fbpx

Blog

"You Killed Me."

An excerpt from, Mighty Oak Warrior Programs founder, Chad Robichaux’s new book, An Unfair Advantage.  Available on Amazon July 4th!   This was my first gunfight and I watched, in what felt like slow motion, as the slide of my Glock-22 functioned. To this...

Read More
"You Killed Me."

“The Third Option” by Jeremy Stalnecker

Even though I have experienced many memorable events in my life, one that I will never forget took place on April 1, 2003. As a part of the First Marine Division, our battalion was pushing hard toward Baghdad, Iraq.  We had already, as a part of the invasion force,...

Read More
“The Third Option” by Jeremy Stalnecker

Meet Josh Acevedo – Team Leader in Training

A few days after returning home from the Legacy Program, Josh Acevedo just could not shake the nagging feeling growing inside. His stubborn nature had fought it off this long, but no longer. “I was not only stubborn, but I was against helping others and felt that...

Read More
Meet Josh Acevedo – Team Leader in Training

Meet Robert Cale – Mighty Oaks Team Leader

By Jamie Warner – After multiple deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan, Robert found himself stepping into the most difficult fight of his career: He was fighting for his life. Robert explains that circumstances and situations he experienced in both Iraq and...

Read More
Meet Robert Cale – Mighty Oaks Team Leader

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...

Read More
Overcoming Anxiety

Meet Program Leader – Bryan Zuppinger

By Jamie Warner – 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...

Read More
Meet Program Leader – Bryan Zuppinger

The Disordered Truth About PTSD

By Jeremy Stalnecker – Executive Director of MOF 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...

Read More
The Disordered Truth About PTSD

3 Reasons Why You Can’t Quit

By Jeremy Stalnecker – 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...

Read More
3 Reasons Why You Can’t Quit