Jacksonville, FL (Oct. 18, 2018) – On Friday, Oct. 19, Community Hospice & Palliative Care welcomes Vietnam veterans to a conference from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the University of North Florida’s (UNF) Adam W. Herbert University Center.

Through a partnership with the Community Hospice Veterans Partnership and UNF’s Military and Veterans Resource Center, Community Hospice is hosting “Vietnam Veterans: Welcome Home & Healing,” a free conference for Vietnam veterans, their loved ones and anyone interested in learning tools to provide hope and healing across generations.

 Keynote speakers, retired United States Army veteran Joseph D. McDermott and United States Army Colonel (ret.) Ann McCulliss Johnson, will be introduced by United States Air Force Lt. Col. (ret.) William E. Dudley.

 Designed to bring awareness to programs and services designed for veterans, conference topics include: The Coming Home Experience, Post-Traumatic Growth and Services to Help. Panelists for the conference are the following Community Hospice subject matter experts:

  • Jamie Buller, director of advance care planning
  • Kirk Crocco, staff chaplain and retired Navy and Marine Corps Chaplain
  • Jessica Kinton, licensed clinical social worker

 Jim Monahan, Community Hospice vice president of education and community engagement, will serve as moderator.

 The Jacksonville Jaguars Foundation, a Community Hospice partner, will donate Costa Del Mar hats to conference guests.

 The University of North Florida’s (UNF) Adam W. Herbert University Center is located at 12000 Alumni Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32224.

 Registration is free and begins at 8:30 a.m.; complimentary breakfast is provided. To register, please visit vietnamveteransconference.eventbrite.com, or call 904.407.6790. For more information on the veterans services Community Hospice offers to this nation’s bravest, please visit Veterans.CommunityHospice.Com.