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    To help ease the transition and readjustment challenges facing Iraq and Afghanistan veterans as they return home, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) joined the Ad Council today to launch a new series of national public service advertisements (PSAs) for their Veteran Support Campaign. Launched on Veterans Day 2008, the first series of ads reaches out to veterans directly and encourages them to visit www.CommunityOfVeterans.org, a private social network where Iraq and Afghanistan veterans can access critical resources and share their experiences in a safe forum. The new series of PSAs unveiled today similarly empowers the family and friends of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans by encouraging them to start the conversation and to help veterans transition to civilian life. The PSAs direct friends and family members to the new website, www.SupportYourVet.org, where they can engage with one another in an interactive forum and access conversation tips, critical mental health resources and information about navigating the VA. The PSAs are being distributed to media outlets nationwide this month. To view Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.prnewswire.com/mnr/adcouncil/38123/