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National PTSD Awareness Day is June 27

National PTSD Awareness Day is June 27

By CAPT(ret) Mary Smart, NFRW Armed Services Committee

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) has existed for millennia but has only been acknowledged medically as a disease in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual for Mental Disorders (DSM) since 1980. PTSD has been known by many names:  railway spine, shell shock, and combat fatigue. However, this disorder can be the result of a myriad of traumatic events such as a natural disaster, near-fatal accident, terrorist insurrection and war, sexual violence, or serious threats to a person or their family.  

Monday, June 27, 2022/Author: Cecilia Tyler/Number of views (344)/Comments (0)/
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NFRW President Supports Today’s Historic Supreme Court Ruling, Calls for Civility and Respect

NFRW President Supports Today’s Historic Supreme Court Ruling, Calls for Civility and Respect

Eileen Sobjack, President of the National Federation of Republican Women (NFRW), issued this statement on today's historic U.S. Supreme Court ruling.

Friday, June 24, 2022/Author: NFRW Communications/Number of views (1074)/Comments (2)/
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Title IX Turns 50: Let's Keep Sports Fair

Title IX Turns 50: Let's Keep Sports Fair

By NFRW President Eileen Sobjack

On the 50th anniversary of Title IX, NFRW President Eileen Sobjack calls for keeping an even playing field for women's sports.

Thursday, June 23, 2022/Author: NFRW Communications/Number of views (844)/Comments (1)/
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Coast Guard Auxiliary Birthday - June 23rd

Coast Guard Auxiliary Birthday - June 23rd

From the NFRW Armed Services Committee

This volunteer force promotes and supports maritime safety and recreational boat safety, fights pollution of our waterways, and performs some rescue operations. Originally, these volunteers were required to have their own vessel, but it is not required today. 

Thursday, June 23, 2022/Author: Cecilia Tyler/Number of views (275)/Comments (0)/
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Let's Hear It For the Boys!

Let's Hear It For the Boys!

By NFRW President Eileen Sobjack

NFRW President Eileen Sobjack reminds us to give a hat tip this Father's Day to all the guys who take their responsibilities seriously, who are not only men, but true gentlemen.

Friday, June 17, 2022/Author: NFRW Communications/Number of views (1256)/Comments (1)/
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