Red Cross Workshops Help Service Members and Their Families Manage Stress

Martha Teater is a licensed Marriage & Family Therapist based in Western North Carolina. Originally drawn to the Red Cross as a Disaster Mental Health volunteer following Hurricane Katrina, she …

Husband Saves His Wife’s Life Using Skills He Learned in Red Cross CPR Training

Many people don’t learn how to perform CPR because they never think they’ll be in a situation where they will have to use it. But this Father’s Day, Luke Benrud …

This Memorial Day: Remembering My Father Captain Russell S. Penniman

 As Memorial Day is once again upon us, I will visit my father’s marker at Arlington National Cemetery here in Washington, DC. Twenty-six years after his death, I still marvel …

How To Send a Military Emergency Message through the Red Cross Hero Care Network

This was originally published on the American Red Cross in the National Capital Region Blog. May is Military Appreciation Month and the Red Cross supports our troops through a uniquely-developed …