Challenge of a Century
When George Strauch was born in 1918, World War I was still underway and German forces had just begun what would become the deepest military advance by either side since the conflict began. In 25 years, he would find himself participating in a new war effort against those same forces.
Bringing Veterans ‘Out of the Darkness’
The University of Akron’s (UA) annual “Out of the Darkness” Campus Walk has quickly grown into one of the country’s largest, raking in more than $150,000 in support of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) over a five-year run.
Tip of the H.A.T.: Dozens of Volunteers Help VSC Place Memorial Day Flags
During Memorial Day weekend, more than 40 members of the Summit County community teamed up with the VSC honor fallen veterans by visiting local cemeteries and placing flags on their gravesites.
Only a few years ago, stories appeared in the media about how tens of thousands of U.S. veterans were infected with hepatitis C and how the government couldn’t afford to treat them. That was then.
VA and PsychArmor Institute Partner to Offer Online Suicide Prevention Training
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and non-profit training organization PsychArmor Institute are leading the charge against veteran suicide with a free online, suicide prevention training video titled “SAVE.”