Author: nikkileemiller


Former First Lieutenant Char Marx of Clear Path, our original partner in education, and I used to discuss Veteran culture often.  She always provided intriguing expressions such as referring to Veterans as “Living Histories.”  One day when chatting, we talked about the potential for a major traumatic event involving a Veteran in our program.  I’ll […]

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A Lesson in Humility & Humanity

“We need a head-shot,” was the last talking point in my conversation with AMTA during that phone call in Spring.  They needed a head-shot of me, to use in communications for the upcoming 2018 National Convention in Washington, D.C.   Hmmm, I wondered.  It seemed such an ambitious task for someone who is so ordinary.  “Okay,” […]

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I’m well, thank you.

This year is the first year in a long time I can say, truthfully, “I’m Well.” Five years ago I could not say “I’m well.”  Only 42 years old and the fatigue consumed my waking moments which were shrinking in frequency.  I wondered why I could not stand for more than a few minutes, jealous […]

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