Texas Soldiers received a visit from President Obama Friday, as he signed an executive order to improve mental health for soldiers, veterans and their families.
The announcement comes on the 2nd anniversary of the end of the Iraq war.
The executive order expands partnerships with mental health providers, and increases Veteran Affairs (VA) staffing and research efforts.
It will also direct agencies, like the VA, to boost suicide prevention and widen outreach.
President Obama told Fort Bliss troops that part of ending a war is caring for those who fought in it.
"That's why I wanted to come back to Bliss on this anniversary to reaffirm our solemn obligations to you and your families," said the President.
He Also visited Fort Bliss on the day he announced the end of the war in Iraq.
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