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Walgreen's offers military discount for the 4th of July

Walgreens 4th of July Military Discount

Walgreens has announced that they will be offering a 4th of July discount. This is great news if you need to do some shopping over the holiday weekend. Here is what you need to know.

VA: Rare Cancers Added to Disability List

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) added nine respiratory cancers to a list of presumptive conditions leading to service-connected disabilities. These cancers are rare and would likely stem from toxic military exposures like burn pits. The 9 Rare Cancers The following respiratory cancers have been added to the VA’s list of presumptive conditions: Squamous cell… Read more »

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PTSD Resources and VA Benefits

In any given year, 11-20 out of 100 veterans who served in OIF or OEF have PTSD. The rate is 12% for those who served in the Gulf War, and 30% of Vietnam veterans have had PTSD during their lifetime. Learn more about some of the 200+ VA treatment programs and other resources for PTSD.

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The Near Patient Program is Helping Military Families Overseas

The Near Patient Program is Helping Military Families Overseas Last September, the Near Patient Program was started to give TRICARE Families overseas extra support. The program will allow families to find the access they need to medical and non-medical professionals in their overseas locations. Oftentimes when you are stationed overseas, you might have some trouble… Read more »

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Updates Proposed to the VA Schedule for Rating Disabilities

Some changes could be coming to the VA Schedule for Rating Disabilities having to do with respiratory, auditory, and medical disorders. This will enable the VA to incorporate modern medical data and terminology to provide veterans with more accurate and consistent decisions. Learn more.

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The 10 Best Medical Benefits for the Military and Their Families

Ranking the Best Medical Benefits for Members of the Military and Their Families TRICARE is a big part of being a service member. TRICARE is the health care program of the United States Department of Defense Military Health System. Within TRICARE and the military as a whole there are many different medical benefits. Here are… Read more »

Healing for Combat Veterans with Wild Ops

Wild Ops: Healing for Combat Veterans “The soldier above all others prays for peace, for it is the soldier who must suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war.” – Douglas MacArthur America’s wars have permanently scarred the souls who have fought through them and survived. Every warrior who returns home from the… Read more »