Letter from a USMC Combat Veteran

Letter from a USMC Combat Veteran All,     This is sort of a compiled journal entry that has been weighing on my mind, is un-censored and from my heart. Before I get into my thoughts, this is not for any type of recognition or praise, matter of fact I…

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Letter from a USMC Combat Veteran
Mess Express #2

Mess Express #2

Mess Express #2 Control is a skill/ability that was taught in the Military that means life and death. Even after the Military, Veterans take their sense of control seriously. Some Veterans argue that control is one of the last ties they have to the Military and feeling the connection to…

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Mess Express

Mess Express   For the past 6 years, food has been one of the most comforting hobbies I have had since getting out of the Military. When I got out, I had moved to Denver with my wife and knew no one, this was her home state, so her friends…

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Mess Express
MY EXPERIENCE WITH MILITARY LEADERSHIP AND MENTAL HEALTH CONTINUED:

MY EXPERIENCE WITH MILITARY LEADERSHIP AND MENTAL HEALTH CONTINUED:

MY EXPERIENCE WITH MILITARY LEADERSHIP AND MENTAL HEALTH CONTINUED: By F.P. Williams The suicide of one of the Platoon Sergeants I had worked with would not be the last time that I would deal with suicide in my unit, unfortunately. I PCS’d to Fort Campbell in January of 2014 and…

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Mindfulness In Times of Uncertainty

Mindfulness In Times of Uncertainty: By Linda and Rod Thomson of Imagine If Coaching and Consulting Even in the best of times, dealing with the stress of everyday life can be a challenge.  Stress arises from work, family obligations, traffic, household chores, etc.  When more significant things go awry, such as, unexpected…

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Mindfulness In Times of Uncertainty
My Experience with Military Leadership and Mental Health:

My Experience with Military Leadership and Mental Health:

My experience with military leadership and mental health: By F.P. Williams The promise that I have kept hearing in over 9 years of service in the U.S. Army was that if you needed help, say something, and the Army would have your back. What I saw was a completely different…

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How I survived suicide and devoted my life to suicide prevention

How I survived suicide and devoted my life to suicide prevention For hundreds of years people who served in the military have had to bear the burden of the impacts of war. For the most part, our service men and women are left to fight these impacts of war alone.…

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How I survived suicide and devoted my life to suicide prevention
Staying connected with your Veteran during the Coronavirus Pandemic

Staying connected with your Veteran during the Coronavirus Pandemic

Staying connected with your Veteran during the Coronavirus PandemicThese are interesting times for the world, that is for sure. Never before have we had such a worldwide pandemic that was equally exacerbated by media. Now that orders to stay in place are impacting many of our veterans nationwide, now is…

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