Following his calling: Meet Ty Oswald

Ty Oswald is an Army veteran, dad, husband and has PTSD. He is a Huntsville native (Buckhorn High School) and the military was always his calling. “Both of my parents served and I couldn’t see myself doing anything else. He served for 6 years as an OH 58 Avionics and Weapons Systems Specialist. He deployed … Continue reading Following his calling: Meet Ty Oswald

The VFW Poppy Program

By April Thomas, Quartermaster Gentry –Isom VFW Post 2702 The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States is a nonprofit veteran’s service organization and Gentry-Isom VFW Post 2702 has been serving veterans in the Huntsville area since 1945. Located at 2900 Memorial Pkwy Frontage Rd NW in North Huntsville Post 2702 is breathing new … Continue reading The VFW Poppy Program

Veterans and Epilepsy: What You Should Know

By Sara FranklinExecutive Director, Epilepsy Foundation Alabama November is National Epilepsy Awareness Month. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, veterans are at a higher risk of developing epilepsy. Epilepsy is a brain disorder that causes seizures. There are many types of epilepsy and different kinds of seizures. When a person has two … Continue reading Veterans and Epilepsy: What You Should Know