Addictions

Vietnam Vet Speaks for First Time

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This story is from Objective Zero’s newsletter.  It is about a serious decision a soldier had to make in Vietnam.  _______________________________________________________________ Vietnam Vet Recounts Story for First Time in 40 Years   December 20, 2016 |Blake Bassett, Chris Mercado, Justin Miller  No older than eight-years-old, she approached the heavily armed, camouflaged foreigner with cupped hands, […]

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Death Takes Veterans Too Early

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Death knows no strangers. He comes knocking at our door when we least expect it. Today’s post speaks of one story that shows we need to love our family and be strong ourselves.  Colonel Burroughs, who is a board member here at VFV, and his wife  recently had to face this sadness. He has given […]

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Persevere Over the Dark Side

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  Doug Bolton is writing  a new book, “Signs of Hope for the Military: In and Out of the Trenches of Life.” It will be reaching out the many military and veterans who may be battling anxiety, fear, depression, addictions, rejections, PTSD, and the many other usual suspects. There are 22 military connected suicides every […]

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Fight Back When Depression Comes

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We are using a new format starting this morning. I whined enough to our founder, Steve Durgin, that he gave up and allowed me to switch to WordPress.  It has been a wild holiday season. I had three Christmas parties, two long meetings, and a partridge in a pear tree.  Some of it is a […]