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Mitch Kloorfain/chief photographer Mayce DelValle of Treasure Coast Hospice pins veteran Henry Sampson with a keepsake thanking him for his service before viewing ‘Honor Flight – The Movie’ at the Hospice community room in Stuart Tuesday, May 21.

Hospice moves up in veterans programs FOR VETERAN VOICE

Treasure Coast Hospice has achieved the Level 2 designation in the We Honor Veterans partnership.

We Honor Veterans is a program of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization in collaboration with the Department of Veterans Affairs. Trea-

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Event a success for local veterans FOR VETERAN VOICE

Fun Tours Travel is cruising toward its second annual Travel for the Troops event in the wake of a successful inaugural fund-raiser that netted $12,000 for a special veterans fund at House of Hope. Travel for the Troops will return on Jan. 24, 2014, to the Palm Room at Harbour Bay Plaza, Sewall’s Point. The “fun-raiser” is the brainchild of Fun Tours Travel owner Kathleen Padova and travel consultant Elaine Hirsch. They wanted to create their own event and help local people who have served their country and are now in need. Although veterans have always been among the people helped by House of Hope, this is the first time that the agency has established a specific fund for members of the military and their families – as requested by the donors. Like House of Hope’s overall financial assistance program, the Veterans Fund covers such costs as rent, utilities and medicine. House of Hope is also coordinating with the Martin County Veterans Services Office to share

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Photo courtesy of Diane Tomasik From left: Kathleen Padova, owner of Fun Tours Travel; Elizabeth Barbella, CEO of House of Hope, Elaine Hirsch, travel consultant; and Diane Tomasik, House of Hope communications director.

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“As an organization, Treasure Coast Hospice is focused on building partnerships in the community. Adding this level of partnership with We Honor Veterans shows we are moving in the right direction,” said Lori Posdal, director of community relations.

sure Coast Hospice first attained Level 1 in April 2011, recognizing that veterans and their families have special needs that other patients don’t often face. The Level 2 designation reflects Treasure Coast Hospice’s commitment to ensuring veterans have access to quality end-of-life care. The Level 2 designation will help Treasure Coast Hospice partner with other organizations in the community to improve care for veterans, enabling the organization to extend its reach within the community and tell more people about Treasure Coast Hospice services. “As an organization, Treasure Coast Hospice is focused on building partnerships in the community. Adding this level of partnership with We Honor Veterans shows we are moving in the right direction,” said Lori Posdal, director of community relations. Treasure Coast Hospice is a nonprofit community organization of caring professionals and dedicated volunteers whose mission is to provide compassionate, comprehensive, high-quality care for patients and those who share their lives in St. Lucie, Martin and Okeechobee counties. Services, including respite care, counseling and bereavement services, are available to anyone regardless of their ability to pay.


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Keeping veterans in the know is what American Warrior Radio is all about. “It’s an effort to dispel myths, get good information out there, and be entertaining,” Air Force veteran Garren Cone, co-host and founder, said. The radio talk show is on Cocoa’s AM 1300, WMEL, on Saturdays, 11 a.m. to noon. It started in 2010. “We grew from a half-hour program,” Cone said. The show is broadcast internationally on the station’s website, 1300wmel.com. Cone said callers come from all over the United States. “From Oregon to Indiana, from Maine, Florida,” He said. “It’s a viral thing. We’ve got warriors over in Afghanistan listening to it every Saturday. It’s amazing.” And the talk show is likely to grow more, according to the radio station’s owner, Vietnam-era Air Force vet John Harper. “The possibilities are there for all of the above, from expanding the number of hours to going nationwide,” he said. “We’ve had discussions with some networks about syndicating American Warrior Radio.” Cone does the weekly show with

co-host Glenn McGuffie, supervisor of Brevard County’s veterans service office. His wife, Kim, is the producer and Vince Young is the show’s engineer. “Nobody is getting paid here,” Cone said. “The station is owned by two Vietnam vets and they give us time as a public service.” In addition to the live radio broadcasts, the show is archived at the radio station’s website. “Of course, we have the Facebook page,” Cone said. “We videotape each episode. We place them on YouTube, as well as the Facebook page.” The YouTube page is at youtube. com/user/TheAVETProject. The Cones also head up the American Veterans Empowerment Team, AVET Project. Among its projects are sending service members in Operation Enduring Freedom its Empowerment Equipment Box. The boxes have many of the usual offerings care-package groups include, such as toiletries, socks and snacks. However, the AVET Project boxes head to Afghanistan with something most don’t include in theirs: relaxation and meditation CDs, and instructions on how to keep good notes that could come in handy some day. “We teach (service members) how to journal, which will ground

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As of May 31, VA has hired a total of 1,607 mental health clinical providers to meet the goal of 1,600 new mental health professionals outlined in President Obama’s Executive Order. Nation,” said Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki. “Meeting this goal is an important achievement, but we recognize that we must continue to increase access to the quality mental health care

veterans have earned and deserve.” As of May 31, VA has hired a total of 1,607 mental health clinical

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providers to meet the goal of 1,600 new mental health professionals outlined in the Executive Order. Additionally, VA has hired 2,005 mental health clinical providers to fill existing vacancies. VA has also hired 318 new peer specialists towards the specific goal of 800 peer specialists by Dec. 31, as outlined in the Executive Order. VA expects to meet that goal as well. VA also recognizes that meeting the needs of veterans and their families requires collaboration and partnership between VA, other federal agencies, and local communities. “Locally-driven summits provide a well-established method to strengthen our community partnerships, and they have been use of innovative technology to successful in support of VA’s serve veterans in rural or undergoal to end homelessness among served areas. VA expects to double Veterans,” said Veterans Health the number of veterans receiving Administration, Undersecretary care from tele-mental health serfor Health, Dr. Robert Petzel.  vices to more than 800,000 in fis“The president is directing all VA cal year 2013, and has increased health care systems nationwide the number of Vet Centers, which to conduct locally-driven Mental provide readjustment counseling Health Summits to further engage and referral services from 233 in with local community partners 2008 to 300 in 2012. and nurture community engageIn November 2011, VA launched ment to address the broad mental an award-winning, national public health needs of veterans and their awareness campaign called “Make families.” the Connection,” which is aimed  Each VA health care system will at reducing the stigma associated reach out to relevant veteran ser- with seeking mental health care vice organizations, community and informing veterans, their fambased organizations, health care ilies, friends, and members of their providers, and local governments communities about VA resourcto develop and conduct the Sum- es. More information on Make the mits. Connection can be found at www. VA provides a full range of com- maketheconnection.net. prehensive mental health services Mental health professionals inacross the country.  In Fiscal Year terested in seeking employment 2012, more than 1.3 million vet- with the Department of Veterans erans received specialized men- Affairs can obtain information at tal health care from the VA. This www.vacareers.va.gov. Veterans number has risen each year from and their families interested in 927,052 in fiscal year 2006. In ad- learning more about the mental dition to hiring more mental health health services provided by VA can professionals, VA is expanding the go to www.mentalhealth.va.gov.

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When Port St. Lucie’s Fidel Small noticed that his sons and he were developing emotional distance, the soldier went on a mission. “The military did help me with that,” he said. “I’ve been (in the Army) eight years; I’m in a leadership position. If there’s a problem, I’m going to fix it. That’s one thing the military did give me.” Small’s personal mission to become a better father took him to and through the Father & Child Connection Program run by the Early Learning Coalition of St. Lucie County. He still regularly talks with Eric Seibenick, program specialist. “We’re a parenting program, but we’re much more than that,” Seibenick said. “We’re a mentoring program bringing out the best in fathers.” Hammers that drive nails can also smash thumbs. Seibenick said all experiences give parents tools to foster good relationships with their children. Including military experience. However, all experiences can also have negative effects on one’s parenting, including, of course, the military. Whether a parent’s military experience helps or hurts his or her parenting is usually a matter of how it’s applied. The parent-training program has about 40 to 50 participants at any time. Most are involved voluntarily. A few have been court-ordered to attend the program’s classes, and others are referred by the Department of Children and Families. Seibenick said a number of veterans seek-

ing to better relationships with their children enter the program. Navy veteran Jon Hodder was one. A marital separation made him a single father without another parent in the home to temper his hard edges. Hodder realized that he was expecting a kind of military discipline from his sons, 5 and 9, and wanted to change that. But how? He learned about the program when seeking legal help, and immediately got into it. “It’s helping me pretty good,” he said. “It gives you a lot of information. It gives you ideas of how to interact with your children.” Seibenick said overemphasis on discipline is a common trait among parenting veterans. “I think there’re many a fine structures and features that work very well in the military,” he said. “But in civilian and home life, we’re not up to speed. We have not gone through boot camp. There is some pushback.” Small said he, too, noticed that at times he was expecting his two 8-year-olds to act with military precision. Thing is, he was getting that precision from his sons. “Just like my soldiers, what I’d say they’d do right away,” he said. But, Small felt that emotional distance he wanted to close, so he started seeking out help — another quality he learned from the military. “It’s not weakness getting help; that’s strength,” he said. Seibenick said a sense of mission is a parenting strength among veterans. “They’re doers,” he said. “They’re get-it-done kind of folks. They’re active instead of being a slug.” There’s another positive quality

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