I recently had the honor of participating in an interview (platform used: Zoom) with NBC4 WCMH-TV in Columbus, Ohio. The focus of the interview was on mental health and our veterans. Danny Eakins (Department of Veterans Services) shared his personal story about mental health while serving in the United States Army (Active Duty) and the
Earlier today, I watched a Podcast interview of Joe Rogan interviewing former Navy Seal, Andy Stumpf, about Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Suicide. As someone that works in the mental health field (Ohio Suicide Prevention Foundation) and served in the military for 22 years, I really enjoyed this video. Note: I am not a medical
After 22 years of military service, I officially retired from the U.S. Army on May 1, 2019. This blog is a little late. After all, I initially didn’t want to write about it because I was ready to close that chapter of my life. But now that the dust has settled, I am more comfortable with it.
I’ve had the honor of serving in the United States Army for 21 years, with the following units: A Co 1-22 INF (M) / Fort Hood, Texas [1997-1999] D Co 2-9 INF (M) / Camp Casey, South Korea [1999-2000] A Co 1-148th INF**/ Xenia, Ohio [2000-2003] 52nd CST (WMD) / Columbus,Ohio [2003-2007] 73rd Troop Command
Yesterday I had the honor of co-hosting our 3rd annual Sexual Assault Awareness & Prevention Month (SAAPM) 5k Color Run/Walk Event at Rickenbacker (Columbus), Ohio. This was a joint operation that involved four branches of services. Reference my post: SAAPM 2018 for additional information about Sexual Assault Awareness & Prevention Month. This event was designed
In May of 2019, I will retire from the military. This will be the conclusion to a very important chapter of my life that started on 30 July, 1997. This journey has been an amazing experience, specifically due to the people I’ve had the honor of serving with. Without these people, my experiences would not