Entries by Kaelin Locker

Ed Heckathorn: Serving after Duty

When I was first contacted by the Foundation to write for the newsletter, I was honored, excited, and nervous about having to come up with something to write.  Then I thought, “Wait, why me?  I don’t have TBI, nor do I have PTSD.”   That said, I do have a story.  As a matter of fact, […]

RLF in the Community:

Ohio Cyclist Inspired to Ride for Veterans Doug Chivington is combining his passion for ultra-distance cycling and supporting military veterans into a yearlong quest to educate others about traumatic brain injuries and the mission of the Resurrecting Lives Foundation. Chivington, 59, of Bellefontaine, Ohio, will participate in several ultra-distance cycling events –each 100 miles or […]

From the Board: Seth Freshly

I grew up in Northeast Ohio with my older brother and parents. I knew I wanted to serve from a young age, due to the fascination towards adventure, machinery, and might that the military exudes. While in my sophomore year at high school, the attacks on September 11, 2001 marked the moment I sealed my […]

Those who came back scarred…

It has been 18 years since the horrific September 11 attacks that took the lives of thousands of people and shocked and yet mobilized our nation. In New York, Virginia, and rural Pennsylvania, first responders shouldered the terrible burden of being first on the scene, attempting to preserve and respect life. Many of them carried […]

Hitting the links for Veterans with TBI

Golf may very well be the most appropriate metaphor for life: the US Golf Association rules that golfers should “Play the ball as it lies, play the course as you find it, and if you cannot do either, do what is fair.” Cardinal Health’s employees once again staged a fair, successful, and fun golf outing […]

RLF in the Community: “Living with TBI: a Conversation on Working, Socializing, and Thriving”

Living with TBI: a Conversation on Working, Socializing, and Thriving In partnership with Duquesne University Office of Military and Veteran Students, Veterans Breakfast Club, and  The Wecht Institute of Forensic Science and Law, Resurrecting Lives Foundation founder Chrisanne Gordon, MD, will host a panel discussion this month on Living with TBI. This community conversation will focus […]

Ohio Cyclist Inspired to Ride for Veterans

Ohio Cyclist Inspired to Ride for Veterans Motivated by son’s combat injury, Doug Chivington, to raise funds to help struggling veterans MARYSVILLE, OHIO – Doug Chivington is combining his passion for ultra-distance cycling and supporting military veterans into a yearlong quest to educate others about traumatic brain injuries and the mission of the Resurrecting Lives […]

Author Stan Crader Directs Book Proceeds to Help Struggling Veterans

Author Stan Crader Directs Book Proceeds to Help Struggling Veterans Author Stan Crader, who writes and lectures about rural America, is donating all proceeds from his series of three books to the Resurrecting Lives Foundation, which coordinates and advocates for military veterans with combat-related traumatic brain injuries. Crader, president of Crader Distributing Company – Blue […]