Articles Tagged “PTSD”

  • Lt. Col. David Yebra Comments on PTSD

    Over recent years, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder has taken its toll on our military service men and women. The upcoming Walker County Warrior Banquet was created to raise funds to help these heroes. We talked…

  • 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…