Gateway TV Network explores the issues of our wounded veterans from the War on Terror with Focus Marines Foundation board members Tom Ilges and Ted Kretschmar.
The article also features the experiences of FOCUS Marines graduates, and how the program has changed their lives: Marine veteran Corporal Enoch Pashby explained, “Psychology is illusive. You can take two people and put them in the same situation, and one comes out of and the other doesn’t… This place completely changed my life. I’m […]
Wendell Webb, the National Senior Vice Commandant of the Marine Corps League, shares his perspective on the FOCUS Program in the MCL quarterly magazine, “SemperFi”. Midwest Division This SemperFi article is going to share with you my experiences with Focus Marines Foundation (FMF) in February 2013 in the St. Louis area. FMF is a 501(c)3 […]
By Shiela Frayne Rhoades West NewsMagazine July 29, 2015 “We few, we happy few, we band of brothers,” said the king to his soldiers in Shakespeare’s “Henry V”. The same may be said of the FOCUS Marines Foundation, a St. Louis-based nonprofit organizationwhich has the sole purpose of helping wounded brothers and sisters – Marines […]
Posted: Wednesday, May 13, 2015 By Karen Cernich, Feature Writer It seems unimaginable that a group of men and women living with serious conditions like traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress can, in just seven days time, go from feeling despair and hopelessness about their lives to feeling confident and optimistic. But Ted Kretschmar and […]