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Veterans’ Salute

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the world. Activities in the outdoors are some of the safer forms of enjoyment that are available to all citizens. Fortunately, West Virginia is not short on outdoor activities. For the veterans in West Virginia, you may not know about a benefit extended by West Virginia State Parks called the “Veterans’ Salute.”

Re-Establishing Relationships After Transition

While there are many issues veterans face, one unaddressed dilemma many confront is maintaining relationships with family and friends. Military life challenges these relationships, but they are even more susceptible to collapse when a veteran is adjusting from transition to civilian life.  Most civilians do not understand the problems veterans face, or how their relationships can be impacted by their service. Some factors that interfere with healthy relationships can include: stress, posttraumatic stress, health concerns, depression, anxiety, irritability, insomnia, feeling out of place or