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Ensuring fellow comrade is not left behindCAF Veteran competes in the ParalympicsRetired veteran opens home to military personnel with PTSDAmerican Afghanistan Veteran uses sharp shooting skills to save bald eagleVeterans Ombudsman hosts Twitter chats to reach Veterans

Ensuring fellow comrade is not left behind

No man left behind. It’s a sacred concept that only members of the military community can really understand and it’s the concept that drove retired Sgt. Toby Miller to setup a GoFundMe page for a complete stranger, a brother-in-arms. Miller, who served in Afghanistan and returned home both physically and mentally wounded, has spent the last...
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CAF Veteran competes in the Paralympics

Following a stellar Canadian performance at the Summer Olympics, the Canadian Paralympic team will be headed to Rio, Brazil in just a few days to take up the mantle. Among the 162 athletes Canada is taking to the Paralympics is former military member Christine Gauthier.

Gauthier, a retired Cpl. in the Canadian Army,...

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Retired veteran opens home to military personnel with PTSD

From star gazing to spending the days in a wooded oasis, former Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) member Bob Grundy’s Rally Point Retreat offers a home away from home for service men and women with PTSD. “Time actually stands still out here. You don’t actually realize the day is gone until suddenly it’s dark. All of the...
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American Afghanistan Veteran uses sharp shooting skills to save bald eagle

Using sharp-shooting skills from his days in the military, an army veteran in Minnesota rescued a bald eagle trapped 70 feet in the air. On the fourth of July, America’s Independence Day, Jason Galvin and his neighbours noticed an eagle dangling from a tree branch, caught in some rope. The group called local emergency services, but...
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Veterans Ombudsman hosts Twitter chats to reach Veterans

Veterans Ombudsman Guy Parent recently announced the launch of a new series of Twitter Chats. The first chat will take place on April 5. “These chats will help to reach out to Veterans and their families across the country and discuss the issues that matter to them,” said Parent. Stating that “support to families in transition is...
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