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Study: CTE Found In Nearly All Donated NFL Player Brains

July 25th, 2017
Source: Tom Goldman, NPR

Cracking The Code In the Gym with Unconventional (Ret) Forces

July 6th, 2017

Cracking the Code in the Gym with Unconventional Forces (Ret) experts. Tug McGraw exercised throughout his chemo treatments to help improve his short-term memory loss from chemo and radiation fog. Equally important he wanted to keep his body strong and his spirit up. So what does exercise do for those with TBI and PTS? Research shows us that we can have cognitive improvement through exercise, diet, and nutrition. During the month of Jul...

Ya Gotta Believe in the Magic of Disney and Others

July 3rd, 2017

Reflecting on our week with American Airlines, Envoy, Airpower Foundation, Gary Sinise Foundation, Disney Heroes, Tug McGraw Foundation and the USO-Metro. Together we created memories for 17 families who have a parent serving in the military with a cancer diagnosis and or a spouse. Ya Gotta Believe when you meet a little boy named Tugger who offers up his autograph and lets you know he is available if Tim would like to meet with him. Ya...

Learn, Share, and Connect on PTSD

June 27th, 2017

A mental health problem that can occur after someone goes through a traumatic event like war, assault, or disaster. Click Here, to learn more from the NIH on symptoms and treatments..

 

Game Day Today! One Rule The Mixed Nutts Always Win!

June 26th, 2017

Come out and Watch The Tug McGraw Foundation and CalVet's zaniest softball team today at 4:00pm. The Mission of the Game, to Bridge Veterans and Community through America's favorite Pastime. Click Here to learn more about this incredible team who's ages range from 62 to 93.

 

Why Thursday's Meeting is Important for the Future VHCYountville

June 19th, 2017

On Thursday, June 22, 2017, the Little Hoover Commission will conduct a public hearingon the Veterans Home of California, Yountville. The hearing will begin at 9:30 a.m. in Room 437of the State Capitol in Sacramento.The Commission will hear from Dr. Vito Imbasciani, Secretary of the CaliforniaDepartment of Veterans Affairs, who will describe his plans for the Yountville veterans homecampus. Next, the former executive director of the Pre...

In a Town Known For Its Culinary...The Unexpected On This Memorial Day Weekend

May 28th, 2017

We often think of the Town of Yountville as the Ulitmate Destination Place for Good Eats. However, what you might not know, is the town was incorporated because of a unique community. This Memorial Day,

The Tug McGraw Foundation honors those that "Gave It Their All." Please take a moment to watch a community in action as they come to pay thier respects to the 6000 men and women who are laid to rest at the

PART 1 of 3: An Intergenerational Day with An Admiral, A SEAL and an Angel

February 22nd, 2017

Yountville-Residents of the Veterans Home of Yountville, California received a bit of surprise last Friday- three very special visitors from Washington DC and Virginia Beach.
Admiral Winnefeld and Mrs. Meeting John Lew

Post and Share #Luv4Lucien a Little Superhero this Valentine's Day

February 12th, 2017

In 1985, Tug retired on Valentine's day to show his love for the game. This Valentine's let's show our #Luv4Lucien a Canadian Superhero who is in treatment for a brain tumor. Let's see how many virtual Valentine Day posts we can get for this #Brave young man. Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada Damon Bennett

 

TMF's Pilot Success "One Seat Today To Further Tomorrow" To Open in Feb

January 12th, 2017

As we begin to layout the foundation for our work in 2017, it is important to reflect, review, and share the impact of our programs and partnerships. Below are the highlights and outcomes from sharing TMF resources and connections with the Navy SEAL Foundation's (NSF) Whole Warrior Health Forum. Because of the feedback and the impact it had for both students and health care proivders from the NSF conference, TMF’s, One Seat Today T...

Congrats to our Photo Winners

December 22nd, 2016

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"This is a blast! Thank you for this fstop program and all you do for those with Brain related issues!! "Ya Gotta Believe"! Merry Christmas to all at The Tug McGraw Foundation. Jaci Gordon

 

" I had to dig out some of my old phones for this. It's been fun! Thank you for doing this. I have always enjoyed photography but never shared outside of Facebook." Kayla Smith

 

 

Joe Biden the mid-reliever hands the ball to the closer with 21st Century Cures Act

December 7th, 2016

Vice President, Joe Biden,  the mid-reliever getting us to the closer to deliver the final pitch in finding cures, as they would say in Baseball. #21stCenturyCuresAct could be a win in the future for Americans touched by illness, drug addiction, and mental health.   Senate Passes Sweeping 21st Century Cures Act Funding Medicine by MAGGIE FOX NBC News Cancer Moonshot: The Doctor Giving a Fighting Chance t...

We're Back April 15, 2017!

November 13th, 2016

  The North Texas Community Giving Foundation, in partnership with The Tug McGraw Foundation, is excited to present the second annual Texas Big Star Half Marathon and 5K on Saturday, April 15, 2017. What started last year as the first endurance running event for the City of Frisco continues this year with an all-new course and Start/Finish. Of course, our wildly popular post-race Finisher Fest and beautiful medals and runner recognit...

Thank You Veterans

November 11th, 2016

A TX Surprise: For Friends who Climbed Mt. Rainier for Brain Cancer & TBI

October 28th, 2016

Maj. William Denn III, of Albany, N.Y., was recognized by the Tug McGraw Foundation for his philanthropic efforts. A 2016 Command and General Staff Officer Course graduate set out with two others last spring to climb the highest peak in the contiguous 48 states to raise awareness for brain cancer and traumatic brain injury.Maj. William Denn III, of Albany, N.Y., was recognized by the Tug McGraw Foundation Oct. 22 in Dallas, Texas...