Founded in 1997, SAINTS is a professional, accredited homeschool P.E. program created to provide homeschool children ages 5-18 all the benefits of an athletic curriculum under the guidelines of professional instructors in an environment “Where Jesus is Lord and Every Child is a Winner!”. Coming up on Thursday's Mornings with Eric and Brigitte, Coach Rick Andreassen will tell all home schooling parents what is available to them in physical education at home, and offer a word of encouragement for enthusiastic and overwhelmed parents.
As we all struggle to process the events taking place in Afghanistan, how many of us are gathering to remember the fallen, making a pledge to unite as a nation and taking care of our service members back home? Thursday on Mornings with Eric and Brigitte, one of our own veterans, Dr. Damon Friedman joins us to respond to the collapse of Afghanistan. Dr. Friedman is a retired Lt. Colonel within the Special Operations Community and served for over 20 years. He knows firsthand the challenges warriors face, having served on four combat tours to iraq and Afghanistan.
Inspirational Speaker Coach Rick Andreassen is the Founder of Saints International a World-Wide Sports Ministry for Homeschool Students in the U.S. and also with Programs for Orphaned Children running in Zambia, Guatemala, Kenya, and Haiti. For over 27 years Coach Rick has been a Motivational Speaker, Children's Pastor, and Missionary. Coach Rick has a Major in Child Psychology with an emphasis on "Early Childhood Development". His greatest desire is to Encourage Parents and then encourage them some more!!!!
Dr. Damon Friedman is a national speaker with an expertise in motivation, leadership, and teambuilding. He is a combat-decorated veteran who served four combat deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan in support of the Global War on Terrorism. Originally a US Marine Corps officer, Damon transferred into the Air Force's elite as a Special Tactics Officer (aka Combat Controller) and a leader in special operations. His decorations include three Bronze Stars (one with Valor) and the Air Force Combat Action Medal. In 2011 Dr. Friedman established SOF Missions with a focus on "empowering warriors to find purpose and be resilient." SOF Missions aims to raise awareness of the veteran suicide epidemic and provide a solution through customized holistic treatment plans that help warriors and their families deal with the scars of war. In 2018, Dr. Friedman received the Spirit of Hope Award by the Secretary of Defense which recognized his national efforts to help the veteran community.
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