AHNA & Joining Forces

The AHNA Leadership Council has agreed to support First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden's nationwide Joining Forces Campaign and is encouraging AHNA members to do the same. Joining Forces is calling on all health professionals to be aware of the specific health issues facing service members, veterans, and their families.


There are many ways to get involved including: participating in local projects or starting your own volunteer project, giving service hours, sending a message of thanks, and sharing a story of support. To read more about the Campaign and how you can help, go to: http://www.whitehouse.gov/joiningforces/get-involved

Click to pledge your support & volunteer for Joining Forces

Read the press release and learn about AHNA President-Elect Peggy Burkhardt, Ph.D., ARNP, BC, HNC attended a briefing and kick off of the Joining Forces campaign at the University Of Pennsylvania with First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden.


Also, click to read a letter from AHNA President Glenda Christiaens inviting holistic nurses to support Joining Forces.

Thank you letter from Jill Biden, the Office of the Vice President.

More about Joining Forces.

Other Links and Resources
Sign up for ANA eMail Updates about Joining Forces

VA’s National Center for PTSD Web site 

Helpful article about "Post Deployment Care for Returning Combat Veterans"


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