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Tim Kessler shows off some of the electronics in the Department of Veterans Affairs new Mobile Vet Center, which was at M-State Tuesday. (Brian Basham/DL Newspapers)

Veterans Affairs mobile unit reaches out to rural veterans

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Military veterans who have served in war zones often face unique challenges when they return home: Post-traumatic stress disorder, marital and family stress, and simply making the adjustment back to civilian life.


In rural areas, where vets don't have immediate access to readjustment counseling and other related services, these challenges can be even more overwhelming.

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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
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