About a year ago, I took a criminal defense appointment in District Court involving a young veteran charged with some drug and alcohol offenses. He already had a DUI conviction in Municipal Court, and he was on probation for that. This veteran needed help. His
The start of a new year is a fresh slate for most of us–a chance to wipe away the past and forge ahead with new resolutions and experiences. This holds true for veterans as well, in spite of the memories they cannot erase.
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“Veteran suicide has got to stop,” explained Chris Montgomery. “I have joined Veterans Recovery Resources because I want to do anything that I can to help prevent further tragedies from happening to guys like me who have served our country.” Chris is a retired Corporal
Lloyd Michael Austin was a Sergeant in the U.S. Army and a veteran of Desert Shield / Storm. Now a local small business owner with a huge heart for volunteering in the community, he has joined the Veterans Recovery Resources team to continue to give
On Veteran’s Day weekend, John Kilpatrick was invited to speak at Faith Baptist Church in Mobile, Alabama at a service to honor all of those who have served us so well. The invitation came from Dr. Reginald Eggleston, a buddy of John’s from Officer Candidate
“When a service man or woman puts his or her hand up and says ‘I need help,” they need it right then. Not in six months, not in eight months,” said John F. Kilpatrick, Founder of Veterans Recovery Resources at the Rotary Club of Mobile.
The Community Foundation of South Alabama has recently completed its Southwest Alabama Veterans Needs Assessment and anticipates the results from the assessment will be released in early January 2017. In the meantime, you can learn about the veteran data that is currently available. The dashboards
Veterans Recovery Resources purchased two buildings located on a three-acre parcel in the medical corridor on Springhill Avenue in Mobile, Alabama. These buildings will serve as the permanent campus for the non-profit’s unique recovery program for military Veterans and their families suffering from substance abuse,
The idea for Veterans Recovery Resources came to John through time and experience. John is a combat Veteran of Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm (1990-91), Kosovo (2005-06) and Kuwait in support of Operation Enduring Freedom (2015). He has over 32 years reserve military service including 12 years