Named in honor of its late founder, Gen. Roscoe C. Cartwright, The ROCKS Inc. is comprised of military veterans who provide young officers with mentorship, leadership development, scholarships, and networking opportunities. A partnership between VA and the Arthritis Foundation will help Veterans across the country living with arthritis benefit from professional and volunteer-led support group sessions on a variety of topics, and fun group activities. learn more ‣
As a repository detailing the history of military medical innovation and research, the Army Medical Museum has been collecting, researching, and informing on the study of military medicine for 160 years. In honor of the museum’s 160th birthday, NMHM will release a mobile app to provide viewers with additional content about the museum’s collections. With the offering of virtual opportunities, to include events, tours, and exhibits, the NMHM continues to
Coming at a time when active-duty and veteran suicides are at alarming levels, the U.S. Army are making efforts to help Soldiers and their families be aware of mental health problems and offer support and services to those who need them. Not everyone who faces mental health problems is suicidal, but situations can negatively impact daily life for those who have anxiety, schizophrenia, bipolar mood disorder, trauma, eating disorders and other
Health is wealth, especially when dealing with mental well-being. Mental health is a core component of overall health, and a holistic perspective allows individuals to deal with their cognitive, behavioral, and emotional well-being head on. Mental health is essential for an overall productive and happy life. However, in the military, there is a large stigma against seeking assistance due to the fear of being treated or perceived differently. Mental Health Awareness Month
The Commissioned Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service is one of the nation’s seven uniformed services, having no enlisted personnel and being part of the Department of Health and Human Services. It’s the opportunity for growth, for career progression, and leadership opportunities. And you get all of those benefits as far as your career, but then you get to serve people who are underserved. People who don’t have access to
Named in honor of its late founder, Gen. Roscoe C. Cartwright, The ROCKS Inc. is comprised of military veterans seeking to strengthen the officer corps through providing young officers with mentorship, leadership development, scholarships, and networking opportunities. Organizations such as ROCKS, Inc. are a valuable asset in continuing to achieve the Army’s goal of maintaining a diverse force through the mentorship they provide to young officers and cadets.
More than 345 Texas residents reach age 65 daily, and May is Older Americans Month. This year’s theme, “Age My Way!” highlights aging-in-place and how older adults can live independently in communities for as long as possible. Texas Health and Human Services administers an array of programs and supports to help older Texans live healthy lives, stay connected to their communities and age-in-place. learn more ‣
A ‘brat’ is a slang term for the child of a military service member, and the nomadic lifestyle of a military family is hard to understand unless you have lived it firsthand. Military brats are a special breed of children, witnessing more of the world and overcome more adversity than most people will in their whole lives. They could say “I’m not from anywhere” or, “I’m from everywhere,” but people probably