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PTSD: Personal Journal 'I see your eye rolls'

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Disbelief. That “look” when PTSD is mentioned and I speak up and say “I have PTSD.” Inherently there is an accompanied eye roll. I know the statistics. I know PTSD causes me to be at a much higher risk for heart… Continue

One more.... 4th Annual Tucson Climb4TheFallen September 20, 2015

Posted by Tena on July 5, 2015 at 2:36pm 1 Comment

The fourth annual Climb4TheFallen even in Tucson, AZ will take place on September 20, 2015 (believe I have that date correct). This is will be the 3rd year that I'll be attending (as an unofficial supportive role of a civilian). I hate to say that… Continue

Open House at Training Center for Local Fire Department

Posted by Tena on July 5, 2015 at 2:27pm 0 Comments

I probably won't have much much to post in here but I did want to share a couple links to a video I posted on my own blog (ok, turns out I did it as part of a "Weekend Coffee Share" I've recently joined... Anyway, hope it's okay to post the link… Continue

PTSD: Mortality

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Mortality wasn’t something I consciously thought about. For a lot of years I’d believed in some part of myself there wasn’t much I couldn’t do. I’d gone after my dreams and hit homers with every single one. My goals had been to be an example to my… Continue

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July 7, 2015

Today, we remember and honor Marine Gunnery Sergeant Aaron Michael Kenefick, from Roswell, GA, who was ambushed and killed in action (KIA) while supporting combat operations in the village of Ganjgal, eastern Kunar province, Afghanistan on September 8th, 2009.

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3 6th Annual Ride for Heroes

6th Annual Ride for Heroes

August 15, 2015 from 9am to 2pm at Brattleboro, Vermont

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4 Bacon-wrapped Pineapple Mozzarella Rings (a.k.a. Bacon Donuts)

Bacon-wrapped Pineapple Mozzarella Rings (a.k.a. Bacon Donuts)

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5 Gov. Haley Signs Law Giving All Veterans In-State Tuition in SC

Gov. Haley Signs Law Giving All Veterans In-State Tuition in SC

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6 Agency's creative commitment to change cop culture

Agency's creative commitment to change cop culture

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Remembering The Charleston 9

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8 My relationship with God

My relationship with God

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9 Join us Sat Jun 27 in Chat room for PTSD Awareness Day

Join us Sat Jun 27 in Chat room for PTSD Awareness Day

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Climb the stairs of Hilton Baltimore to honor the 343 fallen heroes of FDNY

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For the fifth year, firefighters and the public can honor the 343 members of FDNY who bravely gave their lives on September 11, 2001 by climbing the stairs of the Hilton Baltimore. Join the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation on Saturday, July…Continue

Nappanee Fire Dept hosts waterball tournament (waterball = like tug-of-war with fire hoses and a yellow ball suspended over basketball court)

Posted by U. S. First Responders Association on Sunday, July 5, 2015

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Bottled water recall: E. coli concerns with 14 brands

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22-Jun-2015: Niagara Bottling is voluntarily recalling 14 brands of bottled water after one of its sources was contaminated with E.…Continue

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