verb [ with obj. ]
restore (elements regarded as disparate) to unity.
• restore to a position as a part fitting easily into a larger
verb [ with obj. ]
bring back (a previous right, practice, custom, or situation);
reinstate: the government restored confidence in the housing
• return (someone or something) to a former condition, place,
or position: the effort to restore him to office isn't working.
• repair or renovate (a building, work of art, vehicle, etc.) so
as to return it to its original condition: the building has been
• give (something previously stolen, taken away, or lost)
back to the original owner or recipient: the government
will restore land and property to those who lost it through
We believe it is important to see these related and relevant definitions in order to completely grasp what re integration really means.
Every soldier, Marine, airman or sailor’s journey home is different.. The process of a returning soldier is all of this, and more. Some believe it to be the most difficult of all tasks a Veteran faces at tour’s end.
“To return, to repair, restore, to re integrate.... To give back (something previously stolen, taken away, or lost) back to the original owner or recipient.” Close your eyes and feel how those words resonate...to give back what was stolen.
For some, the challenges are minimal, for others, it can be an on going effort, a day at a time at best. Some require time, medical and emotional assistance, but most of all, they need a mission, and a purpose.
So let us be broad in our thinking, and bold in our actions. While we may not have lived what they are experiencing, TJHP is committed to give back, restore, and to return to the Veterans, the very thing he or she sacrifices, for the sake of us enjoying ours.
Lets help give these heroes of our nation their life back.