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Military Related Civilian PTSD - Consider the Source

Military Related Civilian PTSD – Consider the Source. By Gary Hays

When a Veteran tragically loses their battle with PTSD, the devastating effects on certain individuals left behind to bear the burden of unjustified guilt can cause the deadly disease to spread from the deceased, to the living. 904 more words


The DMZ: Part Two

After visiting the former demilitarized zone in Vietnam in June, I spent some time with the staff of Project RENEW in Quang Tri Province. RENEW — which stands for Restoring the Environment and Neutralizing the Effects of the War — was co-founded by US Army veteran Chuck Searcy and works today on the issue of unexploded bombs in the region just south of the DMZ. 1,676 more words


Honoring Master Sergeant Armando Marino

On a warm summer afternoon in a modest home about a block from the Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, one man’s family and hospice team gather to honor him for his service to our country. 625 more words

Samaritan Hospice

Honoring Staff Sergeant Phillip Marcantonio

We honored Samaritan hospice patient, Phillip Marcantonio, with Camden County and New Jersey Military Service Medals. The medals were presented to him by Lt. Col. (Ret.) Al Bancroft of the Camden County Veterans Service Office. 265 more words

Samaritan Hospice

The Good Old Days

The Good Old Days. By Gary Hays

The year was 1951. Any lucky kid with $7.64 could purchase their very own genuine, and of course official, “Hopalong Cassidy” watch. 1,164 more words

VERY busy week 8-8 to 8-16

We started our week by doing 8 quilt presentations on Monday.  A gal had requested a quilt for her brother in law, who lives at an assisted living facility.  66 more words

Quilt Tops

Resident & Home Wish List Veterans Home of California - Redding

1.  Lap Top Computers/Digital Camera/Kindles

2.  Food Gift Cards (In-n-Out, McDonalds, Wendy’s, Carl Jr.) for Resident Outings

3.  Newspaper subscriptions for the home (2-USA Today’s) 117 more words