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Veterans Need More Than Applause

Seattle Times columnist Nicole Brodeur recently wrote a great article on the need for civilians and the American government to connect with returning soldiers in a more meaningful way. Brodeur interviewed Sam Barrett, 30, an U.S. Army Airborne Ranger who did three tours in Iraq and one in Afghanistan. Barrett explains that the appreciative applause he and other veterans sometime receive is just not enough.

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Stand Down 2011

During war time, “Stand Down” is a term that describes the removal of exhausted soldiers from combat to a safe place to rest, enjoy warm meals, get new uniforms and receive medical care. Thanks to founders and Vietnam veterans, Robert Van Keuren and Dr. Jon Nachison, “Stand Down” now refers to their grassroots, community based intervention program put in place to offer aid to the nation’s homeless veteran population.

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Voices Education Project

Voices Education Project provides a wide spectrum of materials for educators on topics of war, peace and government. “Hidden Battles” is featured on their homepage for the next few weeks, and has been added to their section “Films to Help us Rethink War.” Because we love the work they are doing, we will donate 15% of any “Hidden Battles” sales made with the code VEP at check out.

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Veterans Reunite on Facebook

Veterans are reuniting through Facebook groups to reconnect, advocate for their rights and help gather .

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A moment of humanity during war

A moment of humanity during war

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The Hidden Battles Trailer is HERE!

The trailer for “Hidden Battles” has arrived! Please make sure forward it to anyone you think might be interested in seeing this. Help us get the word out! 

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Photographing Memories of War

NPR recently did a story on photographer Jennifer Karady, who captures and visualizes veterans’ war stories. Karady’s work is incredibly interesting because she works with memories brought home by soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan. She collaborates intensely with each soldier, interviewing them for hours, and then constructing a setting for the photograph that will […]

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Dutch veterans reflect

Dutch veterans reflect on their time in the Korean War during a visit commemorating the beginning of the conflict. Via Radio Netherlands Worldwide.

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