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Bridging the Military-Civilian Divide

Veterans Coming Home is an innovative cross-platform public media campaign that bridges America’s military-civilian divide by telling stories, challenging stereotypes and exploring how the values of service and citizenship are powerful connectors for all Americans.

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Laugh About It: Why Some Veterans Are Turning to Comedy

We define empathy as the ability to understand and share the feelings of another person. But for some veterans returning…(more)

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MAKE THE CONNECTION - Veterans on Taking Steps to Improve Relationships

The experiences of military life can affect veterans in ways that may impact their relationships. In this video, veterans talk about working through problems with their friends and loved ones and finding solutions that benefit everyone.

“Civilians don’t even know how to approach veterans. There’s now sort of this view, this dichotomy in society: Are veterans just heroes? Or are they scary people with PTSD who are gonna explode?”

– Caroline Meehan, Program and Research Manager, Volunteers of America

In Our Community - WUSF

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There are as many stories as there are veterans and WUSF Public Media is here to help veterans and family members share their experiences, find resources and events while building a community for all. As part of that mission, we invite you to check-out the WUSF Veterans Coming Home Welcome Wall and contribute. Use Twitter or Facebook to share your story, leave a message, send your favorite photographs, exchange events and resources. Use #WUSFVeteransComingHome or #WUSFVets and we will aggregate it on our website.

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