Grant from Attorney General Supports Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) Veterans Struggling with Opioid Use Disorder

As the nation continues to grapple with COVID-19, communities across the country are experiencing the devastating ripples effects of the pandemic. With reports that military suicides are up as much as 20%, combined with data that overdose deaths have accelerated during COVID, it is evident that the pandemic is taking a heavy toll on many

Visualize Success with Home Base’s Warrior Health & Fitness Team

At a time when we are required to remain physically distanced, sticking to health and wellness goals may feel even more difficult than usual. Estimates suggest that of the 40% of Americans who make New Year’s Resolutions, only 8% will ultimately achieve their goals. With 2021 underway, Home Base’s Warrior Health & Fitness Program Director

Home Base Southwest Florida Clinic Celebrates First Year

In November of 2019, Home Base Southwest Florida (SWFL) formally announced its expansion and clinical partnership with Lee Health, the largest healthcare system in Southwest Florida, to offer mental health services for Veterans and Military Families who call the five-county region home—at no cost. Although COVID-19 hit shortly after the start of the new partnership,

Veterans Day Televent Raises Critical Funds and Awareness

In a year like no other, Home Base knew Veterans Day would look—and feel—different than ever before. Since 2015, Veterans Day at Home Base has been marked by an annual TV Special hosted by WCVB Channel 5. As one of Home Base’s most important fundraising events, the annual Veterans Day special generates funding for the

2020 in Review: A Special Message from Brigadier General (ret.) Jack Hammond

Dear Friends of Home Base, When German soldiers emerged from their trenches on Christmas Day 1914 and approached the Allied lines across no-man’s-land, Allied soldiers feared they were being tricked. But when the Germans called out “Merry Christmas” in the Allied soldiers’ native tongues, something remarkable happened. Known as the Christmas Truce of 1914, the

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