Walk Hard making a difference for wounded veterans

Spc. Lance Gieselmann (center) accompanies fellow veterans and members of Alpha Tau Omega's Walk Hard during last year's event.

Spc. Lance Gieselmann (center) accompanies fellow veterans and members of Alpha Tau Omega's Walk Hard during last year's event.

Spc. Lance Gieselmann knows about sacrifice.

In 2003, Gieselmann’s tank drove over an improvised explosive device, creating an explosion that left the two other passengers dead and Gieselmann with life-changing injuries.

For the last six years, the Purple Heart recipient has enjoyed meeting and bonding with other veterans who share similar stories, thanks to Jeep…

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Dothan Campus students volunteering at mental health support group

Sharon Neal is among the social work graduate students volunteering to help a mental health support group in Marianna, Fla.

Sharon Neal is among the social work graduate students volunteering to help a mental health support group in Marianna, Fla.

Troy University graduate students are volunteering their time to help those dealing with mental health issues.

Students from the master of social work program at the Dothan Campus are volunteering weekly at the New Day Mental Health Information and Support Group in Marianna, Fla., helping local residents in need of counseling, support and information.

The…

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Rosa Parks Museum’s Veterans’ Voices exhibit helps veterans, families discover healing properties of art

The Veterans' Voices exhibit, featuring artwork by local veterans who participated in a 7-week program, opened Thursday at the Rosa Parks Museum.

The Veterans' Voices exhibit, featuring artwork by local veterans who participated in a 7-week program, opened Thursday at the Rosa Parks Museum.

When Sarita Gish’s son was deployed in Iraq in 2005, she looked to her art to help her cope with her worry and concern.

Gish, who says she has been painting for most of her life, poured her heart out onto canvas, producing a the piece “My Son…Let Freedom Ring,” which is a part of…

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Troy University to pay tribute to the military at Saturday’s home football game

Troy University's Sound of the South Marching Band joins the University in paying tribute to veterans and current members of the armed services.

Troy University's Sound of the South Marching Band joins the University in paying tribute to veterans and current members of the armed services.

Troy University will salute veterans and active duty members of the military during Saturday’s Military Appreciation football game at Veterans Memorial Stadium.

Since 2000, the University has designated one home football game near Veterans Day to honor both current and past members of the armed forces. On Saturday, the Trojans will play host to Sun…

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Rosa Parks Museum to present free art therapy workshops for veterans

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