Mary Ann Parker

Mary Ann Parker is a Desert Storm veteran of the United States Air Force. S She is working on her first memoir: Saddam’s Revenge: My Life with Gulf War Illness. She is an advocate for fellow sick Gulf War veterans and any other veteran in need of assistance or advice.

Recent articles from Mary Ann Parker

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How One Phone Call Can Save A Life
This September and every day, show veterans how one small act can make a big difference.
Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Retired Derek Peeples talks with US Congressman David Jolly about the VA not approving medical treatment that is approved outside of the VA. Jolly hosted the veterans feedback open house from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at Jolly's district office at St. Petersburg College's Seminole campus. (AP Photo/The Tampa Bay Times, Jim Damaske)
How Your Local Representatives In Congress Can Help You Navigate The VA
If you need assistance receiving help from the Department of Veterans Affairs, it may be a good idea to reach out to your local congressman or woman for support.
Sgt. Maj. Tamara L. Fode addresses Marine Corps leaders of commands across Okinawa during the 2013 Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Leadership Summit July 15 at the Butler Officers' Club. The summit focused on how commanders and senior enlisted advisors should foster a positive command climate to combat sexual assault. Fode is the sergeant major of 3rd Marine Logistics Group, III Marine Expeditionary Force. (Photo by Lance Cpl. Lena Wakayama)
The Fight Against Military Sexual Trauma
A survivor of military sexual trauma shares how she is getting stronger and overcoming her experience in group therapy.