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Unattended Interments: An Ultimate Honor for Veterans

On the last Thursday of every month, a group of people gather at Washington Crossing National Cemetery in the suburbs of Philadelphia, PA. In the solemn ceremony of a military burial, uniformed soldiers salute as the names of several Veterans are read aloud. There is a volley of three rifle rounds, a solo bugler plays Taps, and an American flag is ceremoniously folded.
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Truths of Veteran Care: What to Expect and How to Help

Often times loved ones of American service members may find themselves asking, “What more can I do for my Veteran?” To answer this, we might assume what they want is added family gatherings, exciting activities, their favorite meals, gifts, or other simple ways of saying “thanks.” While these, at times, are an excellent way to make your Veteran feel appreciated and more at home, another family gathering isn't always exactly what your Veteran needs.
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2017 Veteran's Day Events

Every year, we partner with local facilities and organizations in the week leading up to Veteran's Day to recognize Veterans in our community. Here are just a few of the places we'll be celebrating our Veterans this week.
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Meeting Veterans’ Spiritual Needs at End of Life

For our military Veterans, their time in combat may have had a profound impact on their spirituality. Many Veterans are able to push aside these feelings for years, but as they approach end of life, the feelings of spiritual distress return.
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How to Prepare for a Veteran Homecoming

Just as every Veteran’s oversea experience varies, so does their transition back to home life. As families of returning Veterans, it is critical we understand there is no clear-cut and universal method in welcoming back our loved ones.
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