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Connections: Discussing challenges faced by veterans in the workforce after active duty

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the veteran unemployment rate has been on the decline, but veterans report hurdles in reentering the work...
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Mon, 11/11/2019 - 11:02am
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Veterans Outreach Center staffs up, focuses on suicide prevention

Rochester’s Veterans Outreach Center has hired new staff and is stepping up its efforts to prevent suicides, executive director Laura Stradley said. The...
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Fri, 09/06/2019 - 8:04pm
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New veterans housing complex a first for Monroe County

The Veterans Outreach Center is expanding in downtown Rochester. The local nonprofit broke ground Friday on Liberty Landing, a $10.4 million project....
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Fri, 04/05/2019 - 1:10pm
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Local advocate for Vietnam veterans Ken Moore has died

Ken Moore served with the U.S. Army in Vietnam, after being drafted in 1965. Like a lot of Vietnam veterans, he went through some tough times overseas,...
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Mon, 02/04/2019 - 10:51am
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Community members recall Cray's tireless dedication to local veterans

Members of the Rochester community say local veterans owe a debt a gratitude to Tom Cray, founder of the Veterans Outreach Center. Cray died of brain...
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Mon, 11/13/2017 - 1:13pm
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Veterans Outreach Center founder Tom Cray has died

A key figure in local efforts to help Vietnam and other veterans has died. Tom Cray died Friday at the age of 67. It was disclosed in January that he...
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Sun, 11/12/2017 - 6:52pm
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Connections: Theater of War

Since ancient times, combat veterans have suffered from war stress, PTSD, and suicidal urges. The Veterans Outreach Center is bringing Theater of War to...
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Fri, 09/22/2017 - 10:16am
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Veterans organization urges vets to seek help if Vietnam documentary triggers difficult memories

The Ken Burns and Lynn Novick documentary "The Vietnam War" , which debuted on WXXI-TV this week, could trigger symptoms for some veterans who suffer...
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Wed, 09/20/2017 - 12:01pm
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