Archive for March, 2018

Turn the Lights On!, New Book by Dr. Gordon, Shines a Floodlight on TBI

Posted on March 6th, 2018

Over the last 36 months, according to the Department of Defense, more than 54,000 service members have been diagnosed with traumatic brain injuries (TBI). Additionally, reports indicate that approximately 750,000 veterans from the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts are struggling with service-related TBI and PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, a form of brain injury). Healing and […]

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From the Board: Owen Lee, Col (USA, Medical Corps, Retired), MD, RLF Board Vice Chair

Posted on March 6th, 2018

  Col. (Ret.) Lee, Vice-Chair of the RLF Board, served 22 years in the US army reserve from a private enlisted soldier during the Vietnam War era to a Colonel as an AMEDD officer, until his retirement in 2010. Additionally, as an Interventional Radiologist, he has worked at Licking Memorial Hospital in Newark, Ohio for […]

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RLF Grant Enables a PINK Voice

Posted on March 6th, 2018

In December, 2017, RLF provided a grant to enable a young US Army/US Air Force veteran, Harmony Allen, to attend and participate in the panel discussion Faces of Female Brain Injury, sponsored by PINK Concussions at the National Institutes of Health Workshop: Understanding Traumatic Brain Injury in Women.             My […]

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RLF in the Community

Posted on March 6th, 2018

Cardinal Health presented RLF with a donation of $35,400 in December as proceeds from the 2nd annual RLF Charity Golf Outing, held in August 2017 at Golf Club of Dublin. The event was sponsored by Cardinal Health Veteran & Military Advocate Employee Resource Group (VMA ERG). 140 golfers participated, with more than 30 Cardinal Health […]

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Wendell Guillermo and Chris Lawrence Honored as TBI Champions

Posted on March 6th, 2018

RLF veteran ambassadors Wendell Guillermo and Chris Lawrence will be featured as TBI Champions on A Head for the Future, a U.S. Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center (DVBIC) website that focuses on resources aimed at the prevention, recognition, and recovery of traumatic brain injury in the military. U.S. Army Airborne infantryman Sgt. Wendell Guillermo’s […]

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RLF to Join 4th Annual Run Down the Demons® 5K Obstacle Event April

Posted on March 4th, 2018

Run Down The Demons®, a Columbus, Ohio nonprofit organization which advocates for education, awareness, and reseach into PTSD, TBI, and mental health issues faced by veterans and their families, will host its fourth annual 5K obstacle event on April 7 at Remembrance Park at the Ohio State University in Columbus. Resurrecting Lives Foundation will be […]