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About VFR

We are a 501(c) nonprofit organization aimed at helping veterans and their families. Founded in 2016, we are also the sister organization of the very successful National Veterans Healing and Wellness Center located in Angel Fire, New Mexico. To date, we have conducted 13 retreats and prevented 11 individuals from taking their lives. 

The Veterans Freedom Retreat Board of Directors consists of volunteers dedicated to reducing the impact of PTS on our veterans and their families. These volunteers have significant experience in military culture, its interface with civilian life, and in treating veterans with PTS.

 

The Board president is a Vietnam combat veteran with a heart for fellow veterans and our counselors are all licensed, seasoned professionals who successfully work with veterans and others who have experienced trauma.

 

Our alternative modality providers are carefully selected to ensure that the best care possible is provided to our veterans. 

We at VFR are committed to making a difference in the lives of those who suffer from PTS and it's many symptoms. We are trained professionals. All staff are either former military or military-affiliated and understand the needs of veterans. 

About Us

BOARD MEMBERS & STAFF

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Bud Hughes

President

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Linda Jones

Secretary & Participant Coordinator

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David Jones

Program Director & Participant Coordinator

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Bobby Cullen

Treasurer

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Beverly Anderson

Lead Facilitator

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Sam Werschky

Board Member

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Josh Allen

Facilitator

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Frank Briggs

Board Member

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Dawn Rabideau

Board Member

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Frank Koeller 

Board Member

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