wounded warrior l.
Download
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
Wounded Warrior PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
Wounded Warrior

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 38

Wounded Warrior - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 190 Views
  • Uploaded on

Wounded Warrior . Item #1 - How it Began Item #2 - Building the Team Item #3 - Learning Item #4 - Wounded Warrior Regiment Item #5 - How Can You Help?. Item #1 How it Began. Kalsu, Iraq Last picture before injury. Video. Kalsu, Iraq First picture after injury. Shrapnel. Brain.

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'Wounded Warrior' - leroy


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
wounded warrior
Wounded Warrior
  • Item #1 - How it Began
  • Item #2 - Building the Team
  • Item #3 - Learning
  • Item #4 - Wounded Warrior Regiment
  • Item #5 - How Can You Help?
item 1 how it began
Item #1

How it Began

slide5

Shrapnel

Brain

Elbow

received my purple heart
Received my Purple Heart

National Naval Medical CenterBethesda, Maryland

slide7

Medical Summary

At Night: OVER-ACTIVE MIND

Day Time: Expressive and Receptive APHASIA

Vision Limited Reading/Writing

Fatigue Mental Exhaustion

Right Leg: Lack of solid control

Right Arm: Lack of solid control

slide9

ITEM #2

Building the Team

slide10
1st: Hang out with my unit

- Drink Coffee. Chat. Visit.

- 3 Hours a day, 2-3 days a week.

2nd: Visit Lejeune Hospital

Common Status

Loneliness. Guiltiness. Sadness. Confusion. BORED!

Take Away - Live Together?

3rd: Propose the Idea to the (then) CG II MEF

Gen Jim Amos…..Approved

unit was growing
Unit was Growing

Spring 2005Barracks – 6

Others – 10%

Spring 2006

Barracks - 64Others – 50%

Spring 2007

Barracks – 110

Others – 90%

Glenn Beck – WEB

Glenn Beck - Memory

benefits of the barracks
Benefits of the Barracks

Togetherness Events. Talking to each other.

Purpose Part of a Marine Corps Team

Problem Solving Individuals are supported Vehicle/Driver available

Case Manager More Responsive

Food Delivered

Education

Papers, requests, follow ups, second opinions

slide13

ITEM #3

Learning

(also referred to as “Drowning”)

slide14

Education was not automatic

The original plan was successfulTogetherness is good.Some were against the idea, and I understand why.

BUT

We were not prepared for other issues It grew every day

As we solved the problems for those in the Barracks, the question continued to raise…

What about those who do NOT live in the Barracks?

what we had learned
What We Had Learned

USMC ItemsTracking Wounded, Command structure, CONOPS, PEB, VA. TSGLI, Extension, MFL Capabilities, CACO capability, RBE training, promotion, retention, re-enlistment, MOS options, Fitreps, Pro/Cons, options, Wounded Marine Medical decisions, etc…

Family Items- Funding for trips to see sons/husbands (S/H) (ITO, Follow on trips, follow on trips so see kids) - Authorization to see S/H in Landstuhl (Orders, or options?) - Parents/Spouse Disagreements (Financial, passionate, etc)

what we had learned cont
What We Had Learned (Cont)

Medical Items- Multiple Injuries Issues (Pills, attention to all injuries instead of the most important- 2nd Opinion (My elbow as an example)- Decisions (remove leg, connect nerve vains, etc..)- Hospital Options Location - (Home town, VA, current duty station, etc…) Specialty – Walter Reed, Bethesda, Tampa, Willmington, etc..

Public Items- Public Events (Golf, Xmas Event, etc…)- News (Newspapers, Radios, TV)- Donations (Everything!)- Visitors (Everyone is welcome at CL, but not all places)

slide17

Wounded

31st Combat Support

Hospital

Baghdad

Unit/Local BAS

Field Hospital

Return to Duty (RTD)

Return to Duty (RTD)

Return to Duty (RTD)

Return to Duty (RTD)

LandshtulGermany

Calling?

Tracking?

Explaining?

Funding?

ApprovedFamily Members Arrival

slide18

Others

Andrews AF Basewebmaster@andrews.af.mil744th Communication SquadronNetwork Administration(301) 981-9986 / 858-9986

Camp Pendleton Naval Hospital

Camp Lejeune Naval Hospital

National Naval Medical Center8901 Rockville PikeBethesda, MD 20889-5600(301) 295-4611; toll-free 1-800-526-7101www.bethesda.med.navy.mil

Walter ReedArmy Medical Center6900 Georgia Avenue, NWWashington, DC 20307http://www.wramc.amedd.army.mil

Brooke Army MedicalCenterLocation:3851 Roger Brook Dr.FSH TX 78234 Contact Info:(210)916-4141

Naval Medical Center

San Diego

34800 Bob Wilson Drive

San Diego, CA 92134-5000

http://www-nmcsd.med.navy.mil

Calling?

Tracking?

Explaining?

Funding?

Local Support in most Military Hospitals

Marine LiaisonMarine for LifeVA InformationVisitorsOther Injured and their families

slide19

Naval Medical Center

San Diego

National Naval Medical Center

Camp Lejeune Naval Hospital

Brooke Army MedicalCenter

Others

Other VA Hospital Specialties

Walter ReedArmy Medical Center

Other VA Hospital in Home Town

TBI: Palo Alta

VA Hospital

Any Other Military Hospital

Camp Pendleton Naval Hospital

Home awaiting Order

Civilian HospitalimHome Town

Home on ConLeave between each Medical appointment

TBI: Tampa

VA Hospital

TBI: Richland

VA Hospital

Limited Duty Marines/Sailors may be moved to many different places.

Often, they are moved more than once.

All wounded can be tracked as long as the proper input is made.

slide20

Naval Medical Center

San Diego

National Naval Medical Center

Camp Lejeune Naval Hospital

Brooke Army MedicalCenter

Others

Other VA Hospital Specialties

Walter ReedArmy Medical Center

Other VA Hospital in Home Town

TBI: Palo Alta

VA Hospital

Any Other Military Hospital

Camp Pendleton Naval Hospital

Home awaiting Order

Civilian HospitalimHome Town

Home on ConLeave between each Medical appointment

TBI: Tampa

VA Hospital

TBI: Richland

VA Hospital

Limited Duty Marines/Sailors may be moved to many different places.

Often, they are moved more than once.

Tracking Wounded

Funding Families Trips

Multiple Injuries Issues

Public Events (Golf, Xmas Event, etc…)

All wounded can be tracked as long as the proper input is made.

slide21

National Naval Medical Center

Naval Medical Center

San Diego

Camp Lejeune Naval Hospital

Brooke Army MedicalCenter

Others

Tracking Wounded

Funding Families Trips

Multiple Injuries Issues

Public Events (Golf, Xmas Event, etc…)

Other VA Hospital Specialties

Walter ReedArmy Medical Center

Other VA Hospital in Home Town

TBI: Palo Alta

VA Hospital

Any Other Military Hospital

Home awaiting Order

Camp Pendleton Naval Hospital

Home on ConLeave between each Medical appointment

Civilian Hospital

TBI: Tampa

VA Hospital

TBI: Richland

VA Hospital

slide22

When Can I re-join my unit?

Fitreps?

Awards?

Promotions?

Pro/Cons?

?

Approved ConLeave?

Medical Decisions (e.g.-Have leg removed)?

?

?

?

?

Funded trip to follow on Med appt?

New MOS?

?

?

Funded family in medical trip?

?

Re-enlistment?

BAH issues (Brook vs. Pendleton)?

TSGLI?

PEB?

VA?

Not in the Barracks??

slide23

Item #4

Wounded Warrior Regiment(“Help us!”)

slide24

Wounded Warrior Regiment

Colonel Greg BoyleCommanding OfficerWounded Warrior Regiment

slide25

The Wounded Warrior Regiment will provide and facilitate assistance to wounded / ill / injured Marines, Sailors attached to or in support of Marine units, and their family members, throughout the phases of recovery.

Mission Statement

wwr organization
WWR Organization

Deputy Commandant for

Manpower and Reserve Affairs

Headquarters Marine Corps

Quantico, VA (DC M&RA)

Wounded Warrior Regimental Headquarters, Quantico, VA (WWR)

Wounded Warrior Battalion-West

Camp Pendleton, CA (WWBN-W)

Wounded Warrior Battalion-East

Camp Lejeune, NC (WWBN-E)

Mississippi River

slide28

WWR Staff

Current

Ops

CO

SgtMaj

Future

Ops

XO

Advisor

Assessment

Cell

GS/

S - 4

S-3

Strategic

Comm

S-1

Medical

Bureau of

Medicine

Rep

Tiger Tm

Tracking/

Accountability

Charitable

Orgs

WW

Operations

Center

TSGLl

Reserve

Medical

Legal

Admin

WW

Call Center

DISCs

Public

Affairs

Job

Transition

Cell

Marine For

Life

Legislative

wounded warrior battalion west
Wounded Warrior Battalion - West

Camp Pendleton, CA

LtCol Charles Johnson

WWBN-W

NHTP

NHCP

Balboa

WWC

Hawaii

VA PRC

Palo Alto

I/Is West

Tripler

Guam

Okinawa

wounded warrior battalion east
Wounded Warrior Battalion - East

Camp Lejeune, NC

LtCol Tom Siebenthal

WWBN-E

Landstuhl

BAMC

NHCL

NNMC

WRAMC

VA PRCMinn

NH

Portsmouth

Andrews

AFB

I/Is East

VA PRC

Tampa

VA PRC

Richmond

*** I-Is are our PAT teams

slide31

Know that a Regimental Marine is in your areaHelp is out there

WW Regiment

WW Battalions

WW Company

Patient Affairs Team (PAT)/VA Liaisons

District Injured Support Cells (DISC)

Call Center

(877) 487-6299

WWR services the Total Force –

Active Duty / Reserve / Retired / Former Marines

Quantico

Landstuhl

Camp

Lejeune

Camp

Pendleton

Okinawa

Guam

Hawaii

Level of Effort

Current (Mil / Civ): 212

Contractor Support: 24

Future Total: 361

*

120 Hometown Links (not shown)

slide32

Item #5

How Can You Help?

know about the wounded warrior call center
Know about theWounded Warrior Call Center

They can solve any issue, or they know who can.

To reach the Wounded Warrior Call Center, call

(877) 4USMCWW ((877) 487-6299).

For more information on the Wounded Warrior Regiment, visit www.manpower.usmc.mil.

slide34

Know that a Regimental Marine is in your areaHelp is out there

WW Regiment

WW Battalions

WW Company

Patient Affairs Team (PAT)/VA Liaisons

District Injured Support Cells (DISC)

Call Center

(877) 487-6299

WWR services the Total Force –

Active Duty / Reserve / Retired / Former Marines

Quantico

Landstuhl

Camp

Lejeune

Camp

Pendleton

Okinawa

Guam

Hawaii

Level of Effort

Current (Mil / Civ): 212

Contractor Support: 24

Future Total: 361

*

120 Hometown Links (not shown)

know that you can and should talk to wounded warriors
Know that you can and should talk to Wounded Warriors
  • Were you injured?
  • (Do you mind telling me) What Happened?
  • How are you doing?
    • Their response….”I’m Fine”
      • You should disagree “I could never handle that” etc…
  • Did you loose a friend?
    • If so, it is the worst thing that happened.
  • Say nothing negative
    • Especiappy “anti-war”
  • Thank you, etc…
  • What unit were you in?
    • Best unit in the Army.
    • If a Marine, it is important. But not as much.
spread the word
Spread the word
  • Call Center
  • My Web Site
    • www.sempermax.com
    • Money is not involved in any way
    • Sharing stories is important.
      • The concept of the Barracks
  • Internet Stories
    • Find a story of this Warrior, and tell him/her about it.
  • Donations are amazing
    • www.hopeforthewarrior.org
      • They contact other organizations if at all possible
      • Smart
spread information remember they are people
Spread informationRemember, they are people

Visit. Talk. Help. Try to provide HOPE.