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October’s Veteran Of The Month: Cortney Amundson

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Cortney Amundson
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Cortney Amundson served in the US Air Force from as a non-destructive inspection journeyman 2003-2007. She served during Operation Enduring Freedom during her deployment to Uzbekistan 2004-2005.

She retired from the Air Force and attended Metropolitan State University receiving a bachelor’s degree in psychology, and afterward attended Antioch University Seattle receiving a master’s degree in psychology in 2011.

She then worked for the Wounded Warrior Project taking post-9/11 combat veterans on outdoor recreation trips, and is currently working for Mindful Restoration LLC taking veterans and others to do outdoor recreation incorporating mindfulness.

Cortney also is a Veteran Outreach Coordinator for EMDR HAP Veteran Resilience Project of MN offering EMDR therapy at no cost to veterans.

She and her partner have a 19-month-old daughter and lives in New Prague, MN.

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