Mental Health/Wellness

Before You Ignite This 4th of July

The following is a tradition that many Americans follow before, during and after the 4th of July: Middle to late June:  Purchase fireworks. (either at a roadside stand, in another state, or in a back alley) July 1st – 3rd:  Randomly set off those fireworks at any time, day or night. July 4th: 1. WearContinue Reading “Before You Ignite This 4th of July”


“Beyond the Yellow Ribbon”

When I found out that my community was in the process of becoming a “Beyond the Yellow Ribbon” city I couldn’t wait to attend the next meeting. For Homefront United Network readers who are unfamiliar with what this is, let me explain.   “Beyond the Yellow Ribbon is a comprehensive program that creates awareness forContinue Reading ““Beyond the Yellow Ribbon””

Mental Health/Wellness Veterans

Base Camp Hope

Diane Kinney has a vision…a BIG vision.  She’s the Executive Director of Base Camp Hope, and if her vision becomes a reality, it will revolutionize how veterans with so-called mental “disorders” (PTSD, anxiety, depression) heal their invisible wounds and reintegrate back into society. I had a chance to sit down with her recently, and weContinue Reading “Base Camp Hope”

Health/Beauty Veterans

From Boot Camp to Veteran

“Recently, the Homefront United Network was represented at a military event in Minnesota.   Once a year, St. Paul’s Fort Snelling transforms into a reintegration briefing, health fair, yoga studio, fashion runway, lecture hall, and more! The Seventh Annual “From Boot Camp to Veteran” was held at historic Fort Snelling in St. Paul, MN to SPECIFICALLYContinue Reading “From Boot Camp to Veteran”