Leaving a penny at the grave means simply that you visited. A nickel indicates that you & the deceased trained at boot camp together,while a dime means you served with him in some capacity. By leaving a quarter at the grave, you are telling the family that you were with the solider when he was killed. According to tradition, the money left at graves in national cemeteries & state veterans cemeteries is eventually collected, & the funds are put toward maintaining the cemeteries.
Developmental Trauma In order to provide trauma informed intervention, it is important to first understand the complexities of chronic trauma across the lifespan. Many trauma specialists and helping professionals encounter children and adolescents with a history of multiple chronic traumatic events throughout their young lives. In the past, we have referred to this as “complex trauma,” or Type II or even Type III trauma.
The role of women in the military has changed. This video presents the many trauma treatment options available to women Veterans today by VA medical facilities. This video examines how women's deployment to war zones can lead to stress responses. Testimonials by women Vets offer proof that treatment does make a difference & help the Vet return to normal life. The video describes the considerable contributions of women's service to their country.