One of the Greatest Weapons in the Miltary’s Arsenal was Useless Without the Head space and Timing Gauge. Veterans Can Be Rendered Inoperable if their Headspace and Timing is Not Set Correctly As Well.

Mental Health from a Combat Veteran Perspective

The Mental Health Profession’s Image Problem with Veterans, and What to Do About It

The Mental Health Profession’s Image Problem with Veterans, and What to Do About It

I hear it all the time, both when I work with veterans individually and when I talk to veterans in the community. You’re not going to get ME in a therapist’s office. All they want to do is to bring up old stuff from the past. They’re just going to give me a bunch ofRead more about The Mental Health Profession’s Image Problem with Veterans, and What to Do About It[…]

On Being “One of Those Weird Veterans” in the Workplace

On Being “One of Those Weird Veterans” in the Workplace

This post is an original article written by veteran Garrett Wilkerson on LinkedIn. Garrett is a combat veteran, an english major, and client relations coordinator for a medical staffing company. His post here is reprinted by permission. Garrett’s original post can be found here.  I am four years removed from a six year enlistment in the UnitedRead more about On Being “One of Those Weird Veterans” in the Workplace[…]

Perceived versus Actual Capacity for Enduring Hardship

Perceived versus Actual Capacity for Enduring Hardship

  The thing that amazes me about veterans is their ability to put up with some of the most challenging situations that any individual can face. You can put them in any environmental condition, expose them to extreme levels of psychological stress, and yet they’ll still keep moving forward. To many veterans, this is bothRead more about Perceived versus Actual Capacity for Enduring Hardship[…]