As the daughter of two Veterans, one of the first lessons I learned were duty, love of country and service to others. The first supervisor I had in the substance use field many years ago, said to me, “what we do is a mission and we find our purpose in it”. I have never forgotten that and lived my career with that in mind. Working at the ‘Heart’ for more than a year now, I am reminded every day that I get to serve those men and women that have given so freely of themselves. Not only am I blessed beyond words but so very privileged that I get to walk alongside them on their path to recovery. And just like every warrior that comes here, I am home.