Category Archive: Mental Strength

Mar 15

For the love of sheep?

“Tend my sheep.” -John 21 Ever wonder why there seems to be so much tension between veterans and civilians? Just scroll through some of the comments posted on “when a civilian says” memes and you will see just how real and deep that tensions run. I do NOT believe that veterans are the sole party …

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Feb 21

Break the Chain

We don’t need another awareness campaign about veteran suicide.  Plenty of people are aware that every day veterans are taking their lives.  What we need is action, and we need to stop looking around at other people seeing they are going to do something about it.  I started CONUS Battle Drills because I simply could …

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Oct 29

Why We Can’t Cure PTSD

What I am about to say is going to piss some people off.  I want you to know that nothing that follows is meant to diminish the very real struggle that some veterans are facing.  Unless we stop to talk about why we have a PTSD epidemic, we will never arrive at a solution.  The …

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Jul 17

Never Surrender

Since I started CONUS Battle Drills I’ve had many people send me resume’s to review, ask me tips on handling headhunters and recruiters, and even helped proofread some college papers, but I was really unprepared for the conversation I had last night (even though I probably should have been). A battle buddy of mine that …

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