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AN INFORMAL AGREEMENT between Arlington County and the City of Falls Church to work together on the future of the Route 29 corridor was inked Monday by Falls Church Mayor Robin Gardner (left) and Arlington County Board Chair Paul Ferguson (right). (News-Press photo)

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Jim Moran

Mental illness among our nation’s veterans is a serious problem. Stemming from the strain of violent hostilities in Iraq, the prevalence of veterans with a service-connected disability has grown alarmingly high. As of 2006, 454,598 veterans had a service-connected disability due to a mental illness, and 20 percent of soldiers […]