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Rebuilding Heroes: Lancer Legacy Ranch
Oaklawn Rotary - Texarkana
1600 Waterall, Texarkana, Texas 75501
Join us for lunch and hear from Matt Fisk, Executive Director of Lancer Legacy Ranch.
Matt Fisk was born in De Queen, Arkansas and joined the Army in 1997. As an enlisted infantryman, he deployed in support of Operation Noble Anvil during the Kosovo War of 1999. He earned a Combat Infantryman Badge during the Iraqi Shia uprising in 2004. In 2007, Matt commissioned as an ordnance officer, eventually retiring at the rank of captain.
Matt holds a degree in Criminal Justice as well as being recognized as a Master Gardener in the Cypress Basin Master Gardener’s Club. He is a Certified Peer Counselor with the state of Texas, trained to use his recovery story to assist in the healing of other veterans.
His 2016 book, Black Knights, Dark Days, documents his unit’s actions in Iraq as well as his journey out of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
Matt opened Lancer Legacy Ranch (LLR) as a way to help other veterans.
LLR serves veterans of all military branches who are homeless, in danger of becoming homeless, or who are in need of transitional housing. The ranch serve at-risk veterans by meeting their basic perceived needs first and then helping them create long-term strategies for success.
Date and Time
Tuesday, August 13, 2019
(CST6CDT - Central Time)
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