Founded in 2004 in Cincinnati, Ohio, the organization is headed by Dick Lynch, a man who firmly believes in service to others. He was profoundly moved observing the sacrifices made by the U.S. Armed
The most common cause of TBI in the military is explosions. In the cases of Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom, most of the explosions were made by improvised explosive devices
Veterans Build is Habitat for Humanity’s national initiative to build homes and provide volunteer and employment assistance to U.S. veterans and their families. Habitat for Humanity seeks to include
The Stolen Valor Act, revised in 2013, is legislation making it illegal for persons to gain monetarily from the fraudulent representation of military decorations or service. The bill passed both houses
The Boot Campaign is a military support organization started by five women from Texas. Through the manufacture and sale of military-style boots, they provide assistance to U.S. military veterans and
PTSD is triggered when a veteran returns to civilian life and does not have the coping skills for living in a peaceful environment. What they need, beyond therapy, is a source of unconditional love.
There are more than 57,000 U.S. servicemen and women without a home. These people served in the Armed Forces going all the way back to World War II.
Luong commanded troops in Iraq from 2006 – 2008 and in Afghanistan from 2009 – 2010. Lt. Col. Milley said at the ceremony, “There’s no one in uniform today that epitomizes what it takes to
Today’s veterans who desire a home they can call their own can enjoy many advantages by securing a loan backed by the VA. To obtain a VA loan, a veteran simply has to apply for a loan with a mortgage
Recently, the Seattle Times included a guest editorial by Dr. Peter Roy-Byrne, a psychiatrist and president of the Washington State Psychiatric Society, advocating for reforms to mental health-care