• July 17, 2021

    During a nutrition assessment, your registered dietitian nutritionist will ask your Veteran a lot of questions, but also to you, the caregiver. Being a caregiver comes with a unique set of challenges and the Caregiver Support Program can help.

  • July 8, 2021

    Families and caregivers are a Veteran’s support system and help to prevent or manage chronic illness with healthy eating. Nutritionists want to support you!

  • July 3, 2021

    If you have ever been distracted while eating, you know how easy it can happen to any one of us. But when we're concerned when a loved one may not be eating enough, we want to focus on how to help them reduce distracted eating.

  • June 28, 2021

    This week’s episode of Borne the Battle features Air Force Veteran Marti Moore, who discusses her military career and her road to becoming the group vice president of Technology Implementation at Spectrum Charter Communications.

  • June 26, 2021

    As a caregiver or someone in a Veteran’s support system, you may notice your loved one having difficulty chewing or swallowing certain food items. Although there are suggestions your VA Registered Dietitian Nutritionist will make, we often pair up with Speech Therapy for a comprehensive team approach.

  • June 21, 2021

    This week’s episode of Borne the Battle features Texas Army National Guard Veteran Cindy McNally and Marine Corps Veteran Nate McDonald, the President and Vice President of Irreverent Warriors.

  • June 19, 2021

    Have ever been sitting at the kitchen table with your veteran loved one and notice they may be starting to have some difficulty feeding themselves?

  • June 14, 2021

    When people think of seeing a Registered Dietitian, they think of eating healthier or aiming to lose weight to meet a specific goal. However, for some of our Veterans, gaining too much weight is not their problem it is actually quite the opposite. When you go many days without eating enough, many changes occur inside your body. Your body will start to break down muscle and fat to use for energy. This can lead to a condition called malnutrition. 

  • June 14, 2021

    High military aptitude test scores and high school curiosity earned Jonathan Kingham a place in the Navy that started him on the path toward a career as a singer-songwriter. On this episode of Borne the Battle, Kingham discusses the how the Navy helped him enter the Seattle music scene, the evolution and future of the music industry and how singers and songwriters make a living from music.

  • June 7, 2021

    In this episode of Borne the Battle, Josh Seefried shares his life story, from being blackmailed and outed as gay to becoming one of the nation’s foremost advocates for LGBT active-duty service members.

  • June 2, 2021

    Volunteers have built communities of care and support and continue to meet the needs of Veterans. They are deeply rooted in our history. Hear how they have been shaped by the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • May 31, 2021

    This week’s Borne the Battle features Army Veteran Gavin McIlvenna, who discusses his military career, the selection process of becoming and walking as a tomb guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, his mentors, how he found the Society of the Honor Guard, crazy guard stories, and the process of disinterring a Veteran at the tomb.