Men, Obligations, and the Slow Death of Leadership

By Mike Sanders – Fighting for a parking space at the grocery store doesn’t count as adventure. Neither does juggling a donut, a cup of coffee, and a cell phone during your morning commute. Many of us wouldn’t recognize adventure if it dragged us kicking and screaming from the workplace. Fact is, we’ve lost our sense of …

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Marriage Advance

By Chad Robichaux – My wife Kathy and I are blessed to facilitate another upcoming marriage conference!  We are happy to share our story in hopes that it will help others improve their marriages and be all that God calls them to be as a couple! As a former Special Operations Force Recon Marine, I served …

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Honoring Father’s Day

By Chad Robichaux – It’s an honor for me to be tucked in the middle of 3-generations of Robichaux Marines!  My father, my son, Hunter, and I all joined the Marine Corps at 17-years old and surprisingly, we ALL began at 3rd Battalion Marine Corps Recruit Depot – San Diego.  In light of Father’s Day …

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Happy Birthday Army

By Rich Greene – Every year when I get a new calendar I flip to June and write “Army Birthday” on the line or block for June 14th. This year it’s written in a black Sharpie and outlined with yellow highlighter. It’s small, but it’s my way of honoring and remembering the history and recognized …

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Ribbon cutting ceremony at the Wilds

by Brian Armstrong – Cabins at Straker Lake had it’s ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday May 23rd. This project came from a $2 Million donation from Bill Straker. He’s a World War II veteran from Zanesville who wanted to give back to veterans and the community. Six weeks of the year it will be used by …

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D-Day

By John Mizerak – D-Day is observed in the U.S. in memory of the Normandy landings in France on June 6, 1944, in which American soldiers and other Allied forces fought to end World War II in Europe. On D-Day, more than 160,000 Allied troops landed along a 50-mile stretch of heavily-fortified French coastline, to …

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Final Challenge

By John Mizerak – At the March California Legacy Program Graduation, MOF Executive Director, Jeremy Stalnecker, delivers a final challenge to the Warriors that attended.  We can ALL learn from Jeremy’s challenge.  We need to decide to move forward, no matter what is in store for us on the other side of that decision.  Are …

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Ribbon-Cuttings, Rhinos, and Real Life-Changes in Ohio

By Jamie Warner –    Lush hills stippled with dense vegetation lace the two-lane country roads that lead into The Wilds Nature Preserve. Describing the Cabins at Straker Lake in Cumberland, Ohio, the newest site of Men’s Legacy Program, as “pretty” does it a disservice; it’s picturesque. Seven cabins butt up to a horseshoe shaped …

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From Suicidal to Seriously Joyful

By Jamie Warner –  God never ceases to amaze us how He brings such a diverse group of men together joined by a common purpose. Men ages 21 to 68, Marines, Sailors, Soldiers, First Responders, East Coast, West Coast, Mid-West, the North and the South. All together for 5 days. For some, arguably the most …

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A Day To Mourn or Embrace?

By Chad M. Robichaux – Force Recon Marine & Afghanistan Veteran Founder & President – Mighty Oaks Foundation Is it “Happy Memorial Day” or do we need to tip-toe around celebrating? Am I supposed to be happy or sad? I know it can be confusing, right? This thought is on the minds of many Americans …

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