Happy New Year. I know that all of us are eager to get 2021 off to a good start and to let go of the challenges that 2020 brought us, but before we completely say good-bye, I thought I would share some of the successes NSHF experiencedRead More →
It has been 230 days, more by the time you read this, that COVID-19 became a household word. The impact of the pandemic has been difficult for even the strongest but for our wounded warriors, COVID has brought challenges that few of us understand. Those challenges includeRead More →
Like almost everyone else, Navy Safe Harbor Foundation (NSHF) has been dealing with many unexpected challenges this year; from canceled events to wearing mask with every outside interaction. However, these changes remind us that the NSHF mission remains relevant and important. The Navy and Coast Guard SailorsRead More →
Navy Safe Harbor Foundation’s (NSHF) mission is to support the wounded, ill and injured Navy and Coast Guard Sailor and their families enrolled in the Navy Wounded Warrior Program (NWWP). As of 2020 one of the ways we are striving to meet this mission is by workingRead More →
It’s been more than 10 years since Jared Lenahan joined the Navy, and you could say it’s been an eventful decade for him.
After signing up in June 2009, he spent five years at Camp Pendleton in California working in the field at the Marine Corps Scout Sniper School and Basic Reconnaissance Course. He deployed to Afghanistan as part of Provincial Reconstruction Team Uruzgan that included the Army, Australian Infantry, Slovakian Civil Affairs, USDA, State Department, and other entities, where he worked as a combat medic, combat cameraman, and public affairs officer — a man of many hats, to be sure.
But it was when he went to Sicily after his deployment that his life took a sudden an unexpected turn.Read More →