Chaplain Ken Koon, founder of Armed Forces Mission is the driving force behind the AFM mission of building resilience and restoring hope for America's troops and veterans. He has has shared his personal Journey Back to Hope with more than 32,000 troops and veterans and trained more than 5,000 law enforcement personnel, mental health professionals, pastors and others in the skills of personal intervention. Ken has personally conducted more than 400 high risk suicide interventions and is the developer of the Listen-Learn-Lead Suicide Intervention method. Ken is a registered master trainer of LivingWorks Suicide Intervention curriculum. Visit Ken's personal website at ChaplainKen.com
Brigadier General (Ret) Peter Madsen serves as Chairman of the Board of Armed Forces Mission. A 1975 graduate of the United States Military Academy, BG Madsen served almost 29 years in the US Army as an engineer officer. Upon retirement he served 11 years as a Vice President in an international engineering and construction company largely in support of US operations in the Middle East. The past 3 years he has served in Bible Study Fellowship leading a satellite men's group in Jonesboro, GA. BG Madsen has been married for over 38 years with three grown married sons.
Amy Birchfield, author of For I Know the Plans, is intimately familiar with the pain of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Her journey through the tunnel of loss began when her husband Major Raymon George returned from war in Iraq and ultimately died in March 2007. Amy transparently shares her heart in order to encourage and inspire others who are traveling through their own tunnels of loss. Amy speaks to faith based audiences and all audiences that are seeking inspiration and hope. through grief counseling and inspirational speaking. Amy lives currently in the Atlanta, Georgia area. Visit her personal website to learn more AuthorAmyBirchfield.com
Jacqueline Arnold, is an author, keynote speaker, Television co-host, mother and former military spouse of 23 years. Her message is one of Hope for America NOW that will touch your heart and inspire you to believe in your dreams and revival for America. Through her true stories of adventure and God's divine intervention, you will be inspired to know All Things Are Possible. Jacqueline actively inspires America to Patriotic and Spiritual Revival and is a Christian Author's Category Award Winner, Xulon Press for: The Military Family: A Casualty of War, As Told By a Former Military Spouse. Contact Jacqueline