Veterans

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What is PTSD?

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Many people suffer from PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome) because of traumatic events they’ve experienced.¬† It is very prevalent among active military and veterans who have seen action in a war zone. As you listen to Ron and Chaplain Terry Morgan discuss PTSD, you’ll learn how traumatic experiences affect a person and the treatment they […]

My Warrior’s Place

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Kelly Kowall’s son, SPC Corey Kowall, died while on a combat mission in Afghanistan in 2009. In the ensuing months, Kelly was touched by the battle that many veterans continued to fight after they returned from the war zone. Theirs was an emotional battle against grief, post traumatic stress and depression. Through the purchase of […]

Understanding the Trauma and Grief of Our Veterans

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Brennan Toohey served in the US Army during the Viet Nam War and continues to live with the memory and trauma of that conflict even today. Inspired by his military buddy, Cal Butterfield,¬†Brennan wrote a poem entitled “Borrowed Time.”¬† Two phrases from that poem stand out as Brennan describes the trauma that many veterans continue […]