Author: Cliff Johnson

US Department of Veterans Affairs

VA partners with National Guard to provide on-site counseling during training weekends

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Department of Defense formalized a partnership June 28 between VA’s Vet Centers and the National Guard Bureau, to provide Vet Center counseling, outreach staff and other services to members during training or drill weekends. “This relationship between VA and the National Guard further advances the department’s efforts to decrease service member… Read more
Honor, Courage and Cuisine

Honor, Courage and Cuisine

Date: Sep‎ ‎14‎, 2019‎ Time: 6‎:‎30‎ ‎PM – ‎09‎:‎30‎ ‎PM  Where: Commerce Club -Location: Greenville, 55 Beattie Pl 17th floor, Greenville, SC 29601, USA About The Event: Join us for our second annual “Honor, Courage, and Commitment” event. Tonight is all about unwinding and dining in an atmosphere that truly understands the concept “Different, not less”. This dinner is an… Read more
Project Help

Sussex NJ Recognizing Community Heroes

For years Project Help has been working towards converting an old school bus into a mobile closet to serve veterans and their families. The vision was to have a bus that could be stationed at various sites including job fairs, packed with clothing and accessories and manned by volunteers who would assist veteran job seekers with resume preparation, provide haircuts… Read more
Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA)

Grant Application Period Open for Nonprofits that Serve Veterans, Families

Applications Due by August 30, 2019 MADISON — Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) Secretary-designee Mary Kolar announced today that grant applications from registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations that provide financial assistance or other services to Wisconsin veterans and their families are being accepted. The Non-Profit Grant program includes a maximum total of up to $250,000 annually to nonprofit organizations and… Read more
Operation Red Wings 8 Years Later

Remembering Operation Red Wings 14 Years Later

Operation Red Wings Observance (June 28, 2005) A brief history of Operation Red Wings: On June 28, 2005, deep behind enemy lines east of Asadabad in the Hindu Kush of Afghanistan, a very committed four-man Navy SEAL team was conducting a reconnaissance mission at the unforgiving altitude of approximately 10,000 feet. The SEALs, Lt. Michael Murphy, Gunner’s Mate 2nd Class… Read more
Veterans Crisis Line

National PTSD Awareness Day 2019

June 27, 2019 marks PTSD Awareness DayClick here to see our PTSD/TBI Resource List Today’s National Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Day observance reflects how PTSD became known as an “invisible wound of war” during more than a decade of combat, a Defense Health Agency official said. John Davison, a clinical psychologist and chief of condition-based specialty care in DHA’s clinical… Read more
6/14/19 Marks The Army’s 244th Birthday – Army History

6/14/19 Marks The Army’s 244th Birthday – Army History

View a list of businesses owned by past and present Army personnel View a list of famous quotes about the United States Army View a detailed history of the United States Army including a list of conflicts Two hundred forty four years ago, our nation’s leaders established the Continental Army, beginning a rich heritage of successfully defending this great country… Read more