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Caring for Veterans in Crisis

Shame and reluctance to discuss experiences with colleagues or support staff in a male-dominated career field often delay veterans’ seeking out help.

  • 10/24/2020

Who protects the protectors?

Minnesota’s Women Veterans Initiative works to support, uplift and defend the women who serve

  • 02/02/2015

2013 Changemaker: Cindy Larson

“Veterans don’t ask for help. For someone to make the call and come in, it’s a big step in and of itself. I get some amount of respect and trust because I’m another veteran. … They know you know where they’re coming from.”

  • 12/02/2013

Peace & war

“I was naive when I signed up. I was so upset after I got that [deployment] call. I thought I was going to die. I wasn’t going to Spain. I was 19, and it was a lot to handle emotionally.”

  • 03/02/2013

Coming home

Minnesota female veterans face unique challenges Chante Wolf was in the U.S. Air Force for 12 years, returning to civilian

  • 03/02/2008

Healing the prisoners

Deanna Germain wrote about her experiences as a nurse at Abu Ghraib in Iraq

  • 10/02/2007