Military Resiliency Conferences

By John Mizerak Even though the core of Mighty Oaks Warrior Programs is our intensive peer based program called Legacy for Men and Women, we’ve also had a huge impact with our Military Resiliency Conferences.  The United States Military is the most equipped fighting force in the world in terms of manpower and equipment.  These …

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Why is it so Hard to be Resilient?

By Chad Robichaux Excerpt from Path to Resiliency In a broken and chaotic world, most people are anything but resilient in the face of adversity. We are daily bombarded by things that fight against our ability to remain steadfast during times of distress, betrayal, hurt, and loss. So much in the world pulls us down …

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Mighty Oaks Foundation To Host 7th Annual Warriors Gala

By John Mizerak in The Woodlands, TX on November 3 Glenn Beck Scheduled As Guest Speaker  The Mighty Oaks Foundation will be hosting its 7th Annual Gala on November 3 at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott, in The Waterways, Texas, just outside of Houston. Glenn Beck, American media personality, political commentator and best-selling author, is scheduled …

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Mighty Oaks 1st Responder Program

By John Mizerak Mighty Oaks Warrior Programs facilitated our second 1st Responder program late last month in Virginia as we shared the Legacy Program with Law Enforcement in the Stafford area. MOWP Team Leader, Aaron Siegel (left photo) who is a US Navy Veteran and was an officer of the Stafford PD before he moved …

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Let Us Remember

By: Lt Col. Damon Friedman– Do you remember how our world changed 16 years ago today? An extreme terrorist organization conducted a strategic attack against America on our own soil. That hasn’t happened since 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor. 9/11 was a travesty. Every time I think about it, my stomach turns. For many …

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Meet MOWP Team Leader in Training: Preston Kaplan

By Jamie Warner “But still, because I had hated God so much and so long for everything that had happened to me in my life up to this point, I thought I could never be forgiven.” For the first couple years after his medical discharge from the Army, Preston Kaplan kept himself busy as a …

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A Desire to Serve Their Brothers in Need

By Meagan Friberg, Originally published in PASO Magazine, April 2017 Mighty Oaks Leaders-in-Training step up to help fellow Warriors   Working together, the staff and volunteers of Mighty Oaks Warrior Programs, are committed to transforming the lives of veterans and active duty military personnel at SkyRose Ranch in San Miguel. Two recent graduates of the MOWP …

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How Do You Define Leadership?

By Jeremy Stalnecker Leadership is often defined based on life experience, background, education, or culture.  What looks like leadership to one may look like dictatorship to another.  Some would say that leaders are always “type A,” while others believe in a passive approach.  In many ways, this is why learning to lead or regaining the …

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3rd Annual DC Gala

By John Mizerak We had the privilege of hosting our 3rd annual Gala in Washington, DC on August 4th and the beautiful Army Navy Country Club just outside our nation’s capital in Arlington, VA.  We had a full room of over 200 attendees this year, many of which were new to the ministry.  The night …

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From Darkness Into the Light

By Meagan Friberg, Originally published in PASO Magazine, April 2017   Mighty Oaks helps veterans move from darkness into the light Atascadero resident serves as West Coast Regional Site Facilitator Atascadero resident Jamie Warner, a Marine Corps veteran and credentialed English teacher, is the West Coast Regional Site Facilitator for Mighty Oaks Warrior Programs, a ministry committed …

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