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More United States troops have died from suicide than have been killed in Afghanistan since 2001 according to Powerhouse Productions research team. From those who have survived, many have suffered physical and mental injuries. These wounds have left some unable to visualize where they fit in at home as they try to reintegrate into civilian life. Produced by Vietnam Veteran Chris Moore, Warriors: A Semper Fi Odyssey takes you to a local retreat event which helps returning veterans rebuild their confidence. The events also help veterans translate the leadership and managerial talents they developed while serving into useful skills they can list on resumes and discuss in job interviews. You’ll also meet the team at UPMC who is responsible for the leading-edge research being conducted on mapping Traumatic Brain Injury.


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