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Ivy Tech Community College

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Valparaiso, IN 46383

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Transforming Our Communities to Heal our Veterans

Keynote Presentation with SFC (RET) Gregory Allen Stube - US Army Special Forces - Green Beret

Join us on Thursday, May 9 for a Community Conversation designed to educate, inspire and dispel the stigma that surrounds post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and connect veterans, their families and the community.

SFC (RET) Greg Stube, is a veteran of the US Army Special Forces and author of the leadership book, “Conquer Anything: A Green Beret’s Guide to Building Your A-Team.” Stube served twenty-three years as a Special Forces Green Beret. In 2006, during Operation Medusa in Afghanistan, he was critically wounded. Stube will weave his way through his personal experience, sharing the many lessons he learned along his road to recovery. His message is one of extreme adversity, inspiration, and hope.

Following Stube’s presentation, visit the Veterans Service Provider Resource Fair. This is a FREE COMMUNITY-WIDE EVENT! Veterans, their families, area leaders, and the greater community are encouraged to attend.

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More About SFC (RET) Greg Stube

Gregory Allen Stube was born in 1969 in Long Beach CA, the son of a career Navy man. Richard H. Stube. Greg enlisted in the US Army Infantry in 1988 and was selected for the Green Berets in November 1992.

Greg was trained as Special Forces Medical Sergeant in which training included surgery, anesthesia, trauma management, pharmacology, minor dentistry, and veterinary subject in order to assist the "A" team function where there is no doctor.

Additionally, Stube attended Defense Language Training acquiring proficiency in the Russian language which was maintained throughout his Special Forces career.

Stube received additional skill training as a Dive Medical Technician. He was a career parachutist earning the qualification of Jumpmaster and was ultimately awarded the Master Parachutist Badge.

Weapons capabilities and shooting remained at the core of his Special Forces proficiencies. Stube spent what totals years in hostile fire zones with Special Forces throughout the 1990s. He then served as Cadre in the John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School.

While serving in Combat Operations in the Global War on Terror, Stube was wounded in Afghanistan during Operation Medusa. Stube's A-team encountered overwhelming numbers of Taliban fighters in the Battle of Sperwan Ghar, which lasted over a week.

Stube's wounds from a remotely detonated IED and enemy fire seemed fatal, but instead he survived to endure months of hospitalizations and surgeries. Huge wounds to his abdomen, hip and pelvis eventually closed, his nearly severed leg was restored, and extensive burns were grafted.

Stube has since retired with 23 years of service to become the host of his own television show on NBC Sports, "Coming Home with Greg Stube."

Since the conclusion of the TV series, public speaking, consulting and charity work have made up the bulk of Stube's life after the military, with a focus on youth training and development.

He currently serves as a leadership presenter for the FBI and the FBI National Academy in DC and Quantico.

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