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Archive for 2008

Free Art Therapy Groups for Women Service Members

May 20, 2008 | Things to Do

Where? School of VISUAL ARTS MPS Art Therapy Department 132 West 21st Street, 3rd Floor Between 6th & 7th Avenue What is it? Art Therapy uses the creative process to help individuals create meaning and insight from emotions or trauma. It can be particularly effective with post-traumatic stress disorder since it is a form of […]

WNYC- CUNY Reaches Out to War Veterans

May 12, 2008 | In the News

CUNY Reaches Out to War Veterans by Elaine Rivera To listen to interview, please visit article page. NEW YORK, NY April 07, 2008 —In the next four years, 10,000 armed service members who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan are expected to come back to the New York region. There is a growing understanding that […]

Student Veterans of America National Conference 6/11 – 6/13

May 7, 2008 | Things to Do

Student Veterans of America National Conference The newly formed Student Veterans of America (SVA) is holding their first National Conference June 11-13, 2008 in Washington D.C. The event will feature guest speakers, national legislation briefings, public affairs training, and SVA officer elections. Student veteran registrations will be held from May 5-27, 2008. Visit the Student […]

Article, "NYT Misfires on Veterans Story"

January 14, 2008 | Other News

http://www.intel-dump.com/posts/1200240519.shtml NYT misfires on veterans story [Phillip Carter, Sunday January 13, 2008 at 11:08am] Sunday’s New York Times features a lengthy front-page article titled “Across America, Deadly Echoes of Foreign Battles” — what it bills as Part I of a “series of articles and multimedia about veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan who […]

Article, "Across America, Deadly Echoes of Foreign Battles"

January 14, 2008 | Other News

For your information. This is a special report that the NY Times put out today. It is about: “a series of articles and multimedia about veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan who have committed killings, or been charged with them, after coming home.” The New York Times report can be found here: http://www.nytimes.com/2008/01/13/us/13vets.html?scp=5&sq=Veterans […]

Article, "Standing Strong on the Home Front"

January 14, 2008 | Other News

http://www.nydailynews.com/opinions/editorials/index.html Standing strong on the home front Sunday, January 13th 2008, 4:00 AM Sue Mori feels irresistibly drawn to opening the door and looking in on the son she gave birth to 22 years ago. “It’s a picture I want to see – John, comfortable in his own bed, at home, safe,” she says. Tricia […]

Article, "The Rocky Road from Combat to College"

January 11, 2008 | Other News

http://www.usatoday.com/news/education/2007-12-26-gi-bill-main_N.htm USA TODAY December 27, 2007 Thursday The rocky road from combat to college By Mary Beth Marklein STARKVILLE, Miss. – By the time he completed his four-year stint in the military three summers ago, Frank Wills had gotten used to taking orders, carrying a rifle and taking pictures of the dead as a combat […]

NY Metro Vets- January 2008 Newsletter

January 4, 2008 | Things to Do

NY Metro Vets Newsletter This Newsletter Includes the Following Articles: · New VA Secretary · 2008 VA COLA · VA “Aid and Attendance” Benefits · DFAS 1099-R for 2007 · VA CWT Program No Longer Taxable · USERRA UPDATE · VA Claim Tips · Editorial: Long Road Looms for VA · Veteran Roundtable in NYC […]