Top 5 Veterans News: Jan. 19, 2018

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  1. Women veterans want their voices heard in the #MeToo movement. Watching the large numbers of women who’ve come forward to speak out about their experiences of being sexually harassed and assaulted in the workplace…

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  2. Because 22 is 22 too many: Buddy Check chance for veterans to talk it out. A simple conversation can have a profound impact, and sometimes all it takes is asking the question: “How’s it going, for real?”
  3. Hope for Heroes: How Farming Is Helping Veterans Find Purpose. When the Gulf War erupted in 1990, John Bauman shipped off to Kuwait. Then a hopeful 25-year-old from the Chicago suburbs, he’d joined the Navy a year before, in peacetime, to pay for college.
  4. Veterans for Cannabis: Meet Todd Scattini, ‘The Hemp Colonel’. Growing up in Bakersfield, CA, Lieutenant Colonel Todd Scattini seemed an unlikely candidate for a cannabis advocate. Raised by conservative parents…
  5. VA says it won’t study medical marijuana’s effect on veterans. The Department of Veterans Affairs says it will not conduct research into whether medical marijuana could help veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder and chronic pain…

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