Veteran News Snips

Veteran News Snips

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September is Suicide Awareness month.

For information on this topic or if you or someone you know is in a crisis:

*The Department of Veterans Affairs hotlines are available 24/7


“The VA also wants to spread the message about suicide prevention awareness on social media by using the hashtag #BeThere to help a veteran or service member who may be at risk. The VA has downloadable materials to spread the message about the crisis hotline here and #BeThere campaign here.” (www.


  • Contacts:

If you are in crisis and need immediate help, please call 1-800-273-8255
and (PRESS 1) or visit

Please remember the only secure way to ask personal questions is at

  • President Trump and VA Secretary Dr. David Shulkin announced three
    initiatives that will expand access to health care for Veterans across
    the country. Using telehealth technology and mobile applications, VA
    will connect with more Veterans to provide services where they live.




  • Recognizing: VETERAN OF THE WEEK – August 2017

    This week we honor Navy Veteran Ara ParseghianAra served in the Navy during World War II. After service, he enrolled
    at Miami University in Ohio. After college, he joined the Browns. An
    injury led him to coaching, eventually at Notre Dame. Ara coached Notre
    Dame’s football team for 10 years [59], winning two national titles
    and retired with a record of 95-17-4.***NOMINATE A SPECIAL VETERAN AS VETERAN OF THE DAY

    It’s easy to nominate a Veteran. All it takes is an email to us with
    as much information as you can put together or forwards brief summary: * Sent to on behalf of US Department of Veterans Affairs
    810 Vermont Avenue, NW · Washington, DC 20420


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