David Hume Kennerly shares the afternoon with The Tug Mcgraw Foundation Fstop Warrior Project students. David is considered a master storyteller by his colleagues, and has been shooting on the front lines of history for decades. He was one of the youngest winners of the Pulitzer Prize. His portfolio is a must see and so is his series on iphone photos! Thank you David from Team McGraw and Honorary Chair, Tim McGraw. Visit: ht...
It's time to get your brain in shapeJune 26th, 2014
(CNN) -- From the outside, the human brain might not be much to look at. What makes it fascinating is hidden within, in the complicated circuitry of neurons that makes you who you are. Scientists are trying to understand this complex network and find the key to staying sharp as we age. In the meantime, use what they do know: that exercising these neurons can improve your memory and possibly stave off dementia. In honor of Alzhei...
TMF's fStop Program Has Two Great Events Coming Up and You're InvitedJune 18th, 2014
2014 Champs, Event Photos and a Surprise or Two!June 10th, 2014
Remembering Our Fallen Heroes in the Rise of Our Future HeroesMay 23rd, 2014
By: Harry Croft, M.D. Former Army Doctor and Pshychiatrist
Memorial Day is a time marked for remembrance of our fallen heroes who made great sacrifices to defend our way of life. Additionally, Memorial Day is also a celebration of the pinnacle of patriotism for our nation.
Duke brain tumor research to be featured in People magazineMay 1st, 2014
Tug McGraw Foundation CEO to Speak at Milken Institute Global ConferenceApril 17th, 2014
TMF has announced that CEO Jennifer" Brusstar will participate in a panel discussion at the Milken Institute Global Conference on Tuesday, April 29 at 2:30 PST, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles. The panel, "Unlocking the Mysteries of the Brain," will focus on the scientific understanding on how the human body works has expanded exponentially in recent decades, but the brain is not divulging its secrets easily. ...
TMF Announces 3rd Annual Sporting Clay Pro-Am Sponsored by Tarver Land DevelopmentApril 8th, 2014
April 8, 2014, Yountville, CA – The Tug McGraw Foundation will hold its 3rd Annual “Celebrity Sporting Clay Pro-Am” on Tuesday, June 3, 2014 at the Nashville Gun Club in Nashville, Tennessee. Sponsored by Tarver Land Development, the event will benefit the Tug McGraw Foundation and its efforts to improve the lives of military service members who have been affected by Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI).
Rand Results: 1.1. Million Americans Providing Care To Military MembersApril 1st, 2014
1.1 MILLION AMERICANS PROVIDING CARE TO MILITARY MEMBERS WHO SERVED SINCE 9/11, RAND STUDY FINDS April 1, 2014-More than 1.1 million spouses, parents and friends are caring for the injured and disabled who have served in the U.S. military since Sept. 11, 2001, often doing so without a formal support network and putting their own well-being at risk, according to a new RAND Corporation study. The largest-ever study of m...
RAND & EDF to Release Results of Largest Study of Military CaregiversMarch 30th, 2014
READ THE RAND STUDY RESULTS The Tug McGraw Foundation has been supporting the efforts of the Elizabeth Dole Foundation from their conception. Mrs. Dole and her team have commissioned a study to determine the gaps and needs facing our nation’s military and veteran caregivers. The results of the study, “Hidden Heroes: America’s Military Caregivers,” will be released on Tuesday, April 1, in an 11 am EST briefing at the N...
An Invite From Our Partners In Research ABC2March 28th, 2014
On May 14, 2014, join Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure CEO, Max Wallace, as he interviews UCSD Neurosurgeons, Dr. Bob Carter and Dr. Clark Chen, and Chief Scientific Officer of Regulus Therapeutics, Neil W. Gibson, Ph. D. This is a unique opportunity to hear from local brain cancer experts on new opportunities and challenges in therapies and diagnostics for brain cancer.
Tune In Tonight: Watch Prince Harry & Our Partners S2S Trek The South PoleMarch 26th, 2014
What began as a race to the South Pole between three teams of combat veterans, including Prince Harry, turned into a struggle for survival. Matt Lauer will host an exclusive prime time special, "Prince Harry's South Pole Heroes," airing Wednesday night at 8 p.m. on NBC. Viewers will be taken along as the royal and a group of veterans embark on an arduous 130-mile trip to the South Pole with the charity Walking With The Wounded.
Free Workshop-Coping with the Unique Challenges of Adults with Brain DiseaseMarch 21st, 2014
UCSF Neuro Cargiver Consortium Presents: Family and friends of patients with all types of brain disorders often struggle with similar issues in caring for their loved ones. In this free workshop, caregivers will receive practical information from nurses, physicians and other professionals on caring for patients with illnesses that affect the brain, including brain tumors, Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, and injuries to the brai...
Accepting Applications for 2014 TMF & No Barriers Women's RetreatsFebruary 26th, 2014
These retreats are joint partnerships between the Tug McGraw Foundation and Soldiers to Summits. Offering four different retreat opportunities this year, we invite female veterans and active-duty service women to join us for five-day retreats where participants will learn to embrace the No Barriers Mindset.
"Ya Gotta Believe"
What's Within You Is Stronger Than What's In your Way
New Program for PTSD and TBI-VA San Diego HS Opens Aspire CenterFebruary 17th, 2014
As a former patient of a VA residential treatment facility, Veteran Kristopher Warren knows what it’s like to fall short and find redemption after leaving the military. Left without the support and structure of the Marine Corps after his discharge in 2006, Warren felt vulnerable. “I began experiencing a mix of guilt and need,” said the former artilleryman of seven years. “Guilt for what I had done and seen and a need for that ad...