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A Game Changer: Rivers of Recovery

Rivers of Recovery offers fishing trips in communities across the country. Guided by veterans, or supporters, the fishing trips make a huge impact on the lives of everyone who participates. Regardless of physical or emotional challenges, Rivers of Recovery accommodates everyone.  A community builds as the hours, days, and weekends go by. Men and women…

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Counselor Writes: Many Veterans Recover From PTSD

A note written by Michael Stoltz, executive director of the nonprofit groups Mental Health Association in Suffolk and the Suffolk County United Veterans, pushes back at the incorrect assumption that no one learns to cope and live with PTSD.  He writes in Newsday:      “There have been far too many losses of our soldiers by…

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WarRetreat Shares WILD LOVE on Valentine’s Day.

“I wanna be in the mountains, but I want to SHARE it.” -Timmy O’Neill, Paradox Sports Happy Valentine’s Day!  We’re sending you a ‘karmic boomerang of love.”  While we slack off on the blog now and then, it’s never far from our mind. For Valentine’s Day, we’re sharing WILD LOVE, a video on love, loss,…

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“What’s Love?” WarRetreat Asks U.S. Navy Veteran Carl Salazar

In honor of Valentine’s Day, we asked the movers and shakers in the veteran service community, this essential question: “What’s Love?” “Service. Service means everything. Service is love in action. Service is love – manifested.” -Carl Salazar, Founder, Expedition Balance Carl is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, and a combat veteran. He founded…