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

Dangers and Benefits of Living a Private Life in Public

Dangers and Benefits of Living a Private Life in Public

Technology is amazing. It’s how I’ve been able to get my message out and has provided a voice to the previously voiceless. Over ten years ago, I had the honor of participating in an online community of Army Noncommissioned Officers called, at various times, SquadLeader.com, the NCO Website, and ultimately NCO Net as it becameRead more about Dangers and Benefits of Living a Private Life in Public[…]

The Veteran Scholar: Five things to do during your last year of college

The Veteran Scholar: Five things to do during your last year of college

This post is an original article written by Timothy Wienecke. Tim is a United States Air Force veteran and clinical mental health counselor practicing in Golden, Colorado. He has specialized in supporting veterans transitioning to higher education after the military through his work as a facilitator for the Peer Advisers for Veteran Education (PAVE) programRead more about The Veteran Scholar: Five things to do during your last year of college[…]

Superhero in the House: Living with Your Service Member’s Alter Ego

Superhero in the House: Living with Your Service Member’s Alter Ego

  This was originally posted on the Military Spouse Advocacy Network blog, and I’m honored to be working with them! You can read the original post, and find more great information for those who support service members and veterans most, by going here.  Ever wonder what it was like for Superman at home? He has chores and responsibilities, justRead more about Superhero in the House: Living with Your Service Member’s Alter Ego[…]

Navigating Post-Military Transition: Five Questions to Keep You On Course

Navigating Post-Military Transition: Five Questions to Keep You On Course

This post is an original article written by veteran Jeff Decker. Jeff is Army veteran who writes about how veterans can overcome the invisible wounds of war and leverage their military experiences  to achieve their personal goals. “If I had an hour to solve a problem I’d spend 55 minutes thinking about the problem and 5 minutes thinkingRead more about Navigating Post-Military Transition: Five Questions to Keep You On Course[…]

Willing to do Anything to Overcome Obstacles? Three Questions to Ask Yourself To Be Sure.

Willing to do Anything to Overcome Obstacles? Three Questions to Ask Yourself To Be Sure.

I have some questions for transitioning veterans. Are you a driven and successful professional? Will you do anything to overcome obstacles on the path to success? When I was in the military, I had a leader who said that his motto was, “Accomplish the mission by any means necessary.” I mentioned to him, of course, thatRead more about Willing to do Anything to Overcome Obstacles? Three Questions to Ask Yourself To Be Sure.[…]

Is the Problem with In-Service Transition Assistance a Matter of Too Little, Too Late?

Is the Problem with In-Service Transition Assistance a Matter of Too Little, Too Late?

At some point in a service member’s military career, they become aware of the fact that they will no longer be in the military. This may happen when they decide not to reenlist, or when they’re told they can’t reenlist, or some other service-ending situation. Until that point, the service member is not thinking about transition,Read more about Is the Problem with In-Service Transition Assistance a Matter of Too Little, Too Late?[…]

Veterans Achieve Nothing by Saying, “I Just Need to Get My S#!t Together”

Veterans Achieve Nothing by Saying, “I Just Need to Get My S#!t Together”

This post is an original article written by veteran Jeff Decker on his blog, March On Veteran. Jeff is Army veteran who writes about how veterans can overcome the invisible wounds of war and leverage their military experiences  to achieve their personal goals. His post here is reprinted by permission. Jeff’s original post can be found here.  Warning: this post containsRead more about Veterans Achieve Nothing by Saying, “I Just Need to Get My S#!t Together”[…]