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John and Barbara Browning attended a Warrior to Soul Mate session to improve their marriage in light of John's PTSD symptoms and other health challenges. 'He never told me what he went through in Vietnam until he went to pieces,' Barbara said.
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The Department of Veterans Affairs is offering couples retreats to help former service members communicate with their spouses.

Angelina Gabriel's family surrounds her as she's promoted to the rank of Navy Chief Petty Officer in a September ceremony. Gabriel's husband also is a Chief Petty Officer in the Navy.
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About 84,000 service members are married to another member of the military, and some find it hard to balance their marriages with their careers.