Updated: Oct 23, 2020
Thank you for your continued support! I promised to share more with you guys and here is another bit:
...There are a couple underlying military values that begin in basic training and are built on later in garrison. Although these values are quite helpful on the battlefield they also are the beginnings of a subtle PTSD journey. One of these core values is basically to never give up and with every drill, every exercise, every moment this is squeezed into your brain. And an even greater core value, is this “Army of One” idea. The idea of completing the mission no matter the cost, no matter if you’re the only one left...
Basic Training Photo, 2003