About Today’s Guest: 

Chris Jachimiec is a recently retired member of the United States Air Force.  Over the course of his 20 year career he served in multiple military leadership roles in Nevada, Germany and Korea and is a veteran of the war in Afghanistan.  He was named the Air Combat Command First Sergeant of the year in 2016.

In July 2017, he lost his brother, Lance Corporal Adam Jachimiec, United States Marine Corps, to suicide after a courageous battle with Post Traumatic Stress. As a Wounded Warrior himself, Chris dedicates his life to finding and utilizing multiple pathways to recovery from mental health issues, grief and trauma.  Chris is a Warrior Games Athlete and distinguished member of the Governors and Mayors Challenge teams in Nevada and Las Vegas. He has recently been named the first PREVENTS Ambassador for Nevada and is working with Senator Jacky Rosen on legislation for veterans issues.

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Nevada’s Mayors and Governors Challenge

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Shauna’s latest book: Warrior: How to Support Those Who Protect Us

Duane’s latest book: Military in the Rear View Mirror: Mental Health and Wellness in Post-Military Life

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Duane France

Duane K. L. France is a combat veteran of both Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as a mental health counselor practicing in the state of Colorado. Do you want to join the conversation regarding veteran mental health? Share, like, and comment. Read Duane's previous posts and follow him on Twitter and LinkedIn. Keep the conversation about #veteranmentalhealth going.