Home Base Nation

Running For Strength And Service - Featuring ICU Nurse Ericka Coutts

Episode Summary

Ron talks with Ericka, intensive care unit nurse outside Massachusetts General Hospital about her frontline work with patients, which has made her think of what our servicemembers may go through when returning home. After just completing her 5th Boston Marathon – as one of 34 runners for the David Ortiz Foundation, it was clear that Ericka's next stop would be to support the mental health needs of our servicemembers and their families - At the 11th annual Run To Home Base this weekend.

Episode Notes

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Home Base Nation Team:

Steve Monaco, Marine Veteran Brendan McCaffrey, Maureen Roderick, Charlotte Luckey, Karianne Kraus, Dan Berg, and The Moxi Group - DeeDee Kearney, Natalie Bonelli

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Dr. Ron Hirschberg

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Peter Smyth


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