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March is National Brain Injury Awareness Month! Posted on Mar 28

March is National Brain Injury Awareness Month!

Not only veterans suffer from head trauma. In fact, did you know that 2.4 million Americans sustain a traumatic brain injury each year? And that in Massachusetts there were 68,285 cases that involved a traumatic brain injury in 2010 alone? That’s why the Massachusetts’ Rehab Commission   …Continue Reading March is National Brain Injury Awareness Month!

Fling into Spring with the Women Veterans’ Network March 29 Posted on Mar 19

Fling into Spring with the Women Veterans’ Network March 29

The MA Women Veterans’ Network (WVN) and Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology are hosting a Women Veterans’ Spring Fling on Saturday, March 29, 2014. According to Viviana Marcotte, an Iraq War veteran and coordinator of the WVN for the Massachusetts Department of Veterans’ Services, Spring Fling   …Continue Reading Fling into Spring with the Women Veterans’ Network March 29

What Memorial Day Means to Me Posted on May 27

What Memorial Day Means to Me

 By Vanessa Desiato When I was in sixth grade, I won a hometown contest where I gave a speech at our town’s Memorial Day services. I wrote that Memorial Day was when Americans remembered those who gave their lives for our country. My brother told   …Continue Reading What Memorial Day Means to Me