Tag: Veteran’s Day

Army Veteran , Jaywalker Alumnus

‚Ķcoupled with the wonderful staff and program of Jaywalker in Carbondale,it changed my entire life. When you read this I will have 23 months of sobriety.” Today, as we celebrate Veterans Day and honor the dedication, sacrifice, and service of the men and women who have served in our countries Armed Forces, it is my honor to share a story of hope and recovery as exemplified by one of Jaywalker’s finest! Ryan Lanham was active in the U.S. Army from 2007 until 2009. He joined the Army infantry at the ripe old age of 27 in hopes of restoring some sanity to his life and conquering his addiction problems. Ryan had made several attempts at college but was unsuccessful. He hoped the Army could provide the discipline and a new outlook on life that he desperately needed. Ryan feels his decision to join the Army saved his life and the…

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