About 7.3 percent of all living Americans have served in the military at some point in their lives. Appreciate those who served with a slate of special programming from KLRU.
On Thursday, Nov. 5 at 7:30 p.m., learn how creative experiences can help heal military with post-traumatic stress during Arts in Context In Their Words: Songwriting With Soldiers. The recovery process for active duty US soldiers and veterans can seem out of reach, at times leading to attempted suicide and death. Follow how one group of volunteers and professional songwriters work with soldiers to offer an immersive retreat for them to write songs about their military experience and even a chance at healing.
Then, a special Central Texas Gardener Taking Care of Trees airs Saturday, Nov. 7 at noon and 4 p.m. This program includes a healing warriors garden at Fort Sam Houston. It’s a story that features the Warrior and Family Support System gardens at Fort Sam Houston. Emotional, powerful, encouraging stories about a beautiful garden designed for healing warriors, including burn patients.