• September 28, 2016

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Resiliency isn’t just a class you’re required to take

I had the privilege of speaking before a basketball gym’s worth of Fort Hood soldiers recently. I was asked by our Suicide Prevention program manager, Sharon Sutton, to speak at the opening of their second annual Resiliency Day. I was very honored to have done so, but also delightfully surpr…

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Wednesday 08/24/2016
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Wednesday 08/10/2016
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Wednesday 07/27/2016
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Wednesday 07/13/2016
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