Two stories receive MarCom awards

Two of Laura Stassi’s stories for the Military Health System website have received recognition from the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals, an international organization founded in 1995.

Laura’s story on talking with wounded warriors and their loved ones about physical intimacy received the MarCom Gold Award.  The story was first published on in November 2017 and was picked up by several media outlets, including Military One Click and the Daily Defense News blog.

Laura’s story on deep vein thrombosis, first published on in April, received an Honorable Mention. This story was picked up by almost a dozen outside media outlets including Stars & Stripes.

Marcom awards honor excellence in marketing and communication. Each year, approximately 6,000 print and digital entries are submitted for award consideration from dozens of countries.