There are intense emotional and psychological repercussions of war. We need to do a better job of instilling hope in these returning men and women, by providing them with the mental health treatment they desperately need, and the love and support of a community.
In the last year not a single appropriations bill was enacted into law, we are no closer to addressing entitlement spending and long-term deficits, and as of midnight last night the government has shut down, because our politicians are acting like children.
Today I had the opportunity to witness what is quickly becoming one of my favorite events of the year – the TAPS Good Grief Camp and Survivor Seminar. It is a testament to the true meaning of Memorial Day weekend.
I was recently told that one of our team members was selected as an Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) International’s 2013 Leadership Award winner. AFCEA is recognizing what I have known all along.
People who understand and enjoy math and science have a great curiosity for why and how things work. That curiosity drives them not only to discover and learn, but to innovate and create. I fear that many kids are losing a sense of curiosity too early in their development.