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Nationally-known Marine combat veteran visits Medford to speak with veterans outreach group
Chad visits Heritage Christian Fellowship in Medford, OR to speak to veterans at a church service and outreach group. Heritage Church hosted Chad because of Medford-native, Terry Haines, who reached out to Mighty Oaks looking for help for local vets. Check out the whole story by Aaron Nilsson.
War Stories Official Podcast Ep 17 – Jeremy Stalnecker and the Invasion of Iraq
Jon and Thomas visit the Mighty Oaks Warriors Program studio to be interviewed by Co-Founder and Executive Director Jeremy Stalnecker about the War Stories Podcast but we turn the tables and interview Jeremy about what his experiences were as a Marine Corps Lieutenant taking his Marines into battle during the invasion of Iraq. We also discuss the affect these events had on his life, marriage and path to Mighty Oaks and their ministry.
Cross Politic: Jeremy Stalnecker on Ministering to Vets in the COVID Crisis
The cast of Cross Politic interviews Jeremy Stalnecker regarding the Mighty Oak's efforts during the COVID 19 pandemic. From the Cross Politic website: "Interview w/Jeremy Stalnecker Jeremy Stalnecker was an officer in the United States Marine Corps when his Infantry battalion breached the berm into Iraq before making their way to Baghdad where they seized Saddam’s Presidential Palace on April 10, 2003. Leaving the Marine Corps, Jeremy joined a church staff and eventually became a Sr. Pastor. Today he serves as the Executive Director of the Mighty Oaks Foundation, a non-profit which provides faith-based programming for those dealing with trauma connected to military service."
Veterans for Trump Online Battle Brief with Hogan Gidley
White House Deputy Press Secretary Hogan Gidly sat down with Chad Robichaux, Force Recon Marine and founder of The Mighty Oaks Foundation, and Gold Star Mother Karen Vaughn, to discuss how the Trump Administration helped veterans after they returned home from service, and how they will continue to help end the veteran suicide epidemic if Trump is reelected.
NewsMax TV – Trump Battles Veteran Suicide Rates
Discussion begins at minute 22:13 of the video | Greg Kelly Reports with guest Chad Robichaux, Force Recon Marine and founder of The Mighty Oaks Foundation who was present in the room when President Trump announced his roadmap to eradicate Veteran suicides.
New York Institute of Technology Profile Chad Robichaux
As president and founder of the Mighty Oaks Foundation and Mighty Oaks Warrior Programs, Chad Robichaux travels the country holding workshops for veterans—particularly those suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
The Chad Prather Show | Lockdown’s Horrible Effects on American Veterans – Ep. #260
Chad Robichaux from the Mighty Oaks Foundation joins the show to discuss how America on lockdown has affected his organization's fight to save veterans in danger of suicide.
One America News | Memorial Day With Chad Robichaux
After Hours catches up with Chad Robichaux -- the founder of the Mighty Oaks Foundation – to discuss Veterans issues surrounding Memorial Day.
Wounded Warrior Banquet Honors American Heroes
Hundreds were on hand Thursday night for the 11th annual Wounded Warrior banquet to support wounded veterans through the Mighty Oaks Foundation.
One America News Network | Veterans Affairs Amid COVID
After Hours catches up with Chad Robichaux -- the founder of the Mighty Oaks Foundation -- to speak about his new position in the federal government tasked with exploring ways to incorporate faith-based options into the Veterans Affairs health care system.
Faith-based treatment as an option for helping solve PTSD epidemic
PTSD affects 8 million Americans each year and regrettably, too many of these individuals are suffering in silence. The reality of living with PTSD is a daily struggle for a growing number of veterans and service members. However, this condition is not confined to those who have served in our military.
The Rubin Report | US Military and Fighting Veteran PTSD
Dave Rubin of The Rubin Report talks to Allen West and Chad Robichaux about why they joined the US military, issues veterans face such as PTSD, the Iraq War and Afghanistan, their thoughts on NATO and the UN, why the Mighty Oaks Warrior Foundation was started, and more.
The Gentleman Scofflaw Podcast – Episode #41
This Memorial Day weekend, the Scofflaws are joined again by Lady Scofflaw. They take the “Memoire Challenge” and discuss some “wildly” noisy neighbors. Also, Chad Robichaux, former MMA fighter and Special Operations Marine drops in to talk about his career, his book and upcoming film, as well as the awesome work he’s doing with The Mighty Oaks Foundation for service members with PTSD.
Dr. Drew This Life Podcast | YOULIVE – Ep. #186
Dr. Drew and Shelly learn about Chad’s personal experiences and then catch up with former This Life guests, attorney Brian Claypool and military veteran, John Anderson.
BJJ Mental Coach Podcast | It’s Not About You – Ep. #53
Chad joins BJJ Mental Coach podcast host Gustavo Dantas and discusses his struggles with PTSD that inspired him to create the Mighty Oaks Foundation and help other veterans since at least twenty veterans commit suicide daily in the United States. And Chad mentions the importance of being intentional with everything you do in your life.
The Chad Prather Show | Warriors Helping Warriors – Ep. #60
Military service doesn't end on the battlefield. Mighty Oaks Foundation co-founders Chad Robichaux and Jeremy Stalnecker are back to discuss their work to help veterans return home and face life away from combat.
The News & Why It Matters | America’s Steady March Toward Socialism – Ep. #292
On this episode of The News and Why It Matters, Pat Gray, Sara Gonzales, and Mighty Oaks Foundations' Chad Robichaux and Jeremy Stalnecker look at America's steady march towards socialism, the lack of an abortion debate, and the approach of Memorial Day.
The Chad Prather Show | From The Front Lines – Ep. 42
Chad Robichaux joins the crew in Studio 22 to talk about his foundation, Mighty Oaks, and its work to help veterans suffering from PTSD. Robichaux's transition back to civilian life wasn’t easy. Fighting for his country turned to fighting for his family. He shares his thoughts on the current VA system and his feelings on his son’s first deployment.
The News & Why It Matters | Catastrophe Strikes – Ep. 266
04.15.19 | On this episode of The News and Why It Matters, special guest Chad Robichaux, Glenn Beck, Stu Burguiere, and Sara Gonzales discuss the fire at Notre Dame, tax day, and 3 veterans who took their lives in VA facilities.
FieldCraft Survival Podcast
Chad Robichaux joined Mike Glover and the FieldCraft survival team for a podcast where he shared his story and how he found his solution to overcoming post-traumatic stress symptoms.
TBN | AMERICA’S HIDDEN HISTORY
A Veterans Day edition of America's Hidden History (TBN) featuring Chad Robichaux, our founder, as he shares some of his personal testimony along with information about Mighty Oaks Foundation.
Fox News – The O’Reilly Factor
A Marine who asked Donald Trump a question at a Virginia veteran's event--for which answer the candidate was heavily criticized--spoke to Bill O'Reilly to offer his reaction to the backlash.
After Trump made remarks to a veterans' PAC in Herndon, Staff Sgt. Chad Robichaux, asked whether he would "support and fund a more holistic approach to veterans [issues like] suicide, PTSD," and other mental health and behavioral issues many veterans cope with.
“I think it’s sickening that anyone would twist Mr. Trump’s comments to me in order to pursue a political agenda,” said former Marine staff sergeant Chad Robichaux, who asked the question that led to Trump's controversial response. “I took his comments to be thoughtful and understanding of the struggles many veterans have, and I believe he is committed to helping them.”
At a town hall style meeting hosted by the Retired American Warriors PAC, Marine Staff Sgt. Chad Robichaux, president and founder of Mighty Oaks Warrior Programs, asked Mr. Trump whether he would advocate for religious programs as an optional part of helping military members suffering from PTSD, traumatic brain injury and other health problems.
Hughes teamed up with Chad Robichaux, a veteran of eight tours in Afghanistan and a certified pastoral counselor who had started Mighty Oaks in 2011. (He's now director of veterans affairs at Serving California.) Hughes spent nearly $1 million to build a luxurious lodge and yurts to fit 35 guests. He wanted the veterans to feel pampered, so he got plush towels, high-thread-count sheets and a chef to serve local organic produce and black Angus steak.
700 Club – Couple Helps Restore Veterans and Families Struggling with PTSD
Chad Robichaux was a young marine when he married teenaged Kathy. After his service in the military they experienced big problems in marriage. Now restored, they are helping to restore other veterans and their families.
The Think Tank – The Blaze 8/8/17
Author Chad Robichaux joins "Think Tank" to discuss his new book "An Unfair Advantage," and explain the struggles that veterans and active duty military face every day.
In a new "I Am Second" video, a former U.S. Marine and Pro MMA champion Chad Robichaux speaks honestly about his struggle with anger, hatred, brokenness, adultery and being suicidal as a result of a post-traumatic stress disorder, and how his wife's prayers in church led him to Christ and founding Mighty Oaks Warrior Program.
The video begins with Robichaux narrating an incident when he was working as a New Orleans police officer. After a domestic violence call, he had to deal with a gun-wielding offender, who was reported to be homicidal and suicidal. Robichaux and his associate ended up shooting him to death. Though cleared by a grand jury later, he struggled with his conscience.
The Blaze with Doc Thompson – Chad Robichaux Interview
Chad joins Doc Thompson to talk about his team that are dedicated to helping America’s military warriors and their families suffering from the “unseen wounds” of combat such as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Their effort is on the front line to intercede and end the climbing 22 per day veteran suicide rate and the tragic divorce epidemic in military families. To date the program has over 1,000 alumni and has reached tens of thousands active duty service members through resiliency conferences.
Focus on The Family with Jim Daly
Military veteran Chad Robichaux and his wife, Kathy, discuss his former struggles with PTSD, which led to the couple's separation, and how God helped Chad overcome PTSD and restored their marriage. (Part 1 of 2)
The Eric McTaxas Show
Chad Robichaux explains his book’s title, “An Unfair Advantage,” from the vantage point of a marine coming home and struggling with PTSD.
Glenn Beck 8/2/17 – Chad Robichaux Speaking About ‘An Unfair Advantage’
The Glenn Beck Program with Glenn Beck, Pat Gray, Stu Burguiere and Jeff Fisher, Weekdays 9a–12pm ET on TheBlaze Radio
CBN – Broadcast Featuring Chad & Kathy Robichaux
In 2007, Chad returned from Afghanistan a broken man. “One day I was the golden boy of an elite military Joint Special Operations Task Force, doing what I believed to be the most important mission in the war on terror and the next, I was benched…I was diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. It was devastating,” shares Chad.
Stronger (Movie) Interview W/ Producer Carla McDougal
Carla McDougal sits down with Chad Robichaux to talk about Mighty Oak's involvement with the film and with the Stronger Alliance.
I Am Second – Chad Robichaux – White Chair Story
“He said, ‘You killed me.’”
As a police officer, Chad Robichaux had to make a life-or-death decision. As a Force Recon Marine serving as part of a Joint Special Operations Command Task Force, he witnessed unspeakable evil. Eight tours later those memories still haunted him.leave, you become that person yourself.”
I Am Second – Kathy – How to fight for your marriage
You’ve probably heard by now, but we recently released a new film featuring former Force Recon Marine, MMA champion and PTSD survivor Chad Robichaux. Besides the battle he fought in Afghanistan, Chad also fought personal battles at home.
Though, Chad will tell you that the person who fought the hardest for him and his family would not be himself, but his wife, Kathy. Chad’s struggle with PTSD is incredibly important for veterans to hear, though Kathy’s side of the story is equally significant.
US Army Times – Former Marine, MMA fighter talks mental wellness
Robichaux joined the Marine Corps at age 17 and served eight tours in Afghanistan, where he earned a Medal of Valor for his bravery. Following a diagnosis of post-traumatic stress disorder and a successful career as a professional MMA fighter, Robichaux and his wife Kathy, founded the Mighty Oaks Foundation. The foundation teaches warriors, who have encountered tragedy and hardship during military service with the spiritual tools they need to move forward.
MMA Junkie – For one military veteran, MMA was the cure – and also the disease
Chad Robichaux was a budding young MMA fighter and a deputy with the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office in Louisiana when he got the call over the radio that day. His fellow officer had been called to a house in St. Rose on reports of a domestic violence incident. There was real fear in his voice when he radioed for help.
Liberty University – Ex-MMA fighter shares about struggles with PTSD and finding purpose in life
Pro-MMA champion and former Force Recon Marine Chad “Robo” Robichaux shared his powerful testimony during a special military-themed Convocation on Wednesday, part of Liberty University’s annual Military Emphasis Week.
The event began with a time of honoring the nation’s military members and veterans. Members of Liberty’s ROTC presented the colors, followed by a reciting of the Pledge of Allegiance and a rendition of the national anthem led by the Liberty Worship Collective.
WallBuilders Live with Chad, David Barton, Tim Barton, Rick Green
In today’s episode, we talk with Chad Robichaux, founder of Mighty Oaks Warrior Programs. Mighty Oaks is a Foundation committed to serving the brokenhearted by providing intensive peer-based discipleship through a series of programs, outpost meetings, and speaking events. Listen to this episode to find out how you can help vets in your community and across the nation.