August

August

It’s been a great (busy) month. Maura and I filmed a television show that highlighted some of our personal story and our experience since I was injured two years ago.  The show was taped live and will be airing nationally and internationally soon.  We will make sure...
The fun never ends…

The fun never ends…

The past few weeks have included more down-time than I think I have had since I was initially injured two years ago.  I spent a week at UCLA with my classmates studying Business Law and Financial Modeling.  Then I went to an incredible wedding on the beach in...
Surfaces and Gaps

Surfaces and Gaps

One of the first things taught in training for Marine Officers is to exploit ‘gaps’ and avoid ‘surfaces’ in the enemy’s posture (originally from Sun Tzu’s Art of War).  Exactly two years ago, the enemy attempted to destroy me and deter my team from...
Memorial Day

Memorial Day

Today marks eight years since I took the oath to serve my country as a Marine Officer.  People often used to tell me that a ceremony like a graduation or commissioning would not change the person I was.  I agree with this statement and don’t think that a...
Scottsdale Gun Club

Scottsdale Gun Club

Just got into my hotel room here in Scottsdale, AZ.  I’m here for one night to support the MARSOC Foundation Fundraiser at the Scottsdale Gun Club.  This year we are taking the auction online so that even if you cannot attend in person you can bid on and win items...
Israel – UCLA, Technion, Argo, Cybathlon

Israel – UCLA, Technion, Argo, Cybathlon

The past week has been incredible. I have and the opportunity to travel to Israel with classmates from UCLA and participate in an international studies course. We spent the week traveling around the country visiting businesses of different sizes and from different...