Mighty Oaks Team Leader: Brad Fite

By Bradley C. Fite USMC Corporal Amphibious Assault Afghanistan Veteran Mighty Oaks Warrior Program Instructor and Team Leader   I grew up outside of Detroit, Michigan, in a wonderful and loving Christian home. For seventeen years I claimed my parents’ faith as my own, but as soon as I left the shelter of their home …

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Mighty Oaks Team Leader: Rusty Brooks

by Rusty Brooks USMC Veteran Mighty Oaks Warrior Programs Instructor and Team Leader     Ice in my heart, cold blood in my veins. Years of the rifle left me estranged from society, filled my head with anxiety. I became numb to deal with the world that had gone insane. I was subtle, subtle like …

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Thank You Veterans

By Chad Robichaux This week in Manhattan, joggers stepped out for their daily exercise, children boarded school buses to start their day off of learning…meanwhile a (self-claiming) Islamic Jihadist armed himself with a Home Depot pickup truck, shouted “Allah Akbar” and proceeded to run down these innocent joggers, and pedestrians. He ending his rampage of …

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Happy 242nd Birthday Marines!

 Throughout the world on 10 November, Marines celebrate the birth of their Corps — the most loyal, feared, revered, and professional fighting force the world has ever known.    The U.S. Marine Corps was founded on the 10th of November in 1775. On this day, the Second Continental Congress established the Continental Marines, which eventually evolved into …

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Chad Presents at Liberty University

By John Mizerak   On Wednesday, November 8th, Chad shared his story in front of over 15,000 students at Liberty University’s Convocation.  Liberty’s Convocation is North America’s largest weekly gathering of Christian students. Each year, they host more than 80 nationally-known speakers from a variety of fields and Chad has become an immediate favorite. The …

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7th Annual Texas Gala a HUGE Success!

By John Mizerak The 7th Annual Texas Gala was last Friday night and as usual, it was a huge success.  Everything is bigger and better in Texas and this event fit the bill.  The people from the Houston area are as strong as can be, as the event was very well attended, even though it’s …

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Chad Kicks Off Veteran’s Day 2017 at The Life Church

By John Mizerak Chad and Kathy spent another great weekend at their home away from home with Ps David and Jo Ann Baird and the great folks at The Life Church in Washington DC.  After a busy weekend, being in Houston for the 7th Annual Texas Gala on Friday night, Chad, Kathy, Jeremy and Susanne …

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TX Gala Testimony Speaker: Reed Hastey

By Reed Hastey U.S. Army Sergeant Iraq Veteran Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt PTSD Survivor Mighty Oaks Warrior Programs Instructor and Team Leader My story begins on a small farm in rural Oklahoma situated just north of Wildcat Junction, an intersection of two state highways that boasted a self-service gas station and a run-down horse track.  …

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Bringing Broken Leaders Back

By Jeremy Stalnecker Perhaps the thing that most strongly qualifies me to write a book like Leadership by Design, is having the enormous privilege of being a part of the Mighty Oaks Foundation and the Mighty Oaks Warrior Programs.  I have served within the organization in several capacities and now am blessed to serve as …

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The Truth About PTSd Preface

By Chad M. Robichaux Force Reconnaissance Marine and Afghanistan Veteran President & Founder, Mighty Oaks Foundation     Those of us who have been privileged with the opportunity to serve as military warriors in the cause of freedom, have faced experiences outside of life’s norm, sometimes witnessing and participating in both horrific and heroic acts. …

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