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Caliber Collision Recycled Rides – Nominate a Hero

Caliber Collision Recycled Rides – Nominate a Hero

Caliber Collision Recycled Rides is looking for nominations for Carry The Load 2015. Caliber Collision has committed to gifting 5 refurbished vehicles in Dallas and 1 in Austin to local, deserving military veterans and others in need at the Carry The Load events on Memorial Day 2015. Please submit a nomination for someone deserving. Nominations for the Dallas and Austin areas only, please. Nominations will be accepted through May 1, 2015.

Recipient must be available to attend the Carry The Load event in Dallas (May 25th) …

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Visionary Veterans – An Art Therapy Program

The Art Station, with help from United Way’s Veterans Fund, offers a 16 week art therapy program for returning OEF/OIF military personnel. Art Therapy is an effective treatment facilitated by an art therapist in which clients use creative process and artwork to explore their feelings, reconcile emotional conflicts, foster self-awareness, manage behavior, develop social skills, improve reality orientation, reduce anxiety, and increase self-esteem. For further information or to enroll in the program, please call 817-921-2401 to determine eligibility.

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Tarrant County Legal Clinic Helps Veterans

Tarrant County Legal Clinic Helps Veterans

Texas Lawyers for Texas Veterans is a State Bar of Texas program to develop and assist pro bono legal clinics throughout the state for military veterans who otherwise cannot afford or do not have access to the legal services they need.  Texas Lawyers for Texas Veterans-Tarrant County Chapter, (“TLTV”), is a community service committee under the Tarrant County Bar Foundation, a nonprofit organization with a 501c(3) status.

TLTV encourages and recruits Tarrant County attorneys to provide legal services for veterans and spouses of deceased veterans with legal …

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Vietnam Veteran Helps Tarrant County Adults And Children With Mental Illness

Vietnam Veteran Helps Tarrant County Adults And Children With Mental Illness

Michael Killam works for MHMR Tarrant County as the Military Veteran Peer Network (MVPN)Regional Coordinator.  There are local associations of MVPN throughout the State of Texas which compromise Service Members, Veterans and Family Members dedicated to establish camaraderie and trust with each other, identifying and vetting community resources and, collectively, contributing to the communities where we live.  He proudly serves the community here in Tarrant County.

Michael was interviewed by KERA radio at an event hosted by the The Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute in Fort Worth to understand mental illness especially from …

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Veterans Court Helps Texas Vets Stay Out Of Prison

Veterans Court Helps Texas Vets Stay Out Of Prison

Judge Carr oversees the Tarrant County Veterans Diversion Court to provide an opportunity for military veterans to lead a productive and law-abiding lifestyle while improving mental health recovery and successful re-entry into the community.  Judge Carr is himself a veteran who understands the challenges these military veterans face when returning home from service, in particular those who may have been in a combat zone.  This program is able to give the camaraderie and encouragement to overcome these obstacles.

Judge Carr was interviewed by KERA as part of the public media initiative “Veterans Coming Home.” …

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