General Hammond Shares Special Memorial Day Message

General Hammond Shares Special Memorial Day Message

Memorial Day is a day of remembrance for those who have died in service. Many think this is a day to reflect on those who were lost in combat—and indeed, it is—but it also is a day to remember those who were lost because of their service. As a combat leader in both Iraq and

Home Base Establishes ‘General Franks Endowment’

Colleagues and friends of Frederick Franks, Jr., Senior Advisor and Honorary Board Member of Home Base, gathered at the Kensington Golf & Country Club in Naples, FL to present the retired four-star U.S. Army General with the General Frederick M. Franks Endowment, celebrating his legacy and work in the Southwest Florida (SW FL) community. “Gen. Franks is

Acts of Kindness Spread Across the Country to Support Home Base

Inspired by their personal military family connections, 41 alumni of  Corvias Foundation’s Scholarship Program pledged to raise money for a chosen charity to commemorate the Foundation’s 10 years of serving military and local communities. As military children – now many in their 20’s – and most with parents who have been deployed throughout their years

The Run to Home Base: Miles of Love for Connecticut Nurse

On July 15, Southington, CT resident Caitlin Handley will participate in the 8th annual Run to Home Base presented by New Balance at Fenway in support of Home Base, a Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital Program. The 9K run and 5K run/walk begins outside Fenway Park and ends with participants crossing home plate,

6th Annual 1st Lt. Derek Hines Flag Day 5K to Support Home Base

Members of the greater Newburyport, Massachusetts community are teaming up to help local veterans and their families. Saturday, June 10, 2017 marks the 6th Annual Flag Day 5, held by the 1st LT Derek Hines Soldiers Assistant Fund. The fund was established by the family of Derek Hines—a Newburyport native—after he was killed in action

The Red Sox Foundation Receives Grant to Support Home Base

  A $500,000 grant from “Welcome Back Veterans,” an initiative of Major League Baseball and the Robert R. McCormick Foundation, to the Red Sox Foundation will expand medical care to Veterans and Families of Veterans who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injuries. The grant will support Home Base, a Red Sox Foundation,

Veterans Shatter Mental Health Stigma at Boston and London Marathons

Pride. Determination. Achievement. These are some of the reoccurring themes felt at the Boston Marathon finish line on April 17, especially for U.S. Veteran Ivan Castro, and UK Veteran Karl Hinett who ran in support of Prince Harry and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s Heads Together campaign, raising awareness for military mental health. Like many

April is Month of the Military Child, Resources Available at Home Base

Home Base is different than other Veteran-serving organizations. We truly feel that when one member of the family serves, the entire family serves—and to that end, it is our responsibility to ensure services are available for all members of a military family. That is why we pride ourselves on offering a three-generation model of care: