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In the News: New National Guard Program Aims to Reduce Stress and Save Lives for Service Members in NV

May 22, 2023 | Member Submitted

Photo credit: Tanner Ross

Originally published with News 4 on 5/30/2022. Written by Kim Burrows

RENO, Nev. (News 4 & Fox 11) — A new program is working to help Nevada National Guard soldiers and airmen with stress and depression and could end up saving their lives.

The guard introduced Purple Resolve in July 2021. So far, 300 men and women have attended the course.

Chief Warrant Officer Steve Nielsen took advantage of the program. After several deployments, he said he needed help…

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