Christian Devotions SPEAK UP!
Veteran’s Day Special
Retired Navy Seal - Mike Day
6:00 p.m. EST
Join us this week on Christian Devotions SPEAK UP! as Mike Day shares his heart-gripping story of coming to Jesus while being shot twenty-seven times.
Mike Day served over twenty-one years on the SEAL Teams, leading his men into battle. On his final mission in
Mike's team stacked behind him as he led them into a twelve-by-twelve-foot room
of a building suspected of housing a group of deadly Al Qaeda insurgents. Mike
was shot twenty-seven times and suffered shrapnel wounds from a grenade that
detonated within a few feet of where he was standing. Mike reflected on the
incident some seven years later: “It was a miracle that I survived; it's still hard
to believe!” He spent a year recovering from his wounds. “The military did an
outstanding job of treating my physical wounds; however, the neurological and
emotional wounds were more difficult to diagnose and treat.”
Although Mike retired from the Navy in 2010, he continues to lead fellow warriors as a full-time case manager and care advocate. Mike inspires those who may be reluctant to seek assistance with PTSD and/or TBI, through his willingness to speak openly about how to effectively recognize and manage symptoms. He also works to provide his fellow wounded warriors with access to customized brain injury treatment programs that offer a non-pharmacological approach to treating TBI and other neurological issues. “While I am grateful for the VA, there are several organizations that are revolutionizing the treatment of brain injuries; one of them is the
Current estimates suggest that as many as 300,000 former and current service
members have some degree of brain injury. Discover more about the Carrick
here: http://carrickbraincenters.com. Carrick Brain Center
To help Mike raise funds for the care and treatment of wounded warriors and dependent children whohttps://www.crowdrise.com/mikedaystrichallenge/fundraiser/mikeday.
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