Veterans are some of our nation’s most brave and generous souls. From the military to the navy, from the air force to the marines, our veterans literally risked their lives so that their fellow citizens could continue living in a safe and prosperous nation. Sadly, many veterans return home after serving their country with physical […]Read More Thank You For Your Service: How Disabled Veterans Can Thrive as Business Owners
As you may have noticed, I have not been posting the last couple of weeks. The reason is I’ve been devoting all my time and effort to complete a project I spoke about a few weeks back. I would like to introduce my initiative “Suicide Prevention App” named “No Warriors Left Behind”. The app is […]Read More Suicide Prevention Mobile Application
We met her at an LA Collaborative meeting. That’s the Los Angeles Veterans Collaborative, a group of community stakeholders, agencies and representatives serving veterans and military families in Greater Los Angeles. Like the NVF’s Women Veteran Outreach Coordinator Leaphy Khim, this woman Is a veteran. The two of them sat together in an early morning […]Read More Women Veterans: Her Own Field of Combat
…those who advocate for these ideas perceive themselves as victims in a world where their status has come under question. Source: The KKK UnmaskedRead More The KKK Unmasked
Unfortunately, many soldiers experience traumatic brain injury when in combat, but is traumatic brain injury (TBI) linked to later combat posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)? Two recent studies examined the link between traumatic brain injury and PTSD in marines and army soldiers. Link Between TBIs and Combat PTSD In a study published last year, Association Between […]Read More The Link Between Traumatic Brain Injury and Combat PTSD
Causes: Emergency Assistance, Human Services, Military & Veterans Organizations, Veterans Mission: H.E.R.O.E.S. Care provides coordinated support for military members and their families before, during, and after deployment in the communities where they live through specially trained caregivers. Results: Since 2003, over 150,000 military members and their families have received material, financial and other support through our network of volunteers […]Read More H.E.R.O.E.S. Care.
Causes: Human Service Organizations, Military & Veterans Organizations, Philanthropy, Public Foundations, Veterans Mission: Travis Manion Foundation (TMF) empowers veterans and families of fallen heroes to develop character in future generations. In 2007, 1stLt Travis Manion (USMC) was killed in Iraq while saving his wounded teammates. Today, Travis’ legacy lives on in the words he spoke […]Read More Travis Manion Foundation
A new study supports what a small group of military researchers hassuspected for decades: that modern warfare destroys the brain. In early 2012, a neuropathologist named Daniel Perl was examining a slide of human brain tissue when he saw something odd and unfamiliar in the wormlike squiggles and folds. It looked like brown dust; a […]Read More What if PTSD Is More Physical Than Psychological?
This information comes from a doctor in sociology name Steve Rose and you can visit his blog clicking on the link at the bottom. What does it mean to be healthy? There are many perspectives on the topic: biological, psychological, and sociological. Usually, we equate the concept of health with physical health, and more recently, the concept […]Read More What is Social Health?