Non-profit aimed at helping veterans opens its first location in Frederick, Md.

Platoon 22, a non-profit organization whose mission is to end Veteran suicide has opened its first brick-and-mortar location in Frederick, Maryland. FREDERICK, Md. (7News) — Platoon 22, a non-profit organization whose mission is to end Veteran suicide has opened its first brick-and-mortar location in Frederick, Maryland. The Platoon Veterans Services Center at Goodwill will provide essential…

Area veterans say service doesn’t stop after leaving military

They’ve traded their uniforms for civilian clothing, but area veterans say their dedication to service didn’t end when their tours did. Osborne Murray III joined the Army in 1984, working as a tanker and with the office of intelligence until 1991. He returned in 2007 as a counterintelligence analyst, serving as a recruiter. “I needed…

Nonprofit for vets, caregivers continues to grow

PIQUA – Operation Veteran and Caregiver Support, a local nonprofit that launched in 2019 in Piqua in an effort to connect veterans and their caregivers to resources, continues to grow its offerings as the holidays approach. The organization works locally but will assist any veteran or caregiver who contacts it as a resource network, said…

Tailored Brands Announces $1 Million Donation Across Multiple Organizations in Honor of U.S. Veterans

Tailored Brands Announces $1 Million Donation Across Multiple Organizations in Honor of U.S. Veterans HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–In honor of Veterans Day, Tailored Brands announces its annual contribution to Veterans organizations in support of individuals and military families who have served our country. Beginning November 1, customers at Men’s Wearhouse, Jos. A. Bank, and K&G store locations…

How tiny homes can soon help Fayetteville’s homeless veterans

The Fayetteville Woodpeckers and others are supporting the Big Tiny Project to provide tiny homes to homeless veterans. Here’s the plan. Fayetteville’s homeless and at-risk veterans may soon find space to bridge the gap between the street and permanent housing. The Fayetteville-based nonprofit, Off-Road Outreach, was gifted with three tiny homes after the owner of the…

25 WOUNDED VETS SET TO FISH IN ISLAMORADA, FLORIDA

Fish With A Hero is hosting its ninth annual event this year to honor veterans who have served the country. Twenty-five disabled and wounded veterans will fish some of the best spots in the world in the beautiful waters off the shores of Islamorada. “It’s just amazing to see the difference this program can make…

Local non-profit introduces surf therapy to veterans, first responders

Third Coast Rising volunteers teach vets and first responders how to surf Lake Michigan waves. GRAND HAVEN, Mich. — It’s quickly gaining a global following. Surf therapy is defined as a “method of intervention combining surf instruction or surfing and structured individual or group activities that promote psychological, physical and psychosocial well-being.” Sharing this effective…