Augusta Health to host Virginia Wounded Warrior Program

Augusta Health and the Augusta Health Foundation will host a full-day program, Going to War is Easy, Coming Home is Not, on Friday, Sept. 9 at the Augusta Community Care Building.

The program—targeted for active military, veterans, family and friends of veterans, professionals who work with veterans and community members—is free. Professionals can earn Continuing Education Units for a $15 fee.

Topics planned include military traumatic brain injuries, combat-related Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), military familiarization and a question-and-answer session with a panel of veterans. The program will begin with registration at 8 am. Lunch is included in the program.

To register, or for more information, contact Amie Trinca at 540.332.4050 or


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