Operation Mend

With more than 3 in 4 post 9-11 veterans reporting that they suffer from post-traumatic stress, many American military families are coping with this invisible wound of war as their loved ones’ transition back into civilian life. “PTSD and mild traumatic brain injury greatly impact the veteran’s family, [...]

By Amy Albin • November 15, 2016

More than 100 well-wishers gathered April 13 at a formal ribbon-cutting ceremony for UCLA Operation Mend’s new program [...]

By Meg Sullivan • April 22, 2016

"In 2005, I got hit by an IED. My teammates were ambushed, and I suffered the brunt of the blast. Eighty percent of my body was covered with third-degree burns," says Israel "DT" Del Toro, an Air Force officer who served in Afghanistan. "A little over eight years ago, I [...]

By uclahealth • June 30, 2015