Land of the Free, Home of the Brave: Remembering the Fallen

May 28th, 2017 Advocacy for Caregivers, Advocacy For Veteran Goodson 4 min read

As a combat medic, my husband, Leonard, served nobly through sweat and tears. He deployed to the Gulf twice – Afghanistan and Saudi Arabia – and performed countless acts to save his comrades. On Memorial Day, we honor those many soldiers who, like the comrades my husband fought so hard to save, lost their lives in battle. I am fortunate to have my husband. He returned home,…

RESOURCES FOR VETERANS WITH PTSD AND/OR TBI

Jun 9th, 2016 Advocacy For Veteran, PTSD/TBI Treatment Goodson 4 min read

  Are you caring for a loved one who has been diagnosed with PTSD and/or TBI? There are many programs that can help your loved ones learn to live with PTSD and that offer you coping skills and relational techniques to help you and your loved one live with the injuries of war. These programs fall into a number of categories, all of which might…

Meet My Husband & Wounded Warrior, Leonard

  I would like to introduce you to my husband Leonard, who I usually call Lenny. I met him while doing my laundry at a coin laundromat in Atlanta in 2000— imagine that?! We were both doing our laundry. On this Sunday afternoon, I walked past him toward the dryer section, with my 7-year old niece on my heels. Lenny stops me and says “Hey,…

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