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Watch Veterans share real stories of strength and recovery in our Veteran's Spotlight. 

Walking in the Light - Deborah’s Story

After serving in the U.S. Air Force, Deborah experienced symptoms of PTSD and endured substance misuse and abusive relationships. She finally reached out to VA for support and discovered that opening up and trusting in others created the path to recovery she needed.

I’m not a victim anymore - Robert’s Story

Robert was sexually assaulted while serving in the Navy. He hid the rape for years, but the effects persisted. He had nightmares, drank to excess, used drugs, and felt depressed. At his lowest point, he called the Veterans Crisis Line. He connected with VA mental health treatment and turned his life around. Now, he’s proud of his service.

Vietnam Veterans: Welcome Home

Vietnam Veterans are pillars in communities nationally and have overcome many challenges. Yet they may still face difficult life events, such as retirement or losing a loved one. No matter how long it’s been since you served, you can improve your life. Watch these Vietnam Veterans’ true stories as they encourage others to reach out for support.

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Walking in the Light - Deborah’s Story
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