TFC Demands Action from U.S. Congressman Tim Walberg, on Tony Conley Radio Show,- (A MUST LISTEN)

Eric Calley was interviewed on “The Tony Conley Show” last week where he demands help from a U.S. Congressman Tim Walberg. To be able to address Capital Hill about bring USMC DISC Program to all Branches of the military. To help active duty wounded and ill make a successful transition back into civilian life. Also raising the DISC Program would cause the other branches to go back and check on the Veterans that have gotten out with wounds physically or mentally since September 11, 2001. Our Veteran have been at War for the last thirteen years with no Victory Day Celebration in site. This constant stress combined with everyday stress back here at home. As well as, the medications the veteran is on and/or self medicating with other legal and illegal drugs. There are so many factors that are weighing down on our Veterans, it seems that with everyday the weight gets a little heavier. We need your help to make this weight a little less. Write your Congressmen about saving our Veterans from suicide and to stand up the DISC Program for all US Military Branches. Definition of DISC Program Below:

District Injured Support Coordinators (DISC) are Marines who are located throughout the country to conduct face-to-face visits and telephone outreach to wounded, ill and injured (WII) Marines and their families who are recovering within their assigned region. The DISCs assist WII Marines who are experiencing extensive transition challenges, convalescing at home and those who may be away from a local base or station’s resources. The DISCs assist Marines with psychological health, legal, benefits, employment, housing, and many other matters.

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Article written by Infantry Marine with multiple TBIs so sorry about the grammar!

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Video: PTSD plagues many military members, but help is available

This is the video that goes along with the article featured on KSDK with Art Holiday “PTSD plagues many military members, but help is available” featuring James Sperry of The Fight Continues.

Video:James Sperry, Albert Boyd talk about PTSD

This is the corresponding video that went with the KSDK story tonight of “”

Helping Veterans Return Their Lives to Normal

Eric Calley was recently featured on Detroit 20 News discussing the new program called “Warrior Odyssey” please see the article and video below for more information.

A new program called “Warrior Odyssey” is designed to help veterans of military branches transition back to civilian life after getting back home.

Eric Calley from Michigan, who is a veteran himself, is helping lead the nation wide program here in our state.

Many veterans deal with suicidal thoughts because its difficult for them to adapt to their life prior to the military.

To see Eric Calley’s video of this story please click here.

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Video: Tenth Anniversary of the Iraq War

Eric Calley was featured in a TV Interview on the Tenth Anniversary of the Iraq War on Fox 47 in Michigan. You can view this video below:

Vietnam Veterans Movie

This is a link of a Vietnam Veteran movie below, thank you Vietnam Veterans.

http://www.v-prod.com/trailer_vietnam.html

 

Video:Cpl. Justin McLoud

This is a great video that tells the story of Cpl. Justin McLoud the gentleman who received his new home this morning from Homes For our Troops organization. This video goes into details on he was wounded and his recovery process and so much more. This video also shares with you the challenges he was facing in the base housing they were living in, and how the house they were in was simply not setup for his wheelchair. Great video to help you get to know Cpl. Justin McLoud.

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Families Speaking Out on How they Deal with PTSDq

Often times the spouses or loved ones are the forgotten ones, they are the ones that also struggle in how to deal with the effects of PTSD. In this very candid video actual loved ones and families members talk about the real struggles and obstacles that they often face when trying to learn how to live with and deal with PTSD.

Veterans Voices Speak Out about dealing with PTSD

This is a wonderfully honest look at veterans speaking about how they first learned they may have PTSD. It talks about the symptoms they were all having, and how they tried to deal with to symptoms of PTSD. The video also touches on how they finally decided to seek treatment for PTSD. Well worth watching.

Dog Training of Eric Calley’s Dog Liberty Part 2

Liberty is busy with the Dog Training to become a PTSD dog for Eric, and this is a follow up on her wonderful progress she is making! Stop by our site to learn more http://the-fight-continues.org

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