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Suicide in the Military: New Study Points to Risk Factors

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The largest study of mental health risk and resilience ever conducted among U.S. military personnel released its first findings. ...
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Married Same-Sex Couple Signs Up for Military Benefits

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After increasing pressure to follow U.S. Department of Defense guidelines, the Texas Military Forces Wednesday allowed Alicia Butler, the wife of 1st Lt. Judith Chedville, to register for federal military benefits at Camp Mabry. ...
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Military Sexual Assault Victims Barred from Essential Disability Benefits

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Even though women who experience sexual assault in the military are nine times more likely to develop PTSD than their male counterparts, in 2011 the VA granted 74.2 percent of non-MST trauma claims and only 44.6 percent of MST claims. ...
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Murray-Ayotte Combating Military Sexual Assault Act

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The Murray-Ayotte Combating Military Sexual Assault Act takes additional steps aimed at reducing sexual assaults within the military. ...
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All Military Spouses Covered Under New Scholarship Program

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All spouses married to a member of one of the seven Uniformed Services (active duty, retiree, National Guard, Reserve, and/or survivor) are eligible to apply. ...
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Gay Military Proposal Goes Viral

Gay Military Proposal Goes Viral
A 14-hour flight home from Dubai proved to be life-altering for one lesbian couple when one of them dropped to their knees just out of the gate. ...
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Military Chaplaincy Responds to Southern Baptist Convention Attack on Military Chaplain

Military Chaplaincy Responds to Southern Baptist Convention Attack on Military Chaplain
The Forum on the Military Chaplaincy is a group of retired chaplains, ministers, and military veterans, advocating for a pluralistic and professional Military Chaplaincy. ...
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Washington United for Marriage Hails Upward Trend of Voter Support for Marriage Law

Washington United for Marriage Hails Upward Trend of Voter Support for Marriage Law
Support for marriage has grown from 46-44 percent in May of 2011, to 49-44 percent in February of this year, to the current finding of 51 to 44 percent. ...
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Marriage Equality USA Co-Designs Dog Tag Pendant with Love and Pride to Support Same-Sex Marriage

Marriage Equality USA Co-Designs Dog Tag Pendant with Love and Pride to Support Same-Sex Marriage
100% of net proceeds from sales of the pendant will be donated to MEUSA to help secure legally recognized civil marriage equality for all Americans, without regard to sexual orientation or gender identity. ...
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