Andrew is a retired U.S. Army and U.S. Marine Corps veteran. He came to Quantum Leap Farm for our Warrior Mission: At Ease Retreat. One day during his deployment, he was scheduled for a Quick Reactionary Force mission as part of an armed military unit capable of responding to developing situations. At the last minute, he was on the helicopter by his best friend. This is his story.
Justin is a retired U.S. Army veteran. He participated in a Warrior Mission: At Ease Retreat in 2016. During his deployment he was in a Black Hawk helicopter crash resulting in a traumatic brain injury. Coming home, he struggled with hyper-vigilance, depression and anxiety. Through the retreat, he learned a new way to manage his emotions and start living again. This is his story.