Michael Richardson: As the independence services and mental health vice president for the Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP), Michael Richardson is responsible for the Independence Program (IP) and Long-Term Support Trust (LTST), as well as the Combat Stress Recovery Program (CSRP).
Michael began his military service in 1981 as a 17-year-old private and retired 32 years later in 2013 as a medical service corps lieutenant colonel. During Michael’s career, he had numerous combat and operational deployments to Iraq, Kuwait, Kosovo, and Bosnia. Of note, during his last 15-month deployment to Iraq, Michael served as the Iraq theatre medical regulating officer and was responsible for the coordination of all patient movement within and departing from Iraq.
Michael holds a master’s degree in public administration (health) from the University of Missouri-Kansas City and a bachelor’s in economics from the University of Hawaii. He resides in Jacksonville, Florida, with his wife, Beth, who is an active-duty military police officer.
Dr. Roger Brooks: Roger Brooks is a Senior Program Initiatives and Integration Specialist of Mental Health at Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP).
He received his undergraduate degree from the University of the Incarnate Word and his graduate degree from the University of Notre Dame.
Roger previously served as the chief clinical officer for a mental health facility. He has also served as the co-director for a trauma studies program and director for the Laboratories for the Psychological research of Ethno-cultural aspects of Trauma.
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