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

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[…]

Creating Change for Veterans, Part II: Colorado Veterans Health and Wellness Agency

Creating Change for Veterans, Part II: Colorado Veterans Health and Wellness Agency

This is the second post in a series of articles describing how a group of veterans in Colorado Springs are attempting to make a difference for other veterans in their community. You can read the FIRST POST HERE. As described in the first post in this series, I am firmly of the opinion that realRead more about Creating Change for Veterans, Part II: Colorado Veterans Health and Wellness Agency[…]

Creating Change for Veterans, Part IV: www.veteranmentalhealth.com

Creating Change for Veterans, Part IV: www.veteranmentalhealth.com

This is the fourth post in a series of articles describing how a group of veterans in Colorado Springs are attempting to make a difference for other veterans in their community. You can read the FIRST POST HERE, the SECOND POST HERE, and the THIRD POST HERE. Ma Deuce. Ol’ Faithful. The .50 Cal. ReallyRead more about Creating Change for Veterans, Part IV: www.veteranmentalhealth.com[…]

Let’s Talk About Veterans for a Minute

Let’s Talk About Veterans for a Minute

As a clinical mental health counselor and combat veteran, I often work with my fellow service members around challenges that they experience after leaving the service. They haven’t had a lot of experience with military transition. They’re not immediately skilled at interviewing, resume writing, or selecting professional business attire. For 22 years, the only tie IRead more about Let’s Talk About Veterans for a Minute[…]

Amazing Things Happened for Veterans on LinkedIn This Week

Amazing Things Happened for Veterans on LinkedIn This Week

One mantra that many great leaders held to be true is, “never forget where you came from.” Sometimes that happened…sometimes leaders fell prey to the “Three P’s” of Power, Perks, and Privilege, as honestly described by CSM(R) J. D. Pendry in his outstanding guide for Noncommissioned Officers, the Three Meter Zone. Sometimes we, as leaders, forgotRead more about Amazing Things Happened for Veterans on LinkedIn This Week[…]

Awareness is the Key to Recovery for Veterans

Awareness is the Key to Recovery for Veterans

In January of 2016, I had the privilege of speaking at the Colorado State Capitol Building. Several state lawmakers have started the first ever Veterans Caucus at the Colorado General Assembly, with the goal of gathering together legislators from both sides of the aisles to learn about veteran issues in Colorado. Veteran Mental Health issues wereRead more about Awareness is the Key to Recovery for Veterans[…]