Corporal Damien

Corporal Damien

Meet Corporal Damien “I learned that it’s ok not to be ok. You are not alone and my (your) presence matters.” From: NewfoundlandCanadian Armed Forces In the early ’80s, Corporal Damien embarked on a five-year service with the Canadian Armed Forces. His military...
Sgt. (Ret’d) Doug Allen

Sgt. (Ret’d) Doug Allen

Meet Sgt. (Ret’d) Doug Allen Blog Post was featured on Atlas Institute for Veterans and Families The Scared Ground Written by Sgt. (Ret’d) Doug Allen I was raised by a career police officer and surrounded by generations of military and first responders in...
Corporal Reginald Wise

Corporal Reginald Wise

Meet Corporal Reginald Wise Story Written by Ashley Orzel “When someone’s lost a buddy, there’s PTSD. When they don’t think they can get hurt anymore, there’s PTSD. We couldn’t put them back in until they overcame it, which they didn’t.” From: UKRoyal Marines At 90...
Cliff H.

Cliff H.

Meet Cliff H. Story Written by Kenny Silva There, in that small circle of men, Cliff found the brotherhood he had been seeking ever since he was 17. From: BC Army There’s an old Hebrew proverb that says, “A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for...