A Navy corpsman attached to the Marines’ elite special operations unit will receive the services’ second-highest award for valor for working heroically and selflessly to treat wounded Marines in Afghanistan after he himself was wounded by a makeshift bomb. Read more
The following is a guest article written by the President Barack Obama.
My fellow Americans, thank you for sharing your time with me today.
It is with profound and sad joy that I am announcing the departure of the last dissenting voice from my cabinet, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel. Now, we all know Chuck. I brought him on back in 2012 to replace Leon Panetta, who kept recommending plausible strategies and effective budgets. Read more
For more information on PTSD please follow these links.
Family and friends who may need help understanding PTSD, recognizing triggers and how you can be the most beneficial to them, check out this site.
For veterans seeking resources for PTSD, I have MANY! I’ll leave the link to a non invasive, non DRUG COCKTAIL method developed by retired US Navy SEAL Mikal A. Vega @ Vital Warrior. For more listings of resources, please see the links in the footer, the top menu under my resource page. I also have links for our British andCanadiancomrades, everything can be found in the places mentioned. Pass this information to anyone who may need it. Thank you…
IF YOU OR YOUR VETERAN ARE HAVING A CRISIS, PLEASE SEEK HELP! Here are two emergency links, but if you need 911, PLEASE call.
Last week, militants with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria executed another American hostage. This one was Peter Kassig, and American aid worker who changed his name to Abdul Rahman upon converting to Islam during his captivity. Read more