Adventure Series Event Recap: Shy Wolf Sanctuary

Although the ability to hold events has been hamstrung by the COVID-19 pandemic over the past eight months, the Home Base Southwest Florida team partnered with the Massachusetts General Hospital Infectious Disease Department and carefully followed Florida State guidelines to safely hold an in-person event for Veterans, Service Members, and Families at the Shy Wolf

A Special Veterans Day Message from Brigadier General (ret.) Jack Hammond

Dear Friends of Home Base, In a January 1838 speech in Springfield, Illinois, Abraham Lincoln warned that America’s greatest threat would not come from abroad, our destruction would come from within! Within 25 years, this remarkable prophecy would nearly come true as brother fought brother. Before this Civil War ended nearly 750,000 Americans would be

Boston Marathon Runners Take Inspiration from Home Base’s Mission

The 124th Boston Marathon Virtual Experience was a tough challenge in an already challenging year, but 12 runners took inspiration from Home Base’s mission and committed to running virtually, raising more than $177,540 in critical funds to support Veterans, Service Members, and their Families. The Boston Marathon was initially postponed from April to September due

Stand with Home Base This National Suicide Prevention Month

Today is World Suicide Prevention Day, an awareness day observed each year to provide worldwide commitment and action to prevent suicides. To further create awareness and strengthen this fight, the entire month of September is Suicide Prevention Month. Though suicide is certainly not a Veteran-specific issue, a report released by the Department of Veterans Affairs

Community Comes Together to Give Hope in Uncertain Times for Veterans Though Trauma Training and Specialized Care

Home Base SWFL is responding to the needs of local veterans facing increased levels of post-traumatic stress, depression, anxiety and co-ocurring substance use as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic by seeking community support for training clinicians on evidence-based trauma therapies. The COVID-19 pandemic creates a “perfect storm” that threatens the mental health of many