rise over the last several months, but the number of deaths caused by them is on its way down.


Michelle Obama touts success for military spouses

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For spouses of military personnel, having to move frequently is usually a given. Though it’s part of the job, it can sometimes make finding employment difficult, especially for spouses who have special job certifications only in certain states.



Military helps fight Colorado forest fire

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Since it began on June 23, the Waldo Canyon Fire in Colorado has forced thousands from their homes and has proven to be a significant challenge for firefighters and first responders in the Centennial State.