Muhammad Ali, Jake LaMotta, and Mike Tyson
have trained at the “cathedral of boxing.” Located on the banks of the East
River in the DUMBO (Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass) neighborhood
of Brooklyn, Gleason’s Gym is owned and operated by Vietnam Veteran Bruce Silverglade.
Survey data shows the majority of people
who misuse prescription drugs get them from family and friends – often from
a home medicine cabinet. Medicines that languish in home cabinets are also highly susceptible to misuse.
The newest episode of VA’s The
American Veteran features stories about: a Veteran’s training
program at Gleason’s Gym in Brooklyn; how VA plans for major natural
disasters or catastrophic events; an introduction to the Forever GI Bill and
what’s in it for you; we meet Army Veteran Ardrena Bailey, an award-winning
adaptive athlete; and remembering a World War II Veteran who died at Pearl
Tammie Jo completed the successful
emergency landing of Southwest flight 1380 at the Philadelphia
International Airport on Tuesday, April 17, 2018.
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