September is Addiction Awareness Month: Earn FREE CEU Credits with Home Base

This month, Home Base’s Training Institute is recognizing Addiction Awareness Month by offering a FREE online training on Motivational Interviewing. Motivational Interviewing is an evidence-based, therapeutic intervention for behavior change. This class is designed to educate primary care and community mental health providers about the skills required in Motivational Interviewing and why it is an

Secure Your Spot for the Run to Home Base Florida

Early registration is now open for the 3rd annual Run to Home Base Florida 5K run, 1-mile walk and Kids’ Dash at JetBlue Park on Saturday, January 19, 2019. Red Sox fans and military supporters alike who dream of crossing home-plate like the baseball pros can live out their dreams as the home of Boston

Gearing Up “Fore” the 2018 Pelican’s Nest Tournament

Gearing Up “Fore” the 2018 Pelican’s Nest Tournament

Preparations are underway “fore” the Pelican’s Nest Golf Tournament, which will be held in November to commemorate Veterans Day. Pelican’s Nest Golf Club, a private, member-owned club, will open to all Southwest Florida residents for the event on Monday, November 12th. In an exciting new development this year, the Pelican’s Nest Golf Club Board has

Karpus Foundation Grant Announcement

George Karpus, CEO of Karpus Investment Management knows a thing or two about the importance of giving back to his local community. “My father was a coal miner and my mother did factory work,” the Naples resident says of his humble beginnings. “I’ve been blessed and I enjoy giving back to others. The purpose of

Wakeboarding Adventure Series Recap

Southwest Florida Veterans and their Families cooled off during this summer’s Adventure Series event at Revolution Cable Park in Ft. Myers, which provided families an opportunity to bond with one another and test out their wakeboarding skills on the water. More than seventeen Veterans and Family members attended the event, which was made possible through

Overcoming Grief: Advice and Resources from Home Base’s Family Team

Grief is a universal part of life: ancient Greeks and Romans honored their deceased with lavish feasts and funeral games, while ancient Celts took part in a “death wail” to demonstrate their grief aloud, and Mexicans honor the dead with days long “Dios de Los Mortos” festivals. Even animals are known to grieve: elephants have

Home Base Happenings

From road races on Cape Cod to spin-classes aboard the USS Constitution in the Charlestown Navy Yard, it’s been a busy summer at Home Base! Here’s a look back at Home Base happenings from the last few months, plus a look ahead at what’s in store for fall. Adventure Series with Peabody Essex Museum Home

Fort Campbell, Kentucky Soldier Travels to Boston, MA for Charity Race Honoring Veterans, Service Members and Families of the Fallen

There are people who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggling – yet have been able to navigate their way out of the depths of their darkest moments. U.S. Army Sergeant (SGT) Sam Kanatzar, stationed at Fort Campbell, Kentucky is one of those people. In 2014, while deployed at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, Kanatzar says she