The Headstrong Project
held its 3rd Annual Words of War fundraiser to benefit the organization, and the night began with a moving video tribute for Sgt. Gary Johnston by Gerardo “Tony” Mena, followed by a performance of Bryan Doerries’ “Theater of War” from Emmy Award Winner John Turturro & Academy Award Nominee Amy Ryan. Late Night host Seth Meyers also led a panel discussion with Veterans, followed by a live auction. Event proceeds will be directed to effective, cost-free mental healthcare to post-9/11 combat veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress.