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  • The Joy of Sharing my Pain

    Samuel Luna is a Vietnam veteran who suffered from PTS until he attended a weekend program to help him understand his Vietnam experience and the role PTS had played and continued to play in his life. Samuel now seeks to spread this treatment to help other veterans.

  • Advocacy by a Veteran, for Veterans.

    Joey Strickland is a veteran who learned a lot about leadership during his service. Now that he's retired, he has dedicated his life to veteran affairs and has come up with a state program that he hopes will enable the nation as a whole to better serve its veterans.

  • A Universal Token

    Gail's mission is to bestow a universal symbol and token of thanks, solace, and remembrance to those who serve, past and present, in harm's way to protect and defend our lives and freedoms. These tokens are given by her organization Quilts of Honor America not for profit, but simply for the gratitude and thanks that she hopes they bring to each veterans life.

  • Unprecedented Government/Community Engagement

    The White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders engages with AAPIs across the country, from Hawaii to New York, Minnesota to Florida.

  • Study: more than half of adult male arrestees test positive for at least one drug

    New data show that the majority of adult male arrestees in 10 American cities test positive for at least one illicit drug.

  • The National Drug Control Strategy: From “Rethinking” to Reform

    Innovative criminal justice programs and policy reforms—backed by evidence—hold great promise for reducing drug use and its consequences in the United States.

  • Celebrating National Parks Week

    America's nearly 400 national parks include 84 million acres of breathtaking landscapes, historical sites and cultural treasures -- and this week they are all free!

  • Director Kerlikowske Addresses the UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs

    Director Kerlikowske called for global reforms in drug policies while affirming the vital role of the United Nations drug control conventions.

  • Meeting with the Pacific Islander Community in Arkansas

    Christina Lagdameo discusses the growing Marshallese community in Arkansas and highlights a local task force working to share services with this population.

  • $40 Stories Across all 50 States

    Check out the slideshow below of the photos and stories of Americans across all 50 states (plus Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands) who believed that their voice could make a difference and had the courage to speak out about what losing an extra $40 per paycheck would mean for them and for their family.