The Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund provides critically-needed medical facilities for treating United States military personnel suffering the effects of traumatic brain injury (TBI) and psychological health issues. These injuries have severely impacted the lives of hundreds of thousands of men and women who have selflessly served in defense of our nation. To help address this urgent need, the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund is building a series of nine specially-designed treatment facilities, called Intrepid Spirit centers, and military bases around the nation. Within these centers service members receive the most advanced and proven care to address the complex symptoms of TBI, with the goal of returning these men and women to their normal duties in the armed forces. Five Intrepid Spirit centers are already open and serving America’s brave men and women in uniform, and they have achieved a success rate of returning more than 92% of patients to work and family.
The Intrepid Spirit program is only the latest in the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund’s almost 20-year history of supporting America’s military and veterans communities. Since 2000 the Fund has provided close to $200 million in support for the families of military personnel lost in service to our nation, and for severely wounded military personnel and veterans.
Today the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund is engaged in a critical program supporting military personnel suffering the effects of traumatic brain injury and related psychological health conditions. The Fund is building a series of nine “Intrepid Spirit” centers to provide the most effective care to these wounded heroes.
From 2000 to 2005, the Fund provided close to $20 million to families of United States and British military personnel lost in performance of their duty, mostly in service in Iraq and Afghanistan.
In January 2007, the Fund completed construction of the Center for the Intrepid, a $55 million world-class, state-of-the-art physical rehabilitation center at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas.
Following the opening of the Center for the Intrepid, the Fund turned toward another critical issue faced by our wounded troops: the treatment of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). The Fund addressed this need by constructing the National Intrepid Center of Excellence (NICoE).
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