Inspirational SOULdiers: Happy Veteran’s Day – Joe Akins – E-5, US Air Force & E-4, US Army, Operation Enduring Freedom veteran

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Joe Akins, Texas

What was/is your rank, what branch, and where have you been deployed or been in a conflict?

E-5, US Air Force & E-4, US Army, Operation Enduring Freedom veteran

How long you, were/have been, in the military?

I served for a total of 12 years in the military

What is your Passion? My passion is helping fellow Veterans, and Wildlife / Marine life conservation

What inspires you?

I gain inspiration by helping people, and seeing their successes afterward

Which person living or dead has inspired you the most?

My wife inspires me the most, she is a silent warrior each and every day no matter the circumstance

What is your favorite Inspirational Quote?

My favorite quote is – “To be a warrior is to learn to be genuine in every moment of your life.”
– Chogyam Trungpa

How do you try to inspire others?

I try to inspire others by maintaining positivity amidst personal struggles to increase morale, and strengthen faith

When are you the happiest?

I am the happiest when I’m at the beach, or with my family spending quality time together

One non-profit you support?

I support a non-profit called Connected Warriors, Inc (They provide No cost trauma-conscious Yoga for Service members, Veterans, and Family Members)

Quick Tip: What is one easy thing you can do to change the world for good in the next 24 hours?

Treat someone with respect & love so that positivity will reciprocate.

What is your hope for the world?

That we as human beings start respecting each other, and the environment that we occupy.

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/joker_alpha81

This photo makes me feel HAPPY!

My wife because I am always happy when she and I are together.
My wife because I am always happy when she and I are together.

This photo makes me feel Beautiful!

wwth my two daughters because it is a beautiful feeling being a parent
wwth my two daughters because it is a beautiful feeling being a parent
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