In the News

In the News

  • Dec 17 2018

    2018 OPERATION ENGAGE AMERICA ANNUAL REPORT

    IMPORTANT NOTICE!

    Five years ago, we, as two sets of parents, started out on a journey to ensure

  • May 22 2018

    #VetFlagRun

    Operation Engage America - Iowa invites you to join Brian Geerts (USMC 1983-1987) in raising awareness and funds for our Veterans.

    Let's help prevent Veterans' suicides through PTS & TBI research and address the many other issues that take Veterans down that ugly path.

  • Feb 14 2018

    Victor Hogstrom invited Lisa Naslund back to share her mission five years after Dillion's death.

    Five Years Later with Lisa Naslund

    5 years ago Kansas Public Television KPTS Channel 8 aired the documentary "Dillion- The True Story".

  • Jan 25 2018

    National Commander Denise H. Rohan

    Together, Let's Stop Veteran Suicide

    Following his deployment during Operation Iraqi Freedom, Army Sgt. Daniel Somers

  • Jan 11 2018

    Howard and Jean Somers comment on new Executive Order

    Executive Order Directs Mental Healthcare Resources for Vets

    A new Executive Order signed by President Trump directs mental health treatment and suicide-prevention resources for service members for up to a year after they leaving the mil

  • Dec 17 2017

    Wreaths Across America 2017

    We had the honor of placing Veteran Honor Wreaths at Ft Rosecrans yesterday with many other volunteers for Wreaths Across America.

  • Nov 01 2017

    Broadcasting in most cities on November 6 at 9 or 10PM on PBS’ Stories of Service

    Other dates may be 11/11, 11/12 or 11/13.  Check your local PBS station to find out when it will air in your city.

    PBS Documentary

    ‘VA: THE HUMAN COST OF WAR’ FOCUSING ON THE HISTORY, FAILURES, AND SUCCESSES OF THE VETERANS ADMINISTRATION.

    A documentary by Steeplechase Films & Ric Burns

  • Jun 22 2017

    Stigmas: An ode to the power of opening up

    With thanks to Ode Storytelling of Sioux City IA (@odestorytelling) whose mission is "impact through empathy" for giving Lisa the opportunity to tell her story.
     

  • May 22 2017

    Dillion Naslund: A Mother's Story

    On Mother's Day 2017, we released Lisa's story of 

  • Nov 19 2016

    Things They Carry March

    Things They Carry March