Stigma Free Vet Zone

Stigma Free Vet Zone

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When Heroin and his “God-Box” Failed him Otis Chose to Confront Past Traumas
March 04, 2022

Otis arrived in Milwaukee “on a stick” and homeless . It had been over thirty years since Otis had accepted a mainline injection of heroin as payment fora debt owed him. people, places and things were

Spiritual Awakening of Forgiveness & Service of Gratitude, Pt.II | Joe Campbell
February 25, 2022

In 1965, Campbell graduated from the Marmion Military Academy in Aurora, Illinois to begin his career in the military. He enlisted in the U.S. Army that December and served four years, including two t

Getting Back Home After War | Joe Campbell
February 18, 2022

Joe joins us today to share his experience of serving in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He explains why he chose to enlist in the Army instead of waiting to be drafted, why he was anxious to fi

Rage, Reconciliation, Forgiveness and Grace | Joe Campbell
February 11, 2022

In this segment of the Stigma Free Vet Zone, Vietnam veteran Joe Campbell reflects on his family’s experience during his active duty and beyond. We hear how Joe’s family grappled with the fear associa

Conquering the Enemies Within | Erin Schraufnagel
February 04, 2022

With great pride and patriotism Erin Schraufnagel joined the United States Marines Corps after the 9/11 attack in New York City in 2001. Twelve years later, Staff Sergeant Schraufnagel left the milita

My Dad’s War as I Experienced it! | Kaitlin Miller
January 28, 2022

Kaitlin Miller lives in Saint Louis and is the daughter of former guest, marine recon, and Vietnam veteran, Dan Van Buskirk. Dan recounted his war experiences, his participation in Guitars for Vets, a

Piloting a Huey Medivac Over the Jungles of Vietnam, Today a Modern Pioneer in Equine Healing for Trauma, Meet Bob Nevins
January 21, 2022

Bob Nevin is a native of Queens in New York. At an early age Bob, his parents and family moved to UpState New York. Bob’s mom was home raising the family while his dad, a WWII veteran of the war in th

County Veterans Service Officer and Tribal Veterans Service Officer Working for you! Know Your Benefits! Make This Meeting the First and Most Important Step in Transition
January 14, 2022

    CVSO County Veterans Service Officer. Who they are and who they work for. When leaving the military and searching for your next  mission or purpose, personal and family health should be the number

PTSD, Withdrawing From Psychiatric Drugs and the Upcoming Release of the Documentary “Medicating Normal”.
January 07, 2022

Angela Peacock, MSW served in the U.S. Army for seven years as a communications specialist. She deployed to Iraq in 2003 and was medically evacuated due to a non-combat, life-threatening illness. Ange

A Decorated Marine, Leader, Hero to Family and Friends, Suicide, Devastation and Birth of a New Direction
December 31, 2021

John D Mason was a combat decorated Vietnam Veteran. Back home he was a husband and hero to his children. To his friend Joe Tate John was also a hero and life long friend. John was a marathon runner a