Nov 30, 2022
We can easily play defense with the invisible wounds that come
back with us after experiencing combat, i.e. PTSD and other trauma.
With that said, you do have a choice in the matter, you may just
not be aware of the tools on how to play offense. In this episode,
Air Force Lt. Col. Brian Slade shares his learned lessons
from learning how to think fast under pressure and maneuver through
a curtain of enemy fire that crippled his aircraft and wounded his
co-pilot, ultimately earning him the Distinguished Flying Cross.
You will walk away having gained one principle he shares in his
book Cleared Hot: Lessons Learned about Life, Love, and Leadership
While Flying the Apache Gunship in Afghanistan and Why I Believe a
Prepared Mind Can Prevent PTSD.
Impactful moments of the show:
4:00MM: Brian's Background
6:00MM: Why he wrote the book
10:00MM: Introduction to the Chair Flying principle
14:00MM: Story of co-pilot getting hit while on a mission in Afghanistan
20:00MM: Steps to Chair Flying
25:00MM: how to apply the technique in everyday life
28:00MM: Why we cannot buy totally into a man coming home as a shell of himself after combat
32:00MM: Lasting advice for any veteran looking to return to normal life.
Learn more about Brian Slade and his book here:
Grab your copy on Amazon here: https://amzn.to/3AUMPIY
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