Veteran Airlift Command

  Nonprofit Overview Causes: Emergency Assistance, Military & Veterans Organizations, Transportation Assistance, Veterans Mission: The Veterans Airlift Command provides free air transportation to wounded warriors, veterans and their families for medical and other compassionate purposes through a national network of volunteer aircraft owners and pilots. Our priority is on the veterans of Iraqi Freedom and […]

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PTSD Treatments: PTSD Therapy, PTSD Medications Can Help PTSD treatments that have been scientifically validated can be very helpful in reducing and/or alleviating the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). PTSD therapy and PTSD medications are effective treatments for those experiencing this severe anxiety disorder, developed after a traumatic event. For PTSD treatment, these techniques are usually combined for the best outcome […]

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Living in PTSD Recovery and the Myth of a Cure I lived with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) for almost 22 years before I received treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder. After five years of therapy, I healed enough to consider myself living in PTSD recovery. However, I still have symptoms that require maintenance, depression being the most notable. No magic formula exists to cure PTSD, but […]

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Understand Trauma-Informed Care to Improve PTSD Therapy In the field of mental health, the phrase trauma-informed care refers to a set of standards practitioners follow when treating individuals who have experienced trauma. Trauma-informed care reduces the risk of causing inadvertent harm to or retraumatizing people with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Understanding the basics of trauma-informed care can help you make the most […]

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Test of Faith The incident in Mogadishu, Somalia, made famous by the book and movie, “Black Hawk Down,” changed my life. It all began after high school when I visited an army recruiter. I asked, “What do you consider the toughest job in the army?” “Being an Airborne Ranger,” was his quick reply. “That’s what I want […]

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Spiritual Fitness The U.S. Army’s Comprehensive Soldier Fitness Program lists five domains in which each soldier needs to be established: PHYSICAL – EMOTIONAL – SOCIAL – FAMILY – SPIRITUAL. It is particularly important to the Christian Soldier to strengthen his or her Spiritual Fitness and that of their family. Spiritual fitness helps ensure positive growth after […]

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Living with Uncertainty

“I have devoted my life to uncertainty. Certainty is the death of wisdom, thought, creativity.” – Shekhar Kapur Both life and death are journeys into the unknown. We put faith in all-knowing gods a… Source: Living with Uncertainty

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