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Thoroughbred Therapy: How Saratoga WarHorse rekindles life for soldiers dealing with PTSD

By Ken Olsen (Copyright 2016, All Rights Reserved) Rob Saavedra refused to acknowledge he had PTSD. The Air Force veteran and sheriff’s deputy worried the people around him – particularly coworkers – would consider him weak. And when he finally … Continue reading

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Suicide help on the home front: Symposium April 20 at Fort Belvoir, Virginia for military spouses and children

Frustrated by the lack of attention on the crisis military families face, an Army wife is organizing a suicide awareness symposium to help the spouses and children who are struggling on the home front. “Are You Listening: Suicide Awareness for … Continue reading

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For Air Force veteran, challenge trumps comfort

By Ken Olsen (Copyright 2012/All Rights Reserved) Nicole Green walked away from her secure six-figure salary at a Washington consulting firm for a far more austere and uncertain future at Team Rubicon. That says everything about the quality of people … Continue reading

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Mission Possible: Team Rubicon’s rapid response to natural disasters gives combat veterans the challenge they crave

By Ken Olsen (Copyright 2012 / All Rights Reserved) The moment he saw the destruction on TV in January 2010, former Marine scout-sniper Jake Wood knew he had to get to Haiti. He called a few friends, posted a quick … Continue reading

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