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PTSD Awareness Day: June 27

PTSD Awareness Day: June 27

From the NFRW Armed Services Committee

PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) is a mental health problem that some people develop after experiencing or witnessing a life-threatening event, like combat, a natural disaster, a car accident, or sexual assault. If thoughts and feelings from a life-threatening event are upsetting you or causing problems in your life, you may have PTSD. Here is the good news: you can get treatment for PTSD, and it works.

Tuesday, June 27, 2023/Author: Cecilia Tyler/Number of views (318)/Comments (0)/
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Thanking the Coast Guard Auxiliary on Its 84th Birthday

Thanking the Coast Guard Auxiliary on Its 84th Birthday

From the NFRW Armed Services Committee

On this 84th Birthday of the Coast Guard Auxiliary, we thank this incredible volunteer workforce of watercraft operators, pilots, medical staff, clergy, musicians, cyber security professionals and so many other outstanding professionals for their ongoing and invaluable assistance to the Coast Guard and its missions.

Thursday, June 22, 2023/Author: Cecilia Tyler/Number of views (340)/Comments (0)/
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Show Your Patriotism on Flag Day, June 14

Show Your Patriotism on Flag Day, June 14

From the NFRW Armed Services Committee

Tucked away between the anniversary of a famous military campaign (D-Day, June 6, 1944) and American Independence Day is a lesser-known yet significant day that doesn’t get as much publicity. National Flag Day is June 14, the date that the national flag was officially adopted 246 years ago in 1777.

Wednesday, June 14, 2023/Author: Cecilia Tyler/Number of views (310)/Comments (0)/
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Army's 248th Birthday, June 14 - Celebrate the Oldest U.S. Service

From the NFRW Armed Services Committee

The U.S. Army will celebrate its 248th birthday on June 14, the same day we celebrate Flag Day. Older than the United States of America, the U.S. Army started as an all-volunteer army when it was created in 1775.

Wednesday, June 14, 2023/Author: Cecilia Tyler/Number of views (329)/Comments (0)/
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Women Veterans Day, June 12: Honoring Our Female Veterans

Women Veterans Day, June 12: Honoring Our Female Veterans

From the NFRW Armed Services Committee

June 12, 2023 will mark the 6th time we celebrate the 75th anniversary of the groundbreaking Women's Armed Services Integration Act legislation signed into law by President Harry S. Truman on June 12, 1948.  This law allowed women to serve as regular members of the military.

Monday, June 12, 2023/Author: Cecilia Tyler/Number of views (381)/Comments (0)/
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