AUSN

SUMMER 2018

Navy magazine is distributed on Capitol Hill,the Pentagon and naval bases around the world. It provides information that impacts Sailors, their families and the Navy. Navy is published quarterly by the Association of the United States Navy (AUSN).

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9 Association of the United States Navy — that his non-medical care coordinator and fellow participants noted a much more positive, engaging and energized athlete at the end of that event. Many participants go on to participate in the Warrior Games, Invictus Games and Paralympic events, demonstrating their strength and determination to return to an active and engaged life. NSHF is pleased to be able to support the warriors, the families and the games. NSHF raises funds through sponsored golf tourna- ments, fashion galas and holiday celebrations. NSHF also is grateful to be the beneficiary of corporate and individual donors who recognize the importance of supporting our wounded, ill and injured Sailors and Coast Guard members. All of the foundation's staff members are volunteers who give freely of their time, resources and expertise, thus keeping overhead to a minimum. NSHF now is in the process of forging a part- nership with AUSN. As a member organization with a non-profit arm, AUSN is the "voice for America's Sailors." With chapters throughout the United States, AUSN has among its missions ensuring that our veterans get the ver y best care. The partnership with NSHF increases its ability to do that while educating the public about the foun- dation and its role in helping warriors and their families heal. AUSN monitors activity on Capitol Hill that impacts Sailors' and Coast Guard members' benefits, pay and entitlements, along with issues impacting veterans. Working in conjunction with NSHF, AUSN will work to increase awareness of issues that directly affect NWW-Safe Harbor enrollees. Focused attention in the moment of need is the first step toward a positive outcome. Sailors helping Sailors. For more information on NSHF, visit www. safeharborfoundation.org or like the foundation's Facebook page at Facebook/Navy Safe Harbor Foundation. Heidi Weller is executive director of the Navy Safe Harbor Foundation and director of human resources and operations at the Association of the United States Navy. Lt. Anna Kerry, left, and retired Musician 3rd Class Abbie Johnson pet Johnson's service dog, Kona, following a medal ceremony June 4 at the 2018 Department of Defense Warrior Games at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. The Navy Safe Harbor Foundation sponsored 13 Sailors in the games, including Kerry. Team Navy was comprised of athletes from the Navy Wounded Warrior-Safe Harbor program. MASS COMMUNICATION SPECIALIST 3RD CLASS MORGAN K. NALL

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