Ever wonder where the money goes when the NFL fines players for misconduct? Half is allocated to the Gene Upshaw Players Assistance Trust, one of many resources funded by the league and its players union to help former players in need such as Witman, whose wife, Michelle, made the call they both credit with saving his life soon after the near-suicide attempt.
TheOldManSays while this is not related directly to our veteran world it is a unique look at the type of assistance, and the results of that assistance, that is available in the private sector.
Read more at. . . Courtesy of. . . NFL and union-backed programs providing lifelines to ex-players in distress