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Upcoming Events

  • October 4, 2018

    Music Therapy Retreat

    NEOPAT is honored to partner with Challenge America for the upcoming Music Therapy Retreat. This music opportunity equips veterans with the tools they need to cope with the trauma of their military experience. Designed specifically for veterans who struggle with post-traumatic stress and/or traumatic brain injury, each participant receives three days of expert-led music therapy, a high quality acoustic guitar, and access to our exclusive online networking tools as well as our growing library of free video tutorials on guitar, songwriting, and mindfulness. We provide these services to veterans for free. This is just one of the ways Challenge America works to realize its vision that all service members, veterans and their families have access to the resources they need to live productive, dignified lives.

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  • October 6, 2018

    Modern Warrior Live

    NOEPAT is pleased to partner with Modern Warrior Live for their Cleveland show on October 6 at Playhouse Square, as part of the Tri-C Performing Arts Series presented by Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C®).  They will be supporting 5 of our PTSD Veterans, providing them a Post Traumatic Growth Experience, similar to the founding partner, Jaymes Poling.  Save the date and join us for an incredible evening. Learn more here:


    Playhouse Square, Cleveland, Ohio

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  NEOPAT is proud to partner with Progressive’s 6th annual Keys to Progress program as they give away four vehicles to deserving veterans in our area. Since 2013, Progressive has donated considerable time and resources to provide more than 500 veterans with reliable transportation so they can get back on the road and move forward in life.     As a company, Progressive sees the need in our communities to provide support to military men and women who may be facing tough circumstances in life – from difficult personal and family health needs, to excessive rent burdens, unemployment and even […]

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2018 Purple Heart Presentation to Corporal Ronald Potter

Ron Potter joined the Marine Corps in April 2001. After completing boot camp and the School of Infantry, he was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marines and completed two deployments to Southeast Asia with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit aboard the USS Essex. In 2003, Ron was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 3rd Marines, with which he deployed to Iraq in 2004 and participated in the 2nd Battle of Fallujah. He remained in the service for another deployment in 2005, this time near the Syrian border to help secure a free election for the Iraqi people. He received his […]

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NEOPAT: A Year in Review

2017 was a year to be proud of for NEOPAT. We will continue to assist more local military families in Northeast Ohio in 2018 and beyond!  

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Music Therapy Retreat 2017

The Challenge America team traveled to Cleveland, partnering with the Northeast Ohio Foundation for Patriotism and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame to provide a Music Therapy Retreat for our local veterans on October 19-22, 2017. While the majority of our therapy occurred at the beautiful Lodge at Geneva on the Lake, The Hall of Fame hosted our final event: a private concert of veterans’ music for family and friends in the amazing Foster Theater. During this event, veterans and songwriters took the stage to share their creations. NEOPAT could not be more fortunate to have such a generous and […]

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The Osborn Family

Meet the Osborn Family. Josh, is a medic in the U.S. Air Force Reserve and he and his wife Megan would love to share their family’s story with all of you. NEOPAT was honored to be able to assist such an incredible family during their time of need!  

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To all the kind folks at NEOPAT, thank you for your generosity and Happy Holidays!

- LTC Ed Meade, Garrison Commander, Camp Ravenna JMTC