The Two-Minute Treatment: Meetings
The March monthly meeting of the San Diego Veterans Coalition was effective. Several Partners told me they left more...0
A Call for a New Response to War
Last week I attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the opening of a new exhibit at the San Diego Veterans...
Preventing Veteran Suicide with Connectedness
Preventing Veteran Suicide: It’s hard to consider all the aspects of suicide without recalling the very public self-immolation of...
Suicide and Compassionate Care
For the last three years I’ve had the honor of being a personal advocate for a Vietnam Veteran and...
Is Suicide Honorable?
It’s time we asked the question: could suicide be an honorable choice? I’m very sensitive to this issue. I’ve...
Is Government the Answer to Military Suicide?
I’m a big believer in doing what can be done to stop suicide, especially among VMGR (Veterans, Military Guard...
A Poet’s Response to Hate Crimes
Poets are sometimes called upon to write what arrives in thought. This is one of those poems. It was...
Music for Military Family Month
It’s distressing to watch news reports claiming this or that “new treatment for PTSD” can help Veterans. There’s nothing...
Beyond the “Sea of Goodwill” — a call for private-sector leadership
In a white paper published October 2014 titled “After the Sea of Goodwill: A Collective Approach to Veteran Reintegration,” the Department...
Mentoring You thank me for standing beside you, now, After the fire between us Burnt our eyes In our...