This site serves not only to offer lessons of how to reclaim your life after PTSDGWI, and MST,  but also a call for change in legislationgovernment policies, the VA system, and military practices  
and procedures that impact the veteran population and their families. 
Immediate Press Release: Sgt. Stephanie J. Shannon is a disabled Gulf War Veteran that is the #1 Amazon Best Selling Author of "Battling the Storm Within"  who has been featured in the Oakland PressDetroit News, CMN TV and Pontiac News Business Today for the work she has done in the community in the past through her non-profit youth development organization Stepeze Inc. She has been featured in new media outlets for the work she is doing in the community for the veteran population and for people that have experienced multiple traumas in life  in the communities of Genesee County, Michigan and across the nation. Sgt. Shannon is also the Founder and the President of the Michigan Women Veterans Empowerment faith-based non profit organization that empowers women veterans and their families. Click on the images and audio players below to listen to interviews and to read the articles about Sgt. Stephanie J. Shannon. She is available for interviews, speaking engagements and projects that support trauma survivors
Part One 1360 AM WLBK 
Suicide Prevention Show Interview 
Part Two 1360 AM WLBK 
Suicide Prevention Show Interview 
Sgt. Stephanie J. Shannon's 
Press Release and  Author Media Kit
View more speaking topics within the speaking tab section.
Sgt Shannon Interview with CNS
Sgt. Shannon TV interview
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Sgt. Shannon TV Interview 
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The Mildred Gaddis Show - Detroit   
Jack Canfield - Chicken Soap for the Soul Co-Author   
Naomi Tutu at U of M Flint
Video Interview with 
Linda Vettrus-Nichols
Saginaw VA Women's 
History Month Event
Professor Angela Y. Davis
U of M Flint Event
Senator Judy Emmons
MOTT Sex Trafficting Event 
California Women Veterans Alliance 2016 Unconference Keynote Speaker
Women2Women Michigan Magazine Cover and full Article 
Rally Time Event 
May 21, 2016
VCAT Region 10 Speaker
May 26, 2016
MVF Michigan Veterans Foundation Ground Breaking Event May30 2016
Senator David Knezek
Michigan Veterans Institute
Veteran's Memorial Shofar Event
The Voices of Veterans Panel 
WSU Event June 9, 2016
Speaker at the Veterans Games Event VFW chp 9 June 30 2016
Montford Point Marines 60th Anniversary Event June 4, 2016 
5th Annual Hero Series event 
June 24, 2016
California Women's 
Empowerment Conference
Interview with Bankole Thompson RedLine Detroit, MI 
Interview with Author Woman Veteran, Lila Holley
Veteran's Spiritual Gathering 
in Flint, MI 
VA NCPS National Center for Patient Safety - Veterans Panel
Interview with Fox 2 News @
Women Veterans UnMasked Event 
Women Veterans Event
Transformation Success Interview
2016 Sacramento California Unconference - Key Note Speaker