All this week, we invite you to join us as
we pay tribute to America’s heroes – the men and women we proudly care for
and serve. Men and women who have given more than most to protect and
preserve all we hold dear as Americans.
is working to shine a light on the effects of smokeless tobacco and provide
a path forward for Veterans who are trying to quit. If you are one of those
Veterans, the Great American Spit Out on Feb. 22 is
a perfect day to start. This annual event encourages smokeless tobacco
users to set a quit date.
Researchers at the Louisville VA and at the
University of Alabama collaborated on the study, which was
published in the Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses
Association in December 2017. Researchers concluded that “vestibular
stimulation by rocking in a rocking chair may increase the ability to
self-regulate mood and substance cravings, thereby potentially reducing
risk of relapse and recurrent chronic homelessness.”
Buddy was born in July 1933 in Texas.
Growing up, he played the guitar and harmonica to entertain himself.In
1957, just as his first single, “Party Doll” was becoming a number one hit,
he was drafted into the Army.
Nominate a special Veteran as
easy to nominate a Veteran. All it takes is an email to us with as much
information as you can put together. Click on the picture to the left for
an overview of how to put together a great #VeteranOfTheDay package.