Derrick Redd, national field service representative in the Legion’s Veterans Affairs & Rehabilitation Division, is attending a briefing on Clinical Nurse Leaders (CNLs), a new nursing initiative by the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Warren Goldstein, assistant director for TBI and PTSD programs in the Veterans Affairs & Rehabilitation Division, is meeting with Tom Kavanaugh, an expert in mind-mapping techniques and neuro-linguistic programming, in Ellicott City, Md., to learn more about the RELEASE method protocol for releasing the effects and symptoms of PTSD. The acronym “RELEASE” stands for “release emotion, lessen exhaustion, stimulate energy.”
Jacob Gadd, deputy director of health care for the Veterans Affairs & Rehabilitation Division, is attending a meeting with Veterans Health Administration officials at the Department of Veterans Affairs Central Office in Washington.
Jacob Gadd and Warren Goldstein of the Legion's Veterans Affairs & Rehabilitation Division are meeting with staff from the Office of VA Research and Development for Mental Health, regarding current TBI and PTSD field research.
Brooklawn, N.J., the 2013 American Legion Baseball World Series champions, will be attending Game 1 and 2 of the Major League Baseball World Series in Boston at Fenway Park. They will be honored on the field prior to the start of Game 2 on Thursday.
The Legion’s National Executive Committee will hear reports from National Commander Daniel Dellinger, as well as the Finance, Convention, Economic, Internal Affairs, National Security, Children & Youth, Veterans Affairs & Rehabilitation, Public Relations, Americanism and Magazine commissions.
American Legion National Commander Daniel Dellinger is conducting a press conference on the government shutdown’s impact on veterans, the military and their families at 2 p.m. EDT at the Indiana War Memorial in Indianapolis.