Online screening tool available to help military personnel

As more than one in six Iraq veterans return with mental health disorders, today’s National Depression Screening Day includes an online screening tool specifically for military personnel and family members. Separate screening questionnaires for civilians also are at www.mentalhealthscreening.org. They’re the only ones available to Miami Valley residents, who don’t have one of the more […]

Student veterans wade through bureaucracy to get back to school

St. Cloud, Minn. – Jesse McClure dropped out of St. Cloud State University after two unproductive semesters in 1998. He joined the Marines and ended up serving combat time in Iraq. Now he’s back at St. Cloud State, less than four semesters away from graduating with a degree in biomedical science. “I’m now actually doing […]

Military bands honor veterans during free concert at Chrysler Hall

NORFOLK, Va. – U.S. Joint Forces Command will host the 11th annual “Salute to Veterans” concert at 3 p.m. Nov. 5 at Norfolk’s Chrysler Hall. This performance features a combined military band, made up of select members of the: TRADOC Band, Fort Monroe; U.S. Fleet Forces Band, Norfolk; U.S. Air Force Heritage of America Band, […]

Pace Accepts Medal of Honor Society Award on Behalf of Military Families

BOSTON – The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff turned an honor to him into a tribute to the families of American servicemembers during the Patriot Dinner of the Congressional Medal of Honor Society here yesterday. The society presented Marine Gen. Peter Pace the Patriot Award. The Congressional Medal of Honor Society is made […]