Overcoming Anxiety

Written by John Foldberg, Mighty Oaks Aftercare Manager During our last Legacy program, I was teaching one of the classes and felt compelled to tell the men who were attending something that God was teaching me.  I told them how I was struggling with bitterness and anxiety associated with the house we bought in Virginia.  …Read More

Meet Program Leader – Bryan Zuppinger

After multiple combat deployments, the loss of several Marines and close friends and the death of his younger brother, Bryan found himself battling depression, anxiety, grief, and anger. A short time ago, Bryan’s life seemed to be going exceptionally well. He was a homeowner, a successful Marine officer, married and had a son he absolutely …Read More

The Disordered Truth About PTSD

Written by Executive Director of MOWP, Jeremy Stalnecker One of the greatest privileges of my life was serving with First Battalion Fifth Marines during Operation Iraqi Freedom.  Becoming a Marine and serving in combat where dreams that I had held since I was young and the experience did not disappoint.  I watched young men do …Read More

3 Reasons Why You Can’t Quit

When was the last time that you decided to quit? Has it been awhile or was it sometime in the last 30 minutes? In my life I sometimes feel like I can accomplish anything and quitting is not an option. There are other times, and these are more frequent than I would like to admit, …Read More

Lessons Learned in Iraq

April 10, 2003 was the day that the First Battalion Fifth Marines secured Saddam Hussein’s presidential palace in the city of Baghdad, Iraq.  A lot of time has passed since then, but the events of that day will never be forgotten by those that were there.  I was privileged to have been a part of …Read More

Redemption Story: A Wife’s Second Chance

It was not Iris’s idea to attend a Mighty Oaks Women’s Program.  In fact, she was going through a divorce and the last thing she wanted to do was help her husband by attending a “program”.  She was checked out.  Done.  Ready to move on from the pain and hurt that had taken the place …Read More

The Effects Spiritual Resiliency The Clovers

Val Clover had accepted that her husband, Jason, was an angry man.  She learned to walk on eggshells to not entice him to anger and to fight back when his anger erupted.  Her selfishness fueled her defensiveness igniting an anger in herself.  This became her normal.  Her marriage resembled roommates who didn’t get along and …Read More

Path To Resiliency Endorsements

Path to Resiliency was written to challenge the greatest of Warriors, whether military or civilian, man or woman… to be ready for, resilient to, and able to reintegrate from life’s trials and rigors.    You don’t have to go to Iraq or Afghanistan to the face hardships and trails of life, military service member or not, …Read More

Mighty Oaks Book Release! Path To Resiliency

Chad Robichaux and Jeremy Stalnecker are excited to announce the release of their new book, “The Path to Resiliency”, and are so honored by the foreword included by Major General Bob Dees, US Army (Retired), Author of The Resilience Trilogy and Founder of the Institute for Military Resilience, Liberty University. The Path to Resiliency was …Read More

A Letter From Chad – Something to Celebrate!

Friends and Supporters, As we approach the end of the year, it is exciting to reflect on some of the amazing accomplishments of how we have been able to serve our Veterans and active Warriors in 2016. We will close the year having run 24 of our Legacy Programs at our ranches and have reached …Read More