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Fayetteville VA Hosts Drum Circle Facilitator Training

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J. Froelich
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KUAF
Veterans along with staff based at the Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks in Fayetteville spent a week together learning percussion techniques and facilitating whole health drumming circles.

Several dozen Veterans from across the South, as well as staff from Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks, spent a week together training to be drum circle facilitators. Drum circles are trending at VA’s across the country, under the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Whole Health initiative.

Jacqueline Froelich is an investigative journalist and has been a news producer for KUAF National Public Radio since 1998. She covers politics, the environment, energy, business, education, history, race and culture. Her radio segments have been nationally syndicated. She is also a station-based national correspondent for NPR in Washington DC., and recipient of eight national and state broadcast awards.
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