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Stress Inoculation, Urban Warfare Center -

The Combat Stress Program (2002-2012) David created the Combat Stress Program in response to the events of 9/11 for deploying units that needed high level training before entering  the war zone. It also become a significant training location for federal agencies and law enforcement for 10 years. One of the key programs that has been developed and taught in the Urban Warfare Center is the Combat Stress Program (CSP). In the spirit of the quote, "No plan survives first contact with the enemy," the Combat Stress Program teaches participants the principles that will ensure their ability to survive and thrive in the...

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Stress Inoculation, Training -

Let me begin by stating that I have operated a premier force-on-force (human-vs-human) facility for many years training Federal Agencies, SWAT, Police, Soldiers and Airman in close contact fighting.  While I may not be a brain surgeon I have become a subject matter mentor in stress inoculation and behaviors under stress.  Operating the Urban Warfare Center my elite force-on-force facility has driven home many lessons.  The key point I want to make in this brief is that the brain has many functions and some of them decline rapidly in a fight.  I have seen this in business, conflict, fights, training, rescue missions and recently on...

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Body Guard, Haiti, Missions -

0n January a 7.0 earthquake rocked the Haitian capital killing an estimated 250,000 people, injuring 300,000 more and displacing over 1 million already destitute and impoverished folks. It is credited with being the largest natural disaster in recorded history and has been the catalyst for billions of dollars in relief. This single event has effected an estimated 3 million Haitians in some form. Perhaps the most stunning part of this story is the personal effect it had upon me and the doctors, nurses and translators that went into that country in our Task Force to provide medical relief, protection, rescue operations and the recovery of a kidnapped three year old American boy. It is important to note that during the earthquake virtually the entire government of Haiti including the President were crushed and killed while holding meetings in the palace. Furthermore the main hospital training facility where over one hundred doctors and nurses were located collapsed, eliminating the medical capability in Haiti to a handful of medical locals.

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PTSD, War -

Are you the kind of guy that most people don't get? Why are so many of our veterans committing suicide? Why are they so overwhelmed with depression? Simple... people don't understand them and it makes them crazy...

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Missions, War -

The story begins with a trip into the border regions of Burma along the Thai border to present the fourth phase of a field medial program created by a former Green Beret who is also a Physicians Assistant (PA). The program would be delivered free and at great risk to the Karen tribe medics who run field clinics and provide combat medicine deep inside of the Karen region of the jungle.

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