As some of you may know, my brother Jimmy worked on the 104th floor of the North Tower that fell on September 11. Jimmy was only 23 years-old. At that time, I had no idea that tragic day would set me on a path of service.
17 Years Later
It’s hard to believe that it has been 17 years since that day. A day that inspired millions of brave men and women to dedicate their lives to service, a service that included multiple deployments to Iraq, Afghanistan and beyond.
A lot has happened since then. For the relatives of the close to 3,000 victims of the attacks on New York, Washington, and Flight 93 in Shanksville, PA, one of the most significant events was the end of Osama bin Laden on May 2, 2011, a mission completed by Navy SEALs and the Special Forces Community.
While it couldn’t bring back our friends, family and loved ones, it provided a measure of comfort knowing that the man behind these tragic attacks couldn’t harm any more civilians.
Navy SEALs and veterans of the Virginia Beach community have brought justice and a sense of healing to our families and country, and now it’s time to bring a sense of healing to them after several deployments over 17 years of war.
Bringing Much Needed Mental Health Care to Virginia Beach
I am proud to announce that Headstrong is bringing cost-free, confidential mental health treatment to Virginia Beach starting today. Since day one, the Headstrong Project has been dedicated to serving and reaching the veterans who need our help the most. Now it’s time to give back to one of the communities that has given the most over the last 17 years of the War on Terror.
How You Can Get Involved
This is the right next step for our organization. If you agree, please join us in spreading the word in your community, and consider donating however much you can, to support the cost-free mental health treatment we provide to these deserving veterans.
Together, we can change the lives of hundreds of veterans in Virginia Beach.