Sailor's new mission serves veterans struggling with substance abuse and mental health
An incident at NAS Jacksonville in 2016 set off a mental health crisis and substance abuse for Paul Short. But in the last two years, he's cleaned up his act through Veterans Treatment Court. It's the reason why the veil of hope is no longer a flicker.
Portraits in Giving: Owens Corning
We recently sat down with Don Rettig, President of the Owens Corning Foundation and Director of Community Affairs, to learn more about Owens Corning’s history of supporting veterans and first responders.
On the twentieth anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, actor Gary Sinise reflects on how from tragedy, he found healing through service
Gary Sinise reflects on the twentieth anniversary of 9/11, and how from tragedy, he found healing through service.
Trip to North Carolina Zoo brings therapeutic relief, happiness to surviving family
The North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro hosted Gold Star and surviving family members of service members last month. For one family, the outing and support from the foundation's Snowball Express have meant seeing happiness in her kids and relief in herself.
Introducing the Gary Sinise Foundation Avalon Network
The Gary Sinise Foundation Avalon Network is a nationwide cognitive health and mental wellness network providing transformative care to veterans and first responders experiencing post-traumatic stress, traumatic brain injuries, and substance abuse.
If you’re a veteran in crisis or concerned about one, caring VA responders are standing by to help. Dial 1-800-273-8255 and press 1.
By The Numbers
heroes have returned from Iraq & Afghanistan bearing the mental and physical wounds of war.