Lily Casura is a longtime independent journalist and the founder of the award-winning Healing Combat Trauma, the first website to address the issue of combat veterans and PTSD (established February, 2006). She is also a chapter author in Healing War Trauma: A Handbook of Creative Approaches, Raymond Monsour Scurfield and Col. Kathy Platoni (U.S. Army), editors, published by Routledge Psychosocial Stress Series. (November, 2012) and the author of Gentle Medicine: Treating Chronic Fatigue and Fibromyalgia Successfully with Natural Medicine. (Self Health Press, 2000.)

In 2015, she was awarded an inaugural Howard G. Buffett grant for women journalists by the International Women’s Media Foundation to pursue a multimedia reporting project about homeless women veterans.