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MORAL INJURY by Father Nathan Castle

We need you religious and spiritual leaders to step up your game. There’s not a pill for everything.”

I wasn’t sure why I was attending this conference on the needs of military veterans and their families until those words rumbled through me. 511 more words


Boots on the Ground Donation Drive - LIC

PATCHOGUE – I have been following this organization on Facebook for some time, hoping there’d be a volunteer opportunity on a day that I have the work truck so I could venture out. 246 more words


Finding Meaning in Old Ghosts: Q&A With Author Matt Gallagher

In Matt Gallagher’s Youngblood, Lieutenant Jack Porter grapples with right and wrong, wrestling his conscience against the complicated realities of a mentally taxing tour in Iraq. 704 more words


Team RWB Takes on The Cliffs LIC

A quick background – I come from a long line of military family. Between my dad being retired Air Force, my sister Air Force deployed, my brother-in-law Army, plus the friends I have who are either veterans or currently deployed, I was an active volunteer and supporter of our troops prior to moving to NYC where opportunities became somewhat inaccessible. 203 more words


UPDATE Canine Influenza 2016: Pet Owners Guide

CANINE INFLUENZA: Pet Owners’ Guide (Courtesy of the American Veterinary Medical Association)

Canine influenza (CI, or dog flu) in the U.S. is caused by the canine influenza virus (CIV), an influenza A virus. 697 more words

Jersey Girl

Looking Back: Work that mattered

Today in 1921, Carmen Romero Phillips was born. She fulfilled her dream of becoming a nurse, but war gave her work more significance than she ever imagined. 199 more words


Do Veterans Have Near-Death Experiences?

There are a large number of veterans that have had Near-Death Experiences. Many have been hesitant to discuss this with anyone and if they do are often told they had hallucinations, etc. 59 more words