Nov 10, 2023
How can we instill bravery, character, and leadership in our households this Veteran's Day? Join us as we engage in a meaningful discussion on how we can cultivate bravery, character, and leadership in our lives, while also recognizing and supporting those who have served our country. This episode is a heartfelt tribute to our veterans and a call to action for all of us to make a difference in their lives.
Joining us today is the esteemed Dr. Jennifer London, a leader in multiple organizations, including the Navy League of the United States and the US Navy League Foundation. Dr. London brings a wealth of knowledge and experience, having been interviewed by national radio and TV programs and authored several professional publications.
In this episode, we explore how to instill bravery, character, and leadership in our lives and families. Dr. London shares insights from her late husband's military career, highlighting the importance of loyalty, ethics, and integrity.
She also emphasizes the need to honor and support veterans, who play a crucial role in protecting our freedoms. As we explore these topics, we also address the challenges faced by veterans and active-duty personnel, such as PTSD and depression.
Dr. London calls on us to not only express gratitude but to actively support organizations like the Wounded Warrior Project, which assist veterans in their transition to civilian life and provide vital mental health resources.
Here are 3 key takeaways from our conversation:
1️⃣ Support our veterans: It's crucial to go beyond simply saying "thank you" and find meaningful ways to support our veterans. Whether it's through contributions to veteran organizations or advocating for better services, let's show our gratitude by actively making a difference.
2️⃣ Educate and empower: Start at a young age by providing educational opportunities that focus on leadership and history. By creating programs, awards, and scholarships, we can help shape the future generation with bravery, character, and a sense of duty.
3️⃣ Recognize and address mental health: The alarming suicide rate among veterans and active duty personnel demands our attention. It's vital to be proactive in identifying potential signs of distress and providing resources for professional assistance. By offering support and directing individuals to organizations such as the Wounded Warrior Project, we can make a difference in their lives.
🙌 Let's join hands in giving our veterans the recognition and support they deserve. Together, we can foster a society that values bravery, character, and strong leadership.
Proceeds from Dr. London's books support veteran organizations, including “Ever Vigilant; Leadership and Legacy by the Executive Chairman of CACI,” co-authored with Dr. J. Phillip (Jack) London (www. evervigilantthebook.com) and Profilesincharacterthebook.com.
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