AUSA to Host Military Family Forum

Living with Post Traumatic Stress: An Update on Issues and Resources

The Association of the United States Army (AUSA) Family Readiness Directorate will join forces with representatives from the Elizabeth Dole Foundation, Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), the Department of Defense (DoD), Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard’s office, Senator Maize Hirono’s office among others to host a Military Family Forum titled, Living with Post Traumatic Stress: An Update on Issues and Resources

This free Military Family Forum is designed to update the community of caregivers and support organizations on the challenges and solutions for families living with Post Traumatic Stress.

This event is free and open to all active duty, reserve, National Guard, retiree, veteran, and surviving military spouses, service members, and veterans. A complimentary lunch will be provided for those who attend.

Date: August 17, 2016
Time: 9:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Location: Nehelaani Banquet & Conference Center, 1249 Kolekole Avenue, Schofield Barracks, HI 96857

The event opens with welcoming remarks from Emily Emmons, an Elizabeth Dole Foundation Fellow and Founder of HO OLA Farms: Growing Hawaii’s Heroes.

Following, there will be two panels of expert representatives speaking on behalf of the VA, the DoD, the local Military Treatment Facilities, Congressional offices and the University of Hawaii Military and Veteran Center.

The Key Note speaker will be Mrs. Patti Brown, spouse of the U.S. Army Pacific Commanding General, Robert Brown.

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*AUSA gratefully acknowledges USAA for its sponsorship of the Military Family Forum.