Articles Tagged “PTSD”

  • Wounded Warrior Banquet Held at Fairgrounds Thursday

    It was wall-to-wall patriotism at a sold-out Wounded Warrior Banquet fundraising event at the Walker County Fairgrounds last night. Emceed by retired Lt. Col. David Yebra, those in attendance learned about our veterans’ sacrifice and…

  • “Stronger” Film Producer Carla McDougal Thanks Huntsville

    On July 4th, a number of Huntsville residents got to appear as “extras” in the making of the movie “Stronger.” It’s a movie about a soldier who has returned from Afghanistan with PTSD and was…

  • “Stronger” Movie Segment Filmed in Huntsville

    July 4th a good number of Huntsville residents got a chance to appear as “extras” in the movie “Stronger.” The movie, about a soldier who has returned from Afghanistan with PTSD, was being filmed at…

  • Ken Meyer on “Never Quit” March in Town Today

    Today, Ken Meyer, a former Air Force Security Police veteran PTSD survivor on a 628-mile “Never Quit” march to raise funds for the Lone Star Survivor Foundation, will be at McKenzies Barbecue from 11:30 to…

  • Wounded Warrior Banquet a Sell-Out Success

    The 7th Annual Wounded Warrior Banquet held at the Walker County Fairgrounds Thursday night was a sold-out success. Gold Star mothers and wounded warriors were honored at the event. The event was emceed by ex-marine…

  • Program To Offer Peer Mentor Training For Veterans

    Sam Houston State University’s Veterans Resource Center is teaming up with Tri-County Behavioral Healthcare to provide Military Veteran Peer Network basic training for those who want to become a peer mentor on Friday (Aug. 7)…

  • Chris Kyle Day In Texas

    Governor Greg Abbott has declared today “Chris Kyle Day” in Texas. Chris Kyle was a Navy Seal from Odessa who is being portrayed in the blockbuster film “American Sniper.” Two years ago on this day,…

  • Hearing Held On Marine Being Held in Mexican Jail

    Wednesday, a subcommittee of the House Foreign Affairs Committee held a hearing on Mexico’s jailing of U-S Marine Sergeant Andrew Tahmooressi who has been held in a prison in Mexico for over six months on…

  • Jeff Clark on Camp Hope Facility

    Jeff Clark, a local spokesperson for Camp Hope, a program to help veterans with issues from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, spoke to those attending the Ward #3 Town Hall this week. Clark said, they “are…

  • Camp Hope Fundraiser Tomorrow Night

    As you may have heard in last weekend’s “Around Town” program, a fundraiser is coming up for the Camp Hope initiative to raise funds for a facility to treat veterans with PTSD here. Local veterans…