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Veteran strives to be 'part of something' in federal workforce

Andrew Goodrich, a ranger with the National Park Service, shares his story of being an injured Iraq War veteran finding a new home as a federal employee. He describes some of the challenges he faced and the accommodations his employers provided to to help him achieve success in the workplace.

Tags: Andrew Goodrich , NPS , Wounded Warrior Project , DoD , Operation: Warfighter , Veteran Affairs , workforce , hiring , Iraq , Marine Corps , Michael OConnell

Wednesday - 01/18/2012, 11:02am EST

First lady: More research on veterans medical care

Tags: VA , Michelle Obama , veterans ,

Wednesday - 01/11/2012, 06:16pm EST

Navy testing PTSD injection treatment

The Navy is taking a different look at curing post-traumatic stress disorder. A doctor says he has developed an injection for the neck that can cure PTSD, Wired reports. Capt. Anita Hickey, the director of Integrative Pain Medicine at the Naval Medical Center in San Diego has received $100,000 to test Dr. Lipov's method.

Tags: In Depth , Wired , Francis Rose , Navy , DoD , DoD Report

Tuesday - 12/13/2011, 10:00pm EST

NIMH entering first phase of largest ever study of suicide in the military

The Daily Debrief gets an update on how the National Institute of Mental Health is progressing.

Tags: management , NIMH , Dr. Robert Heinssen , suicide prevention , U.S. Army , soldiers , Dorothy Ramienski

Friday - 11/06/2009, 08:30pm EST

Army Secy Geren on the budget, FCS and helping the troops

With the release of the FY 2010 budget, Geren says some programs must go, while others will be strengthened.

Tags: management , Army Secretary Pete Geren , FCS , FY 2010 budget , soldiers

Friday - 05/08/2009, 02:56pm EDT

New 'whole-body' scanners aim to better treat TBI, PTSD

Dr. Walter Koroshetz, the deputy director at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, joined the Federal Drivewith Tom Temin and Amy Morris to discuss a new technology and treatment method.

Tags: DoD , NIH , Technology , walter koroshetz , TBI ,

Tuesday - 10/04/2011, 08:50am EDT

Program hopes to teach military familes about PTSD

It's a new effort to combat an age old problem: PTSD or post traumatic stress disorder.

Tags: Armed Forces Foundation , infantHero Foundation

Saturday - 06/18/2011, 12:42pm EDT

VA simplifies access to PTSD care

New regulations decrease the burden on veterans seeking treatment and benefits for post-traumatic stress disorder.

Tags: VA , Eric Shinseki , pay and benefits , Rachel Stevens

Monday - 07/12/2010, 02:56pm EDT

Virtual reality shows real promise for PTSD

Virtual reality applications are being designed and implemented across various points in the military deployment cycle to prevent, identify and treat combat-related PTSD. We learn more from research pioneer Dr. Albert "Skip" Rizzo.

Tags: Federal Drive , DoD Report , Technology , Albert “Skip” Rizzo , Army , virtual reality , Suzanne Kubota

Thursday - 02/03/2011, 09:40am EST
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