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Rescue Swimmer workouts

So Others May Live is the motto of every United States Navy Rescue Swimmer. I was a Rescue Swimmer for five years, stationed in beautiful Coronado, California. The training to become a Rescue Swimmer was challenging both mentally and physically. Eve ...

To Stay or Leave Military Service?

To Stay or Leave the Service? With numerous deployments, and time away from home, each of us has contemplated leaving the service, but what other options are available for staying in? Ever thought of becoming a PA? a pilot? Or an Officer? Check out t ...

Military sledge hammer

Soldiers in the Army, Marine Corps, Air Force, Navy and other warriors throughout history have had to use a sledge hammer at times to win. War is messy. “Sometimes it is entirely appropriate to kill a fly with a sledge hammer.” – Major Holdridg ...

Never Quit

In special operations in the military we learned to GSD. Whether cold, wet, hungry or tired you still have to Get Stuff Done and not whine in the process . Never Quit! ...

Fear cloaked in Courage

Anyone in the military who has served in war has probably been scared at one time or the other, but has the courage to still get sh.t done. It is the training, your fellow soldiers and thoughts of family that give you the courage to fight. “War is ...

Odysseus in America: Combat Trauma and the Trials

I was extremely fortunate to have collaborated with Dr. Jonathan Shay on a program called Restoring Community in the Workplace; which aimed to help our veterans find gainful employment as they transitioned from the military. While the endeavor did no ...

Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.

– General George Patton

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