April 15, 7 pm EST
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I am thrilled to present a special book launch event for Walking Toward Peace: Veterans Healing on America’s Trails with author Cindy Ross in conversation with Major General Tony Jackson and Stacy Bare. Brought to you by Mountaineers Books and Outdoors for All.
Stacy Bare- Stacy Bare, founder of Happy Grizzly Adventures is a husband, father, climber, rafter, biker, and skier. He served nearly seven years in the US Army with tours in Bosnia and Baghdad. He also served as an explosive ordnance disposal technician in Angola and Abkhazia. Following his return from war, Stacy relied on climbing and skiing to help overcome substance abuse and suicidal ideation. He and Dacher Keltner launched the Great Outdoors Lab during Stacy’s time as Director, Sierra Club Outdoors to understand the scientific benefits of time outdoors and the role the emotion of awe plays in its benefit. Stacy is also a National Geographic Adventurer of the Year and award-winning film producer with expeditions and films completed or in post-production in Angola, Iraq, Afghanistan, and Kyrgyzstan. More info can be found at http://www.happygrizzlyadventures.com
Tony Jackson- Major GeneralRetired from the United States Marine Corps on January 1, 2012 after more than 36 years of service. After retiring from the Marine Corps, he served as the Director, California State Parks and Recreation from November 2012 through June, 2014. He has served on the Board of Directors or as an advisor on five philanthropic organizations and the California Governor’s Military Council. He is currently the Chairman of the California State University, San Marcos, Foundation Board of Directors. In retirement he stills enjoys fishing, hunting and working in his backyard fruit and vegetable garden.
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