Caregivers of Wounded Warriors Convene in San Diego to Discuss Difficult Topics: Couples Intimacy, Invisible Wounds and Parenting After Injury

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For the first time, the USO Caregivers Conference comes to Camp Pendleton to help wounded, ill and injured troops and caregivers tackle many of the issues facing those caring for our nation’s wounded warriors, such as: couples intimacy after the battlefield, Post Traumatic Stress, Traumatic Brain Injury, and helping children cope with reintegration and rehabilitation.

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WHAT: For the first time, the USO Caregivers Conference comes to Camp Pendleton to help wounded, ill and injured troops and caregivers tackle many of the issues facing those caring for our nation’s wounded warriors, such as: couples intimacy after the battlefield, Post Traumatic Stress, Traumatic Brain Injury, and helping children cope with reintegration and rehabilitation. The conference is free and open to caregivers, wounded service men and women and military medical advocates and staff from the San Diego area.    

WHEN: Monday, February 25th 2013
9:00am – 2:30pm

WHO: More than 100 caregivers, wounded service men and women and military medical personnel
Featured presenters to include:

  • Col Williard Buhl, Commander, Marine Corps Wounded Warrior Regiment
  • Sloan Gibson, USO President & CEO
  • Trevor Romain, best-selling children’s author and illustrator
  • Monique Dozier, Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center
  • Melinda Morgan, Camp Pendleton Post Traumatic Stress, Class Site Leader
  • Caregiver Couple Panel

WHERE:    Family Readiness Center
Building 1795
Camp Pendleton, CA 92055

RSVP:    Media attending the conference must RSVP to Andrea Sok, USO Communications, by Friday 2/22/13 5pm PST for base access instructions.

CONTACTS: Andrea Sok, USO Communications at 703-579-0858 or asok@uso.org

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