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This speech was given by FTWWF founder and President Miranda Briggs, at the Man22 Suicide Awareness Run in Fayetteville, North Carolina, Saturday, May 22nd, 2021. Spoken straight from the heart, her words echo the same sentiments that many of us feel during this time of year as we remember those who gave it all. InContinue reading “In Remembrance”
My name is Michael Nease. I have never been a runner (until the last few years) and I have never served in the military. Despite my lack of military service, I have always had a deep respect and connection for the armed forces. I was born and raised in Savannah, GA, which has a militaryContinue reading “Running to Remember”
By Jacqueline Glenn Sometimes a shiny pink bag makes all the difference. “Wow! What pretty bags these ladies will get to carry around,” a worker for True North of Columbia exclaimed when I dropped off these care packages. Containing personal care items such as shampoo, dish soap, washcloths, and more, these bags will reach domesticContinue reading “A Service to Survivors”
My name is Steve Meyers and I am walking over 3,300 miles to raise awareness of post-traumatic stress. When I began my journey of crossing the USA on foot a little over 1,700 miles ago, I had no idea how the journey would change me. Initially I thought I would tell people my story. TheContinue reading “There’s Two Sides to Every (Walking) Story…”
Written by Scott Wiman, former Green Beret and founder of Call In The Cavalry nonprofit for military veterans Over the past ten years of being out of the military, I’ve noticed that the process of adjusting back to a civilian lifestyle can go smoothly for some military veterans, whereas others can really struggle with it. Continue reading “The Power of Charity Work”
By Julie Glenn of Lambda Sigma Pi Sorority During these crazy times with Covid its harder than ever to find places to spend time at and volunteer all across the country. This is because various establishments won’t allow outside visitors at Nursing homes or women’s shelters for example. That did not stop the ladies ofContinue reading “Lambda Sigma Pi Service Day”
Killeen, Texas – January 30, 2021 By Amy Headrick, Outreach Coordinator, Fight the War Within Never did we imagine that we would be traveling so quickly outside of the Savannah area. We did though, our networking took us to Killeen, Texas. This started out as a class and a Buddy Watch Walk, but ended upContinue reading “Turning the Tide on Suicide”
By Miranda Briggs Fight the War Within Foundation crossed paths with the founder of Buddy Watch Walk, John Ring, this past summer and immediately knew that we were going to work together in the future. We had no clue that the future would be so soon or that the impact would be so immense. TheContinue reading “The End of the Pier”
Thanksgiving can be the start to a very difficult time of year for many Americans. What is supposed to be the season of giving, of family, and of unity, can be a reality of isolation and darkness. Here at our Fight the War Within Foundation family, we wanted to find a way to make anContinue reading “Thankful”
The importance that a single moment holds is beyond the power that any words could ever explain. Whether dark or bright, every second of time carries significance. Whether we comprehend that in the most vital times is not always up to us. Time is our drill sergeant and it will smoke the shit out ofContinue reading “Weathering the Darkness”
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