Physical Fitness

Everyday is a Blessing

By Anthony Doucet / July 26, 2023 / 2 Comments

“I don’t want to die here,” are the words that I told myself in the fall of 2007. In the summer of 2007, my unit was on a year-long deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom when we got word that our combat deployment would be extended three more months. We were totaling 15 months […]

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Stay Focused

By Anthony Doucet / July 25, 2023 / 0 Comments

Most Airborne Operations are conducted at night under darkness, almost 90 percent of the jumps. I enjoyed jumping at night because I could not see the ground or anything else. However, seeing the earth, roads, open fields, lakes, and other stuff was incredible. On the one hand, jumping at night, I could focus on what […]

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Life’s Test

By Anthony Doucet / July 8, 2023 / 0 Comments

I often speak to parents with young adults (19 – 24 years old) whose son or daughter don’t know what to do with their life. Or, their son or daughter do know what to do in life; yet, they are trying to play life safe, what I would call tip-toeing through life. The bottom-line up […]

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Being a Leader is a Privilege!

By Anthony Doucet / June 22, 2023 / 0 Comments

Being a leader is a privilege. People choose whether to follow you, yet, why should anyone follow you? This is a question where my values and principles are on display, where I hold myself accountable and take extreme ownership of my shortcomings to improve myself daily. Leadership is a privilege that carries with it the […]

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Proverbs 20:24

By Anthony Doucet / June 18, 2023 / 0 Comments

Proverbs 20:24: The lord directs our steps, so why try to understand everything along the way? From September 2004 to March 2005 on my first tour in Iraq, I deployed with my unit in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, where I was a Quick Reaction Force (QRF) Squad Leader.  I was responsible for escorting EOD […]

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