The challenges of military life are pretty obvious -- deployment to danger zones, long periods of separation followed by all the issues involved with reconnecting. Add to that the trauma caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, and the need for resiliency training is pretty clear. No surprise that participation in resiliency workshops is at record levels, according to Jason Matheney, SAF Program Director for the Red Cross Northwest Region.
A potentially life-saving skill: JBLM-Red Cross partnership provides CPR training to members of the military community
“The whole reason why we wanted to offer these [trainings] to the military community is to give them the convenience of getting or maintaining their certifications,” said Christie Merrill with Red Cross Training Services.
Yaleidy Torres is Pacific Division SAF Volunteer of the Quarter
Yaleidy Torres Congratulations to Yaleidy Torres who has been named as Volunteer of the Quarter (October to December 2018) for Service to the Armed Forces Pacific Division. As the Madigan Army Medical Center (MAMC) Lead on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Yaleidy has mentored and guided countless volunteers. Yaleidy recruits and assigns volunteers to meet the needs … Continue reading Yaleidy Torres is Pacific Division SAF Volunteer of the Quarter
Building Stronger Bonds with our Military Community
By Gordon Williams A Red Cross Chapter is only as strong as its support from the community it serves. That’s why Red Cross chapters in Bremerton, Everett and Tacoma recently held evening events aimed at building and strengthening bonds with leaders of their communities. “The purpose of the meeting was to raise community awareness of … Continue reading Building Stronger Bonds with our Military Community
Holiday Mail for Heroes Mailbox Closing Today
Help us spread some holiday cheer to our service members, veterans and their families. Today is the last day to mail holiday cards to our Holiday Mail for Heroes mailbox at:Holiday Mail for HeroesP.O. Box 5456Capitol Heights, MD 20791-5456 Morgan Beach, Allison Theis, Lacey Shoemaker and Brian Wilson attended Monday Night Football pre-game in Touchdown City … Continue reading Holiday Mail for Heroes Mailbox Closing Today