Twenty percent (20%) of U.S. troops deployed to Afghanistan since the year 2001 have been found to sustain mild traumatic brain injury. This condition is now found to be the most common injury among soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan.
A case in point
Sgt. Michael Ritchey was tasked to employ ground-penetrating radar to search for pressure-plate bombs under the dirt roadways and rough gravel in Southern Afghanistan. For hours he would squeeze himself into a single-seat road-grader-like vehicle known Read more [...]
Of the 1.25 million service men and women that have come home in December 2010 from Iraq and Afghanistan, 90,000 have been wounded or injured severely enough as to require prompt medical evacuation from the war. Many more suffer from varied forms and degrees of injury ranging from hearing loss to brain injury.
As of 2011, a faculty paper submitted to the Harvard Kennedy School records that there have been 650,000 Iraq and Afghanistan veterans who have been treated in the medical facilities of Read more [...]
In November 2013, the Republicans did something ironic – they honored vets foreign wars on Memorial Day while simultaneously taking away their most basic benefits. The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), the food stamp program for veterans, has been cut. When you realize that about 900,000 war vets rely on the SNAP for their daily provision, you can imagine the impact these drastic cuts have on the already bleak lives of our war heroes.
Bleak homecoming for war veterans
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You may not be aware of it, but 130,000 veterans of US conflicts go homeless on any given night. According to the US Department of Veterans Affairs, one out of every 3 homeless individuals in America today is a US war veteran. Moreover, about 1.5 million of our war veterans are facing the risk of joining the ranks of these homeless and hungry people.
The reality is that the men and women who have fought for our freedom and protection are battling an even fiercer and more real enemy in the form Read more [...]
Healing Heroes Network is excited to present our Second Annual Healing Heroes Freedom Fest Motorcycle and Car Rally!
Join us this Saturday, February 22, 2014 from 10 AM to 6 PM at the Sun N’ Fun Grounds at the Lakeland Linder Regional Airport. (See map below.)
General admission is $5 (five dollars). Take two dollars off with a military I.D. – admission for service members is only $3 (three dollars). Children 10 and under get in Free!
Parking is $5 for cars and $3 for bikes. There will Read more [...]
Harleys for Heroes is a sweepstakes giveaway where one lucky winner will get two Harley-Davidson motorcycles and a year's worth of gas. All proceeds from the sweepstakes and from merchandise sales benefit the Healing Heroes Network, a Florida-based 501(c)(3) 26-3714861 non-profit organization. That’s right, 100% of Proceeds benefit HHN.
Details about the 2014 Harley’s For Heroes sweepstakes giveaway will be released in the next couple months, but for now you can support our mission through Read more [...]
“You fought for us, now we’re fighting for you!” This statement is the corner stone for the Healing Heroes Network (HHN) cause state founders, Dr. Allan Spiegel and Stacey Spiegel.
Through tax deductible donations, fund raising events and contests such as our Harleys for Heroes online sweepstakes where you can enter to win one of three 2013 Harley Davidson® Motorcycles, we are able to help wounded warriors get the medical care they need…and deserve!
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As the Harley Davidson® company gets ready for their milestone 110 years of freedom celebration, why not show your support for our military servicemen and women who risk their lives to defend our safety and freedom with a purchase at our Healing Heroes Network and Harleys for Heroes online store?
From merchandise like our great Koozie to keep your drinks cold (contains the yellow Harleys for Heroes logo on black) or our Support Our Troops T-shirt to our RED (Remember Everyone Deployed) Friday Read more [...]
If you love motorcycles and are looking for something fun to do this summer while also showing your support for our injured soldiers, why not start a Motorcycle Rally or Poker Run to support our soldiers?
A motorcycle rally is a sponsored event where motorcycle riders and enthusiasts gather for a general interest or cause such as a motorcycle rally to support our soldiers. Some rallies are held in conjunction with a music festival or offer live entertainment. They are usually open to the general Read more [...]
Looking for a new 2013 Harley Davidson® Motorcycle but can’t decide on a model? With so many Harleys to choose from it's no wonder it’s hard for you to make up your mind. From the Harley-Davidson® Street Glide® to the light-weight Harley Davidson® Sportster®, there’s a Harley for just about every motorcycle enthusiast.
So how do you choose? Well, the secret to picking the right bike is to first know which type of Harley is right for you.
That's right. Before you go out and buy a new Read more [...]