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With Exoskeletons, Paralyzed Troops Walk Again

By Patricia Kime, USA Today The week before Joshua Burch’s promotion to corporal, no one dreamed the Marine would be able to stand during it, let alone walk. Burch is a… Continue Reading With Exoskeletons, Paralyzed Troops Walk Again

The VA Will Pay For Robotic Legs For Veterans

By Sarah Sicard, Task & Purpose The Department of Veterans Affairs will foot the bill for robotic legs for paralyzed veterans. For paralyzed veterans with spinal cord injuries, a new… Continue Reading The VA Will Pay For Robotic Legs For Veterans

Why Are The Younger Veterans Avoiding The Veteran Service Organizations?

By Les Davis, MA Before I researched why the post-Vietnam generation of Veterans were not joining Veteran Service Organizations (VSO), I asked myself, “Why wouldn’t veterans want to be around… Continue Reading Why Are The Younger Veterans Avoiding The Veteran Service Organizations?

Find Your Tribe

By Kate Hendricks Thomas, WeAreTheMighty.com You’re 11 years old, standing in the middle of the school lunchroom with your meal tray. As you gaze over top of your sandwich, anemic… Continue Reading Find Your Tribe

Veteran Re-Integration: A Normal Job

By Michael Baumgarten, Havok Journal What causes you to see the world as you do? When you go to work what is it inside you that furnishes a sense of… Continue Reading Veteran Re-Integration: A Normal Job

Amputee Vet Plans to Climb World’s Tallest Mountain

From FoxNews.com Charlie Linville twice tried to climb Mount Everest but never made it due to devastating natural disasters on and near the world’s highest mountain. But the Afghanistan veteran who… Continue Reading Amputee Vet Plans to Climb World’s Tallest Mountain

How To Build A Strong Bond With Your Dog

by James Clark A Marine veteran and former military working dog handler lays out the best ways to bond with your dog. While building a bond with your dog may… Continue Reading How To Build A Strong Bond With Your Dog

7 Ideas To Help Student Veterans Stay Social

By Charlsy Panzino, Military Times Between a tough course load and outside commitments, it can be easy to get bogged down in school and let your social life fall by… Continue Reading 7 Ideas To Help Student Veterans Stay Social

California To The Carolinas

We Can Do This! What: California to the Carolinas, “We Can Do This” Disabled Sports 24/7 Road Bicycling Adventure #W2E2016 #CttC2016 Who: 10 disabled, paralyzed, wounded, injured and able-bodied cyclists… Continue Reading California To The Carolinas

2015 NC Veterans Annual Report

Highlights of the 2014 NCDVA Annual Report include: ·         70% Growth in NC Veteran Service Locations (since 2014) ·         $1 Billion Dollar Increase in Compensation Awards to NC Veterans (since 2013) ·         #2… Continue Reading 2015 NC Veterans Annual Report

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