About The Author
Sean is a retired Master Sergeant who spent his twenty-year military career as a combat correspondent for the US Air Force and Defense Department. His time in uniform took him from Desert Storm operations in the first Gulf War to Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan. Now he works with Heroes With Hearing Loss® striving to provide effective solutions to Veterans who experience hearing loss among other related injuries.
Years ago, someone told me the damage to a veteran’s hearing begins the first day they fire a weapon. For prior or current military members, that day almost always comes shortly after the first time they don a uniform. Even with proper hearing protection, a small explosion right next to your head is going to […]
You’ve trained for the harshest conditions. You can survive for weeks with barely any food and stay alive for days with little water, but you can only live a matter of minutes without air. Breathing is so important that your body does it automatically—which is why we usually don’t think about it. However, becoming aware […]
Do you regularly hear buzzing or ringing in your ears? If so, you may have tinnitus…. and you’re not alone. What is Tinnitus? Tinnitus (pronounced tin-ni-tus) is a fancy word for “noise in the ears,” which is typically a ringing or buzzing. According to the Veterans Administration (VA), tinnitus is the number one service-connected health […]
As a veteran, you’ve given a lot in service to your country. You’ve earned the medical care and benefits available to you. So why aren’t you seeking treatment for the health conditions you’re enduring as a result of your time in uniform?