Military transition back into civilian life is stressful. Do you know why?

Nearly 3/4 of Veterans say post military transition is tough. There are three primary reasons: The military transition and career planning training currently provided by the government is inadequate. The five day Transition Assitance Program (TAPS) is too short and too late. The good news is that it is being upgraded and Service members are…

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PTSD: WHAT is it, WHO has it, and HOW to treat it.

Is It PTSD? When you have PTSD, it’s hard to feel safe. The traumatic event – natural disaster, combat, sexual assault, accident – can take hold, and you find you can’t stop thinking about it. Maybe you have nightmares and trouble sleeping. Maybe you feel on edge and unsettled or don’t find pleasure in things…

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May is Military Appreciation Month: How can you show your gratitude?

Armed Forces Day is May 21st, celebrating the men and women who serve in the armed forces. May was introduced as National Military Appreciation Month in 1999 by the late Senator John McCain. If not for these heroes’ sacrifices, we would not have our rights and freedoms as U.S. citizens.  “This will remain the land of…

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