Summer 2018

July 6, 2018

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July 6, 2018
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Director’s Corner

Only a few years ago, stories appeared in the media about how tens of thousands of U.S. veterans were infected with hepatitis C and how the government couldn’t afford to treat them. That was then.
July 6, 2018
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VA and PsychArmor Institute Partner to Offer Online Suicide Prevention Training

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and non-profit training organization PsychArmor Institute are leading the charge against veteran suicide with a free online, suicide prevention training video titled “SAVE.”
July 6, 2018
George Strauch's Military Memorabilia

Challenge of a Century

When George Strauch was born in 1918, World War I was still underway and German forces had just begun what would become the deepest military advance by either side since the conflict began. In 25 years, he would find himself participating in a new war effort against those same forces.
July 6, 2018
Scott Palasik (center) is flanked by two student veterans during the 2018 Out of the Darkness campus walk event at The University of Akron.

Bringing Veterans ‘Out of the Darkness’

The University of Akron’s (UA) annual “Out of the Darkness” Campus Walk has quickly grown into one of the country’s largest, raking in more than $150,000 in support of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) over a five-year run.
July 6, 2018
Cemetery with flags

Tip of the H.A.T.: Dozens of Volunteers Help VSC Place Memorial Day Flags

During Memorial Day weekend, more than 40 members of the Summit County community teamed up with the VSC honor fallen veterans by visiting local cemeteries and placing flags on their gravesites.