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5-30-14 10:45am Don Dubuc: on the Returning Warriors Workshop

May 30, 2014|

Don Dubuc fills in for Garland and talks with Rear Admiral Larry Jackson about the Returning Warriors Workshop.

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And welcome back into the think tank we have changed up ready opinion poll question to reflect a president Barack Obama's room messes that you heard just moments ago. I he has accepted the resignation of VA secretary Eric Shinseki. How would you rate local VA services as excellent good fair or poor the only returns are in the -- 100% saying pork. I really couldn't have assailed than what I've heard them never actually been treated at a VA hospital although that may change at some point. But the reputation that precedes and I can tell you is not good. In light of all this negativity about the VA. We were very fortunate to have a rear admiral Larry Jackson joining us this is stop number twelve of fifteen nationwide for the returning warrior workshop. Which is certainly something that is is being done very worthwhile for the people that have put their lives on the line to protect us Larry welcome aboard and by the way welcome back home your New Orleans native tell us about this event that's going on this weekend and I'm sorry we're short on time but. Things -- live radio happen that -- some. I completely understand what we just say it's great to be -- You know returning war workshop. In this -- -- going to be post about a hundred warriors -- conservative receipt there and Afghanistan are still some in Iraq at a variety of other. -- challenging place. And workshop is to help there and and their significant others spouses parents the -- today. -- are important open and transition. Help all of them cope with the stresses. Are returning back. Two the United States and we focus on warrior transition and Stanley reintegration. Will talk about combat operational stress. And as used in this use the -- do that as a transformational growth opportunity. They'll recover -- money matters and and and some of the -- forces. From the military benefits that are available to them they're. Well this is a great setting to have -- sure they're going to be happy to be here in wall once. Two quick questions before you go one how is this funded visit is -- partially by the VA is as a volunteer basis for people in the military like his self. And if someone has -- -- that might want to get in on this for the next year how would they go about doing. Well returning warrior workshops are sponsored. Through congressional appropriation. And for. First sailors who were coming back patient reached out their operational chain of command he can't help but -- touched. With the right folks to make -- able to achieve. I'm very good and Larry like you -- I recommend the oyster festival try to make that terrorists. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- A very -- hot issue in saint Tammany parish fracking -- with them and the think tank on WWL.

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