Sixth in a continuing series, Wreaths Across America is presenting a roundtable discussion on veterans healing. Guests and hosts will be sharing stories of resilience, purpose, and success. The next episode will occur on Thursday, June 30, 2022, at 12 p.m. Eastern Time. These informative and inspirational discussions are exclusive to Wreaths Across America Radio.
Wreaths Across America Radio provides informational and inspiring content about member of the U.S. armed forces, their families, veterans, and more. In addition, the service plays a variety of music with a focus on patriotic themes and a strong country music core.
JUNE IS PTSD AWARENESS MONTH
The discussion will focus on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and veteran suicides, discussing the causes, highlighting the avenues to get help, and learning how to make those connections so veterans can empower themselves into building supportive communities.
Guest panelists will be interviewed by Wreaths Across America’s Executive DirectorKaren Worcester and Director of Military & Veteran Outreach, former United States Army Captain Joe Regan.
Major General (ret) Gregg Martin: General Martin is a vocal advocate for mental health awareness. Among his many positions he was the Commandant of the U.S. Army War College, and President of the National Defense University. He is the former Deputy Commanding General of U.S. Central Command, the Commanding General of the Maneuver Center of Excellence, and Commandant of the U.S. Army Engineering School.
Cindy Roberts:Cindy is the Department of New York, President, American Gold Star Mothers, Inc. She and her husband Bob are the proud parents of SGT Kristie Roberts who served in the Army National Guard as a medic. Kristie took her own life on Aug. 21, 2012, and every day since her parents have worked tirelessly to help “stop the negative stigma” associated with suicide. This includes service and support to the national nonprofit Mission 22.
“I have the utmost respect for all those who have served and are serving our country,” said Karen Worcester, Executive Director, Wreaths Across America. “This discussion, like all our Roundtables have been to date, is so important to be had, if it can help even one person find a path forward.”
The goal of the Wreaths Across America Radio roundtable series on Veteran Healing is to help reduce barriers for veterans by:
- Supporting generational bonds between service veterans through stories of service and success.
- Destigmatizing issues faced by veterans and asking for help.
- Combating inaccurate perceptions of veterans by discussing the diverse experiences, challenges, and success of service members, veterans, and their families.
- Connecting veterans with valuable resources.
This is the sixth broadcast in this series, Roundtable discussions are broadcast on Wreaths Across America Radio at least once per quarter. All panel discussions are broadcast exclusively on Wreaths Across America Radio.
ABOUT WREATHS ACROSS AMERICA
Wreaths Across America is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded to continue and expand the annual wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery begun by Maine businessman Morrill Worcester in 1992. The organization’s mission – Remember, Honor, Teach – is carried out in part each year by coordinating wreath-laying ceremonies in December at Arlington, as well as thousands of veterans’ cemeteries and other locations in all 50 states and beyond.
For more information or to sponsor a wreath please visit www.wreathsacrossamerica.org.
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