U.S. Military & Family Wellbeing Symposium
Best practices for bridging military to civilian life through U.S. Military Warrior Care programs
Join the United States Veterans Chamber of Commerce (USVCC) to make a true difference in the lives of transitioning wounded, ill, and injured service members, their families, and caregivers as they reintegrate into civilian life!
DATE & LOCATION: December 15 to 17th, 2019
J.W. Marriott Hill Country: 23808 Resort Pkwy, San Antonio, TX 78261
Educate, Identify, and Implement state-of-the-art transition services, programs, and practices.
Federal: U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Military, and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs transitioning experts, doctors, clinicians, specialists, caregivers, therapists, and practitioners.
Private: Corporate America, nonprofits, medical professionals, and leading academics.
Veterans: Service-disabled veterans and their families who have completed their transition to civilian life through the U.S. Military Warrior Care programs.
Mental health encompasses the well-being of mind, body, and spirit and contributes to overall health and resilience. The demands of the military community add additional stressors to individuals and families and are amplified even more for our wounded, ill, and injured service members reintegrating into civilian life. In conjunction with the U.S. Military, the United States Veterans Chamber of Commerce (USVCC) has made a promise to support our Nation’s heroes and their families through the Warrior Care programs championed by each branch of the U.S. Military.
In December 2019, the USVCC is hosting a three-day event to explore state-of-the-art transitioning practices, utilizing federal and private industry experts, to aid in a healthy reintegration to civilian life for wounded military, veterans, their families, and caregivers. The discovered best practices will be implemented into the U.S. Military Wounded Warrior Care curriculum or used to begin new services to provide the best-in-class to our nation’s military community.
Facing a growing healthcare crisis in the veteran community, the U.S. Military & Family Wellbeing Symposium will combat critical gaps and barriers in mental and physical health through the expertise of industry experts in the civilian world.
Utilizing multiple one and a half hour breakout sessions on Monday(12/16) and Tuesday(12/17), industry experts will have an opportunity to present, discover, and discuss transitioning topics to event participants including: Diseases Related to Warfare, Caregiving, Financial Wellness, Addiction Management, Suicide Prevention Therapy, Pain Management, Human Performance, Value of Nutrition, Sexual Trauma, Post Traumatic Stress, Employment, and Creative Therapy. Key learnings from breakout sessions will be documented and implemented into future transitioning U.S. Military Wounded Warrior Care events.
VETERAN SERVICE EXPO
The United States Veterans Chamber of Commerce is inviting up to 100 veteran service focused organizations to present and provide information on their programs and services. On both Monday(12/16) and Tuesday(12/17) there will be a dedicated three-hour block for event participants to interact and exchange information.
WOUNDED WARRIOR CARE: U.S. Military Wounded Warrior CARE, inclusive of all service branches, proactively supports wounded, ill, and injured service members, their families, and caregivers during the service member’s recovery, transition, and reintegration to civilian life. The U.S. Military produces five to seven annual week-long Warrior Care events on various U.S. Military Bases to provide support with caregiving, adaptive sports, resiliency and recovery, and empowerment in transition.
United States Veterans Chamber of Commerce: The USVCC, a nonprofit organization, holistically enriches the lives of transitioning military, veterans, veteran- designated businesses, and their families across a wide spectrum of needs through our five pillars of support: Employment, Business, Education, Wellness, and Family. We are comprised of 27 independent state chambers, over 100,000 veteran designated businesses, 2.5 million veterans, and 200+ Fortune 5000 affiliated companies.
A crucial function of the USVCC is assisting transitioning wounded, ill, and injured service members and their families through the U.S. Military Warrior Care programs with recovery coordination, military caregiver support, resiliency, and adaptive sports among other subject matter. Warrior Care is critical to a healthy and successful reintegration into civilian life.
Thank you to our lead event sponsors!
Aetna Foundation, CaliberHome Loans, CVS Health, GEICO, Gracious Living Care, Holistic Industries, Living Works, Pro Football Hall of Fame, Preferred CBD, Veterans Advantage, and Vietnam Veterans of America.