Time & Location
Sep 17, 2021, 8:30 AM – Sep 19, 2021, 2:00 PM
VFW - Warrenville, 3S371 Mignin Dr, Warrenville, IL 60555, USA
About the event
Great Lakes Moral Injury & PTS Survival - Come and spend the weekend with fellow Veterans and find HOPE (Healing, Opportunity, Peace and Empowerment)
Major General James Mukoyama- Major General (Retired) U.S. Army 1964-1995; Former Securities Industry Executive for 38 years. Promise Keepers since 1996, Command Religious Program volunteer instructor – at the Great Lakes Naval Recruit Training Center since 2001, Pinnacle Forum Partner. Former Chair of the National Advisory Committee for Minority Veterans, Department of Veterans Affairs. He and his wife were hospice patient volunteers for six years. Willow Creek Community Church member since 1995, leading a small group and co-directing a monthly men’s breakfast. Married to K.J. since 1971, one son and one daughter.
Chappy Ferrer– Executive Director of Military Outreach USA, Founder of Sand-by-me-heroes
82nd ABN, MBA Aspen University International Project Management, PMP certified (2001), Chaplain and license minister (AG), member of American Legion, Rolling Thunder, Veterans of Foreign Wars, married High School sweetheart 40 years, Son and daughter with 5 grandkids, biker and continuing paratrooper as an All American.
Doc Beeman – Corpsman, Vietnam
Background includes general and surgical medicine, clinical psychology, research neuropsychology and group and individual therapy.
Zoeie Kreiner – Founder & CEO of Support Over Stigma
Being from Northern Michigan, Kreiner learned early the importance of looking after your friends and neighbors and getting things done through grassroots efforts. Coming from a large family filled with active duty military, Veterans and First Responders (31 in 2 generations), Zoeie has dedicated her life to making sure they always have a Battle Buddy and never fight alone. She became even more passionate about this mission with the loss of her sons best friend to PTSD and Moral Injury. Zoeie is a Blue Star Mother with a son currently serving and a daughter who is a First Responder. She is also a member of the American Legion Auxiliary.