“If you want something, no matter what you do, it’s never going to be handed to you on a plate”. Continue reading “Soldier to Sparky”
As veterans, we have a choice when leaving the armed forces and the ball is very much in our own court. It’s not as simple as it sounds but there are two different paths to choose from. When standing at that daunting fork road, we can either go left or we can go right. Continue reading “Defeating Myself”
Proper prior planning prevents piss poor performance, however, no plan survives contact with the enemy. Continue reading “The Body – Adapt and Overcome”
We as veterans have a set of unique skills and if we understand how to use these skills effectively in ‘civvy street’, we should be able to succeed in the ‘real world’. Unfortunately, most veterans, with myself included, tend to lose sight of their abilities. Continue reading “Fear of the Unknown”
With my military background in mind, I was under the impression that I would always be employable. However, approximately six months into my transition from soldier to civilian, I was faced with the harsh realities of finding a job in ‘civvy street’. Continue reading “Employable Soldier”
2008, Age eighteen
Stepping off the ramp of a Merlin helicopter and into the high temperatures of Iraq. Walking into such intense heat, as if you were walking into an oven (not that I’ve ever walked into an oven). Though at last, I was here, deployed on my first operational tour in Iraq. Continue reading “Mind-Numbing Hours”
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I would like to thank you all for the overwhelming continued support.
I really do appreciate every read, comment and ‘share’. We are now entering the sixth week of my blogs and I have already had great feedback, immense positive support and almost two thousand views.
I thank you Continue reading “Soldier to Civi Forecast”