Archive for September, 2018

RLF-supported research study published in Neuroradiology

Posted on September 21st, 2018

A landmark scientific study has been published in the journal Neuroradiology, adding to the growing body of literature showing that blast waves are a source of traumatic brain injury in military personnel. “White matter microstructural abnormalities in blast-exposed combat veterans: accounting for potential pre-injury factors using consanguineous controls,” by Andrew C. McClelland, Roman Fleysher, Weiya […]

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Resurrecting Lives Foundation’s focus on veteran employment

Posted on September 21st, 2018

While the unemployment rate for all US military veterans continues to drop (currently hovering at 3.8%, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, or BLS), the jobless rate for Gulf-War era II veterans is still higher, at 4.5%. The good news from this US BLS report: “Veterans with a service-connected disability had an unemployment […]

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Key support from Cardinal Health

Posted on September 21st, 2018

Key support from Cardinal Health   Resurrecting Lives Foundation is proud to have the support of Cardinal Health, long a supporter of veterans in the workplace and of the work of RLF. Awarded a Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award in 2015, Cardinal Health sponsors an internal Veterans and Military Advocates Employee Resource Group, […]

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From the Board:

Posted on September 21st, 2018

Jon Giacomin Jon Giacomin is Chief Executive Officer of the Medical segment at Cardinal Health. Giacomin currently serves as the Chairman of the Board of the Cardinal Health Foundation. He is the chairman of the Healthcare Distribution Alliance board of directors and a member of its executive committee and serves on the board of directors […]

Exploring new worlds after the military

Posted on September 21st, 2018

Learning to navigate new cultures and ways of operating. Trying to translate past experiences to a new norm. Forging a new sense of direction. Characteristics of moving to a different country? Not a new country, but certainly a new state; these are veteran-defined attributes of transitioning out of the military and into civilian life and […]