HUMAN PERFORMANCE

By Mike Sanders – HUMAN PERFORMANCE, SEEKING PURPOSE, & TRAINING THE WHOLE MAN People often ask me why I train so hard, and I always give the same simple answer. Human performance is more than training for a game or a battle. It’s training for life. I learned this the hard way, about a year …

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Jeremy Stalnecker Speaks to the Oklahoma National Guard

By John Mizerak – Last month, Mighty Oaks Executive Director, Jeremy Stalnecker, had the privilege of participating in a day long resiliency training event hosted by the Oklahoma National Guard.  This event included the leadership of both the Army and Air National Guard and covered topics of life and military resiliency and suicide awareness and prevention.  …

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Board of Advisor’s Highlight: CM SGT Ericka E. Kelly

By Michael Cameron – We are honored to announce the newest addition to the Mighty Oaks Foundation Board of Advisors, CM SGT Ericka E. Kelly. Chief Kelly represents the highest enlisted executive level of leadership in Air Force Reserve Command and advises the Commander on all issues regarding the readiness, training, welfare, morale, proper utilization …

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Closing-out Ohio

By Kevin Schroeder –  Closing-out Ohio… Until Next Year   In Ohio, at the Wilds in October, the leaves are morphing into a kaleidoscope of blazing reds, vibrant oranges and sunny yellows. This made for a beautiful landscape for the final Mighty Oaks Men Legacy Program of 2018 for this venue. Twelve warriors from across …

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I struggle, I get back up!

By Bobby Pulley – Recent Legacy Program Graduate Thank you! Thank you for your service also! I also want to especially thank Mr. John Foldberg for his steadfast exemplified leadership! The principles I learned at the Mighty Oaks Legacy Program in Ohio are still running through my veins. I struggle, I get back up! Jesus …

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Year End Giving

By Chad Robichaux – Thank YOU for supporting Mighty Oaks Foundation in 2018!   As we close out 2018, I can reflect back on another amazing year for Mighty Oaks Foundationas we afforded 672 Warriors the opportunity to attend one of our 28 Legacy Programs, which raises our total program alumni to 2250 in the last seven years. Additionally, we reached our goal to serve over 100,000 active …

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Happy Birthday National Guard

By John Mizerak The National Guard as the organized militia of the United States was born in Boston, Massachusetts on December 13, 1636. On that day, the Massachusetts General Court declared that the colony’s existing militia companies were to be organized into three regiments: the North, South, and East regiments. Four Army National Guard units …

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8th Annual Texas Warrior Gala – Thank You! (Photo Gallery)

  By Michael Cameron – We’d like to thank everyone who made our 8th Annual Texas Warrior Gala our most successful yet! It’s because of you that we are able to continue to provide our recovery programs that have become a vital weapon in the fight against PTS(d), a struggle that all too many of …

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Dreams Deferred

By Jamie Warner –  In our youth, we not only cannot help but dream of what the future may hold, we relish the ability to do so. We dream big, audacious dreams of grandeur. Boys left to their imaginations will pick up a stick in the yard that immediately becomes a sword or a gun …

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Giving Tuesday

By John Mizerak –  Many combat vets are unable to reintegrate back into civilian life, leaving their families to deal with the aftermath of broken homes and suicide at times. Mighty Oaks, tackles this critical issue with a our peer-to-peer recovery programs offered at no cost to our honored service men and women suffering from …

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