The Walter Reed Foundation Retreats

The Walter Reed Foundation is sponsoring “Bridging the Gap Retreats” to support
post 9/11 combat/deployment service members and veterans and their caregiver
or primary support person in their journey of healing. This four-day relaxation and
reconnection retreat, intended as a strong adjunct to VA/DoD services, will take
place at the Union League Club Chicago, Chicago, Il. March 17-20, 2016. The goal is
to continue the healing journey for service members/veterans and their families
with a program focused on group support, education, stress-management skills and
fun in a beautiful setting. Reconnect to self, peers, family, and community. Enjoy
relaxation, Shedd Aquarium private tour, tai chi, ear acupuncture and learn
relaxation skills. All activities are staffed by experienced DoD and VA providers,
service members/veterans/family in addition to community volunteers. Walter Reed
Foundation is funding “Bridging the Gap Retreats”, in collaboration with: Invisible
Wound, Warriors at Ease, and the Institute for the Health and Security of Military
Families at Kansas State University, Manhattan Kansas. Those who are interested in
participating are asked to submit an application – available at:

For additional information please email
*The Walter Reed Foundation is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization and not a part
of the Walter Reed National Military Medical Health Care System.

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