In the News

In the News

  • Nov 19 2016

    Ruck March November 2016 by university student veterans

    IA and NE Student Veterans "Things They Carrry" Ruck March

    Nebraska, Iowa student vets take 347-mile walk for suicide awareness

  • Apr 29 2016

    Jake Heller with Lisa Naslund, IA Director of Operation Engage America

    Operation Engage America in Storm Lake IA

    Operation Engage America is hosting a resource fair on Saturday, April 30th at King's Pointe Waterpark in Storm Lake, IA.

  • Jan 04 2016

    ABC 10 News Report on DoD's latest suicide numbers

    Military Suicides Higher Than Last Year

    New military numbers show there is no progress when it comes to stopping suicides among servicemen and women.

    Somers' parents, Howard and Jean, thought he was OK, but he was just hiding his post-war pain.

  • Nov 10 2015

    Veterans Day 2015 - Sioux City IA

    Local organizations who serve veterans are teaming up to provide food, support and resources to northwest Iowa veterans and military families the day before Veteran's Day. All veterans and military families are invited to attend this free event

  • Jun 16 2015

    News Anchors

    Des Moines Resource Event on 6/20/15

    DES MOINES, Iowa-- An Iowa family that lost a soldier to post-traumatic stress is on a mission to help others in the fight of their lives.

  • Feb 10 2015

    Caring For The Minds Of Vets

    Daniel Somers was just 30 years old when he committed suicide after suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder after serving in the

  • Feb 10 2015

    Dr and Mrs Somers with Sandra Bond Chapman, Ph.D., founder and chief director of the Center for BrainHealth

    Caring For The Minds Of Vets

    Think, with host Krys Boyd, features in-depth interviews with compelling guests, covering a wide variety of topics ranging from history, politics, current events, science, technology and trends to food and wine, travel, adventure and entertainment.

  • Jun 07 2014

    Howard and Jean Somers open Operation Engage America in San Diego 6/7/14

    Operation Engage America offers regional event for veterans, families

    Howard and Jean Somers spoke today at what they say is the first inaugural resource, education and awareness event for Veterans and their families struggling with post traumatic stress and traumatic brain injury.