• Continue reading Borne the Battle #261: Marine Veteran Tim Davis, Educator, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Evangelist, “Spot the Marine” Meme

    October 25, 2021

    This week's Borne the Battle features Marine Corps Veteran Tim Davis, a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu evangelist and subject of “Spot the Marine” meme.

  • Continue reading Chats with the Chief: VA researcher Dr. Terry Keane talks about his career in PTSD research

    October 20, 2021

    In this week’s Chats with the Chief, VHA Chief of Staff Jon Jensen talks PTSD with Dr. Terry Keane of the VA National Center for PTSD.

  • Continue reading Borne the Battle #260: Benefits Breakdown – VA Mobile Mental Health Apps

    October 18, 2021

    This episode of Borne the Battle – a benefits breakdown – features VA Mobile Mental Health Apps, which provides free tools and information to support and help Veterans manage PTSD-related symptoms and stress, learn to practice mindfulness, aim to reduce suicide risk and strengthen parenting skills.

  • Continue reading Chats with the Chief: VA Researcher Dr. Russ Huber talks about his work in VA PTSD Research 

    October 13, 2021

    VHA Chief of Staff Jon Jensen talks post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) with Veteran Dr. Russ Huber, director of the PTSD Brain Bank at the VA Boston Healthcare System. 

  • Continue reading Borne the Battle #259: Navy Veteran and DEA Special Agent Bill Czopek

    October 11, 2021

    In this week’s episode of Borne the Battle, Special Agent Bill Czopek discusses his experience in the Navy, his working at the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), and the dangers of counterfeit pills.

  • Continue reading Chats with the Chief: VA Neuroscientist Ann McKee talks brain injuries in Veterans and NFL players

    October 6, 2021

    In this week’s edition of Chats with the Chief, VHA Chief of Staff Jon Jensen sits down with Dr. Ann McKee, who studies the long-term effects of hits to the head on the brain.

  • Continue reading Why I get my health care at VA: Air Force Veteran Tom

    October 4, 2021

    When doctors in the private sector couldn't diagnose Tom, VA stepped in and figured out what was wrong. VA has cared for him ever since.

  • Continue reading Borne the Battle #258: Army and Air Force Veteran Fannie Griffin McClendon, Centenarian, 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion

    October 4, 2021

    Army and Air Force Veteran Fannie Griffin McClendon is a centenarian and was part of the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion. The only all-female, all-black battalion to serve overseas during World War II.

  • Continue reading Chats with the Chief: Recent, coming improvements to Board of Veterans’ Appeals

    September 29, 2021

    Chats with the Chief: Cheryl L. Mason, the first woman to chair the Board of Veterans’ Appeals, talks about improvements to the board.

  • Continue reading Borne the Battle #257: Army Veteran Vincent Vargas, Actor, Entrepreneur

    September 27, 2021

    If you know of Black Rifle Coffee Company, or watch Mayans MC on FX, you may already know this week’s Borne the Battle guest – Army Veteran, entrepreneur, actor and overall entertainer Vincent “Rocco” Vargas.

  • Continue reading Borne the Battle #256: Marine Veteran David Bonilla, Audio Engineer, Emmy Award Winning Foley Artist

    September 20, 2021

    On this episode of Borne the Battle, Marine Veteran David Bonilla talks about his military service and his journey to becoming an Emmy Award Winning foley artist and audio engineer.

  • Continue reading Borne the Battle #255: Benefits Breakdown – HUD-VASH: Assistance for Veterans and their Families facing homelessness

    September 6, 2021

    This episode of Borne the Battle, a benefits breakdown, features HUD-VASH, a collaborative program between HUD and VA that provides support to help homeless Veterans and their families – and those at risk of becoming homeless – to find and sustain permanent housing.