One of the Greatest Weapons in the Miltary’s Arsenal was Useless Without the Head space and Timing Gauge. Veterans Can Be Rendered Inoperable if their Headspace and Timing is Not Set Correctly As Well.

Mental Health from a Combat Veteran Perspective

HST093 Code of Support with Kristina Kaufmann

HST093 Code of Support with Kristina Kaufmann

Summary: Kristina (Kristy) Kaufmann is the CEO and co-founder of Code of Support Foundation. During her 11 years as a wartime Army wife, Kristy recognized that the mental impact on soldiers and families was not being appropriately addressed. Her determination to improve the approach for providing the support needed to endure repeated deployments often ruffled feathersRead more about HST093 Code of Support with Kristina Kaufmann[…]

HST092 Road Home Program with Dr. Michael Brennan

HST092 Road Home Program with Dr. Michael Brennan

Summary: Michael B. Brennan, PsyD., is Associate Clinical Director of the Road Home Program for Veterans and the Families at Rush University Medical Center. He manages operations for an intensive outpatient program serving veterans diagnosed with posttraumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury, military sexual trauma and/or substance use disorders. He supervises a multi-disciplinary team of over 25 providers includingRead more about HST092 Road Home Program with Dr. Michael Brennan[…]

HST091 Witness to War Foundation with Emily Carley

HST091 Witness to War Foundation with Emily Carley

Summary: Emily is an Atlanta native and a 2006 graduate of The University of Tennessee with a BSBA degree in Marketing. Her grandfather was a WWII & Korean War veteran and is featured on the site (Tank Commander Andy Carpenter). Emily originally assisted with interviewing and website content selection prior to moving into the DirectorRead more about HST091 Witness to War Foundation with Emily Carley[…]

Isolation, Solitude, and Veteran Mental Health

Isolation, Solitude, and Veteran Mental Health

We don’t function well as human beings when we’re in isolation – Robert Zemeckis Humans are social creatures and pack animals. Our basic nature needs interaction with others to satisfy our biological needs, our safety needs, our social needs. We need other people to survive and thrive. One challenge with veteran mental health and wellness,Read more about Isolation, Solitude, and Veteran Mental Health[…]

HST090 Thank You For Your Service with Adam Schumann

HST090 Thank You For Your Service with Adam Schumann

Summary: Adam Schumann, 36, served with 2nd Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment in Iraq during 2007-2008. He was one of the soldiers profiled in journalist David Finkel’s 2013 book, Thank You For Your Service. Schumann inspired the main character in Dreamworks’ feature film adaptation of the same name. In this Episode, you will learn: Adam’s backgroundRead more about HST090 Thank You For Your Service with Adam Schumann[…]

HST089 Looking Back and Looking Forward with Eddie Lazzari

HST089 Looking Back and Looking Forward with Eddie Lazzari

Summary: Eddie Lazzari is a former US Army Noncommissioned Officer with 10-years active duty service. Eddie was a Sr. Squad Leader in support of OIFII from ’04-’05 in Baghdad Iraq and is now a proud Veteran, Husband, Son, and Father! Eddie is dedicated to helping veterans become just as successful out of uniform, as theyRead more about HST089 Looking Back and Looking Forward with Eddie Lazzari[…]