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Bridging the Military-Civilian Divide

Below are resources and stories related to mental health

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)

Crystal's story

   Veterans Coming Home: Crystal

“I had gone from living, and breathing and working with the same group of people to just being out on…(more)

Brian Posten

   KLRN | Coming Home San Antonio | Brian Posten

Brian and Kim Posten have been through a lot. For Brian, an accident in Iraq left him with a traumatic…(more)

A female airman working on a weapons system.

   Center for Women Veterans

A new site that provides outreach to female service members and female veterans who have questions about health care, benefits…(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)

Elizabeth Olson

   StoryCorps – Veterans Crisis Line

Elizabeth Olson and her colleagues at the Veterans Crisis Line talk about helping callers through their darkest hours.

Brain Wars

   FRONTLINE – Brain Wars

How the Military is Failing Its Wounded – an ongoing investigation into soldiers’ traumatic brain injuries. (Partnership with NPR and…(more)

Nathan talks with Afghani man

   Hell and Back Again

What does it mean to lead men in war? What does it mean to come home — injured physically and…(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.

   Wisconsin Resources for Homeless Veterans

Resources for homeless veterans and for those who care for veterans who may be homeless.