Going Backward To Go Forward

Going Backward To Go Forward

Late last year Steve came to us as a veteran who had recently lost his home. Fortunately, he had a job and a car at that time yet not long after entering our program he lost both of those as well. At Warriors Once Again, we understand people can lose ground from time...
Isolation

Isolation

Not long ago, I received a call asking me to go check on a homeless veteran.  The call came from three states away, from someone familiar with the veteran.  I called the cell phone number given and spoke with Ben (not his real name, learning that he had been living in...
PTSD and The Fish Whisperer

PTSD and The Fish Whisperer

Not too long after opening our doors, we took in a veteran who was well into his seventies. He had become vulnerable to homelessness and the availability of a bed with us was preemptive to that. His former military service was one of tension having spent time in the...
Hopes and Dreams

Hopes and Dreams

One of our earliest residents was quite expressive with words and had a seemingly unlimited supply of them on any given day. But, he had one particular statement on repeat and if I heard it once, I heard it a thousand times. That was, “I’ve always wanted...