The blog below is hosted by Returning Veterans of Diablo Valley. It is intended to provide a place to explore the personal experiences of Veterans, and the practices and perspectives that are fundamental to enacting leadership that supports the transition from military service to civilian life – that benefits veterans, those that support them, organizations and communities, and the world. With your participation, we intend for this blog to be an ongoing inquiry that contributes to the conversation: what kind of leadership is needed to best respond to the transition challenges and opportunities for today’s veterans, and how do we develop it in ourselves and in others?

Warrior. . . for Love

“No matter where you go in the world people are people and they all want many of the same things”…are words I spoke while standing in front of a large gathering in my hometown of Omaha, Nebraska after my first combat tour in Iraq as a U.S. Marine in 2005. While those words rang very […]