My Battle With PTSD

I feel it’s time I come forward and talk about something I’ve been trying to hide for the past four years. It’s a very serious issue that’s become extremely problematic for veterans in our country, and is something many vets struggle with on a daily if not hourly basis. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a term I’m sure many of you have probably heard before, […]

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What’s Next?

Social media is obviously something that’s an amazing tool which also brings the world together in many different ways. It’s revolutionized communication, marketing, public relations, and even played a major role in transforming countries in places like Egypt, for example. It’s also become an important player in the business world.  But as we move forward into the 21st century, what’s next? What else […]

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Memories of War

As many of you are tracking, I have recently transitioned from the active duty military (Army) serving just under 12 years. Officially, Feb. 18, 2015, is my “final” day in the service, and I’m currently on “terminal leave” until then. Most of my family and friends initially wanted me to stick it out and get my “20” for retirement, and there was a time […]

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The Pentagon’s Perils with Social Media

The U.S. Army is learning the hard way that effectively managing their official Twitter account can be a difficult process. On Thursday, the Army posted a tweet referencing “chinks” in special ops’ armor, and the fallout was immediate. The original tweet stated, “Chinks in special ops’ digital and physical armor pose challenges, experts say,” and the Army Times article covering the story can be found here: http://www.armytimes.com/story/military/2015/01/30/armor-pao-espn-twitter/22597847/. In a few […]

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