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After 20 years in the war on terror in Iraq and Afghanistan, more than half of the 2 million Veterans struggle with physical and mental health problems stemming from their service.
According to the Department of Veteran Affairs, every day in America, over twenty veterans commit suicide. The V.A. Hotline receives an average of 400 calls per day. 2018 marked the highest military active duty suicide rate in 10 years.

Filling a Void

Filling a Void

Filling a Void | By, Justin Reinwand This week at the Blaylock’s Ranch in Junction, Texas, the Men’s Legacy Program kicked off with some men that were broken, wounded in their spirits, lost in their ways, and searching for something to fill a void in their lives....

Carrying the Weight

Carrying the Weight

Carrying the Weight | By, Travis Gitthens They came to the beautiful Sky Rose Ranch in San Miguel, California, on March 14, 2022, from all over our great nation. Military, firefighters, EMS, and police. Their ages range from the mid-twenties to mid 60’s. From as far...

3 Books to Improve Yourself

3 Books to Improve Yourself

In an effort to support the Five Pillars Of Military Wellness (Emotional, Physical, Spiritual, Social, and Family), we are creating this new e-mail digest focused on providing tools that our Warriors and their families, and even those in civilian life, can use to...

Common Ground

Common Ground

Common Ground, By Gabe Delarosa So many men from all over the country with so many different problems share two very true similarities.   Whether they served in one of our branches of service in the military or one of many first responder professions, one thing...

Resolution

Resolution

February is always an interesting month because you can see how many people are still sticking to their New Years’ resolutions. When you come up with the idea of what you want your resolutions to be, it usually stems from something that you as an individual are unhappy with. There is something that is happening that you would like to change, the outcome needs to be different.

Walk a Mile in Their Shoes

Walk a Mile in Their Shoes

Walk a Mile in Their Shoes | By, Jamie Warner Have you ever had the opportunity to serve others? Whether it’s interacting with someone down on their luck, or preparing a meal, or helping a friend or coworker move? Service comes in a variety of shapes and sizes. And...

The End is Just the Beginning

The End is Just the Beginning

Here we are, midway through December and in the final days of 2021. The year began amidst unrest, controversy, division, and discontentment, causing many to wonder if it marked the beginning of The End. So, while many voices in the country were complaining about the sky falling and the nation dividing, those who believe in God, those who follow Jesus Christ, those who rest on the promises of God’s Holy Word, those were the people who continued to press forward into the fight.

Veteran Suicide Prevention Awareness

Veteran Suicide Prevention Awareness

With numerous administrations’ efforts to defeat the staggering 31.6 Veterans-A-Day who commit suicide, that number remains unaffected. Previous efforts had concentrated on a multitude of things, while the new plan places a focus on firearm safety and broadening mental health options. Mighty Oaks knows that the true path to veteran suicide prevention lies in resiliency, the power of testimony, and brotherhood. 

Courage Under Fire

Courage Under Fire

Hero. A label that is thrown around current American culture with so much reckless abandon that we threaten diluting the term to the point of obsolescence. After all, what makes one a hero? Well, according to dictionary.com, a hero is a person noted for courageous acts or nobility of character.

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