Susan Louis wasn’t always a military mom. “I knew nothing about what families in the military sacrificed. Until my sons joined, I finally realized the sacrifices they made.”  She wasn’t always a grassroots organizer either. A nurse, mother to military veteran sons, and user, Susan launched a petition last month that helped secure the opening of a military veterans home in Penfield, NY to house soldiers rehabilitating from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and traumatic brain injury (TBI). Susan’s actions helped support a project created by CDS Monarch, an organization helping developmentally disabled persons, for their Warrior Salute program.

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