Corey O’Brien, RLF veteran ambassador, delivers featured address at Lockbourne, Ohio Memorial Day celebration

Christopher “Corey” O’Brien, a US Army and Ohio National Guard veteran with multiple deployments behind him, teacher at Hamilton Township (Ohio) High School, and member of RLF’s Board of Advisors, was the featured speaker at the 2018 Memorial Day celebration at the village of Lockbourne, Ohio. We are proud to share the video of his very touching address: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iUkqsprpAzA

Born in Massillon, Ohio, from a military family (between Corey, his father and grandfather, they have 56 years of military service covering four different conflicts), Corey earned an undergraduate science degree from the Ohio State University, and a Master’s degree post-deployment in Education, also at OSU. He has taught science at Hamilton Township for 12 years, and also serves as liaison for military-connected families.

The Ohio Department of Education recognizes military-friendly schools with the Purple Star Award. Hamilton Township High School was in the first round of Purple Star recipients. Lockbourne Air Force Base/ Rickenbacker International Airport is located nearby.

Corey was instrumental in the establishment of Resurrecting Lives Foundation’s transcendental meditation program, which provides grants for veterans to learn the techniques of meditation to assist in managing stress.

Sign up to read stories about our heroes and RLF’s work

You can receive our bimonthly newsletter in your inbox, and unsubscribe at any time.

Past issues have featured stories on RLF grants to support meditation training for vets in northeastern Ohio, SAD light distribution to veterans in Alaska, and some individual heroes we have known.

Use this link to join our distribution list, and start learning more about the hope for recovery from TBI.

We are here.  We are listening.  We are advocating for you – and our nation.

Very Respectfully,

Chrisanne Gordon, MD
Founder and Chairwoman



gudiestar-exchange Resurrecting Lives Foundation is proud to be a GuideStar Exchange Member