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Bridging the Military-Civilian Divide

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Guitars for Vets founder Dan Van Buskirk.

   Guitars for Vets

“Right now Guitars for Vets operates 60 chapters in 30 states. We’ve given away over 2,000 new guitars. We have…(more)

The THIS OLD HOUSE crew with the DeWitt family.

This Old House Veteran’s Special House Project

THIS OLD HOUSE partners with Homes for Our Troops (HFOT) to build a house for an Army veteran and his…(more)

DwayneParker

   Dwayne Parker Learning to Adapt | WHRO

While serving his country in Saudi  Arabia, Airman Dwayne Parker lost vision in his right eye. Like thousands of  our…(more)

Eric Alva

   Coming Home San Antonio: Eric Alva

Staff Sergeant Eric Alva served in the Marine Corps for 13 years. In March of 2003, he stepped on a…(more)

medal quest

   Medal Quest

ICE WARRIORS follows the U.S sled hockey team on their road to the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games. The team includes…(more)

Wes Moore

   Coming Back with Wes Moore

Three-part limited series about challenges facing Iraq and Afghanistan War veterans and some of the organizations working to help them.

   Disability Benefits For Wounded Warriors

Social Security disability benefits for wounded warriors receive priority processing and are separate, distinct and in addition to VA benefits.

Man holding smart phone in left hand and holding it steady with his prothstetic right arm.

   Make the Connection – Physical Injury

Recovering from physical injuries is difficult. Watch stories from veterans about what they did to overcome their challenges and get…(more)