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Veteran Suicide Rate Higher Than 22 A Day

The statistic “22 A Day” is linked to the Veteran suicide epidemic in our country. Unfortunately, that number may be higher than 22 a day.

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.

The Process of Pruning

The Process of Pruning

In mid-October, men from all over the country drove up the hilltop into the oasis we have come to know as SkyRose Ranch in California. The men were all looking for something they had lost. They looked to find what had eluded them; some form of hope or even joy which they had not felt in a long time, if ever.

BY DESIGN

BY DESIGN

Reminiscent to a bus load of new recruits arriving at a reception station for basic military training, on Monday evening, on the 27th of October 2021, 19 men arrived and filed into the main lodge at Skyrose ranch. As they entered through the door enroute to their seats, one could almost immediately sense by the way they walked these men needed help.

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