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Battle lines: Songwriters Help Veterans Soothe Painful Memories by Putting Them into Lyrics

Written by Helaine Williams    |     March 10, 2019 Songwriter Wood Newton (left), formerly of Hampton, Ark., listens as veteran William Newton (no relation) tells about his time in Vietnam during a Feb. 15-16 retreat for the Little Rock Chapter of Operation Song, held at the Eugene J. Towbin Veterans Healthcare Center in

When Music Becomes Medicine

Written by Ron Bell   |   December 2018 Songwriters from Operation Song go from hitmaking to healing as they co-write with Tennessee’s military veterans with PTSD Combat veterans will tell you that most battle wounds are invisible. Soldiers carry scars on the inside from wounds sustained at the moment of impact. They entered hell

VA Hosts Music Therapy Retreat in Nashville to Help Veterans Heal

Written by VA Media Relations  |  November 26, 2018 Aimed at helping former service members process some of their military experiences, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the nonprofit Operation Song launched the first of a series of national music therapy retreats Nov. 14-17 in Nashville, Tennessee. In collaboration with VA Voluntary Services

Operation Song Is Helping Local Veterans in Murfreesboro in a Nontraditional Way

Operation Song is a non-profit group that pairs professional songwriters with Veterans and their families to help them tell their stories through song. To date, Operation Song has produced more than 600 songs with Veterans of WWII to those currently serving. Many of those have come from the group's work with the VA Tennessee Valley

Operation Song: Nonprofit Helping Veterans With PTSD By Making Music

Written by Vanessa Paige, THV11 Digital.  |.   August 4, 2018 http:// A nonprofit is helping veterans with PTSD by making music. The organization ‘Operation Song’ hopes to empower veterans and their families through songwriting. It’s not your traditional therapy session, and a veteran said it’s a game changer. “You need to start living, and