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New friendships forged from the aftermath of 9/11 — 16 years later
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New friendships forged from the aftermath of 9/11 — 16 years later

The two stood close. An onlooker would not have known that, even an hour before, neither had known the other existed.

Many veterans fight an endless battle with PTSD and suicidal thoughts
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Many veterans fight an endless battle with PTSD and suicidal thoughts

An estimated 22 veterans a day lose their lives to suicide.

Joe Quinn and Gena Rosselli-Geller, Athletic Director of Team Red, White & Blue, after the "Run As One" 5k run/walk on March 28, 2015. Photo by Stacey Kilpatrick
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From loss to service

Joe Quinn, lost his brother in 9/11 and severed multiple tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, but now he serves by leading Team Red, White and Blue, which supports returning vets.

Veterans and civilians “Run as One”
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Veterans and civilians “Run as One”

 Members of Team Red, White & Blue, Team Rubicon and The Mission Continues run beside and cheer on one of the final finishers of the fourth annual “Run As One” 5k on March 28, 2015. Photo by Stacey Kilpatrick   Ten American flags waved patriotically as the gusty air blew throughout Central Park on a recent Saturday at about 11 […]

NYC Marathon: At Mile 20, The Bronx
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NYC Marathon: At Mile 20, The Bronx

The Bronx is known for being one of the most tiring spots in the TCS New York City Marathon.

Veterans job fair helps vets find a career
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Veterans job fair helps vets find a career

The Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) and Advertising Week put on the fair, which featured around 20 employers.

Suits and job training offer hope to veterans
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Suits and job training offer hope to veterans

In 1980 veteran, Nelson Quinones, was rushing to get to the car repair company where he worked when he was hit in a head-on collision that left him with a cracked skull and a broken leg. His two-month recovery in the hospital cost him his job and he needed to turn to veteran programs to help him get back to […]

Quiet Reflection on the 11th Anniversary of 9/11
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Quiet Reflection on the 11th Anniversary of 9/11

Two veterans at Zuccotti Park made sacrifices because of 9/11.

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Yoga for veterans

Veterans say that it can have a variety of beneficial effects, including relief from mental symptoms brought on by PTSD.

DADT repealed, but real change still pending
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DADT repealed, but real change still pending

Despite the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, details of when it will go into effect remain speculative.