Watch Leah Taylor, Karl Hammer, Ph.D., Phillip N. Smith, Ph.D., Darnell Hartwell, Jarrad Turner The Warrior Alliance.
Watch at the2018 Symposium – “Operation Deep Dive’ Panel. Moderator: Leah Taylor, Program Manager, Operation Deep Dive, America’s Warrior Partnership. Panelists: Karl Hamner, Ph.D., Director Office of Evaluation, College of Education, University of Alabama. Phillip N. Smith, Ph.D., Associate Professor, University of Southern Alabama, Darnell Hartwell, Deputy Coroner, Berkeley County Coroner’s Office, Berkeley County Coroner’s Office. Jarrad Turner, Director of Warrior Engagement ‘Operation Deep Dive’ To Examine Veteran Suicide Causes and Factors — America’s Warrior Partnership and University of Alabama Partner to Conduct First of its Kind, Four-Year Research Initiative.
Jim Lorraine Air Force Vet & American Warriors Partnership CEO closing remarks at Symposium
Watch Jim Lorraine: He Served 22 years as a Air Force Officer and Flight Nurse. His Service includes operations in Saudi Arabia, Central America, Somalia, Haiti, Afghanistan, and Iraq. Jim is President and CEO of www.AmericasWarriorPartnership.org Watch Jim with closing remarks at the 2018 Symposium. Vets Helping Vets!
Watch (Ret) COL John DiPiero USAA Military Affairs Relationship Director Military Advocacy Director, Military Affairs Team
Watch from the www.USAA.com Military Affairs Relationship Director, Military Advocacy Director, (Veterans Engagement & Hiring), USAA Military Affairs Team. USAA works with and Help about 50 Veteran Service Organizations (VSO’s) including America’s Warrior Partnership, American Legion, VFW, Wounded Warrior Project and more. USAA has hired thousands of Veterans and they seek to Hire More!2018 5th Symposium. The Final Video with (Ret) Colonel John DiPiero, 29-Year (Ret) Air Force Veteran, Rotary and Fixed Wing Pilot, Commander, staff officer.
Watch “Homecoming – It’s All Relative” with Jim Lorraine, Jon Scott FOX News Melissa Comeau, Josh Goldberg, David Gowel, Amy Looney
Watch from the2018 Symposium. Announcement and Introduction to this panel by CEO and Veteran Jim Lorraine. “Homecoming – It’s All Relative”. Moderated by: Jon Scott, Fox News. Panelists: Melissa Comeau, American Red Cross Military and Veteran Caregiver Network Josh Goldberg, Boulder Crest Institute for Posttraumatic Growth, David Gowel, RallyPoint, Amy Looney, Travis Manion Foundation.
Watch René Bardorf, Wounded Warrior Project Marine Vet, Catharine Grimes, Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation, Marcus Ruzek, Marcus Foundation, Army Vet, Brenda Suits, Bank of America Foundation.
Watch from the2018 Symposium The Good, The Bad, The Facts – Funders Panel: *René Bardorf, Wounded Warrior Project Senior Vice President of Government and Community Relations, US Marines 5 years; *Catharine Grimes, Director, Corporate Philanthropy at Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation; *Marcus Ruzek, Program Director The Marcus Foundation, US Army 13 years; *Brenda Suits, Bank of America Foundation, Senior Vice-President, Global Corporate Social Responsibility.
Title One is Too Many–Combatting Veteran Suicide” Dr. Keita Franklin, Navy Seal Frank Larkin, Major General Mark Graham “Discover the power of connection”
Watch from the www.americaswarriorpartnership.org 2018 Symposium “One is Too Many – Combatting Veteran Suicide” *Watch Dr. Keita Franklin, a member of Senior Executive Service, Director for the Defense Suicide Prevention Office. She is responsible for policy and oversight for the Departments Suicide Prevention programs. *Frank Larkin was a Navy Seal and a State Trooper. He is Father of a decorated Navy Seal Ryan F. Larkin who took his own life. Frank’s New Role is Advocate for Veterans. *Major General Mark Graham, U.S. Army (ret), Almost 35 Years of Service. Senior Director Rutgers UBHC National Call Center. Included in his duties is Director, and several other programs. Honoring the memory of their Sons, 2LT Jeff Graham killed by an IED in Iraq in February 2004, and their son Kevin a Senior Army ROTC cadet who died by suicide in June 2003. Vets4Warriors provides confidential 24/7 support for all service members, Veterans and their families. 855-838-8255 Please Share!!
Watch Chantel Dooley, Impact Assessment, Tragedy Assistance Program For Survivors TAPS www.taps.org
Watch Chantel Dooley, Impact Assessment, Tragedy Assistance Program For Survivors TAPS www.taps.org TAPS has provided comfort and hope 24/7 through a National Peer Support network and connection to grief resources, all at no cost to surviving families and loved ones. Seminars *Youth Programs *Retreats *Expeditions *Inner Warrior *Empowerment *Peer Mentors *teams4taps Online Community Care Groups Filmed at the 2018 5th Symposium
Watch MG Mark Graham US Army (Ret) Almost 35 Years of Service. Now Director of Vets4Warriors www.vets4warriors.com and More.
Watch Major General Mark Graham, U.S. Army (ret), Almost 35 Years of Service. Senior Director Rutgers UBHC National Call Center. Included in his duties is Director, www.vets4warriors.com and several other programs. Honoring the memory of their Sons, 2LT Jeff Graham killed by an IED in Iraq in February 2004, and their son Kevin a Senior Army ROTC cadet who died by suicide in June 2003. Vets4Warriors provides confidential 24/7 support for all service members, Veterans and their families. 855-838-8255 firstname.lastname@example.org Discover the power of connection. Veterans Helping Veterans. Filmed at the 2018 5th Symposium www.americaswarriorpartnership.org
Watch Sebastian Junger Best Selling Author, Film Director, 2007-2008 in Afghanistan. Many Awards
Watch Sebastian Junger the #1 New York Times bestselling author of War, The Perfect Storm, Fire, and A Death in Belmont. Together with Tim Hetherington, he directed the Academy Award-nominated film Restrepo, which won the Grand Jury Prize at Sundance. He is a contributing editor to Vanity Fair and has been awarded a National Magazine Award and an SAIS Novartis Prize for journalism. He lives in New York City. 2007-2008 Sebastain was in Afghanistan. He was the Keynote Speaker at the5th Symposium
Watch “A Caregivers Journey” Precious R. Goodson, Steff Smith, MSGT Stephanie Ruepp talk about their military caregiving journeys with Jon Scott, FOX News
Watch from the www.hiddenheroes.org5th Symposium “A Caregivers Journey with Caregivers Precious R. Goodson. Steff Smith, MSGT Stephanie Ruepp, Air Force Veteran talk with Jon Scott, (“Fox Report with Jon Scott” Saturdays and Sundays at 6p ET on Fox News Channel) about their military caregiving journeys. From self-care and long-term planning to community awareness. These 3 are putting it all on the table. “Our Vision is an America where military caregivers are empowered, appreciated, and recognized for their service to our nation”.
Watch Senator Elizabeth Dole: Sec. of Transportation and Labor, Pres. of American Red Cross, Founder Elizabeth Dole Foundation, receives Leo K. Thorsness Leadership Award
Watch Senator Elizabeth Dole at the5th Symposium receive the Leo K. Thorsness Leadership Award and gives an amazing speech of her vision of the future! President Ronald Reagan appointed her to Secretary of Transportation and President H.W. Bush appointed her Secretary of Labor. She was President of the American Red Cross 1991. The first woman to win North Carolina’s Senate seat in 2002. In 2012, Dole founded the Elizabeth Dole Foundation to support military caregivers after witnessing the hardships these spouses, parents, siblings, and friends of wounded, ill, and injured veterans and service members face while she was caring for her husband, Bob, during an extended stay at Walter Reed Hospital. The VA announced The Elizabeth Dole Center of Excellence for improving veteran and caregiver services! And More. Please Listen to her Message for ALL Americans.
Watch 24/7: Dr. Lynda C Davis Army Signal Officer, Chief Veterans Experience Officer Department of Veterans Affairs VA.
Watch Dr. Lynda C. Davis Chief Veterans Experience Officer for VA, former Army Signal Officer and Mother of a veteran, Executive Vice President at the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS), where she was the Executive Director of the Military and Veteran Caregiver Network (MVCN)
Watch Fred Wellman Ret Army w/ScoutComms, Inc., Kelly L Land w/Combined Arms, Jim Lorraine, CEO AWP, Jim McDonough IVMF, Karl H McDonough, Vets’ Community Connection.
Watch General Session 1 Defining Community and Collective Impact at 5thSymposium: Fred Wellman (Ret Army) Advocating for Veterans and Military Families & Empowering those who Support them, Kelly L Land, Exists to accelerate the transition from military to civilian life, Jim Lorraine, CEO America’s Warrior Partnership, Jim McDonough IVMF Provided Programs & Services to more than 20,000 veterans, service members and their families in 2017, Karl H McDonough a community-based initiative designed to involve a greater number of individuals in veteran reintegration efforts.
Watch Dr. Kate Hendricks Thomas, Mary Beth Bruggeman, Kacie Kelley, JJ Pinter, Antonieta Rico, Kayla Williams
Dr. Kate Hendricks Thomas, PhD Military Health Researcher. https://www.thetraumatherapistproject.com/podcast/kate-hendricks-thomas-phd/
Mary Beth Bruggeman Vice President of Program Strategy https://missioncontinues.org
Kacie Kelley, The Bush Institute Program Director, Health and Well Being. George W. Bush Institute https://www.bushcenter.org
JJ Pinter Combat Veteran Executive Director of Team Red, White, and Blue https://www.teamrwb.org
Antonieta Rico Veteran NCO, U.S. Army Military Spouse Director of Communications and Policy at Service Women’s Action Network https://www.servicewomen.org
Kayla Williams Center for a New American Security Senior Fellow at CNAS; Author https://www.cnas.org
Watch John Wiggins 30-Years (Ret) Marine, Operations Manager at Palmetto Warrior Connection
Watch from the5th annual Symposium, John Wiggins 30-Years (Ret) Marine. Veteran of Operations Desert Storm, Iraqi Freedom, and Enduring Freedom. He is now Operations Manager at Palmetto Warrior Connection. “Our services are open to all Veterans, Military, and Military spouses. We believe in building relationships to generate solutions. Serving, honoring and supporting Palmetto State Veterans through cultivating a community of self-sustaining warriors. Cultivating a Community of Self-Sustaining Warriors”.
Watch Jarrad Turner, Combat Media Army 7 years, Director of Warrior Engagement TheWarriorAlliance Helping Service Members find purpose in their life as they become Veterans.
Watch Jarrad Turner at 5th Symposium www.TheWarriorAlliance.org Plus Scott Rigsby Foundation Director Warrior Services. Disabled American Veterans National Service Officer (NSO). Helping Service Members find purpose in their life as they become Veterans.US Army Health Care Specialist/ Combat Medic US Army 7 years. Operation Iraqi Freedom 2003 and 2006. Now Director of Warrior Engagement
Watch Ken Leslie, Advocate-in-Chief and Janine Yankley, National Collaborative Advocate with Veterans Matter
Watch the Honorable Robert Wilkie, Secretary, VA. Air Force/Navy Veteran/Naval Reserves. Dr. Lynda Davis Chief Veterans Experience Officer VA
Watch at the www.americaswarriorpartnership.org Annual 5th Symposium – The Honorable Robert Wilkie, Secretary, Dept of Veterans Affairs. Air Force/Navy Veteran/Naval Reserves. Dr. Lynda Davis Chief Veterans Experience Officer for Dept of Veterans Affairs. Watch Dr. Lynda Davis Chief Veterans Experience Officer for US Department of Veterans Affairs and Mother of a Veteran. She is nationally recognized for her leadership in the development and implementation of significant and sustainable programs that successfully support the full spectrum of quality of life support and services for military personnel, veterans, their families, caregivers and survivors. They talk about providing Services to where our Veterans, Families, Caregivers, Survivors live. And Much More. Many videos to follow with great Americans!! All videos from this amazing Symposium will be at:https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLUBDuk_U6e1_yFRBRTX4Ai7lfEJLujIcT
Watch Neil Stevens Medically Retired after 14 years in Marines & Army. Now Partnership Director with www.Psycharmor.org Helping other Veterans!!
Watch Neil Stevens Partnership Director with www.psycharmor.org He is Medically Retired after 14 years of Service in the Marines and Army. He found a way through Psych Armor to help other Veterans. They provide Free Online Education to the 99% of Americans that did not serve to help them understand issues of who “we are” to Hire Veterans and Much more. It bridges the Gap of Understanding and how to Support them. Over 370 Partners they work with to provide the free services they offer.
Watch John Pettay (Ret) Master Chief Coast Guard/Navy. Independent Duty Hospital Corpsman as USCG Medical SAR Aircrew. Now GA District Coordinator Region IV
Watch John Pettay (Ret) Master Chief Coast Guard/Navy. Independent Duty Hospital Corpsman as USCG Medical SAR Aircrew. Now GA District Coordinator Region IV “Disasters are our business. Veterans are our Passion.” “We unite the skills & experiences of military veterans with first responders to rapidly deploy emergency response teams.” www.teamrubiconusa.org Filmed at the 5th Annual Symposium of Warriors
Watch Patrick Griffith, Army Afghanistan Vet, SE Regional Program Manager Team Red, White and Blue
Watch at the 5th Annual Symposium www.americaswarriorpartnership.org Patrick Griffith, Army Afghanistan Veteran and Southeast Regional Program Manager, Team Red, White and Blue www.teamrwb.org “Enriching the Lives of America’s Veterans” “Team RWB’s mission is to enrich the lives of America’s veterans by connecting them to their community through physical and social activity.”
“4 Million Answered the Call in WW1; 43,000 from Colorado” New WWI Stamp Announced
Watch Army Vet Keith LaMee at American Legion Post 5 Colorado Springs & JoLea Quintana 1st Female U.S. Postal Service Colorado Springs Postmaster – Unveil the NEW World War I “Turning the Tide” Stamp. Watch and Post a Comment and Share:) Blessings Bob
Watch Joel Munson at www.realmofcaring.org 5th year Anniversary Celebration in Colorado Springs. Support Services & Resources for those using Hemp & Cannabinoid products
Watch Joel Munson Technology and Data Director at Realm of Caring FoundationHis brother is in the Air Force. This video filmed at the Realm of Caring 5th Year Anniversary in Colorado Springs. At the end of the event Joel sat down with me. He talks about their beginning and about Now. They Provide Support Services & Resources for those using Hemp and Cannabinoid products and there is Research. And much More. Millions are benefiting from Medical Properties of Hemp Oil now legal in all 50 states. Please Watch and Share