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President Barack Obama visited troops at Fort Bliss, Texas. There he thanked troops for their work in Iraq and Afghanistan and explained the military's role in Afghanistan moving forward. Check out the story here: Following Hurricane Isaac, units from the New Orleans and Mississippi National Guards are conducting clean-up, relief and rescue efforts. The president visited the region to assess damage and reassure affected residents. September is National Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month. Lt. Gen. Jeffrey Talley and Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Schultz, the Army Reserve's commanding general and command sergeant major respectively, share a message about suicide among reservists. If you need help, or know somebody who does, call the Military Crisis Line -- 1-800-273-8255. Twenty wounded warriors traveled with Team USA to the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. Gen. Martin Dempsey, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, accompanied the American delegation to the Paralympics opening ceremony. Available in High Definition.

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This work, This Week in the DoD: Episode 147, by Nicole McFarland, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:09.7.2012

Date Posted:09.7.2012 3:23PM


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