Posts Tagged ‘veteran’

Iraq War Vet Starts Company to Help Other Vets Secure Jobs

Posted by D'Anzia Robertson

A senior at Southern Methodist University’s Lyle School of Engineering has started an independent claims adjusting firm that provides on-the-job training to military veterans — training that helps them become small business owners who contribute to their local economies.

As …

DeSoto-based F.A.R.M. Offers Veterans Agricultural Therapy

Posted by Tara Nieuwesteeg

URBAN FARMING HELPS VETERANS TRANSITION INTO CIVILIAN LIFE


It’s no secret that it can be hard for returning veterans to assimilate into civilian society. When they enter basic training, recruits are broken down, taught to think differently. They shed their …

Group Helps Veterans Cope With PTSD Through Cycling

Posted by Tara Nieuwesteeg

PEDAL AGAINST PTSD FORMS A VETERAN CYCLING COMMUNITY


In 2013, U.S. Marine Corps combat veteran Kevin Campagna cycled the Tour Divide—a 2,745-mile race that stretches from Alberta, Canada, all the way to New Mexico.

“People tend to work through