Thursday, June 01 2017 — Hour 2: POST-TRAUMATIC GROWTH — Curtis Jones, GySgt USMC (ret)

Curtis Jones
GySgt USMC (ret)

Curtis Jones, GySgt USMC (ret), joins us to talk about leadership and his career in the Marine Corps and his problems with Post-Traumatic Stress… and how he found a better place after crossing paths with Daryl Hill who you’ve heard on ALL MARINE RADIO before.

 

 

FACING YOUR FEARS (Part 2): Daryl Hill

Daryl Hill
Former Major, USMC
darylhill.com

Daryl Hill, a former USMC Major and infantry officer joins us to discuss his consulting business which focuses on helping veterans overcome Post-Traumatic Stress and live better lives — additionally, Daryl assists individuals in conquering daemons that hold them back in business.

PART 2 of 2

http://darylhill.com/

POST-TRAUMATIC GROWTH & BOULDER CREST RETREAT: Dusty Baxley

Dusty Baxley
Executive Director
Boulder Crest Retreat
US Army (ret)

Dusty Baxley is the Executive Director of Boulder Crest Retreat, a former Army Ranger and an certified Transcendental Meditation teacher; he joined us today to discuss the concept of “POST-TRAUMATIC GROWTH.”

We talk:

(1)  The one week resident program

(2) The 18 month team program

(3) The low percentage of PTSD in veterans who were imprisoned at the Hanoi Hilton during the Vietnam War, how could that be given the severity of their treatment and experience.

(4)  We talk about the origin of the term “Post-Traumatic Grow” — a term born out of the growth observed in parents of children who died after long fights with cancer.

(5)  BOULDER CREST RETREAT IS EXPANDING TO ARIZONA!  A second facility is in the works and staff is needed.  Exciting news!

GREAT INTERVIEW!

LIVING WITH A TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY: Pat Horan, CPT US Army (ret), & Patty Horan —- Part 2: Rehab, Patty gets out front

CPT Pat Horan, US Army
Patty Horan
Patty & Pat Horan

Pat Horan, CPT US Army (ret), and his wife Patty Horan joined the program to discuss what it is to live with a traumatic brain injury.  In a candid interview we cover:

Part 1:  Pat’s career, how he was wounded and how Patty was notified.

Part 2:  Rehab, Patty talks the pressure of researching & choosing facilities for follow-on rehab

Part 3:  Living today, finding purpose in life and the frustrations of not being able to read and to write.

When asked about how his life is Pat responded “Every day I wake up and the first thing I do is thank God I’m still alive, that’s the greatest thing ever.  The second thing is Patty, everything she’s done  since I got hurt is just incredible, putting me back together was because of her.”  An incredible story.

FACE YOUR FEARS, BREAK THROUGH YOUR BULLSHIT: Daryl Hill

Daryl Hill
Former Major, USMC
darylhill.com

Daryl Hill, former Major USMC, joins us to talk about his career as an infantry including his tour with 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment — serving in the “March Up” — and the business of mentoring.

Daryl’s mentoring focuses on HOW TO FACE YOUR FEARS AND BREAK THROUGH YOUR BULLSHIT.  Listen to his story and how he achieve results.

He helped me.

 

 

COMBAT LEADERSHIP: MajGen Paul Kennedy, USMC

MajGen Paul Kennedy joins the program to talk combat leadership.  MajGen Kennedy was the 1st Marine Division Plans Officer for “The March Up,” commanded 2d Battalion, 4th Marines in Ramadi in 2004 and the 2d Marine Regiment in Helmand Province in 2010-2011.  In 2013 he was assigned as Commanding General, 3d Marine Expeditionary Brigade, where he led the initial response to Operation DAMAYAN (Philippine typhoon, 2013) and Operation SAHAYOGI HAAT (Nepal earthquake, 2015).

He is currently the Commanding General of the Marine Corps Recruiting Command..

 

TODAY’S SHOW: Grant Newsham talks North Korea —- Calvin Humphrey talks being a PFC on Iwo Jima

Grant Newsham
Defense Researcher
Col, USMCR (ret)

In two GREAT interviews:

Grant Newsham, Col USMC (ret), talks the current situation in North Korea and the challenges for the United States in the region that includes South Korea, China, Taiwan and the Philippines.

Calvin Humphry, PFC USMC, who landed on Iwo Jima as a PFC talks about thehow he got to the Marine Corps, the 5th Division’s preparations for Iwo Jima on Hawaii, the landing and days of combat and then how he’s coped with it for all these years!  ONE OF THE BEST INTERVIEW ALL MARINE RADIO HAS DONE IN THE LAST YEAR!

Cal Humphry
PFC, USMC
Iwo Jima Veteran

 

FROM ARMY NCO TO TURNER CONSTRUCTION LEADER: Matt Parker

Matt Parker
SGT U.S. Army (ret)
Turner Construction

Matt Parker, SGT U.S. Army  (ret), joins the program to discuss his path to a career at Turner Construction. Matt joined Turner after he was medically discharged from the Army as the result of being wounded in Ramadi in 2005.

Matt discusses how his leadership experience in the Army combined with mentors at Turner provided the solid basis for him to excel as a project manager at Turner.

COPING WITH SUICIDE & THOUGHTS ON MARINES UNITED: Angie Morgan

Angie Morgan
Founder, Lead Star
Capt USMC
1998-2005

Lead Star Partner, New York Times Best Selling Author, and CCL Partner Network Director Angie Morgan joins the program talks suicide and online behavior.

Angie experienced a suicide in her family and shares her thoughts about suicide and the aftermath with us.

As a veteran Marine Officer, Angie has definite thoughts on the online behavior issue that is in the news and shares them with us as well as recommendations for the Marine Corps relative to recruiting and recruit training.

As always, Angie is an insightful guest.