Your own worst enemy

  Many years ago, when I walked away from the military the first time and began my journey as a civilian the 2nd time around, I sat through a very interesting job interview.  The supervisor interviewing me, himself a Vietnam veteran, told me what he thinks when he’s interviewing a veteran. “Reliable.  Hard working.  Respect…

Saving Valhalla

If you have followed any of my posts on Facebook, you know that I often support charitable organizations, especially those related to helping our veterans. I have mentioned The Valhalla Project several times but now they need help as well. Gordon Cucullu, President of the Valhalla Project, may be down for a span of time…

Private Wounds: The Legacy of PTSD

During my radio interview with Eric Farris on his talk show that aired Sunday, November 17th, I revealed my own experience with PTSD. This revelation may not have surprised some, but many have privately messaged to express their concern and offer their appreciation of my openness about the subject. This openness is a new trait…