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    Presidential Remarks on Small Businesses

    President Obama and Treasury Secretary Geithner spoke to small business owners, community lenders, and members of Congress. Speaking to small business owners in the East Room, they…

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    Veteran Suicide Prevention, Part 1

    Military leaders talked about some of the improvements that have been made to the detection and treatment of mental health problems in veterans.

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    Homeless Veterans

    The Department of Veterans Affairs has pledged to combat veteran homelessness by establishing a national zero tolerance policy for veterans falling into homelessness. This initiative…

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    National Mental Health Summit

    Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki and Secretary of Defense Robert Gates hosted a gathering of mental health experts to discuss a public health model for enhanced mental health…

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    Veteran Suicide Prevention, Part 2

    Tregg Duerson and Mike Turner spoke at a suicide prevention conference. Mr. Duerson talked about his family’s struggle after his father, former Chicago Bears football player…

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    Secretary Sebelius on Veteran Suicide Prevention

    Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius and Pamela Hyde spoke at a conference on suicide prevention.

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    Defense Secretary Panetta on Suicide Prevention

    Defense Secretary Leon Panetta spoke about the increase in veteran suicides. He talked about changing the military culture of embarrassment over needing help, and better coordination…

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    Veterans' Mental Health Services

    Mental health experts gathered to discuss a public health model for enhanced mental health care for returning service members, veterans, and their families. After their opening…

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    World War II African-American Veterans

    The participants saluted the African-American veterans who fought
    during World War II and their struggle to fight alongside their
    fellow Americans. Mr. Davis narrated a series of…

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    Fiscal Year 2011 Budget

    Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki and other department officials spoke to reporters about the release of the proposed fiscal year 2011 federal budget. The $57 billion proposal…

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    Homelessness Among Veterans

    Panelists spoke about the problem of homelessness, particularly at it related to veteran communities. Among the topics they addressed were prevalent causes of homelessness, mental…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Mr. Gibbs briefed reporters and answered questions on a number of issues including bonuses to employees of American International Group (AIG).

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    Assistance for Veterans Re-Adjusting to Civilian Life

    Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta briefed reporters at the Veterans Affairs offices in Washington, D.C., on joint departmental efforts to assist…

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    Remembrance Ceremony

    A ceremony was held on the National Mall to remember those killed while fighting for the United States. Thousands of family members of those killed in Afghanistan and Iraq were joined…

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    Veterans Affairs Mental Health Program, Part 1

    Participants talked about mental health care for veterans, and particularly that associated with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Dr. Kussman opened with an overview of the…

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    Veterans Affairs Secretary Ceremonial Swearing-In

    President Bush swore in Lieutenant General James Peake as the Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs. He talked about the duties of the Secretary and gave a biographical…

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    Veterans Affairs Mental Health Program, Part 2

    Participants in a mental health conference sponsored by the Veterans Administration spoke about military health care and mental health issues. Topics included mental health screening,…

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    75th Anniversary of the Veterans Administration

    The Department of Veterans Affairs marked the 75th anniversary of the Veterans Administration with an event in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda. The ceremony began with the Presentation of the…

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    Substance Abuse Treatment

    Secretary Brown visited a substance abuse treatment center at the Washington VA Medical Center. He discussed rehabilitation efforts for veterans suffering from substance…

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    Education Issues

    Secretary Duncan spoke to reporters and answered questions about economic stimulus programs and the role of the Department of Education in those plans.

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