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Steffens, Roy H.

Summary: Complied list of veterens from World War I, II, Korea and Vietnam buried in Kalkaska County Cemetaries.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 0000

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.377465 Veterans

Summary: A film that investigates new and controversial techniques and methods for treating PTSD but more than that, it is a look into the lives of veterans in America today. It is an authentic portrayal of veterans today in America and their bitter combat to overcome drug addiction, criminal issues, and their individual struggles with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Through investigation and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC MIL

Collier, Victoria L.

Contents: Basic training : preliminary information you should know -- Secret money for seniors -- Application process for improved pension benefits -- Health care benefits -- Burial benefits -- Getting help -- Attorney's fees -- Resources.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Collier Communications 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.8682 COL

Jordan, Brian Matthew

Summary: Examines the fate of Union veterans who won the American Civil War, but could not bear the resulting peace.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 973.8 JOR

Peterson, Nolan

Summary: "Ask most combat veterans to name the worst experience of their lives, and they'll probably tell you it was war. But ask them to choose the best experience of their life, and they'll usually say it was war, too. For someone who has not been to war, this is nearly impossible to understand. The spectrum of emotions experienced by a combat veteran is far wider than that experienced in civilian...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Casemate Publishers 2019

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Summary: The film takes a broad look at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, examining the organization's history, leadership, structure, funding and relationship to veterans. The film chronicles, in depth and often in wrenching detail, the workings of this crucial but at times beleaguered American institution.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2018

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV VA

North, Oliver.

Summary: A "chronicle of our national heroes' sacrifices and triumphs in Iraq and Afghanistan after their return to the homefront"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 956.7044 NOR

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Today, more military members are lost to suicide than on the battlefield. After serving their country overseas, many veterans in their darkest moments turn to the unique services of the Veterans Crisis Line to help with traumas like post-traumatic stress, depression, homelessness and drug dependence. The 40-minute documentary is an intimate look at the vital work of several responders who...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC CRI

Philpott, Don.

Summary: "Written with these men and women in mind, The Wounded Warrior Handbook provides our injured heroes and their families with quick, straightforward answers to the questions they suddenly face and guides them through the deluge of processes, procedures, and policies they must adhere to in order to receive the care they deserve and need."--Back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Government Institutes 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.1086 PHI

Steffens, Roy H.

Summary: Roster membership for the Grand Army of the republic copied from the original records on file in the Bureau of Records, Lansing Michigan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bureau of Records 0000

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1 available in Nelson Room, Call number: R NEL 369.15 Steffens

Levine, Adele.

Summary: "M*A*S*H meets Scrubs in a sharply observant, absurdly funny, inspiring, and totally unique debut memoir from a physical therapist at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, the birthplace of physical therapy and the world leader in prosthetic rehabilitation for injured war veterans"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LEVINE, ADELE LEV

Summary: From his embed with US Marines Echo Company in Afghanistan, photojournalist and filmmaker Danfung Dennis reveals the devastating impact a Taliban machine-gun bullet has on the life of 25-year-old Sergeant Nathan Harris. The film seamlessly transitions from stunning war reportage to an intimate portrait of one man's personal struggle at home in North Carolina, where Harris confronts the physical...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama Films 2012

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC HEL

Bush, George W. (George Walker)

Summary: aA vibrant collection of oil paintings and stories by President George W. Bush honoring the sacrifice and courage of America's military veterans. With Forewords by former First Lady Laura Bush and General Peter Pace, 16th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Growing out of President Bush's own outreach and the ongoing work of the George W. Bush Institute's Military Service Initiative,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 757 BUS

Garcia, J. Malcolm

Summary: "There is perhaps no starker example of the domestic costs and blindspots of America's modern military exploits than the continued practice of deporting men and women who have served in our armed forces. In this book, J. Malcolm Garcia reports from across the country and abroad, profiling veterans who have been deported, as well as the families and friends they have left behind. Without a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hot Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.9 GAR

Klein, Joe

Summary: "The story of two decorated combat veterans linked by tragedy, who came home from the Middle East and found a new way to save their comrades and heal their country. This is one of the most hopeful stories to emerge from Iraq and Afghanistan--a saga of lives saved, not wasted. Greitens and Wood believe that the military virtues of discipline and selflessness, of sacrifice for the greater good,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 KLE

Kovic, Ron.

Summary: "The author of Born on the Fourth of July (1976) recounts the brief 1974 movement he initiated to change how Veterans Affairs hospitals cared for wounded soldiers...The great strength of this book is that the author never minces words. With devastating candor, he memorializes a short-lived but important movement and the men who made it happen. Sobering reflections on past treatment of America's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Akashic Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 KOV

Percy, Jennifer.

Summary: A report on the long-lasting effects of war on individual and national psyches shares the experiences of veterans working through post-traumatic stress disorder at a Christian rehabilitation camp.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media, Inc. 2014

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 616.85 PER

Seahorn, Janet J.

Summary: The author writes from his experience as a young army officer in Vietnam who served with the Dauntless Black Lions of the 1st Infantry Division. His spouse and co-author describes her perspective as a wife and mother who has lived the past thirty years with a veteran who suffers from the physical, and more specifically, the mental scars of combat. You will become familiar with how PTSD...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Team Pursuits 2008

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 616.8521 SEA

Percy, Jennifer

Summary: A report on the long-lasting effects of war on individual and national psyches shares the experiences of veterans working through post-traumatic stress disorder at a Christian rehabilitation camp.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 616.85 PER

Swofford, Anthony.

Summary: Describes how the author found redemption from a life of drugs, alcohol, fast cars, and women by taking a series of RV trips with his ailing, Vietnam veteran father and a chance encounter with his future wife.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twelve 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SWOFFORD, ANTHONY SWO

Summary: Five women veterans who have endured unimaginable trauma in service create a shared sisterhood to help the rising number of stranded homeless women veterans by entering into a competition that unexpectedly catalyzes moving events in their own lives to bring them full circle in a quest for healing and hope.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: We Are Hear 2017

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC SER

Summary: Not wanted : Hollywood legend Ida Lupino makes her directorial debut in this ahead-of-its-time shocker! Naive teenager Sally Kelton falls for womanizing jazz pianist Steve Ryan. When the struggling musician suddenly leaves town for another gig, the lovestruck girl runs away from home to find him. But Steve rejects her, leaving Sally to fend for herself on the street. She is taken in by kindly...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Grey, Zane

Summary: Keven Bell returns to Rogue River a war victim but not a hero. His bitterness deepens when he discovers that Gus Atwell has stolen his girl, ruined his reputation and prospered by his absence. He turns to the deep, fast-moving Rogue River and there he finds the will to fight against men who are as unscrupulous as he is honest, as crooked as he is straight.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap Publishers 1930

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Nicorvo, Jay Baron

Summary: When an Army trucker goes AWOL before her third deployment, she ends up sleeping in Central Park. There, she meets a Vietnam vet and widower who inherited a tumbledown Borscht Belt resort. Converted into a halfway house for homeless veterans, the Standard--and its two thousand acres over the Marcellus Shale Formation--is coveted by a Houston-based multinational company. Toward what end, only a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2017

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC NIC