About This Organization
St. Louis Area Iraq War Veterans was created to provide support, and free services for spouses, families, and soldiers currently deployed as well as Operation Iraqi Freedom Veterans, Global War on Terror Veterans, Operation Enduring Freedom Veterans, active military personnel and family members related to pre-deployment, deployment, and post-deployment issues, as well as service member and family deployment readiness problems, information about PTSD, Health issues and Veterans Benefits. We have links to information about Veterans Administration health care, readjustment after deployment, education, employment, military discounts, PTSD issues, support-chat forums, family support and deploymentinformation for those in the St. Louis and southern Illinois area, including resources and support for low-cost to free counseling services for veterans and their families.
Our purpose is to come to the aid of spouses, families, and soldiers who have been exposed to traumatic experiences and who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after serving in military hazard zones and provide whatever assistance is necessary to re-enter and adjust back to civilian life.
Contact us: stlouisiraqwarvets[at]yahoo.com. If you want information, stories, questions, tips, a link to your blog, whatever you think needs to be posted e-mail it to us.
This organization developed by Jason Glover, of the “St. Louis Area Iraq War Veterans”(SIWV) group who, during 2003-2004, served in the 203rd Engineering Battalion of the United States Army in Baghdad with the 1st Armored Division and 2nd Calvary Division; and Anthony Bradley, also from SIWV, who is not an Iraq War veteran but wants to honor those who are.
2LT Brad Edwards joined the organization in April of 2007 as managing editor. Brad graduated from Truman State University with a B.S. in Justice Systems and a commission as 2LT in the Missouri National Guard Military Police Corps, where he now serves as Platoon Leader, 2nd Platoon, 1175th MP CO.
Contact us at 314-489-7703.
Join the St. Louis Area Iraq Veterans Yahoo Group: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/stllouisiraqwarvets
St. Louis Area Iraq War Veterans, Inc. found on January 19, 2007 as a nonprofit organization and is entitled to all rights and privileges grant corporations organized under the Missouri Nonprofit Corporation Law.