Kansas City Veteran's Day 2023 Tribute & Resources Amid Harsh Times

Truth is that the things are going to get tougher for Veterans and everyone else going forward and as war around the world worsens.

Accordingly . . .

Today we take a moment to thank Veterans amongst our TKC blog community.

We'll get started with more hyper-local stuff in a bit but for now we wanted to share just a few news items on this day as we notice lesser social media outlets and publications skipping mention even a mere mention of respect for those who served to protect the freedom of speech that powers this blog community.

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Health care, employment, housing: Resources for veterans in Kansas City area

With Veterans Day on Saturday, Nov. 11, KSHB 41 decided to make a list for veterans of resources available to them in the Kansas City area.

Johnson County city unveils new veterans memorial

Spring Hill, Kansas, has created a new Veterans Memorial Plaza and is holding a dedication ceremony Saturday for Veterans Day.

Falling Through the Cracks: Why Veteran Suicide Data Deserves Scrutiny

To provide the veterans community with the mental health and suicide support they need, we must ensure we understand the gravity of the situation.

First-Ever Congressional Hearing On Psychedelic-Assisted Mental Health Care For Veterans Will Be Held Tuesday - Marijuana Moment

House lawmakers are set to meet next week for what's believed to be the first-ever congressional hearing focused on psychedelic-assisted therapy for veterans' mental health. The House Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Health was originally scheduled to meet October 19 to discuss the matter, but that hearing was postponed as Republicans scrambled to elect a House [...]

Veterans Struggling with Mental Health Say Surfing Saves Lives: 'Water Is Healing' (Exclusive)

Former service members struggling with mental and physical injuries are using the power of the ocean to find new hope thanks to Operation Surf.

KC lawmakers backing legislation to boost re-entry for veterans becoming entrepreneurs

Veterans who return to the workforce as entrepreneurs face unique challenges when exiting full-time military life, said Brian Newton. A bipartisan push by two members of Kansas City's delegation to the U.S. House could ease the transition for veterans-turned-small business owners.

Kansas City nonprofit committed to helping struggling veterans

Benilde Hall in Kansas City's eastside helps more than 160 veterans each year, like Army veteran Willie Fleming Jr., through its programs.

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