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The Mefloquine Debate

The Mefloquine Debate This article has been brewing in my mind for quite some time. Although I wanted to write it, I didn’t want to be an angry veteran while writing it (which at times can be hard to do). … Continue reading

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Coming In From The Cold

Coming In From The Cold Twenty five years ago, Dec 26, 1992 to be exact I left Canada to “Enforce Famine Relief” in Somalia, life would never be “normal” again.  Twenty years ago Dec 27, 1997 to be exact I … Continue reading

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W.O.L.F. Academy

W.O.L.F. Academy A couple guys I have just barely gotten to know are Dwayne MacDougal and Derek Anaquod. They are two of the force behind The W.O.L.F. Academy presently running a 5 day retreat that teaches soldiers a proven set … Continue reading

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Muscle Lines / Professional Insights

Muscle Lines / Professional Insights I first met Rob Froher in Saskatchewan at the University of Regina a few years ago; I had the extreme fortune of being admitted to Prince’s Operation Entrepreneur’s Entrepreneurial Boot Camp, one branch of the … Continue reading

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Warriors Landing

Warriors Landing Long time brother in arms, friend, colleague and Mefloquin warrior John Dowe and I were reconnected earlier this year after a 25 year struggle to stay alive and relearn to thrive in what we seasoned veterans often refer … Continue reading

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Rally Point Retreat

Rally Point Retreat Couple years ago as we started building Veterans House (VH), we came across a group from Nova Scotia, Rally Point Retreat (RPT). The immediate response was, “This looks a lot like our project with only a few … Continue reading

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Suicide by Mental Health Awareness

Suicide by Mental Health Awareness We all want to raise awareness for Veterans and Mental Health Issues, especially around the month of November. But being aware of veteran’s homelessness and suicides is one thing, creating a culture that intercedes and … Continue reading

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Adversity

Adversity Have you ever encountered one of those toxic people who undermine your very existence? For decades, just the thought of such a person drove me nuts. I saw them as the reason people fail to thrive and dare I … Continue reading

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Just What Is It We Remember? Part Two

Just What Is It We Remember? Part Two It took me several years to figure out that all those Legion members aren’t veterans. To look at them with their chest full of metals, beret and blazers they look and act … Continue reading

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Just What Is It We Remember? Part One

Just What Is It We Remember? Part One Remembrance Day is right around the corner so it may startle you to know that as a veteran I always hate this time of year; I have for 25 years now. Mostly … Continue reading

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