Forum Focus and Description

posted Jan 10, 2012, 7:40 AM by Shady Brook   [ updated Jan 27, 2013, 5:28 PM ]

Forum Resources: 

-  Support Professionals, as well as those who understand and have personal experiences that       the families can relate. They will discuss the discomfort of what to expect when your Veteran comes home. 

-  Jeffrey Hoerger, LPC – Team Leader, Bucks County Vet Center and retired Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy – Command will guide and coordinate the Family forum.

- Professionals who will support & expand on the focused dialogue.

 Who should attend:  Families of Veteran’s who are preparing, are presently or previously deployed, i.e. wife, husband, brother, sister, aunt, uncle, fiancée, good friend.

Organizing and supporting Groups: Travis Manion Foundation with collaboration of the American Legion, VFW and many support groups from the Local National Guard, Army Reserves, Navy, and Air force, Marine Corps Families as well as support professionals and organizations.

 Targeted Regions: Greater N.E. Philadelphia., Bucks/Montgomery County PA & Mercer County NJ Areas

Forum Focus:  to develop, promote and conduct an interactive, informational and confidential forum for local families and love ones of returning veterans. The program is focused on assisting families and love ones through awareness interactive discussions, personal family/individual experiences and professional support resources. The forum is envisioned to be two hours in length with an additional hour for private/ group meetings with the professionals and supporting agencies present.


Shady Brook,
Jan 27, 2013, 5:30 PM