As we make our way into November, don’t be surprised if your local police officers look like they haven’t shaved in weeks. That’s because 20 police departments across Massachusetts are participating in “No Shave November” to raise funds for Home Base, a Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital Program and their efforts in helping veterans
Month: November 2016
Gary Swain, MD of Naples Community Hospital Physicians Group, has joined Home Base in Southwest Florida as its new medical director overseeing the Warrior Health & Fitness Program. He is also a retired Air Force Lieutenant Colonel. Dr. Swain is a specialist in the field of family medicine and has cared for patients from school
The Home Base team in Southwest Florida is working hard to keep their local Military community busy. Check out the events below for a recap of past events as well as upcoming events to get you excited. Jumping through hoops. Thanks to Lee County Sheriff’s Department, Home Base friends and families enjoyed testing their agility and strength on
Home Base supporters had one goal in mind on November 7: show gratitude for our Armed Forces while having “fun, fun, fun.” Thanks to the fourth annual Mission: Gratitude featuring the iconic Beach Boys, they were able to do just that. With generous contributions from partners, collaborators, friends, volunteers and staff, Home Base raised more
Fitchburg, MA firefighter John Girouard came to Home Base to heal invisible wounds after a deployment to Afghanistan. Watch his story above.
Supporters of Home Base throughout New England are stepping up to raise funds for the program. Check out some of November’s “Home Team” community events where we will be next. First Responder ‘No-Shave November’: All Month For the second year, former Home Base patient, Purple Heart recipient, and Transit Police Officer Sgt. (ret.) Kurt Power
Dear Friends of Home Base, Each year, on November 11, we observe Veterans Day and pause to honor the men and women who have worn our Nation’s uniform. Today is about recognizing the contributions Veterans have made throughout our history, to reflect on their dedication and sacrifice and that of their Families, and to reaffirm