The Healing Power of Music

Research has shown again and again the undeniable healing power of music. One Interlochen alumnus is providing tangible evidence of that power, through work with soldiers who have sustained life-changing injuries on the field of battle, helping them find focus ...

Helpful Tips for Making the Return to School or College Easier Post-TBI

Web Portal Gives Veterans Easy Access to Michigan Works Online Services

NWMI Works logoVeterans can access a variety of job seeker services by visiting a newly redesigned section of the Northwest Michigan Works! Career Café website. puts key information for veterans on one web page. From that page veterans can ...

A Soldier's Perspective: Matt's Message

Matt in his army uniformBy Matthew Snider, US Army, SGT, Ret.

Disability Network Provides Much Needed Support to Veterans: Jason's Story

reining liberty ranchJason is one of many veterans trying to overcome Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and a Traumatic Brain Injury. Disability Network works closely with returning veterans, helping them reintegrate back into the community. “Thanks to Disability Network’s help, I’ve ...

Veterans – Stand up and let your voice count on Oct. 23

by Matthew Snider, Veteran who resides in Traverse City, MI

Disability Network Receives $18,000 for New Beach Path at Clinch Park

3 individuals who use wheelchairs and a young lady who is blind gather on the new ADA Walk at Clinch Park Beach in Traverse City.

Building Community Solutions to Take Place Through the Month of May in NW Michigan

Building Community Solutions

Veterans with TBI May Qualify for Additional Disability Pay, Allsup Reports

A new rule implemented earlier this month by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) makes it easier for veterans with traumatic brain injury (TBI) to receive additional disability benefits if they have a related secondary condition, according to Allsup, a ...

The Good Soldiers: David Finkel & Doug Stanton in Conversation with Dan Okrent

The J. Anthony Lukas Prize Project and the Columbia Journalism School present a conversation between award-winning writers David Finkel and Doug Stanton, moderated by Dan Okrent, distinguished writer and the founding Public Editor of the New York Times. Pulitzer Prize-winner ...

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Snyder Proclaims November as Hire a Veteran Month: Connects Veterans with Career Opportunities

LANSING, Mich. - Gov. Rick Snyder declared November as Hire a Veteran Month and announced a series of upcoming career fairs for veterans. He urged Michigan employers to consider veterans when making hiring decisions and help returning veterans make the transition ...




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